Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #18

Home Delivered Meals Community Care for the Elderly Non-Profit Agency Funding Agreement for FY 17/18


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Tracie Adams / Ext. 3030

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute FY 17/18 non-profit funding agreement for the time period July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018, with Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee Inc., in an amount not to exceed $63,000.00 to provide the service of  Home Delivered Meals for the state funded Community Care for the Elderly program.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Grant funds are provided by the State Department of Elder Affairs for the Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) program.
  • The agreement allows for Meals on Wheels to provide the service of Home Delivered Meals under the state funded CCE program and to be reimbursed for delivery of these services.
  • Manatee County has served as Lead Agency for the CCE program for the past thirty-nine years.
  • Grant funds are provided by the state through the Senior Connection Center, Inc., to provide Case Management, Emergency Alert Response, Homemaker, Medical Transportation, Personal Care, Respite, Home Delivered Meals, and Adult Daycare services to persons sixty years of age or older to prevent or delay premature institutional placement.
  • Case Management and Medical Transportation are provided directly by the county with all other services provided through subcontract.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return one fully executed original to Neighborhood Services Department / Community Services Division to forward to Meals on Wheels Plus.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$63,000 State Funds / 1739001023

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  mowhdm1.pdf