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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 26, 2013
March 26, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #18


Subject
Amendment #2 FY 12/13 Emergency Home Energy for the Elderly Assistance Program

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Tracie Adams, Human Services Manager / ext. 3030   

Action Requested
Authorization for Chairman to execute Amendment #2 to the 12/13 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) agreement EH-12/13-MAN between Manatee County and the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (WCFAAA) increasing the funding amount by $7,144, replacing the Budget Summary, and adoption of Budget Resolution B-13-040 amending the annual budget for Manatee County Florida for fiscal year 2012/2013.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) is funded through the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (WCFAAA) and assists low income households with at least one person 60 years of age or older, who are experiencing a home energy emergency.
  • The program allows for assistance once during the heating season and once during the cooling season through an application process.
  • January 27, 2006, BCC gave authorization to allow the Community Services Department to take over the responsibilities of the EHEAP program as requested by the WCFAAA.
  • April 10, 2012, the board approved the 2012/2013 EHEAP Agreement with the effective dates of April 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013.
  • Amendment #2 increases the agreement as a result of additional federal funds to the State of Florida and replaces the budget summary to reflect the increase.
  • Approximately 20 additional applications for electric payment will be able to be processed due to this increase.
  • Budget Resolution B-13-040 reflects increased program funds from the state of $7,144.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Return three origianls of agreement and sigend Resolution B-13-040 to the Community Services Department.  One original agreement will be returned to Board Records when executed by the funding source.  Please notify Community Services Department contact when items are ready for pick up.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$81,672 Federal Funds 12/13 EHEAP 1739000206

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  040dtd032613-EHEAP Additional.pdf
Attachment:  1213amend2eheapDOC.pdf