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For Meeting of:
March 28, 2016
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Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

FY2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Service agreement between the City of Orlando and Harbor House of Central Florida Inc.


On July 27, 2015, City Council approved as part of the FY2015-2016 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development programs, a request from Harbor House of Central Florida Inc., for CDBG Public Service funding in the amount of Thirty-Eight Thousand Dollars ($38,000).  The requested funds will be used to provide for the salary and fringe benefits of one full-time equivalent advocate.  The advocate(s) will provide emergency intervention to an estimated 6,500 callers attempting to flee domestic abuse.

Harbor House is a private not-for-profit corporation that provides safe shelter, a 24- hour crisis hotline, counseling, legal advocacy and justice for thousands of domestic violence survivors and their children each year. They are the only state-certified domestic violence center in Orange County. 

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: Program Year 2015 HUD - Community Development Block Grant funding for this project was approved on 7/27/2015 as part of the Annual Action Plan.

Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreement with Harbor House of Central Florida, Inc. in the amount of$38,000 after review of the documents by the City Attorney's office.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Linda Rhinesmith
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 3/18/2016 12:08 PM
Grants 3/18/2016 4:30 PM
City Clerk 3/21/2016 10:57 AM

Name: Description: Type:
Fiscal_Impact_Statement_(1).docx Fiscal Impact Statement Backup Material
Agreement_$38_000_3-16-2016.pdf Public Services Agreement Backup Material

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