Town of Carolina Beach Passes RESOLUTION NO. 21-2239

Town of Carolina Beach Passes RESOLUTION NO. 21-2239

Town of Carolina Beach Passes RESOLUTION NO. 21-2239

By / Local News / Friday, 30 July 2021 18:23

This past Tuesday the Town of Carolina Beach held their regular monthly meeting. With the latest removal of a heritage tree at 202 Ocean Boulevard and many lots being completely clear cut tree preservation was the hot topic. Several residents approached council urging for some sort tree preservation or native planting ordinance in residential and commercial properties also adding they would like council to send out a resolution opposing HB 496 that would prohibit local governments from adopting ordinances regulating the removal of trees from private property without the General Assembly's express authorization.

Council voted unanimously to pass RESOLUTION NO. 21-2239, “Town of Carolina Beach Resolution for Accepting American Rescue Plan Act Funds WHEREAS, the Town of Carolina Beach is eligible for funding from the Coronavirus State and

Local Fiscal Recovery Funds of H.R. 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (CSLRF).

WHEREAS, the North Carolina General Assembly will provide for the distribution of funds to eligible North Carolina municipalities; and

WHEREAS, before receiving a payment, the Town Council is required to formally accept the CSLRF funds;

WHEREAS, revenue received under the CSLRF must only be spent for purposes authorized by the CSLRF, and applicable regulations, and by state law;

WHEREAS, revenue received under the CSLRF must be accounted for in a separate fund and not co-mingled with other revenue for accounting purposes; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Carolina Beach must comply with all applicable budgeting, accounting, contracting, reporting, and other compliance requirements for CSLRF funds.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Carolina Beach that we do hereby accept and request CSLRF funding to be distributed by the State of North Carolina; and that the Town of Carolina Beach affirms that the CSLRF revenue will only be used for the purposes prescribed in the CSLRF, and in US Treasury guidance in 31 CFR, Part 35, and any applicable regulations, and in accordance with state law; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town Council of the Town of Carolina Beach designates and directs the [Town Manager/Town Attorney/Mayor/Town Finance Officer] to take all actions necessary on behalf of the town council to receive the CSLRF funds.”

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