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File #: 19-0715    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/24/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/16/2019 Final action: 7/16/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign funding Agreement 3964 with Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless, for the provision of Homeless Prevention and Diversion services, in the amount of $30,000, for the term from July 16, 2019 through June 30, 2020; and 2) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to funding Agreement 3964, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: 100% Community Services Block Grant.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 3964, 07-16-19, 2. B - Tahoe Coalition Agreement 3964, 07-16-19, 3. Executed Agreement 3964
Related files: 19-0725
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign funding Agreement 3964 with Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless, for the provision of Homeless Prevention and Diversion services, in the amount of $30,000, for the term from July 16, 2019 through June 30, 2020; and
2) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to funding Agreement 3964, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: 100% Community Services Block Grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On May 21, 2019, (File ID 19-0725) The Board accepted the 2019 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) discretionary funds Grant Agreement #19F-4411 from the State Department of Community Services and Development (CSD). CSD indicated that discretionary funds may be used to support targeted initiatives intended to support new poverty reduction programs, the expansion or enhancement of direct service programs and/or capacity building

This contract for direct services will be funded by the available $30,000 in CSBG Discretionary dollars. As CSBG dollars are intended to target services and activities which support addressing employment, housing, nutrition, emergency, and other types of human services for low-income populations, Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless is uniquely qualified to utilize these funds strategically within their implementation of El Dorado CoC's Coordinated Entry System (CES). As Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless was selected as the Coordinated Entry provider to legally offer CoC intake services on behalf of the El Dorado Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care, they are uniquely qualified for this funding and County staff cannot perform the service.

Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless, through use of the CES will identify individuals in need and will utilize ...

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