Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0670    Version: 1 Name: Harm Reduction Grant
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2022 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Public Health grant and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $131,065.33 for the Harm Reduction Community Linkages grant.
Attachments: 1. BOHPREHarmReduction
Title
Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Public Health grant and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $131,065.33 for the Harm Reduction Community Linkages grant.

Staff Summary
* The $131,065.33 Illinois Department of Public Health grant will fund new staff, medical supplies, printing, indirect expenses, and offset existing staff salaries and fringe benefits.
* The $131,065.33 in additional grant funding has not been previously appropriated because the grant resources were secured after the County's adoption of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget.
* The grant award will be for the period September 1, 2021, through August 31, 2022.
* If funding for this program ends, and new funding is not secured, the program and position will be eliminated.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center has received a grant increase delivered by our Prevention Unit; and

WHEREAS, these dollars will provide a legitimate increase in services to Lake County with no impact on local taxes; and

WHEREAS, this grant will be used for one new position that will be eliminated if or when this grant's funding is no longer available and no other funding source outside of property tax dollars has been identified; and

WHEREAS, this grant amount totaling $131,065.33 has not been previously appropriated, having been awarded after adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget; and

WHEREAS, the proposed appropriation will be fully offset by the above referenced items thereby not requiring the expenditure of local tax revenue.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that an emergency appropriation in the amount of $131,065.33 is hereby authorized in the Health Department budget as identified on the listing of expense and revenue budget modifications attached hereto and made part hereof; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the revenue budgets as identified on the attached listing be mod...

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