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File #: 21-496    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/11/2021 In control: Office of Community Care
On agenda: 4/28/2021 Final action:
Title: Authorize the (1) receipt of additional funding under the five year contract with Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) (Contract No. HHS000802300001, CFDA Nos. 10.557 and 10.561) for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to (a) revise the budget to allow for the acceptance of additional grant funds to increase the FY 2021 allocation in the amount of $1,912,511.00, from $13,601,737.00 to $15,514,248.00, and to (b) distribute additional funds in the amount of $1,316,011.00 in the FY 2021 WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children Grant Fund and in the amount of $596,500.00 in the FY 2021 WIC Program - COVID Extra Funding Fund for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021; and (2) execution and agreement to all terms and conditions of any contract amendment or other document required to receive such additional funding - Not to exceed $1,912,511.00, from $13,601,737.00 to $15,514,248.00 - Financing: Health and Human Services Com...
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Attachment A
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Human and Social Needs
AGENDA DATE: April 28, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Community Care
EXECUTIVE: Kimberly Bizor Tolbert
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SUBJECT

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Authorize the (1) receipt of additional funding under the five year contract with Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) (Contract No. HHS000802300001, CFDA Nos. 10.557 and 10.561) for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to (a) revise the budget to allow for the acceptance of additional grant funds to increase the FY 2021 allocation in the amount of $1,912,511.00, from $13,601,737.00 to $15,514,248.00, and to (b) distribute additional funds in the amount of $1,316,011.00 in the FY 2021 WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children Grant Fund and in the amount of $596,500.00 in the FY 2021 WIC Program - COVID Extra Funding Fund for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021; and (2) execution and agreement to all terms and conditions of any contract amendment or other document required to receive such additional funding - Not to exceed $1,912,511.00, from $13,601,737.00 to $15,514,248.00 - Financing: Health and Human Services Commission Grant Funds

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BACKGROUND

Since 1974, the HHSC, previously referred to as the Department of State Health Services, has funded the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in Dallas. The WIC Program provides nutritious food, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health and social services. The program serves infants, children under age 5, and pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women. WIC is a United States Department of Agriculture program administered in Texas by the Health and Human Services Commission. In Dallas County, the WIC Program is administered by the City of Dallas, Office of Community Care.

The WIC Program was established as a resp...

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