Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Accept Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Funds and Execute Associated Contract - Social Services Department


Department:Social Services DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Agreements, Bids, ContractsFunctions:Child Welfare


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Tompkins County Family Treatment Court a 5-year grant worth $500,000 annually, and


WHEREAS the approved grant budget included $45,000 for the Department of Social Services to purchase from Liberty Resources, Syracuse, New York, the services of a Social Worker to work with Family Treatment Court client families, and


WHEREAS the grant year corresponds to the Federal Fiscal Year, which runs from October 1st through September 30th, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services Committee, That the Department of Social Services is authorized both to accept its share of the SAMHSA grant and to execute   100%-funded agreement with Liberty Resources to provide psycho-social assessments of Family Treatment Court participants,


RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is directed to make the following adjustments to the 2017 Budget (a second resolution to adjust Social Services’ 2018 budget to follow early next year):


Appropriation:                             6010.54400 Program Expense                                           $11,250

Revenue:                             6010.42770 Other Misc. Revenues                            $11,250


Meeting History

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

Ms. Kelles congratulated Ms. Kephart on her appointment as Commissioner of Social Services.

Ms. Kephart explained that the resolution will expand services already provided by Liberty Resources with a specific focus on Family Treatment Court clients.

MOVER:Carol Chock, Member
SECONDER:Will Burbank, 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