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AI- 4888   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 12/04/2013  
Emergency Food & Shelter Program Phase 31 Award
Submitted By: Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider the acceptance of a grant award for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 31 made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
BACKGROUND
The Federal Emergency Management Agency awards federal funds to counties throughout the country for the Emergency Food and Shelter National Program. United Way of the Coastal Bend serves as the administrative organization for the local board and requested for Nueces County Human Services to submit an application for the Phase 31 funding.
DISCUSSION
On October 23, 2013, Commissioners Court ratified the submission of a grant application on behalf of the Human Services Department to offer services that fall under the program guidelines. Funds are provided to supplement and expand ongoing efforts to provide shelter, food and supportive services for the hungry, homeless and people in economic crisis.

Nueces County was awarded $12,007 with no match required. The funds will be used by the Human Services Department and must be spent prior to March 31, 2014.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers

Attachments
EFSP Phase 31 Award Letter

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