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File #: LM-2021-0614    Version: Name:
Type: Order Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2022 In control: City Clerk
On agenda: Final action: 8/1/2022
Title: ORDER OF THE BOARD OF ALDERS APPROPRIATING $53.0 MILLION FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT TO IMPLEMENT PHASE 3 PANDEMIC RECOVERY INITIATIVES
Attachments: 1. 1-American Rescue Plan Ph3 Checklist Jan 2022 (001), 2. 2-American Rescue Plan Ph3 Cover Letter Jan 2022 (001), 3. 3-American Rescue Ph3 Order Jan 2022 (002), 4. 4-American Rescue Plan Ph3 Prior Notification Jan 2022 (001), 5. 5-American Rescue Plan Ph3 Fiscal Impact Jan 2022 (001), 6. 6-ARP Ph3 Supplemental Information Jan 2002 (003), 7. American Rescue Ph3 Order Jan 2022 (002), 8. LM-2021-0614 (2)
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ORDER OF THE BOARD OF ALDERS APPROPRIATING $53.0 MILLION FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT TO IMPLEMENT PHASE 3 PANDEMIC RECOVERY INITIATIVES
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WHEREAS, the COVID 19 global pandemic has created severe social and economic disruption across the world resulting to date the loss of over 820,000 lives in the United States of America and 9,100 lives in the State of Connecticut alone; and

WHEREAS, on March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the "Act") which includes approximately $1.9 trillion in investments designed to address the public health emergency and the direct and adverse impacts to the economy, to people and to community wellbeing; and

WHEREAS, the Act provides direct support to the residents of New Haven in the form of supplemental unemployment insurance for dislocated workers, child tax credits to support our families and direct assistance to small business; and

WHEREAS, the Act also makes provision for a local fiscal recovery fund for use in response to the public health emergency arising out of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) and the negative economic impacts thereof, including assistance to households, small businesses, and nonprofits, or aid to impacted industries such as tourism, travel, and hospitality; to respond to workers performing essential work during the COVID 19 public health emergency by providing premium pay to eligible workers that are performing such essential work, or by providing grants to eligible employers that have eligible workers who perform essential work; for the provision of government services to the extent of the reduction in revenue due to the COVID 19 public health emergency relative to revenues collected in the most recent full fiscal year prior to the emergency; and to make necessary investments in water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure; and

WHEREAS, the City of New Haven (City) is a qualifying local jurisdiction for receipt off funding pursuant to param...

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