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File #: 20-5112   
Type: Grant Applications and Awards
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 9/17/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance ratifying the submission of an application to and authorizing the acceptance of grant funds from the Department of State Health Services in an amount of $849,771.00 annually for a period of five years for a total of $4,248,855.00 for the Ending the HIV Epidemic grant to support the City of San Antonio’s HIV program and approving a personnel compliment. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Interim Director, Health]
Attachments: 1. COSA EHE STD BUDGET_FY21, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Ordinance 2020-09-17-0656
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DEPARTMENT: Health


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Collen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide



SUBJECT:

Ratification of the submission of an application to and authorizing the acceptance of funds in the amount of $849,771.00 annually for a period of five years from the Department of State Health Services Ending the HIV Epidemic grant for a total of $4,248,855.00 and approving a personnel compliment of seven FTEs.

SUMMARY:

This ordinance ratifies the application to and authorizes the acceptance of funds from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) grant to support the City of San Antonio's HIV program. The project period for the award of $849,711.00 for the initial year will be upon execution of the contract with DSHS through July 31, 2021. Subsequent funding years will be annually from August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2025. There is no impact to the General Fund in the form of a cash match. The CFDA number for these funds is 93.940.

Furthermore, this ordinance authorizes the Director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District to initiate, negotiate, and execute any and all necessary documents and a grant contract to effectuate the acceptance of the referenced grant, 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 the grant; f) reimbursement increases of administrative funds for each participant served; g) amendments funding one time equi...

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