DATE:

 

01/13/2003

SUBJECT:  FINAL READING ORDINANCE NO.  2003-O-011

Amending the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 annual budget by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the amount of $17,833 in additional funds from the Texas Department of Health for the Tuberculosis Elimination Program of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003. 

INITIATED BY:                                                           STAFF SOURCE:               

Cynthia Collazo                                                               Hector F. Gonzalez, M.D., M.P.H.

Asst. City Manager                                                          Health Director

PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION:   On  December 16, 2002, Council held public hearing introducing ordinance and instructed staff to proceed with final reading.

BACKGROUND:

The Texas Department of Health has contracted with the City of Laredo to provide public health services to residents of Laredo and Webb County through the City of Laredo Health Department.

 

The Tuberculosis Elimination Program  provides services for tuberculosis prevention and control consistent with the policies of the American Thoracic Society and Centers for Disease Control Joint Statements for tuberculosis prevention and control.  These services include: A) administrative and professional direction of the tuberculosis control program in accordance with local and state policies; B) maintenance of records documenting program services; C) development and  carrying out expanded outreach services to individuals of identified sub-groups who have tuberculosis or are at high risk of developing tuberculosis; D) testing appropriate individuals for tuberculosis; E) providing clinical diagnosis and treatment services; F) providing directly observed therapy (DOT) to non-compliant patients; G) evaluating progress of therapy on 90% of patients monthly; H) locating and investigating persons suspected of being exposed to  tuberculosis; and I) maintaining a tuberculosis register.  These public health services are provided to residents of Laredo and Webb County.

 

The purpose of this budget amendment is to increase funds due to budget formula.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL:   The City of Laredo will receive $17,833 in additional funds for the Tuberculosis Elimination Program of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003. The revenue account is 226-0000-323-4031   and expenditure account is 226-6085.

RECOMMENDATION:

STAFF:  Recommend that Council approve ordinance.

 

BUDGET

 

 

 

 

ORDINANCE    NO.   2003-O-011

 

Amending the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 annual budget by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the amount of $17,833 in additional funds from the Texas Department of Health for the Tuberculosis Elimination Program of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003. 

 

            WHEREAS,  the Texas Department of Health has contracted with the City of Laredo to provide public health services to residents of Laredo and Webb County through the City of Laredo Health Department, and

 

            WHEREAS,   the Tuberculosis Elimination Program  provides services for tuberculosis prevention and control consistent with the policies of the American Thoracic Society and Centers for Disease Control Joint Statements for tuberculosis prevention and control.  These services include: A) administrative and professional direction of the tuberculosis control program in accordance with local and state policies; B) maintenance of records documenting program services; C) development and  carrying out expanded outreach services to individuals of identified sub-groups who have tuberculosis or are at high risk of developing tuberculosis; D) testing appropriate individuals for tuberculosis; E) providing clinical diagnosis and treatment services; F) providing directly observed therapy (DOT) to non-compliant patients; G) evaluating progress of therapy on 90% of patients monthly; H) locating and investigating persons suspected of being exposed to  tuberculosis; and I) maintaining a tuberculosis register.  These public health services are provided to residents of Laredo and Webb County, and

 

            WHEREAS,  this budget amendment is to increase funds due to budget formula.

 

                                   

             NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAREDO THAT:

 

Section 1:        The City Manager is hereby authorized to execute the contract and accept the grants and their provisions as set forth by the Texas Department of Health.

 

Section 2:        Revenue line item 226-0000-323-4031  funded by the Texas Department

of Health be increased from $213,928 to $231,761.

 

Section 3:        Expenditure line item 226-6085 be increased from $213,928 to $231,761.

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Section 4:        The City Manager is hereby authorized to make transfers within

the budget as allowable under the General Provisions of the existing general contract with the Texas Department of Health to meet the necessary costs to accomplish the scope of work for the project.

 

 

            PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR

 

ON THIS _________________ DAY OF ________________________, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

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ELIZABETH G. FLORES

MAYOR

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.

CITY SECRETARY

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

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JAIME FLORES

CITY ATTORNEY