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CL- 1490 Consent Agenda   Item #:   E.    
City Council Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 09/18/2018  
Subject:    Older Americans Act Grant FY2019
From: William Sgrinia

COUNCIL ACTION
First Reading:     09/04/2018
Final Adoption:   09/18/2018
SUMMARY
Each year, the City applies for Older Americans Act funds and Virginia General Assembly funds from the Southern Area Agency on Aging to provide transportation services for senior citizens, age sixty and over, residing in the City of Danville.  Last year, Danville Parks and Recreation's Senior Transportation Services provided 432 Danville seniors, 19,317 one-way trips, thanks to this grant funded by Southern Area Agency on Aging.
BACKGROUND
The Department of Parks and Recreation is requesting the appropriation of Title III-B Older Americans Act Grant funds for federal year October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019, in the amounts of $65,571 from Title III-B funds, $23,281 from the Virginia General Assembly, and Program Income of $2,000 for transportation services.

This Ordinance includes appropriations for in-kind services for Title III-B Older Americans Act Grant in the amount of $522,297.  This charge is appropriated in the General Fund as well. The appropriation for in-kind service is necessary for administrative and reporting purposes and includes in-kind revenues and equal in-kind expenditures in the Special Grants Fund.
RECOMMENDATION
It is recommended that City Council approve the attached Ordinance appropriating the Title III-B Older Americans Act Grant funds from the Southern Area Agency on Aging for FY 2019.

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Ordinance

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