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File #: 19-0134    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/12/2019 Final action: 3/12/2019
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 043-S1711 (FENIX 88) with Tahoe Youth and Family Services (TYFS) to increase the amount available for existing services by $60,391.95 and expand the scope of services to include TYFS Program Therapist(s) or Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor(s) services to out of custody youth in the amount of $20,750 and effective upon execution, to increase the total amount of the Agreement for a not to exceed amount of $400,141.95; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 043-S1711 including future amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Juvenile Probation Camp Funding / General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A- Agreement 043-S1711 AMDT III, 2. B-Counsel Approval TYFS, AMD III, 3. Executed Agreement 043-S1711
Related files: 16-0562
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Probation Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 043-S1711 (FENIX 88) with Tahoe Youth and Family Services (TYFS) to increase the amount available for existing services by $60,391.95 and expand the scope of services to include TYFS Program Therapist(s) or Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor(s) services to out of custody youth in the amount of $20,750 and effective upon execution, to increase the total amount of the Agreement for a not to exceed amount of $400,141.95; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 043-S1711 including future amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Juvenile Probation Camp Funding / General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In FY 2015-2016 HHSA- Mental Health Division notified Probation that they intended to eliminate all services to the Probation Juvenile Detention facilities. Based on the ongoing need to provide service to this population of youth, it became necessary to engage an independent contractor. HHSA determined, in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, that it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for therapeutic counseling and substance abuse services on an as-needed basis.

Prior to entering into this original agreement an outside review was completed by HHSA Administrative Services Officer Kathy Lang. The review determined that the services were similar to services currently being provided by contract to the HHSA Social Services Division and that Tahoe Youth and Family Services was capable of providing the services requested in this agreement.

Probation maintains agreements with multiple vendors, including Tahoe Youth and Family Services, for the provision of therapeutic counseling and related services to ensure that clients can...

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