City Council Special Call Meeting 8-21-2020

MINUTES

CLARKSTON CITY COUNCIL

Friday, August 21, 2020, 7:00PM

Officials Present by Zoom

Vice- Mayor:               Awet Eyasu    
Council:                      
Jamie Carroll, Laura Hopkins, Debra Johnson,

City Manager:             Robin I. Gomez
City Clerk:                  Tracy Ashby
City Attorney:             Stephen Quinn

 

A.  CALL TO ORDER –SPECIAL CALL MEETING by Zoom
Vice Mayor Awet Eyasu called the meeting to order at7:14p.

B. ROLL CALL
Awet Eyasu, Jamie Carroll, Debra Johnson, Laura Hopkins

Absent: Ahmed Hassan


C. OLD BUSINESS
None

D. NEW BUSINES
D1) Consider Intergovernmental Agreement with DeKalb County Regarding Acceptance and Expenditure of Funds under the Federal Cares Act for Covid-19 Relief.

 

Public Comments
The Vice-Mayor opened public comments

There were no public comments.

The Vice-Mayor closed the public comments.

On April 24, 2020, DeKalb County received $125,341,475 in CARES proceeds, which proceeds were based on the population of both incorporated and unincorporated areas of DeKalb County (except the City of Atlanta and the CARES Act authorizes a county recipient of CARES proceeds to transfer a portion of the proceeds to cities that lie within its geographical area. DeKalb County has offered to fairly apportion CARES funds between residents of incorporated and unincorporated areas of the County by distributing CARES funds to municipalities on a per-resident basis. Adopting the Resolution will allow the City Manager and City Attorney to negotiate with DeKalb County to arrive at final agreeable terms for an Intergovernmental Agreement consistent with the terms of this Resolution.

Council discussion on the adoption of the IGA.

Jamie Carroll made a motion to approve the Resolution Intergovernmental Agreement with DeKalb County Regarding Acceptance and Expenditure of Funds under the Federal Cares Act for Covid-19 Relief. Awet Eyasu seconded the motion.  A vote was called and the motion carried (4, 0)