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File #: R-21-157   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 5/17/2021
Enactment date: 6/3/2021 Enactment #: R-2021-028
Title: Approving The Request And Authorizing The Use Of Direct Funding Available From The American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021 For The Purposes Of Pandemic Response, Pandemic Recovery Investments, And Support For Vulnerable Populations (Pe?a)
Sponsors: Klarissa J. Peña
Attachments: 1. R-157, 2. R-157Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/3/2021 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/1/2021 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
5/24/2021 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
5/17/2021 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation (Immediate Action)  Action details
5/17/2021 City Council Motion  Action details
5/17/2021 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedFail Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedFail Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedFail Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedFail Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedFail Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council AmendedFail Action details
5/13/2021 Committee of the Whole Sent to Council for Immediate ActionPass Action details
5/13/2021 Committee of the Whole Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
5/6/2021 Committee of the Whole PostponedPass Action details
4/29/2021 Committee of the Whole PostponedPass Action details
4/19/2021 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
4/19/2021 President Referred  Action details

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.           R-21-157               ENACTMENT NO.   ________________________

 

SPONSORED BY:                     Klarissa J. Peña  

 

 

RESOLUTION

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Approving The Request And Authorizing The Use Of Direct Funding Available From The American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021 For The Purposes Of Pandemic Response, Pandemic Recovery Investments, And Support For Vulnerable Populations (Peña)

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APPROVING THE REQUEST AND AUTHORIZING THE USE OF DIRECT FUNDING AVAILABLE FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021 FOR THE PURPOSES OF PANDEMIC RESPONSE, PANDEMIC RECOVERY INVESTMENTS, AND SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS.

                     WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque, will submit the certification required for direct payment of federal funds as established under Subtitle M, Section 9901 - Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds of the America Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA); and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque will request direct payment of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds estimated at $56,760,000 which represents one-half of the allocation to the city and is available within 60 days of the enactment of ARPA or May 11, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque, will submit the certification required for direct payment of federal funds as established under Subtitle B - Housing Provisions, Section 3205 - Homelessness Assistance and Supportive Services Program of the America Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA); and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque will request direct payment of Homelessness Assistance and Supportive Services Program estimated at $7,600,000 for which the development and support of affordable housing is an eligible and feasible use but for which housing rehabilitation is not a feasible use; and

WHEREAS, this plan focuses on families and businesses in need through Pandemic Response and Support for Vulnerable Populations and encouraging economic growth through Investments in Recovery; and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration and local partners, announced on April 15, 2021, that it will administer $24,000,000 in federal funds for Emergency Rental Assistance; and

WHEREAS, $6,000,000 for Housing Vouchers was proposed in the FY21 Operating Budget; and this resolution proposes to appropriate additional $1,340,000 for Housing Vouchers, Eviction Prevention & Domestic Violence using ARPA funding; and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque appropriated $3,300,000 for the Affordable Housing in the FY21 Capital Program, and this resolution proposes an additional $3,400,000 for Affordable Housing and $3,300,000 for Home Rehabilitation Assistance; and

WHEREAS, the State appropriated $110,000 for bikeway and walking trail repairs and this resolution proposes an additional $200,000; and

WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque desires to accept these funds, which do not require a cash match.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:

                     Section 1.  That the City of Albuquerque’s request from the United States Secretary of the Treasury for direct payment to units of local government as established in Section 9901, Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds of the America Rescue Plan Act of 2021, is hereby approved.

                     Section 2. That upon receipt, estimated funds in the amount of $56,760,000 from the United States Department of the Treasury are hereby appropriated to the City of Albuquerque in the Operating Grant Fund (265) for Fiscal Year 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Section 3. That the City of Albuquerque shall use the funds for the following purposes:

Pandemic Response and Support for Vulnerable Populations

Housing Vouchers, Eviction Prevention & Domestic

Of this amount, $250,000 shall be allocated to Albuquerque Street Connect for supportive housing vouchers.

Violence Programs                                                                                                                                                      $1,340,000

Home Rehabilitation Assistance                                                                                                            $3,300,000

Support for Those Excluded from other Stimulus Programs                        $4,200,000

Vaccination and Public Health Support                                                                                          $500,000

One-Time Premium Pay for Essential Employees                                                                  $3,000,000

City-wide COVID- Health and Safety Retrofits                                                                  $1,350,000

Health & Social Service Center Enhancements

and Energy Efficiency Upgrades                                                                                                             $1,000,000

Public Health and Reopening Outreach and Communication            $230,000

Business Grants - Arts & Entertainment                                                                                       $2,000,000

Of this amount, $500,000 is designated for the Sawmill Center for the Arts.

Business Grants - Main Street                                                                                                                                 $2,000,000

Business Grants - Entrepreneurs & Family Businesses                                             $2,000,000

Business Grants - Youth & Education                                                                                       $2,000,000

Investment in Recovery

Gun Shot Detection System                                                                                                                                 $3,000,000

Police Recruiting                                                                                                                                                                              $450,000

Vehicles                                                                                                                                                                                                $4,000,000

APD Station Renovations, Technology and Energy

Efficiency Upgrades                                                                                                                                                      $5,000,000

Other than to complete the needs assessment required by this section, prior to the expenditure of this appropriation, the city shall conduct an outside needs assessment of all APD stations. This assessment must include an evaluation of existing facility needs as distinct from cosmetic upgrades.

Tourism, Placemaking and Beautification                                                                                        $1,000,000

Tourism Outreach to Promote Economic Development                                              $1,000,000

Business Training, Recruitment & Retention                                                                                       $1,880,000

Local Economic Development Act Funds                                                                                       $3,000,000

Metropolitan Redevelopment Fund                                                                                                            $3,000,000

Improve Lighting in Downtown Corridor                                                                                       $1,000,000

Balloon Museum Roof Repair and Energy Efficiency Upgrades                        $2,000,000

Convention Center Roof Replacement and Energy Efficiency

Upgrades                                                                                                                                                                                                 $4,000,000

Pino City Yards Renovations and Energy Efficiency

Upgrades                                                                                                                                                                                                          $5,000,000

Bike & Walking Trail Repairs                                                                                                                                    $200,000

Tingley Beach Splash Pad and Upgrades                                                                                          $900,000

Candelaria Community Center Gym Youth Boxing

Expansion                                                                                                                                                                                                   $300,000

San Jose Sound Wall                                                                                                     $1,000,000

Section 4. That the City of Albuquerque’s request from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for direct payment to units of local government as established in Subtitle B - Housing Provisions, Section 3205 - Homelessness Assistance and Supportive Services Program of the America Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is hereby approved.

Section 5. That upon receipt, estimated funds in the amount of $7,600,000 from the United States Department of the Housing and Urban Development are hereby appropriated to the City of Albuquerque in the Operating Grant Fund (265) for Fiscal Year 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025 of which $3,400,000 will be used for the purpose of planning, designing and constructing Affordable Housing Projects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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