Coronavirus Special Committee June 16, 2020
The Committee review and discuss the following:
Board Bill Number 49
Introduced by Alderman Joseph Vollmer, Alderwoman Marlene E Davis
An Ordinance wherein Board of Aldermen authorizes the receipt of and appropriates funds (solely to the extent received) under the CARES Act, the Federal Emergency Management Act Grant Program, the Bureau of Justice Assistance Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program, the Community Development Block Grant Program, the Emergency Solutions Grant Program, and the Housing Opportunities for People with Aids and Ryan White Grant Programs, all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic; and containing an emergency clause. Additionally, the Ordinance allows for the appropriation of “Additional Cares Act Funds” that would correct the City of St Louis’ per capita funds.
This video is the result of a law passed in 2016 by 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French. The historic “Transparency in Government Law” requires all public meetings of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen; the Board of Estimate & Apportionment; the Board of Public Service; and the Preservation Board be recorded and made available on an official City of St. Louis YouTube channel.