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File #: 19-0553    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/1/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 4/23/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 056-2019, which delegates authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to execute any agreement, amendment or other document resulting from the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program Notice of Funding Availability application; 2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency as the Administrative Entity for purposes of this grant opportunity; 3) Authorize the HHSA Director to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management Approval; and 4) Authorize the HHSA Director, Assistant Director of Administration and Finance, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: State and Federal Funding,...
Attachments: 1. A - CESH 2.0 Resolution - 04-23-19, 2. B - 2019-California-Emergency-Solutions-Housing-Program-NOFA - 4-23-19, 3. C - CESH 2.0 Approved CRS 4-23-19, 4. Executed Resolution 056-2019
Related files: 18-1522, 20-0490, 22-0294, 19-1208
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 056-2019, which delegates authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to execute any agreement, amendment or other document resulting from the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program Notice of Funding Availability application;
2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency as the Administrative Entity for purposes of this grant opportunity;
3) Authorize the HHSA Director to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management Approval; and
4) Authorize the HHSA Director, Assistant Director of Administration and Finance, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: State and Federal Funding, specifically the California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On August 15, 2018, California Department of Housing and Community Development (CDHCD) issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the 2018 California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program. On October 16, 2018, the Board approved Resolution 221-2018 (File ID 18-1522) designating Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) as the Administrative Entity for the CESH Grant funding. On January 11, 2019, HHSA received a letter announcing the award of this grant funding in the amount of $474,717.

On March 21, 2019, CDHCD issued a second NOFA for the 2019 CESH Program. Based on the CESH formula allocation, the County could receive $277,237 in funding from this second grant, including a 5% administrative cost of $13,862. As a part of 2019 allocation of funding, CDHCD has requested a new resolution from the Board designating an Administrative Entity.

Funding from this 2...

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