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File #: 22-2668    Version: 1 Name:
Type: ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/4/2022 In control: Office of Emergency Management
On agenda: 11/9/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize the (1) acceptance of federal reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Public Assistance Grant, 4485, Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, CFDA No. 97.036) in an amount of $14,800,000.00; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $14,800,000.00 in the FEMA Disaster Grant Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $14,800,000.00 in the FEMA Disaster Grant Fund; and (4) execute the grant agreement and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the grant agreement - Not to exceed $14,800,000.00 Financing: Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant Funds
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Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Safety
AGENDA DATE: November 9, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): N/A
DEPARTMENT: Office of Emergency Management
EXECUTIVE: Jon Fortune
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SUBJECT

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Authorize the (1) acceptance of federal reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Public Assistance Grant, 4485, Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, CFDA No. 97.036) in an amount of $14,800,000.00; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $14,800,000.00 in the FEMA Disaster Grant Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $14,800,000.00 in the FEMA Disaster Grant Fund; and (4) execute the grant agreement and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the grant agreement - Not to exceed $14,800,000.00 Financing: Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant Funds

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BACKGROUND

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is a bill passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27, 2020, to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history with $2.2 trillion in targeted relief for state and local governments, businesses, and individuals.

In 2020, the City of Dallas entered an Interlocal Agreement with Dallas County to provide funding for testing providers to test patients related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This agreement implemented a 50/50 cost share between the City of Dallas and Dallas County. The City and Dallas County will procure contractors to serve the portion of Dallas County within the City of Dallas and receive and process invoices for payment. Depending on which entity procures the contractor and receives and processes the invoices, the other entity will then be invoiced by the initiating party its 50 percent share of expenses incurred.

In 2021, in response to the public health emergency and its negative economic impacts, State, local, and Tribal governments have see...

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