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File #: 15-0698    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/21/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/16/2015 Final action: 6/16/2015
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Accept anticipated funding allocation in the estimated amount of approximately $489,000 from the California Department of Social Services for the provision of planning and implementing SNAP-Ed (GetFresh), in accordance with the intent of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 and the “SNAP: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program,” for a term to begin October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2017; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 086-2015 authorizing the HHSA Director to sign all necessary documents required to secure the revenue from said agency, contingent upon approval by County Counsel, and Risk Management if needed; 3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 087-2015 for the addition of 1.0 FTE Health Program Specialist allocation, limited term, to provide the necessary staffing to successfully fulfill the funding requirements; and 4) Approve ...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, Resolution, Get Fresh Funding, 06-16-2015, 2. B - Resolution, Get Fresh Funding, 06-16-2015, 3. C - Resolution, Personnel for Get Fresh funding, 06-16-2015, 4. D - Approved Contract Routing Sheet for Resolution 067-2014, 06-16-2015, 5. Executed Resolution 086-2015 6-16-15 item 18.pdf, 6. Executed Resolution 087-2015 6-16-15 item 18.pdf
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Accept anticipated funding allocation in the estimated amount of approximately $489,000 from the California Department of Social Services for the provision of planning and implementing SNAP-Ed (GetFresh), in accordance with the intent of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 and the “SNAP: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program,” for a term to begin October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2017;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 086-2015 authorizing the HHSA Director to sign all necessary documents required to secure the revenue from said agency, contingent upon approval by County Counsel, and Risk Management if needed;
3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 087-2015 for the addition of 1.0 FTE Health Program Specialist allocation, limited term, to provide the necessary staffing to successfully fulfill the funding requirements; and
4) Approve and authorize the HHSA Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: State and Federal Funding, Public Health Realignment dollars.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending that the Board accept this anticipated funding allocation from the California Department of Social Services and delegate authority via resolution to the HHSA Director to execute, on behalf of the County, all necessary documents to secure this funding.

In addition, HHSA recommends the Board approve one personnel allocation resolution adding a limited term 1.0 FTE Health Program Specialist in accordance with the needs of the funding. Lastly, HHSA recommends that the Board approve one HHSA staff member to attend the 8th Annual Childhood Obesity Conference in keeping with the activities of the SNAP-Ed funding agreement.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
For 50 years, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SN...

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