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File #: 26485    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing up to $150,000 of CDBG funds to support Access Community Health Center’s acquisition of land at The Village on Park to construct a new South Side Clinic to expand services and capacity in its current vicinity.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/24/2012 In control: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action: 7/3/2012
Enactment date: 7/5/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00491
Title: Authorizing up to $150,000 of CDBG funds to support Access Community Health Center’s acquisition of land at The Village on Park to construct a new South Side Clinic to expand services and capacity in its current vicinity.
Sponsors: Tim Bruer, Lauren Cnare, Matthew J. Phair
Attachments: 1. Access South Clinic App 6-2012.pdf, 2. Access Comm Health Comm Facility 2012 Staff Review.pdf, 3. Amended Sub SMNP Res 00300.pdf, 4. Villager Site and Master Plan res 02353.pdf
Fiscal Note
Sufficient Federal CDBG funds of $150,000 are available for this project within the Community Development Division’s Acquisition/Rehab Reserve Fund, which was authorized as part of the Division’s 2012 Adopted Operating Budget. This is a zero interest loan with a deferred repayment. The use of CDBG funds will have no impact on the local levy.
Title
Authorizing up to $150,000 of CDBG funds to support Access Community Health Center’s acquisition of land at The Village on Park to construct a new South Side Clinic to expand services and capacity in its current vicinity.
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Access Community Health Centers is a Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides health care services to low-income, underserved individuals located in areas where care is most needed. Access patients are generally either covered by Medicaid or uninsured. Patients without health insurance are treated on a sliding-fee scale based on income.

Access Community Health Centers proposes to construct a new South Side clinic to add dental, pharmacy, and x-ray services and expand medical and behavioral health services. South Madison continues to have significantly lower incomes and higher poverty rates than the City of Madison, therefore demonstrating a considerable unmet need for these services in this area.

ACTION:
WHEREAS, the Common Council previously adopted the South Madison Neighborhood Plan on January 18, 2005 (Resolution # RES-05-00300, #36588); and

WHEREAS, the top priority in the South Madison Neighborhood Plan was to redevelop the Villager Mall-Comstock Tire site with high quality, commercial redevelopment that would result in new employment opportunities, improved service facilities, and improved pedestrian circulation; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council previously adopted the CDA’s Villager Site Development and Master Plan as a supplement to the adopted South Madison Neighborhood Plan on February 2, 2006 (Resolution # RES-06-00111, Legislative ID #02353); and

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