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File #: 210738    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/21/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to the appropriation of American Rescue Plan Act funds for eviction prevention - Milwaukee right to counsel as set forth in the City of Milwaukee Stronger Summer Plan.
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. COGGS, ALD. RAINEY
Indexes: FEDERAL LEGISLATION, LANDLORD AND TENANT
Attachments: 1. LRB Analysis
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/22/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Rainey added as a cosponsor.
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9/2/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/2/20210 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Amy Turim, Dept. of City Development Colleen Foley, Legal Aide Society of Milwaukee Jeremy Simon, United Way of Greater Milwaukee Heiner Giese, Apartment Association of Southeast Wisconsin Inc.
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Number
210738
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
210268; 201571; 210547
Sponsor
ALD. JOHNSON, COGGS AND RAINEY
Title
Resolution relating to the appropriation of American Rescue Plan Act funds for eviction prevention - Milwaukee right to counsel as set forth in the City of Milwaukee Stronger Summer Plan.
Analysis
This resolution allocates $1,800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to the Department of Administration for providing a point of intervention for low-income families at risk or subject to eviction, reduce evictions and the negative impacts of the eviction process, and help improve health and economic outcomes by stabilizing housing.

Body
Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 210268, authorized the Department of Administration to accept funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the American Rescue Plan Act grant in the amount of $197,113,324.50; and

Whereas, The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant will operate from March 3, 2021, to December 31, 2024, and will 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 $197,113,324.50 is provided by the grantor and $0 will be provided by the City; and

Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 201571, directed the Department of Administration to develop a plan for the allocation of funds received from the LFRF and present this plan to the Common Council; and

Whereas, The Mayor has used input from the public and the Common Council to develop a detailed allocation plan for $93,045,000 from the LFRF in a Stronger Summer package to continue the strong and equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; and

Whereas, The Stronger Summer package will allocate funds for employment and job training, affordable and sustainable housing, public health and pandemic response, small business and economic development, community and neighborhood he...

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