Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 3, 2014
REVISED June 3, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #13

Agreement for the Home Care for the Elderly (HCE) Grant Funds 14/15


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Tracie Adams ext 3030   

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-14-083 authorizing the acceptance of agreement HCE-14/15-MAN from the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., for the Home Care for the Elderly grant program in the amount of $43,288 in State Funds for the time period July 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015; and adoption of Budget Resolution B-14-063 amending the annual budget for Manatee County Florida for fiscal year 2013/2014.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Agreement HCE-14/15-MAN will allow for the continuation of caregiver reimbursement services to clients under this program in Manatee County.
  • Approximately 20 clients will be assisted under this program annually.
  • There is no match required for this grant program.
  • Manatee County was designated by the Department of Elder Affairs through the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. as the Lead Agency for the Home Care for the Elderly (HCE) grant program on January 1, 1996.
  • HCE grant funds are provided by the state through the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., to provide Case Management, Basic and Special Subsidy services to persons sixty years of age or older to prevent or delay premature institutional placement.
  • The HCE program through a financial stipend encourages the provision of care for the elderly in family type living arrangements in private homes as an alternative to nursing home or other institutional care settings.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return three originals of agreement, signed copy of Resolution R-14-083, and signed copy of Resolution B-14-063 to Community Services.  One original agreement will be returned to Board Records when executed by the funding source.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1739000919 HCE FY 14/15

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  B-14-063 FY14-15 HCE.pdf
Attachment:  RES.HCE.pdf
Attachment:  hce1415DOC.pdf