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File #: 20-3228    Version: 1 Name: ALLOCATION OF COOK COUNTY CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS TO SUBURBAN MUNICIPALITIES AND OTHER UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/9/2020 In control: President
On agenda: 7/16/2020 Final action: 7/16/2020
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION ALLOCATION OF COOK COUNTY CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS TO SUBURBAN MUNICIPALITIES AND OTHER UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, the President of the United States issued a Proclamation on Declaring a National Public Health Emergency as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak; and WHEREAS, on March 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act"); and WHEREAS, the CARES Act established the Coronavirus Relief Fund ("CRF"), which provides aid to certain eligible local governments to address necessary expenditures due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency; and WHEREAS, Cook County qualified as an eligible local government and received CRF funding from the U.S Department of Treasury; and WHEREAS, federal guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury indicates that a unit of local government may transfer a portion of its CRF funding to a smaller unit of local govern...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), JOHN P. DALEY, DONNA MILLER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SCOTT R. BRITTON, LARRY SUFFREDIN, DEBORAH SIMS, STANLEY MOORE, FRANK J. AGUILAR, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, SEAN M. MORRISON
Attachments: 1. Attachment A COOK_COUNTY_SUB_MUNI_ALLOCATION_ALOC_SCORE, 2. Allocations to Suburban Municipalities Form E Memo
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

ALLOCATION OF COOK COUNTY CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS TO SUBURBAN MUNICIPALITIES AND OTHER UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, the President of the United States issued a Proclamation on Declaring a National Public Health Emergency as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak; and

WHEREAS, on March 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act"); and

WHEREAS, the CARES Act established the Coronavirus Relief Fund ("CRF"), which provides aid to certain eligible local governments to address necessary expenditures due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency; and

WHEREAS, Cook County qualified as an eligible local government and received CRF funding from the U.S Department of Treasury; and

WHEREAS, federal guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury indicates that a unit of local government may transfer a portion of its CRF funding to a smaller unit of local government provided that such transfer qualifies as a "necessary expenditure" to the Public Health Emergency and meets the criteria of Section 601 (d) of the Social Security Act as added by Section 5001 of the CARES Act; and

WHEREAS, Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Illinois Constitution and the Illinois Intergovernmental Cooperation Act (5 ILCS 220/1 et seq.) and other applicable law permit and encourage units of local government to cooperate with and support each other in the exercise of their authority and the performance of their responsibilities; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois Intergovernmental Cooperation Act authorizes units of local government to combine, transfer or jointly exercise any power, privilege, function, or authority which either of them may exercise, and to enter into agreements for the performance of governmental services, activities, or undertakings, and

WHEREAS, Cook County acknowledges that there are local municipalities within Cook County that were not el...

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