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File #: 21-0965    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: Council Work Session
On agenda: 8/17/2021 Final action: 8/17/2021
Title: Budget Adjustment: Health Department's Request for Grant True-up and Time-Limited FTE Allocation for the COVID Contact Tracing Program Grant. 59 New Time-Limited FTEs and Reduction of $1,701,759. 2021 Remaining Grant is $5.6 Million
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. 22553 - HLT_YE01 COVID Contact Tracing Grant True up
Requested Agenda Date:
8/17/2021

Requested Agenda Title:
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Budget Adjustment: Health Department's Request for Grant True-up and Time-Limited FTE Allocation for the COVID Contact Tracing Program Grant. 59 New Time-Limited FTEs and Reduction of $1,701,759. 2021 Remaining Grant is $5.6 Million
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Requested Agenda Item Description: The Health Department received this grant and entered a pre-June budget adjustment #20937 ($7.2M) as a placeholder at the time. With the programming evolving and progressing, this request is to true up the needs funded by this grant in 2021 ($5.6M) and 2022 (4.4M).

This request will open 59 time-limited positions with the intent to hire the current temporary positions to fulfill the allocations. 51 will be contact tracers to support contact tracing during the upcoming school year, work sites, long term care facilities, and other congregate settings. 8 will be leads that will provide direction in on-going contact tracing efforts under the overall direction of current Health staff.

The grant fund is projected to be exhausted by mid-2022. Health Department intends to request additional appropriation as needed in 2022 should the pandemic continues beyond mid-2022.

Requested Action: Discussion - Vote Needed

Presenter(s) (with titles): Brad Kendrick Budget and Policy Analyst

Time Needed: Less than 5 MINS

Is this Item Time-Sensitive and/or Requesting a Time-Certain? No

Requesting Staff Member: Dr. Angela Dunn

Are Supporting Documents Needed for this Agenda Item Request? Yes

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