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File #: 21-2700    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request for approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for authorization to use up to $6,000 in general and special revenue funds to address emergency needs of clients who receive services from the Harris County Community Youth Services Program. The Program would like to use funds to purchase Metro Cards, Furniture Vouchers, gift cards from HEB, Target and Walmart to address clients' emergency needs and to assist clients with rental and utility assistance as needed.
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Joel Levine, Executive Director, Harris County Resources for Children and Adults
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Prepared By: Rae Torres, Administrative Assistant, Harris County Community Youth Services

Subject: Funds for emergency services and supplies for FY 2021-2022
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Project ID (If applicable]:

Purpose and Request:
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Request for authorization to use up to $6,000 in general and special revenue funds to address emergency needs of clients who receive services from the Harris County Community Youth Services Program. The Program would like to use funds to purchase Metro Cards, Furniture Vouchers, gift cards from HEB, Target and Walmart to address clients' emergency needs and to assist clients with rental and utility assistance as needed.
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Background and Discussion:
The Program would like to use funds to better serve and meet the needs of our clients throughout the Harris County area. The Harris County Community Youth Service Program serves in 14 school districts throughout the Harris County area.

Fiscal Impact:
These emergency funds are covered from existing budget allocation.

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
$6,000
$6,000
$18,000
Additional Appropriation Requested



Total Expenditures
$6,000
$6,000
$18,000
Funding Sources



Existing Department Budget
$6,000
$6,000
$18,000
Please Identify Funding Source (General Fund, PIC, Special Revenue, Grant, Etc.)
General Funds, special revenue


[INSERT FUNDING SOURCE HERE]*



Total Sources
$6,000
$6,000
$18,000


Alternatives:
There are no other viable alternatives for these services.

Alignment with Strategic Objective:
Our mission is to improve the lives of youth and their families through advocacy, education and personal empowerment. We provide free and voluntarily services to youth a...

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