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File #: 200090    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution related 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. Grant Budget, 2. Grant Analysis, 3. Hearing Notice List

Number

200090

 

Version

ORIGINAL

 

Sponsor

The Chair

 

Title

Resolution related 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 01/01/20 to 12/31/20 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 2020 Special Revenue-Grant and Aid Projects Fund, the following amounts for the project titled Newborn Hearing Screening Grant:

 

Project/Grant                                                               GR0002000000

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 these funds are budgeted to the Health Department which is authorized to:

 

1.                     Expend from the amount appropriated sums for specified purposes as indicated in the grant budget and incur costs consistent with the award date;

 

2.                     Expend from the 2020 grant budget funds for training and out-of-town travel by departmental staff; and,

 

3.                     Enter into subcontracts as detailed in the grant budget; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the Common Council directs that the 2020 Positions Ordinance C.C. File Number 190614, should be amended as follows:

 

Under

 

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

 

Amend footnote (N) to read as follows:

 

To expire 12/31/20 unless the Newborn Hearing Screening Grant is extended. Partially funds one position of Public Health Nurse.

 

Requestor

Health Department

 

Drafter

Nicholas Bolden

05.18.2020

Newborn Hearing Screening 2020-21 RES