Manatee County Government Administrative Center Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #32

FY 2019-20 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program Agreement


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

Action Requested
  • Adoption of Resolution R-19-143 authorizing the acceptance of agreement EH-19/20-MAN from the Senior Connection Center, Inc., for the Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Grant Program in the amount of $68,809.00 for the time period October 1, 2019, to December 31, 2020.
  • Adoption of Budget Resolution B-20-009 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, Florida for FY 19/20.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes, Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • The 2019/2020 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-19-143 and B-20-009 to the Neighborhood Services Department.  One original agreement will be returned to Board Records once executed by the funding source.

Email the signed Resolution B-20-009 to budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$68,809 State/Federal Funds FY 19/20 EHEAP 1739000213

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  RESEHEAP1920.pdf
Attachment:  B-20-009 EHEAP FY19.20.pdf
Attachment:  EHEAP 1920.pdf