Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #15

Amendment #1 FY 16/17 Emergency Home Energy for the Elderly Assistance Program


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

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute Amendment #1 to the FY 16/17 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) agreement EH-16/17-MAN between Manatee County and Senior Connection Center, Inc., which includes decreasing the funding amount by $2,079.00, revising the budget summary, and language changes;  and adoption of Budget Resolution B-17-010 amending the annual budget for Manatee County for FY 2016/2017.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Amendment #1 reflects a statewide reduction in funding by the Department of Elder Affairs for the EHEAP program, replaces the budget summary, and reflects wording changes.
  • Amendment #1 decreases the funding amount by $2,079.00 which is a combination of funds used for Administration, Outreach, and Direct Benefits.
  • This decrease will result in approximately 7 fewer clients assisted in the grant year.
  • Budget Resolution B-17-010 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 who are 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 #1 to the Community Services Department with a signed copy of Resolution B-17-010.

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

Email the signed Resolution B-17-010 to budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$59,512 Fedral Funds 16/17 EHEAP 1739000210

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  16-17 EHEAP Amend 1.pdf
Attachment:  B-17-010 - EHEAP Amend 1.pdf