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File #: 21090    Version: 0 Name: Healthy Eastside KC Phase II
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2022 In control: Health and Environment Committee
On agenda: 11/7/2022 Final action: 11/21/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Missouri - Kansas City, to allow for an allocation to the University of Missouri - Kansas City, to provide health services and aid vaccination efforts in east Kansas City, at an additional cost to the County not to exceed $5,000,000.00 through December 31, 2024.
Sponsors: Jalen Anderson, Crystal Williams
Indexes: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT, HEALTH CARE, UMKC
Attachments: 1. 21090bu.pdf, 2. 21090adopted.pdf
Related files: 5506, 5583
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

Title
A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Missouri - Kansas City, to allow for an allocation to the University of Missouri - Kansas City, to provide health services and aid vaccination efforts in east Kansas City, at an additional cost to the County not to exceed $5,000,000.00 through December 31, 2024.

Intro
RESOLUTION NO. 21090, November 7, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Jalen Anderson and Crystal Williams, County Legislator


Body
WHEREAS, by Ordinance 5506, dated May 10, 2021, the Legislature appropriated $4,998,014.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2021 CARES Act Fund to allow for an allocation to the University of Missouri - Kansas City, to establish the "Our Healthy Eastside" (OHKCE) Project to provide health services and aid vaccination efforts in east Kansas City and authorizing the County Executive to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC), at a cost to the County not to exceed $4,998,014.00; and,

WHEREAS, by Ordinance 5583, dated December 13, 2021, the Legislature changed the funding source for the previous allocation to the University of Missouri - Kansas City from the CARES Act funds to American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds; and,

WHEREAS, with OHKCE Phase II provided by this Resolution, UMKC and community partners will continue the OHKCE project to promote and deliver widespread COVID-19 vaccinations and other health services within Kansas City's most socially vulnerable community; and,

WHEREAS, OHKCE Phase II will continue to utilize UMKC's, University Health's, and the Black Health Care Coalition's extensive experience in providing health services in community and medical settings in Kansas City's Eastside; and,

WHEREAS, OHKCE Phase II will increase vaccination rates among the most vulnerable populations and increase preventive health services offered from June 1, 2022, thr...

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