4. C. 3.
Commissioners Court - Regular
Cost-Share Agreement for Better Living for Texans
Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Authorize execution of Cost-Share Matching Funds Commitment and Space Match Requirements for the Better Living for Texans Reimbursement Program.
The Better Living for Texans Reimbursement Program has been made available through the Texas Department of Human Services and the Southwest Regional Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. The purpose of this program is to help limited-resource families with education to learn knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to maximize their resources for food security, have nutritionally sound diets, and to improve their health status and quality of life. The Nueces County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service currently has funding from federal dollars at approximately $62,800.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has two full-time program assistant positions to conduct educational programs in Nueces County for food stamp, food stamp eligible, and limited-resource families. Funding for this program in the amount of approximately $62,800 per year will continue indefinitely as long as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service can provide public, non-federal in-kind match.
The County’s portion of the in-kind match contribution would be a percentage of personnel time from two County departments: Family & Consumer Sciences and the Agriculture Extension office. The personnel costs total about $8,164 for 435 hours (5 employees). These hours are reflected on the Cost-Share (Matching) Funds Commitment form.
Also as match, the County uses office space which is occupied by the two Better Living for Texans program assistants. The size of the office space is listed on the Space Match Measurements form.
There is no cash match required for this grant.
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