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File #: 17-1555    Version: 2 Name: 10/16/17 Resolution to Adopt FY 2018-2020 Human Services Funding Process
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/16/2017 Final action: 10/16/2017
Enactment date: 10/16/2017 Enactment #: R-17-394
Title: Resolution to Adopt FY 2018-2020 Human Services Funding Process
Attachments: 1. FINAL Draft 2018-2020
Title
Resolution to Adopt FY 2018-2020 Human Services Funding Process
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve the use of the public-private Coordinated Funding Model for determining FY 2018 - 2020 General Fund allocations for human services, the administration of these funds by the Office of Community and Economic Development, and the signature of the City Administrator on the 2018-2020 MOU.

The Coordinated Funding process, used by the City to distribute its human services funds since 2011, will continue to coordinate funding priorities, non-profit applications and interventions, and proposal reviews between the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, the United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC), the Washtenaw Urban County, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF), and the St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (SJMAA). Decision-making authority will remain separate, with City Council maintaining authority over City Funds, and the governing boards for each of the other funding bodies maintaining authority over their respective funds.

The process for the FY 2018-2020 funding cycle begin will begin with the Request for Information (RFI) process in October 2017. That process will be completed in December 2017. The second process is the Request for Proposals for Program Operations funding, which will commence in January 2018 and conclude with board approvals of funding recommendations in May of 2018.

At its meeting on October 12, 2017, the City's Housing and Human Services Advisory Board voted to recommend that City Council approve this continuation of the public-private Coordinated Funding process with the four priority investment areas previously agreed to by all partners (Aging, Housing & Homelessness, Cradle to Career (Early Childhood & School-Aged Youth), and Safety Net Health & Nutrition). Further, the HHSAB recommends City Council again designate their authority to select reviewers for the Coordinated Funding RFP review process to th...

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