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File #: FI-R-0272-23    Version: 1
Type: Finance Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/15/2023 In control: Human Services
On agenda: 11/21/2023 Final action: 11/28/2023
Title: ACCEPTANCE AND APPROPRIATION OF THE LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM HHS GRANT PY24 INTER-GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 24-224028 COMPANY 5000 - ACCOUNTING UNIT 1420 $2,948,471 (Under the administrative direction of the Community Services Department)
Attachments: 1. 24-224028 LIHEAP HHS Grant Attachment I Budget, 2. 24-224028 Grant Award - ATTACHMENT II.pdf

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ACCEPTANCE AND APPROPRIATION OF THE
LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM HHS GRANT PY24
INTER-GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 24-224028
COMPANY 5000 - ACCOUNTING UNIT 1420
$2,948,471

(Under the administrative direction of
the Community Services Department)

resolution
WHEREAS, the County of DuPage has been notified by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that grant funds in the amount of $2,948,471 (TWO MILLION, NINE HUNDRED FORTY-EIGHT THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE AND NO/100 DOLLARS) are available to be used to assist low-income DuPage County residents by offsetting the rising cost of home energy through direct financial assistance, energy counseling, outreach, and education; and

WHEREAS, to receive said grant funds, the County of DuPage must enter into Inter-Governmental Agreement No. 24-224028 with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, a copy of which is attached to and incorporated as a part of this resolution by reference (ATTACHMENT II); and

WHEREAS, the period of the Inter-Governmental Agreement is from October 1, 2023 through August 31, 2025; and

WHEREAS, no additional County funds are required to receive this funding; and

WHEREAS, acceptance of this grant does not add any additional subsidy from the County; and

WHEREAS, the County Board finds that the need to appropriate said grant funds creates an emergency within the meaning of the Counties Act, Budget Division, (55 ILCS 5/6-1003).

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the DuPage County Board that the Inter-Governmental Agreement No. 24-224028 (ATTACHMENT II) between DuPage County and Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is hereby accepted; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the DuPage County Board that the additional appropriation on the attached sheet (ATTACHMENT I) in the amount of $2,948,471 (TWO MILLION, NINE HUNDRED FOR...

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