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File #: 11-0115    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Continued
File created: 1/27/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action:
Title: Acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign a second Amendment to Interagency Agreement 384-O1111 between the County of El Dorado and the El Dorado County IHSS Public Authority that defines the responsibilities of the parties relative to the administration of the In-Home Supportive Services Program and adds language regarding the allowable waiver process for employing individual providers with certain criminal convictions. FUNDING: 85% Federal/State In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Funds with 15% required County General Fund Match.
Attachments: 1. 2A - CC Report Interagency Agmt 384-O1111, A2, 2. 2B - BR Interagency Agmt 384-O1111,A2 6-12-12, 3. 2C - Interagency Agmt 384-O1111, A2 6-12-12, 4. 2D - Interagency Agmt 384-O1111, A2 6-12-12 Redline+Blueline, 5. A.Blue Route Interagency Agrmt 384-O1111, 6. B.Interagency Agrmt 384-O1111, A2, 7. C.Interagency Agrmt 384-O1111, A2 - Redline, 8. D.IHSS PA Interagency Agrmt, A1, 9. E.IHSS PA Interagency Agrmt
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Acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority:

Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign a second Amendment to Interagency Agreement 384-O1111 between the County of El Dorado and the El Dorado County IHSS Public Authority that defines the responsibilities of the parties relative to the administration of the In-Home Supportive Services Program and adds language regarding the allowable waiver process for employing individual providers with certain criminal convictions.

FUNDING: 85% Federal/State In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Funds with 15% required County General Fund Match.

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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No change. The County’s financial obligation under this agreement is determined annually during the County budgeting process. Services provided by County departments is paid on a fee-for-service basis and is limited to the current Governing Board approved IHSS PA budget.

Background: Each County in California is required to operate an In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) program to provide in-home personal care and domestic services to aged, blind or disabled individuals. The purpose of the program is to allow individuals who are recipients of these services to live safely at home rather than in a costly and less desirable out-of-home placement facility. The individual recipient of services is not only the consumer of the services, but is also the actual employer of each individual provider, holding all powers and responsibilities of employers with the exception of determining the total number of hours that may be worked each week and the salary and benefit levels. Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 12302.25, enacted in 1999, each county was required to establish, on or before January 1, 2003, an employer of record for IHSS care providers. The Board of Supervisors acts as the Governing Board for the IHSS Public Authority (...

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