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File #: 60124    Version: Name: Waiving requirements to conduct an annual RFP for the EOP and reallocating the 2020 EOP funding to other contracts or programs
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2020 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 3/31/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Enactment date: 4/28/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00313
Title: Waiving the requirement to conduct an annual RFP for the Emerging Opportunities Program under MGO 3.12(11)(c) for 2020 and realloating the 2020 EOP funding to other contracts or programs.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. EOP Memo 60124, 2. v1, 3. Bidar Amendment
Fiscal Note
On March 23, 2020, the Mayor issued an Emergency Proclamation based on the increasing transmission of the COVID-19 virus within the City of Madison. To help mitigate the financial impacts of this emergency on the businesses and residents of Madison, the proposed resolution allows the Director of the Community Development Division to reallocate funding in the Emerging Opportunities Program to other programs to assist in the City’s response and recovery efforts associated with COVID-19.
The 2020 Adopted Budget includes $150,000 for the Emerging Opportunities Program. The funding process for allocating the 2020 awards is currently on hold.
Title
Waiving the requirement to conduct an annual RFP for the Emerging Opportunities Program under MGO 3.12(11)(c) for 2020 and realloating the 2020 EOP funding to other contracts or programs.
Body
WHEREAS, on March 23, 2020, pursuant to Madison General Ordinance Section 3.19, the Mayor issued an Emergency Proclamation, based on the increasing transmission of COVID-19 within the City of Madison; and

WHEREAS, on March 24, 2020, the Governor of Wisconsin issued Emergency Order #12 ordering individuals to remain home except for Essential Travel; and

WHEREAS, as part of the Governor’s Order all Nonessential Businesses are required to close; and

WHEREAS, the impact of the Governor’s Order and the circumstances of the pandemic will be widespread upon businesses, community organizations, their employees and the communities they serve, as well as the City’s ability to provide certain services; and

WHEREAS, this impact will be felt by nonprofit and community organizations that currently contract with the City of Madison to provide a variety of services to the residents of Madison; and

WHEREAS, the closure of schools, places of employment, childcare centers and the like has the potential to have significant financial impact on residents who may require additional services as a result; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RES...

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