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File #: 21-2702    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Awards Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the Office of Elections Administrator for approval to accept grant funds from Houston Endowment, Inc., in the amount of $1,000,000 for project support toward increasing transparency, enhancing delivery of services utilizing data, and building internal training capacity of the Harris County Elections Administrator's Office.
Attachments: 1. 2702.pdf
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To:                                                               Harris County Commissioners Court

 

Through:                                          Isabel Longoria, Elections Administrator

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Prepared By:                                          Tyler James, Chief of Staff, Office of the Elections Administrator

 

Subject:                                           Request to accept grant funds from the Houston Endowment

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Project ID (If applicable]:

 

Purpose and Request:

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Request by the Office of Elections Administrator for approval to accept grant funds from Houston Endowment, Inc., in the amount of $1,000,000 for project support toward increasing transparency, enhancing delivery of services utilizing data, and building internal training capacity of the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office.

 

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Background and Discussion:

This funding will go towards providing enhancements at the Office of Elections Administrator and improving service delivery.

 

Fiscal Impact:

This grant will provide an additional $1,000,000 to the Office of Elections Administrator

 

Fiscal Summary

 Expenditures

FY 20-21

FY 21-22 Projected

Future Years Projected [3 additional years]

Service Impacted:  [Please provide service or division where expenditure will be used]*

 

 

 

Existing Budget

 

 

 

Additional Appropriation Requested

 

 

 

Total Expenditures

 

 

 

Funding Sources

 

 

 

Existing Department Budget

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

[Houston Endowment Grant]*

 

$1,000,000.00

 

Total Sources

 

$1,000,000.00

 

 

Alternatives:

N/A

 

Alignment with Strategic Objective:

This project supports the following Strategic Objectives:

                     G4-Create a departmental organizational realignment focused on streamlining service, maximizing outreach, and eliminating disparities in services and outcomes.

 

Attachments:

Cover Letter, Court Letter, Award