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File #: 19-7584   
Type: Grant Applications and Awards
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/31/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the acceptance of funds from the Texas Department of State Health Services in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for grant activities related to implementing diabetes prevention and self-management education and support classes and establishing a bi-directional referral system for a term ending August 31, 2020. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Jennifer Herriott, MPH, Interim Director, Health]
Attachments: 1. DSHS-Diabetes FY20 Budget, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Ordinance 2019-10-31-0881
DEPARTMENT: Health


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Jennifer Herriott, MPH


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Authorizing the acceptance of funds from the Texas Department of State Health Services for the Diabetes Prevention and Control grant.


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes the acceptance of funds upon award in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for an initial term ending August 31, 2020 for diabetes prevention and self-management education and support activities and the delivery of services within the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program grant, and authorizes the allocation of grant funds to support an existing personnel complement.

The funds will be used to work with community partners to: 1) engage stakeholders to provide input on diabetes prevention and self-management education support services and outcomes; 2) implement classes for diabetes self-management and diabetes prevention; 3) establish a bi-directional referral system with local health providers; 4) attend Lifestyle Coach Training from a CDC-approved training entity and implement a CDC recognized lifestyle program; and, 5) develop a program expansion plan.

Furthermore, this ordinance authorizes the Director of Metro Health to initiate, negotiate, and execute any and all necessary documents and a grant contract to effectuate the acceptance of the referenced grant funds, and to execute contract amendments pertaining to this contract, 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 contract so long as the terms of the amendment stay within the general parameters of the intent of the grant; d) no cost extensions; e) amendments which will provide supplemental grant funds to the grant by the funding agency in an amount up to 20% of the total amount awarded to ...

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