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File #: 19-1439    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/18/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the County Victim Services Program for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-2021, for an estimated grant amount of $162,079; 2) Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency and the Chair to sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance, pertaining to the Request for Application, as required by the grant; 3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, with all match being met by the subcontractor, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval; and 4) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to execute and administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, inc...
Attachments: 1. A - Certificate of Assurance of Compliance 19-1439 10-08-19, 2. B - County Victim Services Request for Application 19-1439 10-08-19, 3. C - Approved CRS for Certificate of Assurance of Compliance 19-1439 10-08-19, 4. Executed Certificate of Assurance of Compliance
Related files: 16-0232, 16-0992, 22-1478, 23-1605, 21-0044, 23-2031
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the County Victim Services Program for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-2021, for an estimated grant amount of $162,079;
2) Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency and the Chair to sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance, pertaining to the Request for Application, as required by the grant;
3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, with all match being met by the subcontractor, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval; and
4) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to execute and administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports as well as a subaward agreement with CASA El Dorado.

FUNDING: $162,079 in 2018 Victims of Crime Act funding, requiring a match of $40,520, which will be provided by CASA El Dorado through in-kind volunteer hours.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 17, 2016, the Board authorized the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency (Director) to submit a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) for the County Victim Services Program; the application resulted in funding in the amount of $272,638 over twenty-four (24) months, which the County sub-awarded to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) El Dorado (via Item # 16-0992 on October 11, 2016) for the recruitment and training of additional CASA advocates. The purpose of this subaward was to fill an identified gap in services for a population served by the Child Welfare Services (CWS) program, specifically youth who are victims of ...

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