Tompkins County
New York


Budget Adjustments for Revenue Increases for Both National Family Caregivers Act and the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act


Department:Office for the AgingSponsors:
Category:FiscalFunctions:Office for the Aging


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, pursuant to Administrative Manual Policy 05-02, Section 4.02 B, all adjustments over $5,000 must be reviewed by the Director of Finance and must be approved by the program committee of the budgeting unit and the Legislature, and


WHEREAS, the Office for the Aging hereafter known as “COFA” must adjust Federal revenues in two accounts to reflect 2017 increases, and


WHEREAS, COFA is carrying over $6,069 in unclaimed 2016 Federal revenues from the National Family Caregivers Act program hereafter referred to as Title III-E (Account 6781), and


WHEREAS, COFA has received final Notification of Grant Award for Title III-E that resulted in an increase of $12 in funding in Federal revenue, and


WHEREAS, COFA plans to expend the total of the two amounts listed, $6,081, to fund caregiver respite services, and


WHEREAS, COFA has been awarded $11,327 in Federal funding (Federal CFDA No. 93.071; Account 6793) for the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, and


WHEREAS, this funding is a continuance of a grant that began four (4) years prior, and


WHEREAS, COFA will use these funds to coordinate efforts with Lifelong to reach, counsel, and/or provide application assistance to individuals potentially eligible for the Low-Income Subsidy and/or Medicare Savings Programs, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services Committee, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is directed to make the following adjustments:


Revenue Account              Title                            Amt                            Approp Acct                            Title


A6781-44772              Federal Revenue              $6,081              A6781-54491              Subcontracts              $6,081


A6793-44772              Federal Revenue              $11,327              A6793-51000559              Salary              $2,713

                                          A6793-54400              Fringes              1,194

                                          A6793-54491              Subcontracts              7,420





Meeting History

Oct 16, 2017 3:30 PM  Health and Human Services Committee Regular Meeting

Ms. Chock inquired if this would be at the rate being proposed as an amendment to the tentative 2018 Budget for Home Caregivers. Ms. Holmes stated this would be at the current 2017 rate.

MOVER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Carol Chock, Member
AYES:Anna Kelles, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Will Burbank, Carol Chock
Oct 17, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Anna Kelles, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler