RESOLUTION NO. 14 of 2021 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING ONE-TIME PREMIUM PAY FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE

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RESOLUTION NO. 14 of 2021 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING ONE-TIME PREMIUM PAY FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE

Postby City Clerk » Wed Dec 15, 2021 2:47 pm

The following was offered by Alderman Lancon , seconded by Alderman Bourgeois, and duly resolved:

RESOLUTION NO. 14 of 2021
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING ONE-TIME PREMIUM PAY FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES
FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN
WHEREAS, the American Rescue Plan Act “ARPA”, which was signed into law on March 11,
2021, provides fiscal relief funds to state and local governments and other program areas aimed at
mitigating the continuing effects of the pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the American Rescue Plan Act “ARPA” is intended to provide support to local
governments in responding to the impact of COVID-19 and in their efforts to contain COVID-19
out of their communities, residents, and businesses; and

WHEREAS, the ARPA provides stimulus grant funds permitting cities and towns the option to
provide Premium Pay for eligible employees in order to provide additional support to those who
have and will bear the greatest health risks because of their service in critical infrastructure sectors;
and

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Treasury (hereinafter Treasury), has issued guidance and an Interim Final Rule (hereinafter IFR) regarding the use of ARPA funds; and

WHEREAS, Premium Pay is defined by the IFR as additional compensation for “eligible workers
performing essential work during the COVID-19 public health emergency;” and

WHEREAS, the IFR provides that eligible workers are those “who have been and continue to be
relied on to maintain continuity of operations of essential critical infrastructure sectors, including
those who are critical to protecting the health and wellbeing of their communities;” and

NOW THEREFORE: be it resolved that by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen that the City of Jeanerette does hereby appropriates a total amount of not to exceed $36,000 to provide Premium Pay to all eligible workers of the City of Jeanerette including all employees of the Police, Fire, Public Works and City Hall who are employed by the City of Jeanerette at the time this Resolution passes in the amount of $1,000 per employee.
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CERTIFICATE

I, Susan Colden, hereby certify that I am the City Clerk of the City of Jeanerette, and that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Jeanerette on the 13th day of December, 2021.

In Testimony whereof, witness my hand and seal of the City of Jeanerette, this 14th day of December, 2021 at Jeanerette, Louisiana.


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