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File #: 53063    Version: Name: Substitute - Amending the 2018 Operating Budget to appropriate $40,000 from the Contingent Reserve for one-time only funding for the Kajsiab House.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/4/2018 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 9/25/2018 Final action: 9/25/2018
Enactment date: 9/28/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00673
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Amending the 2018 Adopted Operating Budget to transfer $40,000 from the Contingent Reserve to the Community Development Division in order to fund and authorize a non-competitive service contract with Anesis Therapy for the purpose of continuing mental health and community programming services to Madison’s Hmong and Cambodian community through the end of 2018.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Amanda Hall, Maurice S. Cheeks, Allen A. Arntsen, Arvina Martin, Matthew J. Phair, Samba Baldeh, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Michael E. Verveer, Keith Furman, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. 53063 v1.pdf, 2. Peng Her Sept 18 Correspondance.pdf, 3. Anesis Therapy Non-Competitive Selection Request - CC Approval Required September 2018.pdf, 4. 9/21/18 Email Kajsiab House_Supv Kuhn.pdf, 5. 53063v2.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a contract with Anesis Therapy to act as the fiscal agent continuing services at Kajsiab House. The proposed funding is one-time for 2018. City funds, along with anticipated funds from other local partners, will allow the service to continue through 2018. The current balance of the 2018 Contingent Reserve is $1,594,085; if adopted, the balance of the Contingent Reserve will be $1,554,085.
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SUBSTITUTE - Amending the 2018 Adopted Operating Budget to transfer $40,000 from the Contingent Reserve to the Community Development Division in order to fund and authorize a non-competitive service contract with Anesis Therapy for the purpose of continuing mental health and community programming services to Madison’s Hmong and Cambodian community through the end of 2018.
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WHEREAS, on August 7th 2018 Journey Mental Health announced it will cease providing services through its Kajsiab House and Cambodian program on September 28th 2018; and,

WHEREAS, Kajsiab House provides critical mental health and community based services to Madison’s Hmong and Cambodian community; and,

WHEREAS, support from the City, along with other local partners, will allow services to continue throughout the remainder of 2018; and,

WHEREAS, Anesis Therapy has been identified as the organization that will serve as the fiscal agent to receive City funds; and,

WHEREAS, there is not adequate time to conduct a request for proposals to identify a new operator without impacting services currently provided at Kajsiab House; and,

WHEREAS, MGO 4.26 requires Common Council approval of service contracts exceeding $25,000 if the contractor was not selected through a competitive selection process, and the reasons for selecting this contractor are set forth above and in the attached Noncompetitive Selection Request Form.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute a service contract Anesis Therapy for the purpose...

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