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File #: 18-0878    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/21/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board of Supervisors, sitting as both the Board of Supervisors and the Public Housing Authority Board, approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request increasing Public Housing Authority General Fund revenue and decreasing Federal revenue by $50,000 due to loss of the Family Self Sufficiency funding for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and low program fund balances; and that the Board of Supervisors approve decreasing the General Fund contribution and appropriations by $50,000 in the Area Agency on Aging, due to program savings, increasing the contribution to the Public Housing Authority. (Cont. 6/12/18, Item 18) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer Request, 6-12-18, 2. B - BTR Memo 6/12/18, 3. Executed Budget Transfer Request
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board of Supervisors, sitting as both the Board of Supervisors and the Public Housing Authority Board, approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request increasing Public Housing Authority General Fund revenue and decreasing Federal revenue by $50,000 due to loss of the Family Self Sufficiency funding for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and low program fund balances; and that the Board of Supervisors approve decreasing the General Fund contribution and appropriations by $50,000 in the Area Agency on Aging, due to program savings, increasing the contribution to the Public Housing Authority. (Cont. 6/12/18, Item 18)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board of Supervisors, sitting as both the Board of Supervisors and the Public Housing Authority Board, approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request increasing Public Housing Authority General Fund revenue and decreasing Federal revenue by $50,000 due to loss of the Family Self Sufficiency funding for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and low program fund balances; and that the Board of Supervisors approve decreasing the General Fund contribution and appropriations by $50,000 in the Area Agency on Aging, due to program savings, increasing the contribution to the Public Housing Authority. (Cont. 6/12/18, Item 18)

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Low fund balance in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program as well as the discontinuation of funding for Family Self Sufficiency by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18, resulted in a need to transfer funding from Area Agency on Aging to PHA. HHSA has been working directly with HUD to monitor the Family Self Sufficiency Program funding. Funding was denied due to reporting issues at the federal level. The FSS program requires HHSA meet the minimum threshold for participation.

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