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File #: 20-849    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Manager, or the County Manager's designee, to utilize Coronavirus Relief Fund payments received pursuant to the CARES Act, and other available funds as appropriate, to reimburse certain expenditures incurred in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_Omnibus CRF Reimbursement Authorization - Final.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Reimbursement of Expenditures using CARES Act Funds

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Manager, or the County Manager's designee, to utilize Coronavirus Relief Fund payments received pursuant to the CARES Act, and other available funds as appropriate, to reimburse certain expenditures incurred in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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BACKGROUND:
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an ongoing public health emergency in San Mateo County and globally. As of November 3, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that COVID-19 has caused more than 230,893 deaths in the United States, and California reports that as of that date there were 934,672 positive COVID-19 cases in California, 17,686 people in the State who have died of COVID-19 causes, and 11,406 COVID-19 cases and 161 deaths in San Mateo County.

On March 3, 2020, the County's Health Officer issued a "Declaration of Local Health Emergency Regarding Novel Coronavirus 2019" and the County Manager, as the County's Director of Emergency Services, issued a proclamation of local emergency pursuant to Government Code section 8630 and Chapter 2.46 of the County's Ordinance Code. Both the Local Health Emergency and the Local Emergency have been ratified and extended by the Board of Supervisors and remain in effect. Federal and state emergency declarations were also issued in March 2020 and continue in force.

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law. The CARES Act established a $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund ("CRF") to provide restricted financial aid for state and local governments responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act provides that CRF funds may be used to cover costs that (1) are ne...

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