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File #: R-20-50   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 5/18/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 5/18/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Calling On The Mayor To Establish A Pool Of Contractors To Provide Grant Writing Services For The Procurement Of Available Coronavirus Support And Relief Funding; Adjusting Fiscal Year 2020 And 2021 Appropriations; And Calling For A Feasibility Study For The Creation Of A Dedicated City Grant Management Unit (Pe?a, Borrego, Sena)
Attachments: 1. R-50, 2. R-50final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
5/22/2020 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
5/18/2020 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
5/18/2020 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
5/18/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/18/2020 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/18/2020 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
5/18/2020   Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-20-50 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa Pe?a, Cynthia D. Borrego, and Lan Sena


RESOLUTION
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Calling On The Mayor To Establish A Pool Of Contractors To Provide Grant Writing Services For The Procurement Of Available Coronavirus Support And Relief Funding; Adjusting Fiscal Year 2020 And 2021 Appropriations; And Calling For A Feasibility Study For The Creation Of A Dedicated City Grant Management Unit (Pe?a, Borrego, Sena)
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CALLING ON THE MAYOR TO ESTABLISH A POOL OF CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE GRANT WRITING SERVICES FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF AVAILABLE CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT AND RELIEF FUNDING; ADJUSTING FISCAL YEAR 2020 AND 2021 APPROPRIATIONS; AND CALLING FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE CREATION OF A DEDICATED CITY GRANT MANAGEMENT UNIT.
WHEREAS, the current public health emergency has created a need for the City to secure grant writing services to assist in the procurement of additional federal, state and private grant funding for Coronavirus response and relief; and
WHEREAS, the City has entered into a contract with a local vendor to provide public and private grant research and analysis, preparation of grant applications, and post-award grant management; and
WHEREAS, new opportunities for Coronavirus support funding are being presented on a daily basis, and instant action is needed to pursue and procure these grant opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the Council wishes to afford the opportunity for other local consultants who have suffered economically from the health emergency to provide grant writing services; and
WHEREAS, on May 4, 2020 the City Council approved Resolution R-20-34, which appropriated $150,364,461 from the United States Secretary of the Treasury to the Operating Grant Fund (265) for Fiscal Year 2020 and 2021,
to reimburse the City for direct COVID-19 related expenses; and
WHEREAS, in Fiscal Year 2019, the City of Albuquer...

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