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File #: 21-1145    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 10/25/2021 Final action: 10/25/2021
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 591, Series of 2021, as amended by Ordinance No. 706, Series of 2021, to allocate spending in the American Rescue Plan Act Grant Fund to support premium pay for eligible City employees. Amends Ordinance No. 591, Series of 2021, previously amended by Ordinance No. 706, Series of 2021, to allocate $8,800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the "Premium Pay" spending category to provide a premium pay benefit to eligible City employees to compensate employees required to work in higher risk occupations due to the possible COVID-19 exposure. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 10-5-21.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR21 1145 DOF Premium Pay Spending Allocation in the ARPA Fund, 2. PremiumPay-HazardPay_FINGOV_10052021, 3. CB21-1145_DOF_Amend Ord for ARPA Premium Pay, 4. 21-1145 Filed Bill_DOF_Amend Ord for ARPA Premium Pay, 5. 21-1145 - signed, 6. 21-1145 For an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 591, Series of 2021, as amended
Finance Item/Grant Request Template

Date Submitted: 9-27-27

Requesting Agency: Finance
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Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Rachel Bardin
Email: Rachel.Bardin@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
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A bill for an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 591, Series of 2021, as amended by Ordinance No. 706, Series of 2021, to allocate spending in the American Rescue Plan Act Grant Fund to support premium pay for eligible City employees.
Amends Ordinance No. 591, Series of 2021, previously amended by Ordinance No. 706, Series of 2021, to allocate $8,800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the "Premium Pay" spending category to provide a premium pay benefit to eligible City employees to compensate employees required to work in higher risk occupations due to the possible COVID-19 exposure. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 10-5-21.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
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Between March and Dec. 2020, before the widespread availability of vaccines, career service and uniformed City and County of Denver employees routinely risked exposure to COVID-19 to ensure the delivery of critical services to residents. The American Rescue Plan Act allows for the use of funds to comp...

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