RESOLUTION NO. 928
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE MAKING FURTHER TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO RESOLUTION 924
WHEREAS, on July 6, 2020, the City Council passed Resolution 924; and
WHEREAS, following its passage, the need for further technical corrections have been identified with the implementation of 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, as amended by Resolution 927, are further amended:
Section 3(A) Allocation of Coronavirus Relief Funds.
A. Subject to the constraints otherwise set forth in this Resolution, the City Council directs the following sums of those of Coronavirus Relief Funds (i.e. those funds which are to be received or anticipated to be received via the interagency agreement identified in Section 1 of this Resolution), to be allocated to the following programs:
1. Five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00) shall be allocated to the COVID-19 City Business Relief Funds Program. Of these funds, four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000.00) shall be initially dedicated to businesses addressing the City’s priority needs (referred to in the program herein described as “Tier 1” businesses).
2. One hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) shall be allocated to the COVID-19 Human Services Stabilization Program. Of these amounts,
a. an amount, not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), may be allocated first to nonprofit corporations who have demonstrate a direct impact related to COVID-19 and who provide human services to the University Place Community, with a maximum grant amount of $3,000.00. The criterion generally applicable, excluding compliance with the City’s business licensing requirements, to those Tier 2 business are applicable to an award of funds under this subsection;
b. an additional ten thousand dollars ($10,000) together with any monies which may be unallocated under subsection (a) by August 17, 2020 to nonprofits may be allocated to one or more nonprofit corporations with a demonstrated commitment towards serving the human services needs of University Place residents for the purposes of ensuring food stability and other related human services impacts presented by COVID-19 within the City of University Place during the course of this emergency.
3. The remaining funds, in the amount of three hundred ninety-two thousand, seven hundred dollars ($392,700.00) together with any unallocated funds determined by the City Manager to be in excess of the needs of the Programs identified in subsections (A)(1) and (A)(2) above may be
are subject to allocation for reasonable, proper, authorized and necessary expenses via the City’s purchasing processes or via separate legislation. These expenses may include, but are not limited to: personnel costs, City’s equipment needs, facility improvements, personal protective equipment and other expenditures authorized by the Interagency Agreement or the CARES Act.
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 AUGUST 3, 2020.
Caroline Belleci, Mayor
Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney