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AI- 3467   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 06/27/2012  
Nurse Family Partnership Program - Health District
Submitted By: Tyner Little, Commissioners Court Admin
Department: Commissioners Court Admin  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider authorizing the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to enter into a contract with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the Texas Nurse-Family Partnership Program providing for a nurse-led maternal health and home visitation program for the period of May 23, 2012 to August 31, 2013 with funding in the amount of $319,806 for FY 2012 and $605,854 for FY 2013; and create and unfreeze 7 positions to include 1 Public Health Manager (Grade H56, salary range $40,093 to $69,613), 5 Public Health Nurses (Grade H54, salary range $33,286 to $57,844) and 1 Management Assistant (Grade H17, salary range $29,011 to $46,340); authorize Annette Rodriguez, M.P.H., Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District, to sign on behalf of Nueces County.   
BACKGROUND
The contract will introduce vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses through a home visitation program that starts during 28 weeks of pregnancy. This nurse-led maternal health and home visitation program partners low-income, first-time moms with maternal and child health nurses. Resulting in a trusted relationship that gives these moms the support they need to have a health pregnancy, improve their child’s health and development, and become more economically self-sufficient.
DISCUSSION
The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District is in receipt of Contract No. HHSC 529-12-0066 with HHSC to provide funding for a nurse-led maternal health and home visitation program to improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development, reduce child abuse and neglect, reduce domestic violence among participants and improve family economic self-sufficiency and stability.  Create and unfreeze seven (7) positions, 90% grant funded and 10% local in-kind match.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
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Fund Transfers
Fiscal Impact:
FY2012 Funding:
Grant - $287,825
Local In-Kind Match - $31,981
TOTAL - $319,806 FY2012

FY2013 Funding:
Grant - $545,269
Local In-Kind Match - $60,585
TOTAL - $605,854 FY2013

FY2012-FY2013 Total Funding - $925,660


Attachments
Nurse Family Partnership contract
Contract Exhibits
Data Use agreement
2012 Budget
2013 Budget

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