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File #: 19-5507    Version: 1 Name: Grant Application - Senior Health Insurance Information Program (Park and Recreation)
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: Park and Recreation
On agenda: 6/18/2019 Final action:
Title: : Grant Application - Senior Health Insurance Information Program (Park and Recreation)
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Title:

Grant Application - Senior Health Insurance Information Program (Park and Recreation)

 

Summary

ACTION:

1.  Approve a grant application of up to $12,000 for a Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Grant

 

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

 

Staff Contact:                      Terri Stowers - Division Director of Community and Recreation Center Services

 

 

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 $12,000.  The grant awards will be distributed in FY2020 and will be used to continue existing Medicare Education and Counseling Services offered in three Mecklenburg County Senior Centers, the Levine Senior Center; and four traditional 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 August 15, 2019.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

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POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT

Increase in federal revenue and associated expenses in the General Fund (G001) for FY2020 up to $12,000