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Record #: SO2021-414   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/27/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 2/26/2021
Title: Annual Appropriation Ordinance Year 2021 amendment within Fund No. 925 for Office of Mayor, Office of Budget and Management, Department of Housing, Department of Public Health and Department of Planning and Development
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS - Annual Appropriation Ordinance - Year 2021
Attachments: 1. SO2021-414.pdf, 2. O2021-414.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the year 2021 (the "2021 Appropriation Ordinance") of the City of Chicago (the "City") contains estimates of revenues receivable as grants from agencies of the state and federal governments and public and private agencies; and

WHEREAS, the City through its Office of the Mayor (the "Mayor's Office") has been awarded private grant funds in the amount of $113,000 by the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation which shall be used for the Smart Grid Energy Efficiency Consumer Education program; and

WHEREAS, the City through its Office of Budget and Management ("OBM") has been awarded federal COVID-19 carryover grant funds in the amount of $68,000,000 by the United States Department of the Treasury (the "Treasury") for the Coronavirus Relief Fund; and

WHEREAS, the City through OBM has been awarded federal COVID-19 grant funds in the amount of $50,000,000 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") for the Public Assistance Grant (the "Public Assistance Grant"); and

WHEREAS, the City through its Department of Housing ("DOH") has been awarded additional federal COVID-19 grant funds in the amount of $79,856,000 by the Treasury for the Emergency Rental Assistance program ("ERAP"), which grant funds may be subject to recapture by the Treasury if 65% is not used by September 30, 2021; and

WHEREAS, due to the deadline for the expenditure of ERAP funds, DOH seeks authorization to issue a solicitation, on an expedited basis, and to award a contract, on such terms and conditions as determined to be reasonable by DOH, for call center staffing, case management and other services relating to the processing of ERAP applications for an amount not to exceed $6,000,000 for a one-year term, renewable for ah optional, maximum additional one-year term if ERAP is extended (the "ERAP Staffing Contract"); and

WHEREAS, the City through its Department of Public Health ("CDPH") has been awarded additional...

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