Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 12, 2017
REVISED December 12, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #32

Community Paramedicine Matching Grant Funds


Contact and/or Presenter Information
James Crutchfield, Community Paramedicine Chief, x 1648

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-17-136 authorizing the submission of an application for a matching grant from the Florida Department of Health in the amount of $380,681.75; and authorization to execute the grant application documents.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute 401.113, Distribution of grant funds for Pre-Hospital EMS Systems.

Background Discussion
The EMS County Matching Grant program with the Florida Department of Health provides funding for improving and expanding Manatee County's Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services System and does not supplant existing budget allocation.

Funding will be used to complete construction of a new office space located at 202 6th Avenue East (the Health Department campus). This building is currently being renovated and will house the Medical Examiner and an EMS Station. Space for the Community Paramedics has been allocated; however, funding to complete the build out is not available. The award of this grant will allow for the completed build out of the remaining space within this facility.

The total cost of remaining construction (unbudgeted) is $506,727. The State Grant is a 75/25 percent match.

State Contribution = $380,045.25
County Contribution = $126,681.75 (Property Mgmt Project Funding)

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return the signed original EMS Matching Grant Application Certification Page and EMS Request for Grant Fund Distribution Page to Mindy Whalen, Community Paramedicine Resource Coordinator, x 1623, at mindy.whalen@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Property Management Project Funds - remaining funds in current projects

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FY18 Community Paramedicine Final (003).pdf
Attachment:  Resolution Apply & Accept R 17_136 Community Paramedicine.pdf