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File #: 18-0528    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 5/7/2018 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 6/11/2018 Final action:
Title: A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures in the General Government Special Revenue Fund based on a letter of intent from United States of America to award funding for the "Head Start Grant FY 2018-19" program. Appropriates $7,350,918.40 of the Federal Head Start grant to operate the Denver Great Kids Head Start program through the Office of Children's Affairs serving 1,153 children (201842237). The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 5-16-18.
Indexes: Shelley Smith
Attachments: 1. BR18 0528 OCA DGKHS 2018-2019, 2. CB18-0528 Bill_OCA Head Start FY18-19_LOI, 3. 18-0528_Filled Bill_OCA Head Start FY18-19, 4. 18-0528 - signed, 5. 18-0528 Filed for an ordinance authorizing expenditures in General Govt Special Revenue Fund

Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

 

Date Submitted: 5-8-18

 

Requesting Agency: Office of Children’s Affairs

 

Item Title & Description:

(Do not delete the following instructions)

These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney’s Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

 

Both the title and description must be entered between the red “title” and “body” below.  Do not at any time delete the red “title” or “body” markers from this template.

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A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures in the General Government Special Revenue Fund based on a letter of intent from United States of America to award funding for the “Head Start Grant FY 2018-19” program.

Appropriates $7,350,918.40 of the Federal Head Start grant to operate the Denver Great Kids Head Start program through the Office of Children’s Affairs serving 1,153 children (201842237).  The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 5-16-18.

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Affected Council District(s) or citywide?

 

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:

Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

The United States Department of Health and Human Services - Administration for Children and Families has awarded Grant Number 08CH1119 in the amount of $9,188,648.00 to the City and County of Denver - Office of Children’s Affairs to operate the Federal Head Start program and provide services to 1,153 children in its established service area.  This appropriation will provide 80% percent of funding based upon a letter of intent to allow the Office of Children’s Affairs to award funds to all sub-recipients.  The Budget and Management Office has approved this appropriation request. The contract term is for July 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2019. Upon receipt of the award letter, the Office of Children’s Affairs will request appropriation of the final 20 percent. It is anticipated that the official award notification will be received prior to the program year starting. The appropriation requested is to assure that the contracts will be in place on the first day of the program year.

 

Address/Location (if applicable):

 

Legal Description (if applicable):

 

Denver Revised Municipal Code (D.R.M.C.) Citation (if applicable):

 

Draft Bill Attached?