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File #: 11-317    Version: 1 Name: Revised Award to Contract with Bethesda
Type: Action Report Status: Signed
File created: 6/29/2011 In control: Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2011
Title: From the Director, Department on Aging, requesting authorization to increase the 2011 Contract with Bethesda Community Senior Citizens Center, Inc., by $10,000, from $85,000 to $95,000, to provide programs in minority senior centers.
Attachments: 1. REPORT, 2. RESOLUTION, 3. FISCAL NOTE, 4. CB Resolution 11-34(a)(d), 5. Audio HHN 07/20/11
Related files: 12-208, 11-243, 11-126
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From the Director, Department on Aging, requesting authorization to increase the 2011 Contract with Bethesda Community Senior Citizens Center, Inc., by $10,000, from $85,000 to $95,000, to provide programs in minority senior centers.

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DATE: June 30, 2011
TO: Sup. Lee Holloway, Chairman, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Sup. Peggy West, Chairperson, Committee on Health and Human Needs
FROM: Stephanie Sue Stein, Director, Department on Aging
RE: Request for authorization to increase by $10,000, from $85,000 to $95,000, the 2011 contract with Bethesda Community Senior Citizens’ Center, Inc., to provide Programs in Minority Senior Centers authorized under File No. 11-34 (a)(a)I respectfully request that the attached resolution be scheduled for consideration by the Committee on Health and Human Needs at its meeting on July 20, 2011.
The resolution authorizes the Director, Department on Aging, to increase by $10,000, from $85,000 to $95,000, the 2011 contract with Bethesda Community Senior Citizens’ Center, Inc., to provide Programs in Minority Senior Centers authorized under File No. 11-34 (a)(a).
The Bethesda Community Senior Center located at 2845 West Fond du Lac Avenue serves as a gathering place for seniors living in the community. Through its contract with Milwaukee County Department on Aging, the Center (1) reduces isolation by providing opportunities for interaction between older adults, (2) offers educational, recreational, and cultural programming, (3) serves as a nutrition site offering mid-day meals administered through the Milwaukee County Senior Meal Program, (4) fosters connections between seniors and the community at-large, and (5) provides linkages to community resources.
In late 2010 the Department received a contribution from an anonymous donor in the amount of $10,000 to support the Senior Meal Program at the Bethesda Senior Center. A letter submitted on behalf of the donor states that the funds are for “general purposes with...

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