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File #: R-20-71   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 6/15/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/15/2020
Enactment date: 6/30/2020 Enactment #: R-2020-069
Title: Requesting The Adoption Of Federal Aid To Provide Local And State Governments Fair, Direct Federal Emergency Support To Prevent Disruption To Government Services And To Enable The Reopening And Rebuilding Of America's Local Economies (Sena)
Attachments: 1. R-71.pdf, 2. R-71final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/30/2020 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/26/2020 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
6/19/2020 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/15/2020 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
6/15/2020 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
6/15/2020 City Council PassedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-20-71 ENACTMENT NO. ______________________

SPONSORED BY: Lan Sena

RESOLUTION
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Requesting The Adoption Of Federal Aid To Provide Local And State Governments Fair, Direct Federal Emergency Support To Prevent Disruption To Government Services And To Enable The Reopening And Rebuilding Of America's Local Economies (Sena)
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REQUESTING THE ADOPTION OF FEDERAL AID TO PROVIDE LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS FAIR, DIRECT FEDERAL EMERGENCY SUPPORT TO PREVENT DISRUPTION TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND TO ENABLE THE REOPENING AND REBUILDING OF AMERICA'S LOCAL ECONOMIES.
WHEREAS, America's cities, towns and villages face unprecedented threats due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic emergency. Municipalities are essential to America's economic recovery and without funding support for local governments, municipalities may go from being a critical part of the economic solution, to becoming a major obstacle to long-term stabilization and recovery; and
WHEREAS, America's cities, towns and villages will experience budgetary shortfalls of up $134 billion in fiscal year 2020 alone, and the negative effects of the pandemic emergency on local communities will continue long after this year. As a result of these impacts, the National League of Cities considers there to be three million critical municipal worker jobs at risk, threatening cuts to basic community services; and
WHEREAS, without supplemental assistance to shore up budget shortfalls, local governments will be required to reduce services; adversely impacting public safety, public health, sanitation, and social services and economic development initiatives, which are all activities critical to reopening and repairing the national economy; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque anticipates a shortfall approaching $36 million in fiscal year 2020 and could potentially experience a $112 million shortfall in fisc...

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