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Resolution Number 2020-25

Posted on July 21st, 2020 by

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2020-25

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR AND THE EXPENDITURE OF MONIES RECEIVED FROM COUNTY CORONAVIRUS

RELIEF DISTRIBUTION FUND BY THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE; AND

DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, 116 Public Law 136, (the CARES Act) was signed into law by the President of the United States on March 27, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the 133rd Ohio General Assembly (hereinafter “General Assembly”) established a process for distributing funds provided by the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” to local government “subdivisions”; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly requires subdivisions receiving funds to pass a resolution affirming that funds from the County Coronavirus Relief Distribution Fund may be expended only to cover costs of the subdivision consistent with the requirements of section 5001 of the CARES Act as described in 42 U.S.C. 601(d), and any applicable regulations before receiving said funds; and

WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville is requesting its share of funds from the County Coronavirus Relief Distribution Fund.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:

Section 1:  That City Council affirms that all funds received from the County Coronavirus Relief Distribution Fund be expended only to cover costs of the subdivision consistent with the requirements of section 5001 of the CARES Act as described in 42 U.S.C. 601(d), and any applicable regulations and guidance only to cover expenses that:

(1)  Are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

(2)  Were not accounted for in the City of St. Clairsville’s most recently approved budget as of March 27, 2020; and

(3)  Were incurred during the period that begins on March 1, 2020, and ends on December 30, 2020.

Section 2:  FURTHERMORE, be it resolved by the Council of the City of St. Clairsville that the City Finance Director take all necessary action to:

(1)  On or before October 15, 2020, pay any unencumbered balance of money in the City of St. Clairsville’s local coronavirus relief fund to the County Treasurer;

(2)  On or before December 28, 2020, pay the balance of any money in the City of St. Clairsville’s local coronavirus relief fund to the state treasury in the manner

prescribed by the Director of the Ohio Office of Budget and Management; and

(3)  Provide any information related to any payments received under the process established by the General Assembly to the Director of the Ohio Office of Budget                                           and Management as requested.

Section 3:  That this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and economic well being of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville, so that the City can maintain normal operations.

Section 4:  That this Resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

PASSED at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 20th day of July, 2020, by the affirmative vote of 7 members of the council.

Resolution Number 2020-25