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File #: 170909    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 10/19/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/19/2017
Title: Authorizing the Director of the Office of Homeless Services, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to file a proposal for Fiscal Year 2018 Emergency Solutions Grant Program funding with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson
Attachments: 1. Signature17090900.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
10/19/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar - Rules SuspendedPass  Action details Not available
10/19/20170 CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED   Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the Director of the Office of Homeless Services, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to file a proposal for Fiscal Year 2018 Emergency Solutions Grant Program funding with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Body
WHEREAS, The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 ("HEARTH") enacted into law on May 20, 2009, authorized the Emergency Solutions Grant ("ESG") Program; and

WHEREAS, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development ("DCED") has received ESG program funds and is making these funds available to units of local governments for eligible emergency shelter activities; and

WHEREAS, The City of Philadelphia desires to submit an application to DCED for ESG Program funds on behalf of services for chronically homeless men and women, homeless veterans and victims of domestic violence; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, THAT:

1. The proposed projects, relating to Rapid Re-Housing activities, to be funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania ESG Program, are hereby eligible and approved.

2. The Director of the Office of Homeless Services, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, is hereby authorized and directed to execute an ESG Program application in the amount of $500,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development ("DCED").

3. The City of Philadelphia will assume the responsibility for securing the required matching amount of project funds.

4. The City of Philadelphia will reimburse the Commonwealth for any expenditure found to be ineligible.

5. The Director of the Office of Homeless Services, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, is hereby authorized to provide such assurances, certificates, and supplemental data or revised data that DCED may request in connection with the application.

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