Lake County, IL
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File #: 11-1329    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution accepting a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County to provide dental service assistance to veterans of Lake County and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $50,000.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2011 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/17/2012
Title: Joint resolution accepting a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County to provide dental service assistance to veterans of Lake County and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $50,000.
Title
Joint resolution accepting a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County to provide dental service assistance to veterans of Lake County and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $50,000.

Staff Summary
· The Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County awarded a grant of $50,000 to provide dental services to veterans of Lake County.
· Dental assistance is already provided by the Veterans Assistance Commission; however, the additional grant revenue will allow more veterans to benefit from this service.
· The grant will expire November 20, 2012.
Body
WHEREAS, the Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC) of Lake County has been approved for a one-time grant totaling $50,000 from the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County to provide additional funding assistance to veteran's of Lake County for dental services; and

WHEREAS, the VAC of Lake County currently provides general assistance to veterans through its budgeted Assistance to Veterans account; and

WHEREAS, additional funding is necessary to meet the demonstrated need for dental services for Lake County veterans; and

WHEREAS, the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County has extended a one-time grant agreement through November 20, 2012 to assist with this need, with no requirement of matching county funds; and

WHEREAS, the VAC has established guidelines for the proper distribution of funds and payment of dental services; and

WHEREAS, an emergency appropriation is necessary to formally accept this grant agreement for $50,000 associated with Revenue Account 208-3700010-45333-000-000-000-00000 and Expense Account 208-3700010-71340-000-000-000-00000; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois that the acceptance and execution of a one-time $50,000 grant agreement through November 20, 2012 by the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County grant to the Lake County Veterans Assistance Commission is hereby approved to provi...

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