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File #: 200254    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Grant ANALYSIS-Form-2020 CARES MFD.pdf, 2. 2020 CARES Fund Grant Budget.pdf, 3. HHS-CARES Attestation and T&C's.pdf
Number
200254

Version
SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference

Sponsor
Chair

Title
Substitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) to accept funding from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Fund grant in the amount of $69,404.39. These funds will aid the MFD in its responsibility to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus in our community.

Body
Whereas the Milwaukee Fire Department, as a Medicare provider in 2019, received payment from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for health care related expenses or lost revenues that are attributable to the care for individuals with possible or actual cases of COVID-19 after January 31, 2020; and

Whereas, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Fund grant will operate from February 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020, of which $69,404.39 is entirely provided by the grantor; and

Whereas, this grant will provide funding needed by the Milwaukee Fire Department to respond to the public health emergency resulting from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); and

Whereas, this grant will fund expenditures incurred by the Milwaukee Fire Department due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, including medical expenses, such as testing and emergency medical transportation; acquisition and distribution of medical and protective supplies and equipment which is dedicated to mitigating or responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency; now, therefore, be it


Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the Milwaukee Fire Department is authorized to accept and expend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Fund without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Milwa...

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