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File #: 16-0647    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/8/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/28/2016 Final action: 6/28/2016
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board: 1) Accept funding from the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) in the amount of $1,158,000 for the provision of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education allowable nutrition education and obesity prevention activities and interventions for low-income County residents; 2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director to sign Grant Agreement 16-10168 (County Agreement 078-F1711) with CDPH for the term October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2019; 3) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Grant Agreement 16-10168, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 4) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to administer said Grant Agreement and execute any subsequen...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 06-28-2016, 2. B - 078-F1711, 06-28-2016, 3. Executed Grant Agreement 16-10168
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Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board:
1) Accept funding from the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) in the amount of $1,158,000 for the provision of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education allowable nutrition education and obesity prevention activities and interventions for low-income County residents;
2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director to sign Grant Agreement 16-10168 (County Agreement 078-F1711) with CDPH for the term October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2019;
3) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Grant Agreement 16-10168, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
4) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to administer said Grant Agreement and execute any subsequent administrative documents relating to said Grant Agreement including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: State and Federal Funding.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board accept this funding offered by the California Department of Public Health for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Get Fresh Program for the period October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2019. The health promotions activities covered by this grant focus on establishing healthy eating habits and a physically active lifestyle, along with primary prevention of diseases specific to a target population of County residents who are eligible for the SNAP-Ed program.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
For over 50 years, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has served as the foundation of America’s safety net. SNAP is the nation’s first line of defense against hunger and provides a powerful tool to imp...

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