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File #: 5491    Version: Name: 2021 CARES Act Fund - JaCo Health Dept.
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/4/2021 In control: Budget Committee
On agenda: 3/8/2021 Final action: 3/22/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE appropriating $3,000,000.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2021 CARES Act Fund to support the Jackson County Health Department, allow the continued employment of contact tracers, increase vaccination efforts and availability, and pay other costs necessary in connection with the fight against the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
Sponsors: Charlie Franklin
Indexes: 2021 CARES ACT, COVID-19, JACKSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. 5491bu.pdf, 2. 5491adopt.pdf
Related files: 5340, 5333, 5369
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

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AN ORDINANCE appropriating $3,000,000.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2021 CARES Act Fund to support the Jackson County Health Department, allow the continued employment of contact tracers, increase vaccination efforts and availability, and pay other costs necessary in connection with the fight against the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.


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ORDINANCE NO. 5491, March 8, 2021

INTRODUCED BY Charlie Franklin, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Missouri Governor Mike Parson, and County Executive Frank White, Jr., have all declared or affirmed, in one form or another, that the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic is 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, with the funding provided by this appropriation, the Jackson County Health Department will maintain the continued employment of contact tracers to ensure all cases of COVID-19 are appropriately tracked to minimize any further spread of the virus and continue its vaccination efforts within and throughout the entire County; now therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the following appropriation be and hereby is made:
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION CHARACTER/DESCRIPTION FROM TO
CARES Act Fund
040-9999 32810-
Undesignated Fund Balance $3,000,000
Jackson County Health
Department
040-2603 56790-
Other Contractual Services $3,000,000


Enacted and Approved
Effective Date: This ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its signature by the C...

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