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File #: 21-1774    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request for approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/20/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by Public Health Services for approval of two months of operational funding from May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021, for the COVID-19 response in the aggregate amount of $18.7 million.
Attachments: 1. 0427_HCPH_COVID_PIC Fund Request
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To:                                                               Harris County Commissioners Court

 

Through:                                          Gwen J. Sims, Interim Executive Director, Public Health Services

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Prepared By:                                          William Hudson, Director, Office of Financial and Support Services

 

Subject:                                           COVID-19 PIC Fund Request

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Purpose and Request:

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Request by Public Health Services for approval of two months of operational funding from May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021, for the COVID-19 response in the aggregate amount of $18.7 million.

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Background and Discussion:

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has been formally responding to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020. Among other services, HCPH is currently providing COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, and contact tracing.

 

Fiscal Impact:

The funds are requested from the Public Improvement Contingency (PIC) fund.  With the notable exception of contact tracing, all of the requested funding is potentially FEMA reimbursable. This means ~90% of our request is potentially FEMA reimbursable.

 

 

Fiscal Summary

 Expenditures

FY 20-21

FY 21-22 Projected

Future Years Projected [3 additional years]

Service Impacted:  COVID-19 Response

 

 

 

Existing Budget

$101.20 million

$0.00

 

Additional Appropriation Requested

$0.00

$18.70 million

 

Total Expenditures

$101.20 million

$18.70 million

 

Funding Sources

 

 

 

Existing Department Budget

 

 

 

Please Identify Funding Source (General Fund, PIC, Special Revenue, Grant, Etc.)

 

 

 

[INSERT FUNDING SOURCE HERE]*

PIC

PIC

 

Total Sources

 

 

 

 

Alternatives:

 N/A

 

Alignment with Strategic Objective:

SO23 Reduce Cases of Preventable Infectious Diseases

SO29 Increase Reported Levels of Preparedness in Communities

 

Attachments:

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