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File #: 5420    Version: 0 Name: CARES Act Funds food insecurity, CSL, One good meal
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/1/2020 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 10/5/2020 Final action: 10/5/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE appropriating $800,000.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2020 CARES Act Fund to allow for allocation to food banks and other food providers in Jackson County to insure that food insecurity is minimized in the wake of the full economic impact of the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and authorizing the County Executive to execute cooperative agreements with the Community Services League of Independence, MO, and One Good Meal of Lee's Summit, MO, at an aggregate cost to the County in the amount of $170,000.00.
Sponsors: Theresa Cass Galvin
Indexes: CARES ACT FUND, COVID-19, FOOD SERVICES
Attachments: 1. 5420bu.pdf, 2. 5420adopt.pdf, 3. 5420 One Good Meal.pdf, 4. 5420 Community Services League.pdf
Related files: 5371, 20641, 5483, 5503
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

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AN ORDINANCE appropriating $800,000.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2020 CARES Act Fund to allow for allocation to food banks and other food providers in Jackson County to insure that food insecurity is minimized in the wake of the full economic impact of the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and authorizing the County Executive to execute cooperative agreements with the Community Services League of Independence, MO, and One Good Meal of Lee's Summit, MO, at an aggregate cost to the County in the amount of $170,000.00.


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ORDINANCE NO. 5420, October 5, 2020

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Cass Galvin, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, U.S. President Donald J. Trump, Missouri Governor Mike Parson, and County Executive Frank White, Jr., have all declared, in one form or another, the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic to be a public health emergency; and,

WHEREAS, the County, through its various efforts, plays a significant role in the public health of its citizens and employees; and,

WHEREAS, an appropriate response by the County to this emergency will require significant expenditures from the County CARES Act Fund, which consists of monies provided by the U.S. Treasury for this purpose; and,

WHEREAS, by Ordinance 5371 dated June 22, 2020, the Legislature authorized a contract in the amount of $500,000.00 with Harvesters- The Community Food Network of Kansas City, MO, to begin the process of ensuring that food insecurity is minimized in the wake of the full economic impact in connection with the fight against the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic; and

WHEREAS, this Ordinance will provide $100,000.00 to the Community Services League of Independence, MO, and $70,000.00 to One Good Meal of Lee's Summit, MO to further address food insecurity in the County brought on by the economic recession triggered by COVID-19 pandemic; and;

WHEREAS, the County Administration will solicit and r...

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