This ordinance would appropriate $24,750,000 for the City and Borough of Juneau’s FY2021 COVID-19 related costs. State revenue from the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is provided for COVID-19 screening costs at the Juneau International Airport and community testing and vaccination. Federal revenue is provided for public safety salaries, emergency hires, and commodities and services related to the pandemic. Federal revenue is comprised of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Funding for this appropriation is estimated as follows:
DHSS COVID-19 Community Grant $ 423,600
DHSS Airport Screening $ 1,100,000
Total State Revenue: $ 1,523,600
CARES/FEMA Funding $ 20,267,500
ARPA Funding $ 2,858,900
DOJ Coronavirus Emergency Grant $ 100,000
Total Federal Revenue: $ 23,226,400
Total Revenue: $ 24,750,000
Any expenditures ineligible for reimbursement from the funding sources listed above will be covered by general funds.
The Assembly Finance Committee will review this request at the September 29, 2021 meeting. The Systemic Racism Review Committee will review this request at the September 14, 2021 meeting.