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File #: 16-0232    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/7/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/19/2017 Final action: 12/19/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, recommending the Board: 1) Accept additional funding from the California Office of Emergency Services in the amount of $198,040 to extend the County Victim Services Program identified in Funding Agreement 334-F1711 from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 to a new end date of December 31, 2019; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, the Assistant Director of Finance and Administration, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to administer any subsequent administrative documents related to the award extension and additional funding, including required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: Federal Funding (Victims of Crime Act, 2015 & 2017).
Attachments: 1. 2A - Approved CRS - 334-F1711 A1 12-19-17, 2. 2B - Approved Amendment - 334-F1711 A1 12-19-17, 3. A - Victims of Crime Act Fund Certification of Assurance of Compliance, 4. Executed Certification of Assurance of Compliance
Related files: 19-1439, 21-0044
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Health and Human Services Agency, recommending the Board:
1) Accept additional funding from the California Office of Emergency Services in the amount of $198,040 to extend the County Victim Services Program identified in Funding Agreement 334-F1711 from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 to a new end date of December 31, 2019; and
2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, the Assistant Director of Finance and Administration, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to administer any subsequent administrative documents related to the award extension and additional funding, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: Federal Funding (Victims of Crime Act, 2015 & 2017).
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board accept additional funding from the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in the amount of $198,040 to extend the County Victim Services Program identified in Funding Agreement No. 334-F1711 from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 to December 31, 2019.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On May 17, 2016, the Board authorized the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the County Victim Services Program for Fiscal Years 2016-17 and 2017-18, for an estimated grant amount of $272,638 (File ID: 16-0232, Agenda No. 16). The Board also delegated authority to the Director of Health and Human Services agency to accept the funding and execute the agreement, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval.

The County Victim Services Program funding is designated for the purpose of funding Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA El Dorado) advocates for children who are currently unserved or underserved. This funding is provided to CASA El Dorado through Agreement for Services No. 153-S1711. The County cannot utilize this funding for any other purpose.
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