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File #: 3195   
Type: New Business - Miscellaneous Status: Adopted
File created: 7/26/2021 In control: District 3
On agenda: 8/3/2021 Final action: 8/3/2021
Title: District 3 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Allocation



District 3 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Allocation


Fiscal Impact:

No impact to general fund.  Approximately $2 million in ARPA funds previously allocated to District 3


District 3

Requested Action:


Pursuant to the Board action regarding allocating remaining funding associated with the American Rescue Plan Act taken on July 20th, 2021, it is requested that the Board approve District 3’s proposal regarding additional pay for Board employees who did not receive hazard pay under the CARES act and were designated as essential employees under Board Resolution 2021-053.


Staff would be authorized to construct the allocation in a way which would give maximum flexibility to achieve all goals of the Board regarding ARPA funding, particularly as it relates to the use of revenue replacement funding.


Summary Explanation and Background:

On July 20th, 2021, the Board approved earmarking approximately $2 million of ARPA funding per district for use according the Commissioners’ discretion, contingent on approval of the Board.  Consistent with this measure and memos previously distributed to the Board by the District 3 Commissioner, it is proposed to allocate the District 3 discretionary funding to County employees who did not previously receive hazard pay for work during the COVID-19 emergency.

Clerk to the Board Instructions: