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File #: R-20-30   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 4/6/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 4/13/2020
Enactment date: 4/22/2020 Enactment #: R-2020-034
Title: Adjusting Fiscal Year 2020 General Fund Appropriations To Establish A Coronavirus Community Support And Recovery Fund (Davis, Sena)
Attachments: 1. R-30.pdf, 2. R-30Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
4/22/2020 City Clerk Published  Action details
4/22/2020 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
4/15/2020 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
4/13/2020 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
4/13/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
4/13/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
4/6/2020 City Council Introduced  Action details
4/6/2020 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-20-30 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Pat Davis and Lan Sena


RESOLUTION
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Adjusting Fiscal Year 2020 General Fund Appropriations To Establish A Coronavirus Community Support And Recovery Fund (Davis, Sena)
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ADJUSTING FISCAL YEAR 2020 GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS TO ESTABLISH A CORONAVIRUS COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND RECOVERY FUND.
WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020 Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued Executive Order 2020-004, Order Declaring a State of Public Health Emergency relating to the spread of COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, in subsequent weeks the New Mexico Department of Health has issued orders limiting public gatherings and requiring non-essential businesses to close or limit business activity; and
WHEREAS, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions reports that more than 17,000 New Mexico workers filed for unemployment benefits since the crisis began, and that the secretary of the Department of Workforce Solutions reports that the department is anticipating as many as 67,000 new applications related to COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, US Census estimates that almost 1-in-5 Albuquerque residents already lived below the poverty line before the COVID-19 crisis; and
WHEREAS, the unanticipated loss of income and job-related health care amongst thousands of other residents adds many more individuals and families to the list of those most at-risk due to the loss of personal income, the decreasing availability of support services, continuing bills, and unanticipated health costs; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has a robust and well-integrated community of non-profit, faith-based and volunteer organizations providing services to those most at-risk, but that those organizations face their own financial challenges to provide services to existing or expanded client needs; and
WHEREAS, Congress recently passed, and the President enacted, the C...

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