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File #: 210268    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing acceptance of an American Rescue Plan Act grant and allocating $3.8 million to fund the Earn and Learn Program.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. COGGS
Indexes: FEDERAL GRANTS, YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
Attachments: 1. EL ARP Grant Analysis Form.pdf, 2. Earn Learn Oper Budget grant form.pdf, 3. EMI EL Equity Impact Statement Form June 2021.pdf, 4. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/22/20211 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/15/20211 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/9/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, 1st Ald. Dist. Chytania Brown, Employ Milwaukee
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/8/20211 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
210268
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON, JOHNSON, MURPHY AND COGGS
Title
Substitute resolution authorizing acceptance of an American Rescue Plan Act grant and allocating $3.8 million to fund the Earn and Learn Program.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Administration to accept funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury for an American Rescue Plan Act grant in the amount of $197,113,324.50 and allocates $3.8 million to the Department of Administration for the Earn and Learn Program.

Body
Whereas, The Department of Administration received approval from the Mayor to apply for the American Rescue Plan Act grant from the United States Department of the Treasury; and

Whereas, The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant is scheduled to operate from March 3, 2021 to December 31, 2024 and is anticipated to provide approximately $394,226,649 to the City of Milwaukee through the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (LFRF); and

Whereas, The City has received the initial LFRF grant award of $197,113,324.50, of which the full amount is provided by the grantor, with $0 provided by the City; and

Whereas, The LFRF provides substantial flexibility for the City of Milwaukee to provide a foundation for a strong and equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; and

Whereas, The LFRF can be used to support COVID-19 and other public health response efforts, replace lost public sector revenue and support local public services, support economic stabilization for households and businesses, make necessary investments in water, sewer and broadband infrastructure, and address public health, economic and educational disparities; and

Whereas, The Earn and Learn Program aligns with the intent and priorities of ARPA, including serving as a neighborhood stabilization effort for underserved communities and providing employment opportunities for those who have been most adversely affected by COVID-19; and

Whereas, Earn and Learn has estab...

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