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File #: 18-4868    Version: 1 Name: Grant Application - Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 8/9/2018 In control: Park and Recreation
On agenda: 9/5/2018 Final action:
Title: : Grant Application - Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
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Title:

Grant Application - Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

 

Summary

ACTION:

1.                     Approve a grant application of up to $13,000 for a Senior Health Insurance Information Program Grant (SHIIP)

 

2.                     If awarded, recognize, receive and appropriate such funds

 

 

Staff Contact:                      Terri Stowers - Division Director, Park and Recreation

 

 

Presentation                     No                                          

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation (MCPR) Department is requesting approval to apply for and receive, if awarded, a Senior Health Insurance Information Program grant up to $13,000.  The grant awards will be distributed in FY2019 and will be used to continue existing Medicare Education and Counseling Services offered in all three MCPR Senior Centers, Levine Senior Center, some MCPR recreation centers, churches and senior living locations. No match is required for these funds. Application for the grant must be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Insurance by September 15, 2018.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

N/A

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT

Increase in federal revenue and associated expenses in the General Fund (G001) for FY19 up to $13,000