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File #: 13-0635    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/23/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/11/2013 Final action: 6/11/2013
Title: Acting as the Governing Body of the El Dorado County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority: Health and Human Services Agency, Community Services Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer increasing In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority revenue and appropriations by $79,000 due to a change in State payment methodology for the In-Home Supportive Services program. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: 82% Federal/State In-Home Supportive Services Allocation with 18% required County General Fund Match.
Attachments: 1. A - IHSS Public Authority MOE BTR 6-11-13, 2. B - CDSS County Fiscal Ltr 12/13-28 6-11-13
Title
Acting as the Governing Body of the El Dorado County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority:

Health and Human Services Agency, Community Services Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer increasing In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority revenue and appropriations by $79,000 due to a change in State payment methodology for the In-Home Supportive Services program. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: 82% Federal/State In-Home Supportive Services Allocation with 18% required County General Fund Match.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Revenue……… $79,000

Budgeted…………………………
New Funding……………………. $79,000
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $79,000

Change To Net County Cost…… $0


Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
This Budget Transfer does not result in a change to Net County Cost.

Background
Each County in California is required to operate an In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program to provide personal care and domestic services to aged, blind or disabled individuals in their own homes. The purpose of the program is to allow individuals who are recipients of these services to live safely at home rather than in costly and less desirable out-of-home placement facilities. 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.

On June 10, 2002 the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors established by ordinance an IHSS Public Authority (IHSS PA) for the purpose of serving as employer of record for individual providers of services. The Board of Supervisors acts as the Governing Board for the IHSS PA and designated the Health and Human Services Agency to administer this program on behalf of ...

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