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File #: 21-198    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Action Items
File created: 2/1/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/17/2021 Final action:
Title: CARES CRF final report and potential uses of the Pandemic Response, Recovery and Reconstitution and Contingency Reserve and the Advancing Strategic Priorities Reserve
Attachments: 1. Att.A - December 9, 2020 ABBA Funding Request, 2. Att.B - February 3, 2020 Southern Albemarle Convenience Center Project Development Update Memo
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AGENDA DATE: 2/17/2021

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CARES CRF final report and potential uses of the Pandemic Response, Recovery and Reconstitution and Contingency Reserve and the Advancing Strategic Priorities Reserve

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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Receive a final report on the County's CARES CRF funding, and discuss potential uses of the Pandemic Response, Recovery and Reconstitution and Contingency Reserve and the Advancing Strategic Priorities Reserve

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Kamptner, Walker, Henry, Birch, Stewart, Culp, Allshouse, L. Bowman, Mitchell

PRESENTER (S): Nelsie Birch, Trevor Henry, Kristy Shifflett, Mike Culp, and Lance Stewart

LEGAL REVIEW: Not Required

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND:

The County's CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Grant and the County's establishment of the Pandemic Response, Recovery and Reconstitution and Contingency Reserve:
On June 1, 2020, the County received $9.5M in the first tranche of the CARES Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) and on August 17, 2020, the County received an additional $9.5M in CARES CRF funding (second tranche) for a total of $19M.

Throughout the Fall of 2020, the Federal government provided additional clarity to the CARES CRF compliance regulations. Updated Federal regulations positioned the County to be able to utilize a portion of CARES CRF funding to support eligible public safety pandemic-related expenses that were included in the FY 21 budget. This, in turn, provided an opportunity for the Board to utilize these reimbursed expenditures to establish a pandemic reserve to address pandemic-related needs that would no longer be bound by a specific timeline or grant restrictions.

On December 16, 2020, the Board approved the establishment of and an appropriation of $6.85M into a Pandemic Response, Recovery and Reconstitution and Contingency Reserve to be used to support pandemic-related expenses such as, but not limited to, human and co...

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