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File #: 19-1555   
Type: Grant Applications and Awards
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 2/14/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the submission of 17 grant renewal applications and the acceptance of funds upon award in an amount up to $13,341,570.00 from the Texas Department of State Health Services for public health functions of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District for the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020; and approving contracts with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council in the amount of $7,500.00 with four, one-year renewal options for the period July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, and with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for $216,852.00 for the period September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020 for the delivery of program services. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]
Attachments: 1. Table 1 - FY20 Mega Memo Proposed DSHS Budgets, 2. PHEP STRAC Agreement, 3. UTHSCSA.Title V.2020, 4. Draft Ordinance, 5. Ordinance 2019-02-14-0118
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DEPARTMENT: Health


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Colleen M. Bridger MPH, PhD


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Annual State of Texas Grant Funding for FY 2020 and approving contracts with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council and the University of Texas Health Science Center.


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes the annual submission of 17 grant renewal applications and the acceptance of funds upon award in an estimated amount of $13,341,570.00 from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for public health functions of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) for a period beginning July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020. Metro Health's participation in these 17 state grant programs serve a legitimate public purpose in that this funding will promote and provide needed public health functions throughout the community.


This action also authorizes the finalization of programmatic budgets, incidental expenditures for grant program participants, and a personnel complement of 155 grant funded positions for the maintenance and delivery of essential public health services within Metro Health as reflected in Attachment I. Temporary support is included in the current budget and will be redirected to personnel if approved by the grantor. In addition, this ordinance authorizes the Director of Metro Health to initiate, negotiate, and execute any and all necessary documents and grant contracts to effectuate the application and acceptance of the referenced grants, and to execute contract amendments pertaining to these contracts, to include: a) carry-over funds, when ascertained and approved by the funding agency through a revised notice of award; b) line item budget revisions authorized by the funding agency; c) modifications to the performance measures authorized by the funding agency and listed in the contracts so long as the terms of the amendment stay within the general parameters of the intent of the grant; d) n...

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