Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Accept Funds, Execute Contract, and Budget Adjustment – Community Health – Health Department


Department:Health DepartmentSponsors:
Category:GrantsFunctions:Health Related


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Excellus Health Plan, Inc., has awarded three years of grant funding for the Health Department to initiate collaboration with area primary care providers for point-of-care blood-lead level testing, making on-site lead testing available in more primary care settings, thereby increasing compliance with mandated screening requirements among children aged one and two years old, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services Committee, That the Health Department is authorized to accept said funds,


RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or designee be and hereby is authorized to execute any and all agreements necessary to complete the requirements of the grant,


RESOLVED, further, That the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized to make the following budget adjustment for 2018 on his books for the Tompkins Lead Testing Improvement Project grant:




Other Misc. Revenue

$  14,038







Departmental Equipment

$    6,600



Medical Supplies

$    3,438



Education and Promotion

$      500



Professional Svc Fees

$    3,500


Meeting History

Jan 16, 2018 5:00 PM  Health and Human Services Committee Special Meeting

Mr. Kruppa explained how the funding would be used to provide local physician’s offices that do not have blood-lead testing equipment with the equipment and the training to use them. He said this is a partnership with Oneida County who also be applying for funding and they will be providing professional services in the form of educational videos and public service announcements for use by Tompkins County.

Ms. Kelles requested the Health Department do a press release to let the public know these services will be available in additional offices. Mr. Kruppa stated he would do that.

MOVER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Henry Granison, Member
AYES:Anna Kelles, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Shawna Black, Henry Granison, Amanda Champion
Jan 16, 2018 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Deborah Dawson, Member
SECONDER:Anna Kelles, Member
AYES:Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler