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File #: 2022-116    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Budget Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 12/22/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/20/2022 Final action: 1/20/2022
Title: DHHS - DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICES LOW INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIEAP)
Attachments: 1. LIHEAP & CIP Admin 2022 (1), 2. LIEAP SFY 2021-22_0
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TITLE

Title

DHHS - DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICES LOW INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIEAP)

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SPONSOR

Sponsor

Sharon Barlow, Interim Director  DHHS Division of Social Services

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BACKGROUND

Background

Guilford DHHS-Division of Social Services has received an energy program funding authorization for FY 2021-22. Included in the funding authorization is additional energy funding to assist citizens of Guilford County residents with heating and cooling costs.

This fiscal year, funding was increased by $528,657 for direct payments to energy vendors on behalf of eligible households and administrative funding increased by $8,889.00, which is used to assist Guilford county DSS with administering the the program.

With the additional funding, Guilford’s total program allocation is $2,971,043.00 and $399,137 for administration.

 

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BUDGET IMPACT

Budget Impact

$537,546 Increase to Federal/State Funds

$537,546 Increase in Appropriation to Health & Human Services - Social Services

NO ADDITIONAL COUNTY FUNDS REQUIRED

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REQUESTED ACTION

Requested Action

Approve an increase in Federal/State funds by $537,546 and increase the FY 2021-22 Health and Human Services (Social Services) budget by the same amount to reflect additional funding authorization for the DHHS-Division of Social Services for Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) program during FY 2021-22.