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File #: 07-1173    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/25/2007 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/10/2007 Final action: 7/10/2007
Title: Human Services Department, Social Services Division, recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Amendment 5 to Agreement for Services 405-S0511 with Progress House, Inc. increasing compensation by $300,000 to $600,000 for the term March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2008 to provide therapeutic counseling and other related services on an "as-requested" basis for clients of said Department, upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve. FUNDING: Federal, State, and County General Fund.
Attachments: 1. 405-S0511 AMD V
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Human Services Department, Social Services Division, recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Amendment 5 to Agreement for Services 405-S0511 with Progress House, Inc. increasing compensation by $300,000 to $600,000 for the term March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2008 to provide therapeutic counseling and other related services on an "as-requested" basis for clients of said Department, upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve.

FUNDING: Federal, State, and County General Fund.

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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $600,000

Funding
Budgeted $600,000
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $600,000
Change To Net County Cost $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No change. Funds were budgeted for FY 2005/06 and FY 2006/07. The remainder was included in the FY 2007/08 County Budget Request.

Background: On March 1, 2005, the Board executed Agreement #405-S0511 with Progress House, Inc. to provide therapeutic counseling and other related services for clients of the Department of Human Services on an as requested basis. Amendments I and II to this Agreement expanded and clarified services with corresponding amendments to the rates. Amendment III to this Agreement reflected rates more favorable to the County. Amendment IV extended the term for one (1) year but did not increase the maximum compensation as projections indicated that remaining funds were sufficient to cover the term extension.

Reason for Recommendation: The provision of therapeutic counseling, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse testing and other related services continues to prove to be a successful tool to promote reunification of families served by the Department of Human Services, Social Services Division (DHS). DHS recently experienced a substantial increase in the need for these services from Progress House (Contractor), which has...

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