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File #: 21-0339    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Appropriations Status: Passed
File created: 6/10/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Acceptance and appropriation of $459,659 in American Recovery Act Program funding for Meal Gap Services.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Contract for Meal Gap Services
TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THRU: Rick Otto, City Manager

FROM: Bonnie Hagan, Assistant City Manager / Community Services Director


1. SUBJECT
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Acceptance and appropriation of $459,659 in American Recovery Act Program funding for Meal Gap Services.
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2. SUMMARY
Staff is recommending the acceptance and appropriation of $459,659 in American Recovery Act Program funding received through the County of Orange for expenses to implement a grocery store voucher program for seniors, persons with disabilities, and other individuals experiencing food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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1. Accept into the City's revenue budget $459,659 in American Recovery Act Program Funding from the County of Orange, into revenue account 550.7011.45150.30182, Reimbursable Capital Projects - Federal Grant Revenue.
2. Authorize the appropriation of $22,983 to Reimbursable Capital Projects expenditure accounts 550.7011.56002.30182, Staff Time for CIP and $436,676 to 550.7011.56510.30182, CIP Other Capital Outlay.
3. Authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to negotiate and execute all necessary documents to implement the Meal Gap Program.
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4. FISCAL IMPACT
The total appropriations for this program are funded by the revenue received from the American Recovery Act Program distributed by the County of Orange.
5. STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Goal 1: Provide for a safe community
e: Develop and implement effective community outreach services and programs to promote public safety.
Goal 3: Enhance and promote quality of life in the community
e: Develop and strengthen collaborative partnerships to enhance and promote quality of life programs, projects, and services.
6. DISCUSSION AND BACKGROUND
Background
In June 2020, the City received $229,825 through Orange County Supervisor, Don Wagner via the Coronavirus Relief Fund for the Senior Meal Gap program (SMGP). Using a voucher program, over 350 Orange s...

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