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File #: 21-1091    Version: 1 Name: 6/7/21 Resolution to Recommend and Prioritize the Allocation of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: 6/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-215
Title: Resolution to Recommend and Prioritize the Allocation of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Sponsors: Ali Ramlawi, Elizabeth Nelson
Title
Resolution to Recommend and Prioritize the Allocation of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
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Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor is expected to receive $24 Million in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021;

Whereas, The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds are eligible to:
* Support public health expenditures;
* Address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency;
* Replace lost public sector revenue;
* Invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure; and
* Other activities as identified in the Act.

Whereas, The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, provides substantial flexibility to meet local needs;

Whereas, These funds deliver resources that recipients can invest in building, maintaining or upgrading their water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure;

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor has submitted applications for Federal Appropriations for the following:
* Vision Zero
* Resilient Renewable City Facilities
* Lurie Terrace
* NetZero Housing;

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor has submitted Federal Earmark Requests on the following projects:
* Bandemer to Barton Non-Motorized Connection
* Nixon Road Reconstruction
* Level 2 EV and Direct Current Fast Charging Stations
* State Street Corridor Improvements;

Whereas, Local governments should expect to receive funds in two tranches, with 50% provided beginning in May 2021 and the balance delivered 12 months later; and

Whereas, Priorities for the allocation of the funding should be established and be in alignment with the draft City of Ann Arbor Strategic Plan;

RESOLVED, That the City Administrator be directed to return to City Council by October 1, 2021, to recommend and prioritize the allocation of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds; and

RESOLVED, That Council authorize the City Administrator to take the necessary administrative actions to implement this resolution.

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