Electric Vehicles for Senior Services Grant
The purpose of this bill is to authorize the City of St. Louis, by and through the Division of Human Services (“DHS”), accept a grant award from FORTH in the amount $60,000.00 to cover transportation costs and expenses serving senior citizens in St. Louis through contracting the use of electric vehicles with Northside Senior Center and City Seniors Center from 2021 to 2023. Bill will assist FORTH in fulfilling contractual requirements under its United States Dept. of Energy (DOE) funded project. This bill authorizes the Director of DHS to accept and approve the appropriation to expend grant funds for the purposes and uses to assist with supporting the use of Electric Vehicles to deliver meals and provide transportation services to senior citizens in St. Louis. FORTH will provide funds to purchase/lease the electric vehicles and cover the cost to install electric charging stations for vehicles used by Northside Senior Center and City Seniors Center. Through the use of electric vehicles, Senior St. Louisans who rely on services from contracting organizations will have access to transportation that will assist in providing meals and transportation for daily errands and appointments.
Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.
Bill text was introduced (1.14 MB PDF).05/21/2021
Referred to a Committee
The bill was assigned to the Parks and Environment Committee.06/30/2021
The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Parks and Environment Committee hearing.07/01/2021
The bill was passed.07/12/2021
The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.07/13/2021
The bill was passed.07/14/2021Feedback is anonymous.
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