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File #: 20-1146   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/12/2020 In control: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE spending priorities in the amount of $340,744,702 related to the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Exhibit 3); authorizing the County Administrator to develop and implement procedures to disperse funds consistent with the approved spending priorities; further, authorizing the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions, including transfer of funds between county funds and departments, and appropriating unspent funds from Fiscal Year 2020 to Fiscal Year 2021 on or after October 1st, 2020, to facilitate dispersing funds prior to the expenditure deadline of December 30, 2020.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Federal Documents, 2. Exhibit 2 - State Documents, 3. Exhibit 3 - County Administrator's Recommendations, 4. Additional Material - Information, 5. Additional Material - Information, 6. Additional Material - Information
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Bertha Henry
Department: County Administration

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE spending priorities in the amount of $340,744,702 related to the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Exhibit 3); authorizing the County Administrator to develop and implement procedures to disperse funds consistent with the approved spending priorities; further, authorizing the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions, including transfer of funds between county funds and departments, and appropriating unspent funds from Fiscal Year 2020 to Fiscal Year 2021 on or after October 1st, 2020, to facilitate dispersing funds prior to the expenditure deadline of December 30, 2020.

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Why Action is Necessary
To approve the spending priorities consistent with the provisions of the certification letter dated April 14, 2020, sent to the Department of the Treasury required for acceptance of CARES Act funding through the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

What Action Accomplishes
Approves the spending priorities for CARES Act funding and authorizes the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to accomplish objectives in each area.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
On April 14, 2020, the County Administrator sent a certification letter to the Department of Treasury attesting that Broward County's proposed use of the CARES Act funds will cover costs that are necessary due to COVID-19; were not accounted for in the budget most recently approved as of March 27, 2020; and were incurred during the period that begins March 1, 2020 and ends on December 30, 2020. Additionally, on June 2, 2020, the Commission adopted budget Resolution 2020-295 appropriating the federal assistance from the Coronavirus Relief Fund; and authorized the County Administrator to take administrative and budgetary actions to imp...

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