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File #: 57602    Version: 1 Name: There is no change in the total funding amount. This Resolution reprograms $40,000 in ESG funds from Catholic Charities Madison to Tenant Resource Center.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/25/2019 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action: 10/15/2019
Enactment date: 10/19/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00727
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contract amendment with Tenant Resource Center to use an additional $40,000 in state EHH funds
Sponsors: Christian A. Albouras, Samba Baldeh, Zachary Henak
Attachments: 1. Memo-Amend TRC contract for special allocation-9.23.19.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes amending the contract with the Tenant Resource Center by increasing the contracted amount by $40,000, funded by a special allocation from the 2019-2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), for mediation services. The special allocation from the HUD ESG funds was originally awarded to Catholic Charities for a rapid resolution program. This program will no longer be pursued by Catholic Charities and the $40,000 special allocation will now be transferred to the Tenant Resource Center. No additional City appropriation is required.
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Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contract amendment with Tenant Resource Center to use an additional $40,000 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 $603,960 in EHH funds for the 2019-2020 grant cycle, which included $40,000 in special allocation funds. Special allocation funds are awarded to CoCs that propose new projects that either serve new populations or offer ...

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