RESOLUTION NO. 935
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS TO THE UNIVERSITY PLACE COMMUNITY
WHEREAS, in Resolution 924, as amended by Resolutions 927, 928 and 933 (for ease of reference, referred to simply as “Resolution 924”), the City of University Place accepted funding available from the Washington State Department of Commerce, the sum of $992,700.00 and a supplemental amount of $496,350.00 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and set forth criterion available for the funding of the same; and
WHEREAS, following its passage, the need for further technical corrections have been identified with the implementation of the City’s CARES funding;
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, are further amended as follows:
A. Section 3(A)(2) is deleted and replaced with the following:
One hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) together with such other monies as may be otherwise unallocated to other programs as the City Manager deems appropriate, to the COVID-19 Human Services Stabilization Program. From these amounts, the following additional expenditures are authorized:
a. an amount, not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), may be allocated to nonprofit corporations who have demonstrated 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 the COVID-19 City Business Relief Funds Program are applicable to an award of funds under this subsection;
b. An amount not exceeding a total of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) may be allocated from this Program 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.
B. Exhibit B under that section identified as Paragraph 2 “Additional Criteria for Rental Assistance:” is amended as follows:
Duration of assistance per residence will not exceed 9 months' worth of rent.
A version of Exhibit B reflecting this edit is attached hereto.
Section 2. Retroactive Ratification of Actions Taken. Any and all actions taken by the City Manager or City staff related to the Programs outlined 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 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 OCTOBER 19, 2020.
Caroline Belleci, Mayor
Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney