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File #: 21-4876    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by Public Health Services for approval to submit an application to Petco Love for grant funds in the amount of $55,000, with no required match, for the Petco Love/Animal Welfare Organization Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-4876.pdf
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Department: Public Health Services

 

Department Head/Elected Official: Barbie Robinson, Executive Director

 

Regular or Supplemental RCA:

Regular RCA

Supplemental RCA

 

Type of Request: Grant

 

Project ID (if applicable): N/A

Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

 

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):

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Request by Public Health Services for approval to submit an application to Petco Love for grant funds in the amount of $55,000, with no required match, for the Petco Love/Animal Welfare Organization Program.

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Background and Discussion:

Veterinary Public Health, a division of Public Health Services, provides veterinary care and adoption services for homeless pets, a low-cost pet clinic for the public, zoonotic disease surveillance, responsible pet ownership education, as well as animal control services in neighborhoods throughout unincorporated Harris County.

 

Expected Impact:

This funding is expected to improve the health and comfort of animals at Harris County Pets and support various shelter initiatives in striving for positive outcomes for animals. The funding will support the growth of critical Harris County Pets programs and activities such as foster care, animal enrichment, and volunteer engagement.

 

Alternative Options:

The alternate options for this funding would be to use our existing funding to continue providing the services listed above, but in a limited capacity.

 

Alignment with Goal(s):

Justice and Safety

Economic Opportunity

Housing

Public Health

 

 

Transportation

Flooding

Environment

Governance and Customer Service

 

Prior Court Action (if any): N/A

 

Location:

Address (if applicable list below):

 

 

Countywide

Precinct 1

Precinct 2

 

Precinct 3

Precinct 4

Fiscal and Personnel Summary

Service Name

- Pet Wellness

FY 21-22

Estimates

 

 

 

FY 22

Next 3 FYs

Incremental Expenditures

Labor Expenditures

-

-

-

Non-Labor Expenditures

-

55K

-

Total Incremental Expenditures

-

55K

-

Funding Sources (General Fund, PIC Fund, Debt or CP, Grants, or Other - Please Specify)

Existing Budget

General Fund

-

 

 

 

Grants

-

55K

 

 

Other - Special Revenue

-

 

 

Total Current Budget

-

-

-

Additional Budget Requested

-

-

-

-

 

-

-

-

-

 

-

-

-

-

Total Additional Budget Requested

-

-

-

Total Funding Sources

-

55K

 

Personnel (Fill out section only if requesting new PCNs)

Current Position Count for Service

-

-

-

Additional Positions Requested

-

-

-

Total Personnel

-

-

-

 

Anticipated Implementation Date: September 15, 2021

 

Emergency/Disaster Recovery Note:

Not an emergency, disaster recovery, or COVID-19 related item

 

Emergency Item

COVID-19 related Item

Disaster Recovery related Item

 

Contact(s) name, title, department: Gwen Sims, Deputy Director, Public Health Services

 

Attachments (if applicable): Request For Proposal