Council increases funding on meal program
— Houston Chronicle2
The city council approved $59,000 in additional funding for the Deer Park home bound meal program at it’s June 3 meeting. The additional funding will cover the cost of a new vehicle, a new part-time employee and 25 additional meals on an annual basis.
Currently, the city serves an average of 83 deliveries daily. They have two part-time employees making the deliveries for the program.
City parks and recreation director Doug Burgess, who alsooversees the program,asked the city council if it would like to see a cap for the program enforced because it is close to exceeding the number of people its budget allows.
2 = article may expire in a few weeks.