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File #: 20414    Version: 0 Name: Intent of the Legislature to provide oversight of COVID Emergency funds
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2020 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 4/20/2020 Final action: 4/20/2020
Title: A RESOLUTION expressing the intent of the County Legislature to provide oversight of federal emergency assistance funds allocated to Jackson County in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Sponsors: Theresa Cass Galvin, Dan Tarwater III, Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Ronald E. Finley, Jeanie Lauer, Jalen Anderson, Charlie Franklin, Scott Burnett
Indexes: COUNTY LEGISLATURE, COVID-19, FEDERAL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
Attachments: 1. 20414adopt.pdf
Related files: 5322, 5326, 20428, 5333, 5334
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

Title
A RESOLUTION expressing the intent of the County Legislature to provide oversight of federal emergency assistance funds allocated to Jackson County in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Intro
RESOLUTION NO. 20414, April 20, 2020

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Cass Galvin, Dan Tarwater III, Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Ronald E. Finley, Jeanie Lauer, Jalen Anderson, Charlie Franklin, and Scott Burnett, County Legislators


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WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic due to COVID-19; and,

WHEREAS, on March 12, 2020, in response to the pandemic, County Executive Frank White, Jr., declared a State of Emergency for Jackson County; and,

WHEREAS, U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Missouri Governor Mike Parson have also declared, in one form or another, the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic to be a public health emergency; and,

WHEREAS, the United States government has approved three emergency relief packages to provide funds to Jackson County, other local governments, and citizens to meet the unanticipated public health and economic needs caused by the pandemic; and,

WHEREAS, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, enacted by the U.S. Congress, provides for payments to state and local governments navigating the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak from a Coronavirus Relief Fund and requires that the payments from the Fund only be used to cover expenses that:
1. Are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19);

2. Were not accounted for in the governmental unit's budget most recently approved as of March 27, 2020 (the date of enactment of the CARES Act); and

3. Were incurred during the period that began on March 1, 2020, and ends on December 30, 2020; and,

WHEREAS, eligible governments should provide payment information and required supporting documentation not la...

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