Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #24

Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program FY 18/19 Agreement


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Tracie Adams, Human Services Program Manager / ext. 3646

Action Requested
  • Adoption of Resolution R-18-056 authorizing the acceptance of agreement EH-18/19-MAN from the Senior Connection Center, Inc., for the Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Grant Program in the amount of $54,922.00 for the time period April 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019.
  • Adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-055 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, Florida, for FY 17/18.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • The 2018/2019 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) agreement will allow for approximately 200 authorized applications to be processed assisting those households with keeping their electric on or having the electric turned back on after disconnection.
  • EHEAP is funded through the Senior Connection Center, Inc., 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 with electric bill payment once during the heating season and once during the cooling season through an application process.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return two originals of agreement and signed copies of Resolutions   R-18-056 and B-18-055 to the Neighborhood Services Department.  Once original agreement will be returned to Board Records when executed by the funding source.

Email the signed Resolution B-18-055 to budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$54,992 State/Federal Funds FY 18/19 EHEAP 1739000212

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  RESEHEAP 1819.pdf
Attachment:  EHEAP 1819.pdf
Attachment:  B-18-055 EHEAP FY18-19.pdf