Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 8, 2014
April 8, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #20

Amendment #3 to the FY 13/14 Emergency Home Energy for the Elderly Assistance Program Agreement


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Tracie Adams, Human Services Manager / Ext. 3646  

Action Requested

Authorization for Chairman to execute Amendment #3 to the FY 13/14 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) agreement EH-13/14-MAN between Manatee County and the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., increasing the funding amount by $2,000 and replacing the Budget Summary; and adoption of Budget Resolution B-14-046 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, Florida, for FY 2013/2014. Additional grant funds are being made available for administrative and outreach costs.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Amendment #3 will allow for additional funding to help cover the cost of administrative and outreach activities performed by staff during the 13/14 grant year.
  • Amendment #3 increases the funding amount by $2,000.00 and replaces the budget summary.
  • Budget Resolution B-14-046 reflects the unanticipated increase in grant revenue.
  • 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 with electric bill payments through an application qualifying process.
  • Outreach activities for this program include, but are not limited to, home visits for those who can not leave their homes for the qualifying process, attending health fairs, community meetings etc. to promote awareness of the program, and assisting callers with information on the program.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return three originals of agreement to the Community Services Department and the Budget Resolution to Debbie Underwood (debbie.underwood@mymanatee.org) with the Financial Management Department. One original agreement will be returned to Board Records when executed by the funding source.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$78,484.00 Federal Funds 13/14 EHEAP 1739000207

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  EHEAP Contract Amendment 3.pdf
Attachment:  Budget Resolution B-14-046.pdf