Westchester County
New York

Act
ACT-2018-164

Resource Allocation Plan 2018-Youth Services

Information

Department:County ExecutiveSponsors:County Executive
Category:Act

Body

AN ACT authorizing the County of Westchester to execute and submit to the State of New York a Resource Allocation Plan which will provide State reimbursement for certain youth services programs and enter into inter-municipal agreements with Westchester County municipalities to provide youth services projects eligible for State reimbursement under the Plan.

Meeting History

Sep 17, 2018 7:00 PM Video Board of Legislators Regular Meeting

On motion of Ms. Parker the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Budget & Appropriations, Seniors & Constituencies and Social Services.

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE
Oct 1, 2018 10:00 AM Video Budget & Appropriations Committee Meeting

Joint with SC, SS.

Dr. DaMia Harris-Madden Executive Director of the Youth Bureau joined the committee to discuss item #11251- Resource Allocation Plan 2018- Youth Services. This is an Act authorizing the County to submit to the State a resource allocation plan which will qualify the County for certain reimbursements through the Office of Children and Family Services for a program year commencing on January 1, 2018 and ending on December 31, 2018. Dr. Harris Madden explained that this gives the Youth Bureau an opportunity to accept and receive funding to support 68 programs though non for profit organization and municipal agencies. They currently have 14 non for profit agencies as well as 48 municipal agencies as well as the runaway and homeless youth program that they provide through the Children's Village. The total amount reimbursed to the County under the plan will be $932,327.00. The Act will also authorize the County to enter into an Inter-municipal Agreement (IMA) with one or more municipalities located in Westchester who will provide youth services project that will be eligible for State reimbursement. Discussion was held regarding certain programs within the members district. This allocation includes administrative cost which includes salaries and supplies. With a motion by Legislator Testa and seconded by Legislator A. Williams the item was approved with a vote of 8-0.

RESULT:SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
Oct 1, 2018 10:01 AM  Seniors & Constituencies Committee Meeting

Dr. DaMia Harris-Madden Executive Director of the Youth Bureau joined the committee to discuss item #11251- Resource Allocation Plan 2018- Youth Services. This is an Act authorizing the County to submit to the State a resource allocation plan which will qualify the County for certain reimbursements through the Office of Children and Family Services for a program year commencing on January 1, 2018 and ending on December 31, 2018. Dr. Harris Madden explained that this gives the Youth Bureau an opportunity to accept and receive funding to support 68 programs through non profit organizations andlocal municipal agencies. They currently have 14 non profit agencies as well as 48 municipal agencies as well as the runaway and homeless youth program that they provide through the Children's Village. The total amount reimbursed to the County under the plan will be $932,327.00. The Act will also authorize the County to enter into IMA's with one or more municipalities located in Westchester to provide youth services projects eligible for State reimbursement. Chair Boykin added that we need to do this to get reimbursed for funds that we have already spent. There was a discussion concerning certain projects in member's districts. This allocation does include administrative costs including salaries and supplies.

With a motion by Legislator A. Williams and seconded by Legislator Shimsky, the item was approved with a vote of 5 - 0.

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RESULT:SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
Oct 1, 2018 10:04 AM  Social Services Committee Meeting

Dr. DaMia Harris-Madden Executive Director of the Youth Bureau joined the committee to discuss item #11251- Resource Allocation Plan 2018- Youth Services. This is an Act authorizing the County to submit to the State a resource allocation plan which will qualify the County for certain reimbursements through the Office of Children and Family Services for a program year commencing on January 1, 2018 and ending on December 31, 2018.

Dr. Harris Madden explained that this gives the Youth Bureau an opportunity to accept and receive funding to support 68 programs though non for profit organization and municipal agencies. They currently have 14 non for profit agencies as well as 48 municipal agencies as well as the runaway and homeless youth program that they provide through the Children's Village. The total amount reimbursed to the County under the plan will be

$932,327.00. The Act will also authorize the County to enter into an Inter-municipal Agreement (IMA) with one or more municipalities located in Westchester who will provide youth services project that will be eligible for State reimbursement. Discussion was held regarding certain programs within the members district. This allocation includes administrative cost which includes salaries and supplies.

With a motion by Legislator A. Williams and seconded by Legislator Shimsky the item was approved with a vote of 6-0.

RESULT:SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
Oct 1, 2018 7:00 PM Video Board of Legislators Regular Meeting

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, SOCIAL SERVICES AND SENIORS & CONSTITUENCIES.

Ms. Borgia, Ms. Covill and Mr. Tubiolo presented the report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Catherine Parker, John G. Testa, Nancy Barr, Catherine Borgia, Gordon A. Burrows, Terry A. Clements, Kitley Covill, Margaret A Cunzio, Christopher Johnson, Michael Kaplowitz, Damon Maher, Virginia Perez, MaryJane Shimsky, David J. Tubiolo, Alfreda Williams, Lyndon Williams, Benjamin Boykin