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File #: 19-1231A    Version: 1
Type: Contract/Agreement Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2019 Department: Human Services
On agenda: 9/12/2019 Final action: 9/12/2019
Title: First Option of Renewal and Fourth Amendment to the agreement with Neighborly Care Network, Inc. for food and nutrition services.
Attachments: 1. FE Renewal and 4th Amendment to Agreement with Neighborly Care Network, 2. FY20 neighborly Contract signed by provider
Related files: 18-1134D, 18-1709A, 16-505D, 17-947D, 19-2268A, 19-440D



First Option of Renewal and Fourth Amendment to the agreement with Neighborly Care Network, Inc. for food and nutrition services.



Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval of the First Option of Renewal and Fourth Amendment to the agreement with Neighborly Care Network, Inc. (Neighborly) to provide additional food and nutrition services through the Meals on Wheels program.


                     The Renewal is part of the Social Action Funding program and provides funding for food/nutritional services for an aging population.

                     The Social Action Funding recommendations were approved by the Board of County Commissioners (Board) on June 21, 2016.

                     The Fourth Amendment continues to support the funding increase of $200,000.00 to Neighborly approved by the Board in Fiscal Year 2019 as a recurring item within Human Services’ annual budget for home delivered meals for seniors.

                     The total not-to-exceed amount is $296,000.00, beginning October 1, 2019, and expiring on September 30, 2020. 



Strategic Plan:

Ensure Public Health, Safety, and Welfare
2.1 Provide planning, coordination, prevention, and protective services to ensure a safe and secure community
2.2 Be a facilitator, convener, and purchaser of services for those in need
2.4 Support programs that seek to prevent and remedy the causes of homelessness and move individuals and families from homelessness to permanent housing

Deliver First Class Services to the Public and Our Customers
5.1 Maximize partner relationships and public outreach
5.2 Be responsible stewards of the public’s resources
5.3 Ensure effective and efficient delivery of county services and support



This Agreement provides funding to Neighborly to support the Meals on Wheels program.  The Renewal for Neighborly Care Network reflects the Social Action funding recommendations approved by the Board on June 21, 2016. The program addresses the priority area of food/nutritional services for an aging population. The Amendment provides increased funding to Neighborly to support additional capacity within the program.


Background Information:

Social Action Grants are available to qualified non-profit social service organizations desiring to provide services to homeless and low income residents of Pinellas County to address their health, economic and social well-being.

Neighborly provides food and nutritional services to homebound seniors age 60 and older in Pinellas County. Neighborly currently receives $296,000.00 from Pinellas County to provide food/nutrition services through Meals on Wheels and senior lunch programs. Through the Social Action program they were awarded $96,000.00 per year. In FY19 the Board provided an additional recurring $200,000.00 to help increase program capacity and serve some of the seniors on a waitlist. This amendment will allow Neighborly keep the service levels the same providing approximately 44,100 meals for seniors at $6.71 per meal.


Fiscal Impact:

Funding in an amount not to exceed $296,000.00 has been included in the FY20 Proposed Budget for this purpose.


Fourth Amendment: $200,000.00

Original Agreement: $96,000.00

Total not-to-exceed amount for FY20: $296,000.00


Staff Member Responsible:

Daisy Rodriguez, Director, Human Services



Neighborly Care Network