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File #: 67619    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $200,000 of grant funding, approving the City of Madison’s application to the U.S. EPA’s State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement (SEJCA) grant program to Support Public
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/29/2021 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Enactment date: 10/25/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00715
Title: Amending the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $200,000 of grant funding, approving the City of Madison’s application to the U.S. EPA’s State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement (SEJCA) grant program to Support Public Education, Training, Emergency Planning, and Investigations on Impacts of COVID-19 on Underserved Communities and Vulnerable Populations in the City of Madison, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the associated grant agreement with U.S. EPA.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Nasra Wehelie, Regina M. Vidaver, Tag Evers, Brian Benford
Attachments: 1. Resolution - EPA EJ Grant.pdf, 2. EPA EJ_CCEC_8.31.2021.pdf, 3. EPA SEJCA - City of Madison FINAL.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $200,000 from the U.S. EPA’s State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement (SEJCA) grant program to support public education, training, emergency planning, and investigations on impacts of COVID-19 on underserved communities and vulnerable populations in the City of Madison. There is no local match and no impact on the city levy.
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Amending the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $200,000 of grant funding, approving the City of Madison’s application to the U.S. EPA’s State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement (SEJCA) grant program to Support Public Education, Training, Emergency Planning, and Investigations on Impacts of COVID-19 on Underserved Communities and Vulnerable Populations in the City of Madison, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the associated grant agreement with U.S. EPA.

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WHEREAS in 2020 the City of Madison applied for a grant through the U.S. EPA’s State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement (SEJCA) grant program, but was not awarded initially; and,

WHEREAS in 2021 additional funding was allocated and the U.S. EPA awarded the City of Madison a grant in the amount of $200,000 to implement a Citywide COVID-19 Education Program through it’s 2020 application; and

WHEREAS this grant will support Public Education, Training, Emergency Planning, and Investigations on Impacts of COVID-19 on Underserved Communities and Vulnerable Populations in the City of Madison and Dane County; and,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor’s office is authorized to execute and file an application for funding from the U.S. EPA’s State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement (SEJCA) grant program on behalf of the City of Madison; that the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital budget be amended to add $200,000 of awarded funding; and,

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that Mayor and ...

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