Item Coversheet
City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, contract number 49739, for the Maternal Child Health Services Grant Program for reimbursement of qualified expenses up to $30,000.

The Health Department has been provided an opportunity to receive supplemental funding for the Missouri's Maternal Child Health Services Program Grant. This grant will provide for the reimbursement of qualified staffing expenses up to $30,000 from March 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021.

The City received notification regarding this grant opportunity in early April. These grant funds were made available to allow the department to start the hiring and planning process prior to the start of the grant's normal fiscal year in October.

Council approval of this consent agenda item will provide for the opportunity for reimbursement of qualified staff expenses for the City of Independence. There are no matching funds required for this grant.

Fiscal Impact:

There are no matching funds required for this grant.  The Health Department budget will be increased by $30,000 for this grant on the next quarterly supplemental budget appropriation presented by the Finance and Administration Department.

Acct no.: 4755-5101-MCH

Amount: $30,000

Department:          HealthContact Person:          Christina Heinen

Animal Services DepartmentApproved
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City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

Maternal Child Health Services GrantContract