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File #: 191947    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/27/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) (Pub. L. No. 116-136) for Community Development Block Grant-CV, Emergency Solutions Grant-CV and Housing Opportunity for Persons With AIDS-CV from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Grants Administration.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS ADMINISTRATION, FEDERAL GRANTS
Attachments: 1. Attachment A, 2. PowerPoint, 3. Comptroller Okay
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/10/20201 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/20201 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/26/20201 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Steve Mahan - Community Block Grants Administration
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/13/20200 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Steve Mahan - Community Block Grants Administration
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/14/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
191947
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
Sponsor
CHAIR
Title
Substitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) (Pub. L. No. 116-136) for Community Development Block Grant-CV, Emergency Solutions Grant-CV and Housing Opportunity for Persons With AIDS-CV from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Grants Administration.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Community Development Grants Administration to amend its 2019 Annual Action Plan with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the City of Milwaukee’s Community Development entitlement funds. In addition, this resolution designates the Mayor as the authorized representative for the consolidated community development entitlement, approves the certifications required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and authorizes the Community Development Grants Administration to execute and implement the projects to be designated in the Annual Action Plan and all amendments.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee has been allocated supplemental funding through the CARES Act for Community Development entitlement funding for 2020 of $14,502,452 which includes CDBG-CV funding at $9,574,616, ESG-CV funding at $4,785,445 and HOPWA-CV funding at $142,391; and

Whereas, There is no local share required for this grant program; and

Whereas, The activities designated for funds are listed in Attachment A; now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Community Development Grants Administration (CDGA) is hereby authorized to submit to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development an amended 2019 Annual Action Plan as a part of the acceptance of Community Development Entitlement funding available under the (“CARES Act”) (Pub. L. No. 116-136), as well as any other related documentation required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Mayor of the City of Milwaukee is designated as the authorized representative of the City of Milwaukee in connection with all matters relating to the City’s 2020 Community Development Program; and, be it

Further Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the awards are approved for the activities in Attachment A; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Community Development Grants Administration is responsible for awarding a subrecipient contract for these approved activities; and, be it

Further Revolved, That the City of Milwaukee assures and certifies that it will comply with the regulations, policies guidelines and requirements with respect to the acceptance and use of Federal Community Development Entitlement funds; and, be it

Further Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the Community Development Grants Administration shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant changes as indicated in Section 304-81 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

Commit Funds within the Project/Grant Parent of the 2020 Special Revenue Grant and Aid Projects Fund, the following amounts for the program/projects titled Community Development Block Grant-CV (CDBG-CV), Emergency Solutions Grant-CV (ESG-CV), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS-CV (HOPWA-CV):


Project/Grant Fund Org Program BY SubClass Acct
GR0002000000 0150 9990 0001 0000 R999 000600

Project Amount
Grantor Share $14,502,452

Create the necessary Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project/Grant levels; budget against these Project/Grant values the amounts required under the grant agreement;

Establish a cash advance procedure in order to make funds available to those departments or agencies which are unable to implement the Community Development Program projects on a reimbursable basis.

; and, be it

Further Resolved, That prior to making any cash advance to any department or agency the City Comptroller shall receive from the Block Grant Director of the Community Development Grants Administration a statement indicating the circumstances that resulted in a decision to provide such cash advance based on a review of the needs of such department or agency; and, be it

Further Resolved, That these funds are budgeted for the Community Development Grants Administration, which is authorized to:

Expend from the amount budgeted for specified purposes as indicated in the grant budget and incur costs consistent with the award date;

Expend from the 2020 grant budget funds for updating computer equipment.

Expend from the 2020 grant budget funds for training and out-of-town travel by departmental staff.

Enter into subcontracts and leases as detailed in the grant budget.

; and, be it


Further Resolved, That the Community Development Grants Administration is hereby authorized to incur costs not to exceed $50,000 - CDBG-CV and $478,544 - ESG-CV, for the administration of the City of Milwaukee’s 2020 Community Development Program; and be it

Further Resolved, That all departments/agencies are required to submit budget and activity reports in amounts and according to any conditions approved by the Common Council and the Mayor in conformance with File Number 74-92-5v to the Community Development Grants Administration and the City Comptroller for their review and approval; and, be it

Further Resolved, That payments for CDBG-CV, ESG-CV and HOPWA-CV costs incurred shall be paid in accordance with approved CDBG, HOME and ESG reimbursement policy based on the approval by the Community Development Grants Administration and City Comptroller of a Budget Forecast (CDA-51); and, be it

Further Resolved, That close-out procedures previously approved by the Community & Economic Development Committee remain in effect should the CDBG funded year be changed; and, be it

Further Resolved, That should HUD impose deficit reduction cuts and sequestrations, the Mayor and the Community & Economic Development Committee shall have the authority to amend any or all projects proposed in this resolution; and, be it

Further Resolved, That should there be a delay in the Funding Approval and Grant Agreement from HUD, the Community Development Grants Administration is authorized under CCFN 901873, adopted on March 5, 1991, to request the use of City funds for 2020 CDBG-CV, ESG-CV and HOPWA-CV activities through revenue anticipation note (RAN) authority identified in the annual City budget; and be it

Further Resolved, That the authorization for the projects listed in this resolution are subject to the availability of 2020 Community Development Block Grant-CV, Emergency Solutions Grant-CV and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS-CV Program funds and the release of funds for the purpose by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Block Grant Director of the Community Development Grants Administration is hereby authorized on behalf of the City and the Community Development Grants Administration, to execute, deliver, publish, file and record such documents, instruments, notices and records and to take such other actions as shall be necessary or desirable to implement the City’s 2020 Community Development Program in accordance with the 2020 Annual Action Plan determinations as to whether funds be awarded in the form of grant or loans, and determination of payback provisions, interest rates, amortization schedules, collateral security requirements (if any), forgiveness of debt, and release of collateral; and, be it

Further Resolved, That except as modified by this resolution the guidelines for handling the Community Development Block Grant Program set forth in Common Council File Number 74-92-5v are fully applicable to the 2020 Community Development Entitlement Funding Program.
Requestor
Drafter
Steve Mahan/Mario Higgins
05/07/20