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File #: 57265    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to amend a contract with YWCA Madison to use an additional $3,356 in state EHH funds
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2019 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Enactment date: 9/23/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00682
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to amend a contract with YWCA Madison to use an additional $3,356 in state EHH funds
Sponsors: Christian A. Albouras, Samba Baldeh, Zachary Henak
Attachments: 1. Memo-Amend YWCA contract 57265.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes increasing the family shelter operations contract with YWCA Madison by $3,356. No additional City appropriation is required. The proposed resolution reprograms $3,356 of unutilized Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds from The Road Home Dane County to YWCA Madison for eligible emergency shelter operations. The Homeless Services Consortium Board of Directors Executive Committee has approved the reprogramming of the unutilized funds.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to amend a contract with YWCA Madison to use an additional $3,356 in state EHH funds
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Background:

The City of Madison works closely with Dane County Continuum of Care (CoC) member agencies that serve people experiencing homelessness and those at risk of becoming homeless, and provides leadership and administrative support to the group. This collaborative work includes the City's administration of the State of Wisconsin EHH grant (EHH) on behalf of the Dane County CoC. EHH funds combine the HUD Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), State of Wisconsin Homeless Prevention Program (HPP) and Housing Assistance Program (HAP), and support the following eligible activities: emergency shelter, street outreach, homeless prevention, rapid re-housing program, other housing programs, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), and administration. The State Department of Administration's Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources ("the State") annually distributes available funds among four Wisconsin Continua of Care (CoC): Dane, Milwaukee, Racine, and Balance of State CoCs.

The Dane County CoC was awarded a total of $594,270 in EHH funds for the 2018-2019 grant cycle which ends on September 30, 2019. Following the notice of award, the City entered into contracts with the nonprofit agencies approved by the CoC Board of Directors.

The Road Home Dane County was unable to spend the entire balance of their awarded ESG funds due to delayed openi...

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