Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 24, 2018
REVISED April 24, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #24

Amendment #1 to the FY 17/18 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Grant Program


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Tracie Adams, Human Services Program Manager / ext. 3030

Action Requested
  • Authorization for the Chairman to execute Amendment #1 to the FY 17/18 Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the elderly Program (EHEAP) Agreement EH-17/18-MAN between Manatee County and the Senior Connection Center, Inc., extending the end date of the agreement, increasing funding, and revising the Budget Summary.
  • Adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-061 amending the annual budget for Manatee County for FY 17/18.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Amendment #1 reflects an extension of the end date for the 17/18 EHEAP agreement.
  • The end date for services rendered is being extended from March 31, 2018, to September 30, 2018, and the contract end date is being extended from June 30, 2018, to December 31, 2018, to wrap up paperwork.
  • The extension of the agreement is due to the state working to regulate the EHEAP agreements to a federal fiscal year.
  • Amendment #1 reflects an increase in funding of $7,793.00 and the revised Budget Summary reflecting this change.
  • The additional funds are a result of a statewide increase in EHEAP funding.
  • The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program is a grant funded through 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 developed by the state.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return two originals of Amendment #1 and a signed copy of Budget Resolution B-18-061 to Neighborhood Services Department.  One original of the amendment will be returned to Board Records when executed by the funding source.

Email the signed Resolution B-18-061 to budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$67,305 Federal Funds 17/18 EHEAP 1739000211

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  B-18-061 EHEAP AMEND 1 FY1718.pdf
Attachment:  EHEAP 1718 AMEND 1.pdf