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File #: 15-1324    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/29/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/15/2016 Final action: 11/15/2016
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board adopt a Proclamation recognizing November 19, 2016 as National Adoption Day in the County of El Dorado, and express appreciation to Lilliput Children's Services, Sierra Forever Families, Sierra Child and Family Services, and the citizens of El Dorado County who have provided permanent families for children through adoption. (Est. Time: 10 Min.) FUNDING: There is no funding associated with this Proclamation.
Attachments: 1. 2A - National Adoption Day Proclamation, 2016, 11-15-2016, 2. Executed Proclamation, 3. A - National Adoption Day Proclamation 11-17-15, 4. Executed Proclamation
Related files: 18-1671, 20-1394, 21-1695
Title
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board adopt a Proclamation recognizing November 19, 2016 as National Adoption Day in the County of El Dorado, and express appreciation to Lilliput Children's Services, Sierra Forever Families, Sierra Child and Family Services, and the citizens of El Dorado County who have provided permanent families for children through adoption. (Est. Time: 10 Min.)

FUNDING: There is no funding associated with this Proclamation.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board proclaim November 19, 2016 as National Adoption Day in the County of El Dorado, and adopt a Proclamation recognizing the services of Lilliput Children's Services, Sierra Forever Families, Sierra Child and Family Services, and the citizens of El Dorado County who have provided permanent families for children through adoption.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Health and Human Services Agency oversees the local Foster Care and Adoption programs and helps place children into foster homes and arrange for the permanent adoption of children through collaboration with Lilliput Children’s Services, Sierra Forever Families, Sierra Child and Family Services, and other private, non-profit adoption organizations. During the period October 1, 2015 through September 1, 2016, fifty four (54) children in El Dorado County were successfully placed into permanent homes and families through the adoption process.

ALTERNATIVES:
The Board of Supervisors may elect not to adopt this Proclamation.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT:
N/A

CAO RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:
There is no Net County Cost or financial impact to the County associated with this Proclamation.

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS
1) Clerk of the Board to obtain signature of Chair on two original Proclamations.
2) Clerk of the Board to return one (1) signed original Proclamation to HHSA Contracts Unit at ...

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