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File #: 200445    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the WEC CARES Subgrant, issued by the Wisconsin Elections Commission
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. COGGS
Attachments: 1. WEC SubGrant Budget, 2. WEC Subgrant Resolution.docx.pdf, 3. WEC SubGrant Budget 1.22.2020.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/5/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20200 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Johnson - Sponsor Election Commission Director - Claire Woodall-Vogg Ald. Murphy asked to be added as Co-sponsor. There were no objections.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/15/20200 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/13/20200 COMMON COUNCIL REFERRED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
200445

Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsors
ALD. JOHNSON, MURPHY, AND COGGS

Title
Resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the WEC CARES Subgrant, issued by the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Election Commission to accept and fund additional election administration costs associated with the national emergency related to coronavirus in the amount of $323,861.80. The project will provide funding for increased in postage and operating costs due to higher levels of absentee voting and increased absentee voting education.

BODY
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the Wisconsin Elections Commission to receive funding for increased postage and operating costs due to higher levels of absentee voting and to fund hazard pay for poll workers; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant project from 01.22.2020 to 11.30.2020 would cost $323,861.80 with no city match; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that application to the Wisconsin Elections Commission is authorized and the Election Commission shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Milwaukee Code of Ordinances Section 304-81; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant parent of the 2020 Special Revenue-Grant and Aid Projects Fund, the following amounts for the grant title: WEC CARES Subgrant program


Project/Grant GR0002000000
Fund 0150
Org 9990
Program 0001
Budget Year 0000
Subclass R999
Account 000600
Project Grantor Share
Amount $323,861

2. Create the necessary Special Revenue Fund - Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project/Grant levels; budget to these Project/Grant values the amount required under the grant agreement; and, be it

Further Resolved, That these funds are budgeted to the E...

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