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File #: 18-1356A    Version: 1
Type: Grant Related Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2018 Department: Human Services
On agenda: 10/23/2018 Final action: 10/23/2018
Title: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund grant recommendations and agreement to fund seven non-profit agencies.
Attachments: 1. FE Grant Agreement with Non-Profit Agencies, 2. Gerard voting conflict form_10.23.2018, 3. Agreement - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund FY19, 4. 18-1356A - Risk Review Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund Grant Recommendations FINAL VEH.pdf, 5. SAAB Trust Fund Grant Recommendations FY19, 6. SAAB Meeting Minutes August 21, 2018

Subject:

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund grant recommendations and agreement to fund seven non-profit agencies.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approve the disbursement of funds from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund and the service funding agreement with listed agencies in accordance with the recommendations of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board (SAAB).

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Strategic Plan:

Ensure Public Health, Safety, and Welfare
2.2. Be a facilitator, convener, and purchaser of services for those in need.

 

Summary:

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund awards are disbursed annually to recipients who are licensed as substance abuse treatment providers with the Florida Department of Children and Families. 

The SAAB is the appointed oversight committee for the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund.  The SAAB has reviewed all requests for funding and recommended the following projects at their August 21, 2018 meeting, totaling $53,000.00:

1. Boley Centers
                                          Continued Morningside Flooring Replacement                     $9,000.00                     
2. Directions for Living
                     Therapeutic Supports for Clinical Care                                          $6,000.00                     
3. Family Resources
                     Energy efficient A/C and New Furniture                                          $6,000.00                     
4. Operation PAR
                                          Mattress and Crib Replacement                                                               $7,000.00
5. PEMHS
                                                               Safety Padding                                                                                                         $10,000.00
6. Suncoast Center
                                          Computer Technology Improvements                                          $8,000.00
7. Westcare
                                           Westcare Gulfcoast Readiness Project                                $7,000.00

 

Background Information:

Funding is generated from court fees as outlined in Chapter 893.165 of the Florida Statutes that provides for an assistance grant process for allocation. 

Each year, the County holds a competitive process to solicit applications for the Trust Fund. Funds must be used for one-time only, non-recurring expenditures such as equipment, special projects, training, renovations and formalized prevention activities

 

Fiscal Impact:

The contract amount of $53,000 has been included in the FY19 Budget. The funds are generated from the collection of $15.00 court fees as defined under Chapters 938.23 and 893.165, Florida Statutes.

 

 

 

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Daisy Rodriguez, Director, Human Services

 

Partners:

Substance Abuse Advisory Board
Boley Centers, Inc.
Directions for Mental Health, Inc. d/b/a Directions for Living
Family Resources, Inc.
Operation PAR, Inc.
Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services, Inc. (PEMHS)
Suncoast Center, Inc.
Westcare Gulfcoast-Florida, Inc.

 

Attachments:

Agreement - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund FY19
SAAB Trust Fund Grant Recommendations FY19
SAAB Meeting Minutes August 21, 2018