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BOCC in hearing room

COVID-19 items discussed at Thursday's BOCC meeting

The Board of County Commissioners held its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 25, and discussed, among other items COVID-19.

In addition to the early mentioned action on PPE, other pandemic-related items for discussion included:

  • The weekly COVID-19 Operating Report, detailing COVID-19 specific expenditures and funding received is available here. To date the organization has expended $1,510,996.34 which is eligible for CARES act reimbursement and received $118,879,369.82 in federal funds.
  • Johnson County was awarded $631,737 in CDBG CARES funding from HUD. The 15% cap on public service activities has been removed. An existing MOU with the City of Olathe entitles it to 41% of these funds after administration costs are removed.
  • COVID-19 update Dr. Sanmi Areola, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director.
  • Dr. Sanmi Areola and Dr. Joseph LeMaster gave updates on current infection rates, hospitalization and trends.

More information is available in this recap.

Watch a rebroadcast of the meeting.

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