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File #: 20-190    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/22/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 4/28/2020 Final action:
Title: Consideration of Human Services Funding for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and an Amendment to FY2019-2020 Adopted Budget PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Carrboro Town Council to consider human services funding allocation recommendations for FY2020-2021 and to consider an amendment to the FY2019-2020 General Fund budget to appropriate these human services funds prior to FY2020-2021, to six (6) agencies impacted by COVID-19.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A Resolution Human Services Funding 4.28.20, 2. Attachment B Resolution General Fund Budget Amendment 4-28-2020, 3. Attachment C Recommendation Human Services Advisory Commission, 4. Attachment D FY21 Carrboro Human Services Recommendations, 5. Attachment E Early Funds Requests
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Consideration of Human Services Funding for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and an Amendment to FY2019-2020 Adopted Budget
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Carrboro Town Council to consider human services funding allocation recommendations for FY2020-2021 and to consider an amendment to the FY2019-2020 General Fund budget to appropriate these human services funds prior to FY2020-2021, to six (6) agencies impacted by COVID-19.
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DEPARTMENT: Housing and Community Services and Finance

CONTACT INFORMATION: Anne-Marie Vanaman, Management Assistant, 919-918-7321, amvanaman@townofcarrboro.org Rebecca Buzzard, Housing and Community Services Director, 919-918-7438, rbuzzard@townofcarrboro.org and Arche McAdoo, Finance Director, 918-7439.

INFORMATION: The Town Manager's draft FY20-21 recommended budget includes an appropriation of $270,000 to be distributed to local nonprofit agencies providing services to the residents of Carrboro. Over a period of several months, the applications for funding were reviewed by the Human Services Advisory Commission. There were a total of 49 applications received which requested a total of $443,440. The Human Services Advisory Commission's recommendation can be found as Attachment C and their recommended allocations in Attachment D.
COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the fiscal health of our community nonprofits, many of whom are on the frontlines providing critical services to Carrboro residents. As directed by the Manager, Town staff asked all human services agencies who are recommended for funding if an early disbursement of funds would help their agency. Six nonprofit agencies have requested to receive their FY20-21 funding early, in the current fiscal year. Their requests total $46,375. A list of these agencies can be found as Attachment E.
A budget amendment to the FY19-20 General Fund Adopted Budget is requested to appropriate $46,375 to these six agencies. The remainder of the agencies will receive their fu...

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