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File #: 18-0858    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/16/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/12/2018 Final action: 6/12/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment I to Agreement for Services 538-S1710 (also known as Agreement for Services 977) with Industrial Employers and Distributors Association, for the provision of wage and health benefits negotiation assistance between the IHSS PA and the United Domestic Workers of America, to extend the term from June 20, 2017 through June 30, 2018 to a new term of June 20, 2017 through June 30, 2019 and increase the maximum contractual obligation from $24,000 to $48,000 effective upon execution of Amendment I; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 538-S1710 (also known as Agreement for Services 977), including amendments that do not increase the dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk ...
Attachments: 1. A - 538-S1710, 977 approved CRS, 2. B - 538-S1710, 977 Indstrl Emplyrs Amdmnt 1, 3. C - 538-S1710, 977 Agreement, 4. Executed Agreement for Services #538-S1710
Related files: 17-0610, 22-0398, 20-1646, 19-0080, 20-0222
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment I to Agreement for Services 538-S1710 (also known as Agreement for Services 977) with Industrial Employers and Distributors Association, for the provision of wage and health benefits negotiation assistance between the IHSS PA and the United Domestic Workers of America, to extend the term from June 20, 2017 through June 30, 2018 to a new term of June 20, 2017 through June 30, 2019 and increase the maximum contractual obligation from $24,000 to $48,000 effective upon execution of Amendment I; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 538-S1710 (also known as Agreement for Services 977), including amendments that do not increase the dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: State and Federal Funding.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize Amendment I to Agreement for Services 538-S1710 with the Industrial Employers and Distributors Association (IEDA) to continue to provide assistance with wage and health benefits negotiations between the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority (IHSS PA) and the United Domestic Workers of America which represents the IHSS workers.

Additionally, HHSA has determined that services provided pursuant to this Agreement 538-S1710 satisfy the criteria defined in Chapter 3.13, Section 3.13.030 of the County Ordinance in that the work performed under this Agreement requires special skills and qualifications involved in the performance of the work and a contract is necessary to protect against a conflict of interest.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Each county in California is required to operate an IHSS program to prov...

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