Manatee County Government Administrative Center Honorable Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #36

Amendment No. 001 to the FY 19/20 Emergency Home Energy for the Elderly Assistance Program


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

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute Amendment #001 to the FY 19/20 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) Agreement EH-19/20-MAN between Manatee County and Senior Connection Center, Inc., which includes decreasing the funding amount by $4,987.00 and revising the budget summary.

Adoption of Budget Resolution B-20-027 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, Florida, for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Amendment #001 reflects a statewide reduction in funding by the state Department of Elder Affairs for the EHEAP program and replaces the budget summary.
  • Amendment #001 decreases the funding amount by $4,987.00 which is a combination of funds used for Administration, Outreach, and Benefits.
  • This decrease will result in approximately 10-15 fewer clients being assisted in the grant year.
  • Budget Resolution B-20-027 reflects the decrease in grant revenue.
  • The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program is funded through the Senior Connection Center, Inc., and assists low income households with at least one person 60 years of age or older experiencing a home energy emergency.
  • The program allows for assistance with electric bill payments through an application qualifying process.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return two originals of Amendment #001 to Neighborhood Services Department with a signed copy of Resolution B-20-027.

One original amendment will be returned to Board Records when executed by the funding source.

Email the signed Budget Resolution B-20-027 to budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$63,822 Federal Funds 19/20 EHEAP 1739000213

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  B-20-027dtd12.10.19 EHEAP grant.pdf
Attachment:  EHEAP Amend 1 1920.pdf