RESOLUTION NO. 2 of 2022 A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF PROPOSED ALLOCATION OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT FUNDS TO BE RECEIVE

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RESOLUTION NO. 2 of 2022 A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF PROPOSED ALLOCATION OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT FUNDS TO BE RECEIVE

Postby City Clerk » Thu Mar 17, 2022 10:04 am

RESOLUTION NO. 2 of 2022


A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF PROPOSED ALLOCATION OF
AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT FUNDS TO BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF JEANERETTE

WHEREAS, On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law by President Biden;

WHEREAS, the funds are intended to provide support to State, Local, and Tribal governments to respond to the impact of COVID-19 health crisis and its economic impacts through four categories of eligible uses;

WHEREAS, the City of Jeanerette is expected to receive $1,930,000 in total from the American Rescue Plan Act;

WHEREAS, the Mayor and the City Council for the City of Jeanerette are proposing the
following allocation of funds that are expected to be received:

City Wide Projects
Projects: Cost:
A. Water & Sewer Sector Projects $1,000,000
B. Premium Pay for City Employees $40,000
C. Breathing Apparatus AirPacks $110,000
D. Love Louisiana Outdoors Project $65,000
E. Infrastructure Improvements $400,000
F. Fire Station Improvements $125,000
G. Public Works Improvements $70,000
H. Police Station Improvements $15,000
I. Security Systems & Surveillance $20,000
J. Blighted/Adjudicated Property Redevelopment $85,000
Total: $1,930,000

WHEREAS, the City of Jeanerette will adhere to the existing, additional, and amended guidelines as set forth by the Federal Government in the allocation or distribution of said funds, and will amend this allocation/budget as necessary to remain in compliance.

NOW, THEREFORE RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF JEANERETTE BOARD OF ALDERMEN, that the proposed allocation of the American Rescue Act Funds to be received by the City of Jeanerette is hereby approved, with the understanding that this allocation may be revised in the future to remain in compliance with ARPA guidelines.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF JEANERETTE BOARD OF ALDERMEN, that this resolution shall be effective upon the signature of the Mayor.

This resolution, on motion by Alderwoman Moore and second by Alderman Bourgeois, having been submitted to a vote; the vote thereon was as follows:

YEAS: Alderman Lancon, Alderman Ward, Alderman Bourgeois, Alderwoman Moore

NAYS: Alderman Clark

ABSENT: None

ABSTAINING: None

And the resolution was declared adopted on this 14th day of February, 2022.



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Carol Bourgeois Jr, Mayor
City of Jeanerette
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Susan Colden, Clerk
City of Jeanerette

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