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AI-10294 4.B.1.       
Meeting Date: 02/06/2019  
Home Delivered Meals Award
Submitted By: Natalie Eckstrom, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

Discuss and consider the execution of a grant agreement accepting an award from the Texas Department of Agriculture Home-Delivered Meal Grant Program. 
In accordance with Texas Agriculture Code, §12.042, as enacted by House Bill 407, and House Bill 1, 80th Legislature, Regular Session 2007, the state legislature has appropriated funding to the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for distribution, pursuant to the Texans Feeding Texans: Home-Delivered Meal Grant Program (HDMGP), to governmental agencies or qualifying non-profit organizations that deliver meals to homebound persons that are elderly and/or have a disability.

This grant program strives to award funds to supplement and extend existing services related directly to delivery of meals to Homebound Elderly persons and Homebound persons with a Disability, through the Home-Delivered Meal Grant Program; and establishes the requirements for related nutritional standards, recordkeeping and documentation related to the Program.
On October 17, 2018, Commissioners Court approved the submission of a grant application and execution of a resolution for the Texas Department of Agriculture, Texans Feeding Texans: Home Delivered Meal Grant Program. The Texas Department of Agriculture informed Nueces County of its conditional approval of our grant application.

The grant award totals $11,518.40 and there is no cash match required for this grant. The grant period is effective from February 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

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Home Delivered Meals Award


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