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File #: 18-0927    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/1/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request increasing the Public Guardian Division appropriations by $104,000; increasing the General Fund (GF) Use of Fund balance from Designations (Audit Reserve) by $58,570, and decreasing GF appropriations for Animal Services by $45,430. (4/5 vote required.) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Tx Req Memo 6/26/18, 2. B - Budget Tx Req 6/26/18, 3. Budget Transfer Request
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request increasing the Public Guardian Division appropriations by $104,000; increasing the General Fund (GF) Use of Fund balance from Designations (Audit Reserve) by $58,570, and decreasing GF appropriations for Animal Services by $45,430. (4/5 vote required.)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request increasing the Public Guardian Division appropriations by $104,000; increasing the General Fund (GF) Use of Fund balance from Designations (Audit Reserve) by $58,570, and decreasing GF appropriations for Animal Services by $45,430. (4/5 vote required.)

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
This Budget Transfer Request is being recommended at this time to ensure sufficient funding for HHSA costs related to additional services provided through the Human Resources Department and charged to the Public Guardian program, and to approve use of funds previously set aside in a reserve fund pending possible audit findings and the return of funds to the State.

On March 20, 2018, the Board approved and authorized Amendment I to Agreement #758 with Renne Sloan Holtzman & Sakai, LLP (File ID: 18-0408; Agenda No. 36) to increase the maximum obligation of the Agreement by $100,000. Work under this agreement was performed through the Human Resources Department. Because the work related to this contract increase originated from the Public Guardian program, the direct cost was charged to HHSA. No budget transfer was presented for approval at that time, as there was the possibility that there would be sufficient program savings to cover the increased cost. It has been determined that savings within the Public Guardian program can cover all but $45,430 of the $104,000 charge. To ensure sufficient appropriations, HHSA recommends transferring...

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