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File #: 54251    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Community Development Division (CDD) to conduct a Request for Proposals process, and formulate funding allocation recommendations to the Mayor and Common Council, around early childhood services for use of funds beginning on January 1, 202
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2019 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00103
Title: Authorizing the Community Development Division (CDD) to conduct a Request for Proposals process, and formulate funding allocation recommendations to the Mayor and Common Council, around early childhood services for use of funds beginning on January 1, 2020.
Sponsors: Michael J. Tierney
Attachments: 1. CDD RFP Guidelines Early Childhood Funding 2019 DRAFT 1-2-19.pdf
Fiscal Note
FISCAL NOTE PENDING
Title
Authorizing the Community Development Division (CDD) to conduct a Request for Proposals process, and formulate funding allocation recommendations to the Mayor and Common Council, around early childhood services for use of funds beginning on January 1, 2020.
Body
WHEREAS, the Community Development Division, in consultation with the Early Childhood Care and Education Committee, is responsible for formulating recommendations to the Mayor and Common Council regarding the use of City administered resources budgeted for ensuring the quality and availability of child care; and

WHEREAS, MGO 3.12(10)(a) states that the Child Care Unit was established “to protect the growth, development, happiness and health of young children; to provide referral and supportive services to child care consumers and providers; and to provide assistance to those families with the greatest human and economic need”; and

WHEREAS, MGO 3.12(10)(a)1.b. states that the Child Care Unit objectives include providing “a variety of support services to assist parents and child care providers who request such services in order to improve the quality and availability of child care services” and providing “financial assistance to those families, children, and child care providers with the greatest human and economic need”; and

WHEREAS, direct provision of child care, training and consultation services are essential to maintaining a system of high quality early care and education for the citizens of Madison; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has current contracts for similar early childhood programs and services which will expire December 31, 2019 with the following agencies: Animal Crackers, Bridge Lake Point Waunona Neighborhood Center, Community Coordinated Child Care, Dane County Parent Council (dba REACH Dane), Goodman Community Center, Kennedy Heights Neighborhood Center, The Rainbow Project and The Respite Center; and

WHEREAS, a concept paper outlining the b...

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