City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
192445

13.Y Requesting the acceptance of a $60,000 grant from the MA Dept. of Public Health for the Health Dept.'s strategies to increase healthy eating and active living.

Information

Department:HealthSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Grant/Gift

Body

Honorable Board of Aldermen:

 

The City of Somerville Health Department has been awarded a two year Mass in Motion/Community Transformation grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public health, Bureau of Community Health and Prevention via the Federal Center of Disease Control  in the amount of $60,000.00.

 

The purpose of this grant will be to implement policy, systems and environmental change strategies to increase healthy eating and active living.  

 

In accordance with M.G.L., Chapter 44, Section 53A, which requires a vote of the Board of Aldermen for the expenditure of grants, or gifts from the federal government and from a charitable foundation, private corporation, or an individual, or from the Commonwealth, a County or Municipality or agency thereof, I respectfully request that your Board accept this grant.

 

My staff will be available to answer any questions you may have.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

 

 

Meeting History

Jan 12, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Feb 8, 2012 6:30 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Ms. Renault-Caragianes explained how the funds would be used.

RESULT:APPROVED
Feb 9, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED