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File #: 19-1317    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/27/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/22/2019 Final action: 10/22/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Funding out Agreement 4244 with The Center for Common Concerns, Inc. (DBA HomeBase), for the provision of a Strategic Planning Document and first-year Implementation Plan to the El Dorado County Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care, in the amount of $55,000, for a one-year term effective upon execution; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to funding Agreement 4244, 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% California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program Grant funding.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 4244 - 10-22-19, 2. B - HomeBase Agreement 4244 10-22-19, 3. Executed Agreement #4244
Related files: 19-1208, 18-1522, 21-1191, 20-0844, 22-0294
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Funding out Agreement 4244 with The Center for Common Concerns, Inc. (DBA HomeBase), for the provision of a Strategic Planning Document and first-year Implementation Plan to the El Dorado County Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care, in the amount of $55,000, for a one-year term effective upon execution; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to funding Agreement 4244, 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% California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program Grant funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
In accordance with Resolution 221-2018, adopted and approved by the Board of Supervisors on October 16, 2018 (File ID: 18-1522), the Health and Human Services Agency, designated as the Administrative Entity on behalf of the El Dorado County Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care (CoC), responded to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (CDHCD) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program issued August 15, 2018. The application resulted in the award to the County of Grant #18-CESH-12458, in the amount of $474,717. Standard Agreement #18-CESH-12458 was fully executed on August 5, 2019 and received by HHSA on September 6, 2019.

The most effective CoCs nationwide operate within the context of regional strategic plans to impact homelessness. These plans lay out actions to be taken within the CoC service area by service providers, local governments, businesses, hospitals, and other regional stakeholders in order to maximize outcomes and coordinate funds effectively. In addition to improved coordination, grant funding streams are more regularly requiring that a strategic...

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