Supervisors BORN and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF COVID-19 FUNDING FOR USE IN THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING

WHEREAS, the Office for Aging has been notified that it has been awarded up to $191,626.00 in funds via federal Families First Grant Program and the U.S. CARES Act; and

WHEREAS, the Office for Aging Director requests that a portion of said funding be used for reimbursement of certain Office for Aging expenses during the period of COVID-19 Emergency Declaration; and

WHEREAS, the Committees on Human Services and Finance have reviewed the request and concur to use said grant funds to offset allowable expenses incurred for personnel costs, postage, home-delivered meals, social adult daycare services and COVID-19 related supplies; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign an agreement between the Office for Aging and the NYS Office for Aging to accept federal Families First and CARES Act grant awards in the amount of $191,626.00; said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2020 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

Decrease A.1000.0599-0599 - REV - Appropriated Fund Balance                               $126,036.00

Increase  A.7610.7610-4772 - REV- Federal Aid - Programs for the Aging     $126,036.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Office for Aging Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/ Purchasing Agent.

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor FAGAN and adopted by the following vote:

 

TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Vacant: 1 (City of Johnstown – Ward 1)