Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Execute Three Ten-Year Contracts with Foodnet Meals on Wheels to Provide Nutrition Services to County Residents 60 Years of Age and Older - Office for the Aging


Department:Office for the AgingSponsors:
Category:Agreements, Bids, Contracts


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Office for the Aging wishes to renew its contracts with Foodnet Meals on Wheels, Ithaca, New York, and


              WHEREAS, the ability of Foodnet Meals on Wheels to plan to meet future demands would be enhanced by three ten-year contracts to provide home-delivered meals, congregate meals, nutrition education, and nutrition counseling, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services Committee, That the Legislature approve contracts for:


              Contract                                                                      Term of Contract


              WIN & CSE                                                                      April 1, 2018-March 31, 2028

              (Wellness in Nutrition &

              Community Services for the Elderly-NYS funding)


              Title III-C-1 &                                                                      January 1, 2018-December 31, 2027

              Title III-C-2                                                                     

              (Older Americans Act-Federal funding)


              NSIP                                                                      October 1, 2018-September 30, 2028

              (Nutrition Services Incentive Program-Federal funding)


              RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee be and hereby is authorized to sign these agreements and any amendments related to the agreements,


              RESOLVED, further, That these contracts are contingent on availability of Federal, State, and County funding.


Meeting History

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

Ms. Holmes explained that the resolution outlines the Department's intention to contract with Foodnet Meals on Wheels for the next ten years to add stability to the County's Nutrition program. She also stated that even though this outlines their intentions the budget amounts are updated annually and it is always contingent upon the available funding.

MOVER:Will Burbank, Member
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

It was MOVED by Ms. Kiefer to add the following third Whereas: “WHEREAS, the actual annual budgeted amounts are contingent on availability of Federal, State, and County funds,”. MOTION FAILED DUE TO LACK OF A SECOND.

MOVER:Anna Kelles, Member
SECONDER:Carol Chock, 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