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File #: 33037    Version: 1 Name: To adjust the Child Care Assistance income guidelines to keep them in line with the poverty guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and adopted by the State and to reflect inflationary increases.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/5/2014 In control: EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: 2/25/2014 Final action: 3/18/2014
Enactment date: 3/19/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00194
Title: To adjust the Child Care Assistance income guidelines to keep them in line with the poverty guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and adopted by the State and to reflect inflationary increases.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb, Anita Weier, Shiva Bidar, Ledell Zellers
Fiscal Note
There is no net fiscal impact. This change would result in the redistribution of existing resources.
Title
To adjust the Child Care Assistance income guidelines to keep them in line with the poverty guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and adopted by the State and to reflect inflationary increases.
Body
WHEREAS, Section 3.12 (9)(g)6 of Madison General Ordinance provides that applications for child care tuition assistance under the program administered by the Community Services Office must meet income criteria established by the Common Council; and,

WHEREAS, the Common Council established such criteria by Resolution No. 36213, adopted October 7, 1980 and updated such criteria by Resolution No. 38801, adopted February 15, 1983; by Resolution No. 40336, adopted July 10, 1984, by Resolution No. 47219, adopted October 2, 1990; by Resolution No. 49841, adopted March 16, 1993; by Resolution No. 54617, adopted September 16, 1997; by Resolution No. 56429, adopted August 3, 1999; by Resolution No. 57403, adopted March 7, 2000; by Resolution No. 58521, adopted July 17, 2001; and by Resolution No. 59563, adopted July 2, 2002; by Resolution No. 61417, adopted April 20, 2004; and by Resolution Enactment No. RES-07-00321, adopted March 21, 2007; by Resolution Enactment No. RES-08-00413, adopted April 25, 2008; by Resolution Enactment No. RES-11-00884, adopted on October 21, 2011; by Resolution Enactment No. RES-12-00177, adopted on March 20, 2012; by Resolution Enactment No. RES-13-00177, adopted on March 19, 2013; and

WHEREAS, income criteria established on March 19, 2013 needs to be adjusted to allow for inflation and keep them at previously adopted guidelines; and,

WHEREAS, the following guidelines will provide assistance for families with income starting at 185% of the Federal Poverty Level; and,

WHEREAS the Early Childhood Care and Education Committee has reviewed this resolution and recommends that it will be ad...

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