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ASSEMBLY AGENDA/MANAGER'S REPORT
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU, ALASKA

Ordinance 2020-43: An Ordinance Appropriating up to $500,000 to the Manager for a COVID-19 Juneau ArtWorks Grant Program; Funding Provided by the CARES Act Special Revenue Fund.

MANAGER'S REPORT:

This ordinance appropriates $300,000 of CARES Act funding for the purpose of supporting artists who have been substantially negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposals for the creation of artworks in any media would be evaluated and selected by a review committee, and the resulting artworks would become public property.

 

The Assembly Finance Committee reviewed this ordinance at its meeting on August 5, 2020 and requested that it be introduced and set for public hearing. 

RECOMMENDATION:

The City Manager recommends the Assembly introduce this ordinance and set it for public hearing at the next regular Assembly meeting.

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Ord. 2020-438/21/2020Appropriating Ordinance