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File #: AM No. 21-030   
Type: Staff Report Status: Presented
File created: 1/26/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Title: 2020 COVID Response Funding Report
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: 2020 Grant Recap, 3. Attachment B: Sampling of Grant Recipient Appreciation, 4. Attachment C: CARES Final Expenditures Report
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Planning and Community Development
Carol Helland
425-556-2107
Executive
Malisa Files
425-556-2166

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Planning and Community Development
Brooke Buckingham
Senior Human Services Planner
Planning and Community Development
Sarah Pyle
Community Development and Implementation Manager
Finance
Marissa Flynn
Senior Financial Analyst


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2020 COVID Response Funding Report

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
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In 2020, the City received almost $3.8 million in one-time revenue to respond to impacts on individuals, families and businesses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal resources were accepted from a range of federal, state and local sources. This Staff Report provides a summary of the revenues received and the impact made through fund distribution to the community and Redmond's non-profit partners.
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REQUESTED ACTION:

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REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
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* Required:
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* Council Request:
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* Other Key Facts:
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OUTCOMES:
Funds received by the City were used to offset unexpected costs incurred, such as the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and direct disbursements to small business through OneRedmond and non-profit partners to continue providing critical services to Redmond businesses and residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


COMMUNITY/STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH AND INVOLVEMENT:

* Timeline (previous or planned):
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* Outreach Methods and Results:
Human Services staff has coordinated with community partners to gather information and assess community needs, identifying ways in which funds can quickly be disbursed and have the greatest impact. Economic development staff have reached out to businesses directly and to OneRedmond to stay informed regarding small business needs...

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