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File #: ID 20-00796    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/11/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/11/2020 Final action:
Title: Action pertaining to COVID-19 response and the Mobile HeaL Project: 1. Adopt a finding that approval of this grant agreement is covered by the common sense exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(c)(3) on the basis that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that it may have a significant effect on the environment. 2. Authorize the City Manager to develop and sign a grant agreement with UCSF Fresno for a $5 million Mobile HeaL Project 3. ***RESOLUTION - Adopting the 57th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2019-133 appropriating $5 million from the City's Coronavirus Relief Fund to fund the Mobile HeaL Project.
Sponsors: Mayor's Office, City Manager's Office
Attachments: 1. 57th Amendment to the AAR No. 2019-133 for Mobile HeaL Project, 2. Grant Proposal for UCSF Fresno & City of Fresno Mobile HeaL Project_Final 6.11.20, 3. UCSF Fresno COVID Testing Proposal Budget 6.11.20
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL


June 11, 2020


FROM: MAYOR LEE BRAND
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

WILMA QUAN, City Manager
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

BY: TIM A. ORMAN, Chief of Staff to the Mayor
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

SUBJECT
Title
Action pertaining to COVID-19 response and the Mobile HeaL Project:
1. Adopt a finding that approval of this grant agreement is covered by the common sense exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(c)(3) on the basis that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that it may have a significant effect on the environment.
2. Authorize the City Manager to develop and sign a grant agreement with UCSF Fresno for a $5 million Mobile HeaL Project
3. ***RESOLUTION - Adopting the 57th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2019-133 appropriating $5 million from the City's Coronavirus Relief Fund to fund the Mobile HeaL Project.

Body
RECOMMENDATIONS

The Mayor and City Manager recommend the Council authorize the City Manager to enter into a grant agreement with UCSF Fresno to conduct health screen and mobile testing related to COVID-19 in underserved areas of the community and to approve the 57th Amendment to the Annual Appropriations Resolution No. 2019-133 to fund the project.


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

COVID-19 is responsible for a worldwide pandemic with devastating impacts for communities across the globe. In the City of Fresno, underserved and vulnerable populations have been particularly impacted by COVID-19. The Mayor along with the Mayor-elect and the City Manager have met with Dr. Michael Peterson of UCSF Fresno to discuss the local impacts of COVID-19 and potential responses. The fruit of the City's discussions with UCSF is the attached UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL Grant Proposal for COVID-19 related health screening and mobile testing in the form of the Mobile HeaL Project.

The Mobile HeaL Project is the result of the efforts of and collaboration by...

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