RESOLUTION NO. 927
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO RESOLUTION 924
WHEREAS, on July 6, 2020, the City Council passed Resolution 924; and
WHEREAS, following its passage, the need for a technical correction has been identified which pertains to newly established businesses and without such a correction, there is a potential inconsistency within Resolution 924;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The following portions of Resolution 924 are amended:
A. Exhibit A, under the heading “Criteria for All Applicants,” is amended to read as follows:
All applicants must meet the following criteria for financial support:
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3) Experienced a loss of 25% or more in revenue due directly to COVID-19 impacts (comparing March 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019 with March 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 or for those businesses which established a business location within the City of University Place after March 16, 2019, experienced a loss of 50% or more in revenue due directly to COVID-19 impacts (comparing January 1 - March 31, 2020 with April 1 - June 30, 2020 revenues).
B. Exhibit A, under the heading “Exclusions from the Program” is amended to read as follows:
Entities meeting one or more of the following criteria are excluded from receiving grants under this Program:
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2) Businesses that qualified as an “essential business” and remained open to the public or worked under normal operating conditions from March 16, 2020 to June 30, 2020, unless the business can prove a loss of 25% revenue due to COVID impacts (comparing
March 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019 with March 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020the time periods set forth under Item 3 under the heading “Criteria for all Applicants”);
C. Paragraph B of Section 3 is amended to read as follows:
Any monies which the Council has directed their use for any of the programs identified in Subsection (A) and any subparts thereof, which have not been committed by
August 17, 2020 July 27, 2020 may be reallocated by the City Manager between the programs identified in this Resolution.
Section 2. Retroactive Ratification of Actions Taken. Any and all applications for assistance under the COVID-19 Business Relief Fund Program which are consistent with the amendments herein shall be processed in a manner consistent with this resolution. Any other applications which may have been received by the City which are consistent with the amendments herein that occurred prior to the authorization provided in this Resolution are hereby ratified and approved.
Section 3. General Provisions.
A. This Resolution shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of funding.
B. This Resolution is not intended to, and it does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the City of University Place, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.
Section 4. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JULY 20, 2020.
Caroline Belleci, Mayor
Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney