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Manatee County Government Administration Building Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor 2:00 p.m. - April 28, 2020
REVISED April 28, 2020 - Virtual Emergency Meeting - COVID 19
Agenda Item #2


Subject
Authorization to Draft a Letter to the Federal Legislative Delegation Supporting a Modification to the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Relative to Assistance for Business Retention and Re-Opening

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Cheri Coryea, County Administrator, ext. 3468

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to draft a letter to our Federal Legislative Delegation supporting a modification to the CARES Act to include counties of 400,000 in population and above for federal assistance.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
 

Background Discussion

The CARES Act provides Assistance for State and Local Governments.  A unit of local government eligible for receipt of direct payment includes a county, municipality, town, township, village, parish, borough, or other unit of general government below the State level with a population that exceeds 500,000.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
None

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name


Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs



Attachment:  4.27.20 Letter from Congressman Buchanan to Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell.pdf