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File #: ID-4793    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/1/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Enactment date: 8/18/2022 Enactment #: 330-22
Title: RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND THE SULLIVAN COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THE HEAP PROGRAM
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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND THE SULLIVAN COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THE HEAP PROGRAM

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If Resolution requires expenditure of County Funds, provide the following information:
Amount to be authorized by Resolution: $15,000
Are funds already budgeted? Yes
Specify Compliance with Procurement Procedures: 140-3.4
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WHEREAS, the County of Sullivan, through the Department of Social Services requires a service agreement with a qualified provider to comply with Social Service Law of the State of New York and the rules and regulations of Title 18 NYCRR, Part 393, specifically that the County of Sullivan shall provide for a comprehensive program of assistance and care to supply the basic needs of those eligible individuals living within the county who qualify for need assistance, and care; and
WHEREAS, a high volume of applications must be screened and processed for the County's Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) in order to provide services in a timely manner; and
WHEREAS, the Sullivan County Office for the Aging has qualified, available, and willing staff to provide the services for this purpose; and
WHEREAS, the Sullivan County Office for the Aging in consultation with the Sullivan County Department of Social Services has agreed to provide HEAP services for the period of October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023; and
WHEREAS, the Sullivan County Office for the Aging has agreed to provide these services for $15,000 for up to 600 complete applications and for a fee of $25.00 per application for any application beyond the initial 600.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Legislature does hereby authorize the County Manager to execute an agreement between the Department of Social Services and the Sullivan County Office for the ...

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