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Citizens' Budget Committee (View All)

Social Services Grant Allocations

Minutes
Thursday, March 13, 2003

Economic and Cultural Development Grant Presentations

Social Services Grant Presentations

Agenda

March 13, 2003, 4:00pm

Civic Center, Council Chambers, 1175 East Main Street

CALL TO ORDER

This meeting is continued from March 12, 2003. Committee Member Silbiger called the meeting to order at 4:08pm.

ROLL CALL

Present: Committee Members Cate Hartzell, John Morrison, Ray Olsen, Russ Silbiger and Jacquie Christensen

Absent: Committee Members Alex Amarotico and Chris Hearn

Staff: Finance Director Lee Tuneberg and Administrative Assistant Kirsten Bakke

OPENING

Lee Tuneberg Finance Director began by saying the record showed that Chris Hearn was absent, but his proposed distributions were included in the spreadsheet showing the Committee’s proposed allocations. He then read the Committee averages for all applicants. The Committee agreed to adjust Chris Hearn’s $11,000 overage by changing his $25,000 proposed allocation to $13,900 for ICCA. The Committee discussed the allocation process.

PUBLIC INPUT

Silbiger opened the meeting for public comment, being there was none the public portion was closed.

DISCUSSION

Hartzell talked about her process and the importance of meeting the basic safety net needs. She focused on two categories basic safety net needs and prevention. The Committee discussed distribution choices.

ALLOCATIONS

Olsen/Christensen m/s to accept the proposed allocations. Voice Vote: ALL AYES.

The Committee discussed recommendations and agreed on the following proposed allocations for the Social Services Grants for fiscal year 2003-04 (See next page).

FY03-04 Social Services Grants
Subcommittee Proposals
   
  Proposed
Grant Applicant 2003-04
ACCESS, Inc. $ 5,000
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. 2,500
Center for NonProfit Legal Services, Inc. 5,000
Children's Dental Clinic of JC 1,750
Community Health Center 30,000
Community Works - Dunn House 19,000
Community Works - Help Line 8,000
Community Works - Parent Education 2,000
Community Works - Rape Crisis 2,700
Community Works - The Grove -
Community Works - Personal Safety 1,300
ICCA 15,000
JC Children's Advocacy Center 3,000
Mediation Works 2,400
Ontrack, Inc. 2,000
Planned Parenthood of SW Oregon 1,750
RV Manor - Senior Volunteer 1,500
RV Manor - Foster Grandparent 1,000
SDS RVCOG Food & Friends 1,500
Southern Oregon Drug Awareness -
Women's Transition Committee -
Total Proposed Allocations $ 105,400

The Committee discussed the recommendation of a new resolution that would make additional funds available from the General Fund to supplement safety net services.

Olsen/Hartzell m/s to recommend to council that they by resolution or some other means allocate for FY03-04 and FY04-05 $25,000 per year from the General Fund to go for additional safety net services as prompted by current economic conditions as listed below with an inflationary factor for the second year:

CASA of Jackson County, Inc. $500
Community Works - The Grove 10,000
ICCA 10,000
JC Children's Advocacy Center 500
Mediation Works 500
Planned Parenthood of SW Oregon 1,000
RV Manor - Senior Volunteer 500
Women's Transition Committee 2,000
  $ 25,000

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 6:24pm.

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