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File #: 181706    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. 2018-19 Grant Analysis.pdf, 2. Operating Grant
Number
181706

Version
SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference

Sponsor
The Chair
Title
Substitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Health Department to accept and fund the Universal Newborn Screening Program from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services in the amount of $67,000. The purpose of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program is to screen every infant born in Wisconsin for hearing loss and that every child identified as having hearing loss has access to timely and appropriate diagnostic and intervention services.
BODY:
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services to screen newborns for hearing loss; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant program from 04/01/19 to 03/31/20 would cost $67,000 entirely provided by the grantor; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that application to the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services is authorized and the Health Department shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Milwaukee Code of Ordinances Section 304-81; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant parent account of the 2019 Special Revenue-Grant and Aid Projects Fund, the following amounts for the project titled Newborn Hearing Screening Grant:

Project/Grant GR0001900000
Fund 0150
Org 9990
Program 0001
Budget Year 0000
Subclass R999
Account 000600
Project Grantor Share
Amount $67,000

2. Create the necessary Special Revenue Fund - Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project Levels; budget to these Project/Grant values the amounts required under the grant agreement; and be it

Further Resolved, That...

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