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File #: 56848    Version: 1 Name: Approving the allocation of up to $47,900 in funding authorized for use in 2019 for senior case management and/or senior activities programming for Madison’s South East Asian senior population, and up to $115,000 in 2020 (provided that sufficient funds ar
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/30/2019 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Enactment date: 9/6/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00627
Title: Approving the allocation of up to $47,900 in funding authorized for use in 2019 for senior case management and/or senior activities programming for Madison’s South East Asian senior population, and up to $115,000 in 2020 (provided that sufficient funds are authorized in the 2020 budget), to the organizations and in the amounts specified, and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into contractual agreements with those organizations.
Sponsors: Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. Staff Memo 7-24-19.pdf, 2. SEA Res draft3.pdf, 3. Staff Memo 7-15-19.pdf, 4. Application Scoring.pdf, 5. Freedom Inc App.pdf, 6. The Hmong Institute App.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes allocating up to $23,950 to both Freedom, Inc. and the Hmong Institute, totaling $47,900, to support senior activities programming for South East Asian seniors in 2019 and authorizes another $57,500 each to the same contractors, totaling $115,000, for the same services in 2020. The 2019 adopted operating budget includes $100,000 to support senior programming for South East Asian seniors; no additional City appropriation is required. The Community Development Division’s 2020 operating budget request includes community agency contract funding for the $115,000 total for 2020. The $115,000 contract amount for 2020 is subject to Common Council approval of the 2020 operating budet.
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Approving the allocation of up to $47,900 in funding authorized for use in 2019 for senior case management and/or senior activities programming for Madison’s South East Asian senior population, and up to $115,000 in 2020 (provided that sufficient funds are authorized in the 2020 budget), to the organizations and in the amounts specified, and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into contractual agreements with those organizations.
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WHEREAS, the City of Madison is home to a significant population of South East Asian elders who continue to struggle with the effects of traumas inflicted in service to the United States and, who have benefitted from mental health and community programming provided through local partnerships and collaborations financed, in part, with City resources; and,

WHEREAS, in 2018, the City of Madison contracted with Journey Mental Health Center and provided $15,175 to support its Kajsiab House program for South East Asian Seniors to support case management services that were coordinated with mental health services provided by Journey Mental Health; and,

WHEREAS, in response to Journey Mental Health’s decision to discontinue its Kajsiab House programming in 2018, the Mayor proposed and the Common...

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