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File #: 20-0574    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/16/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/12/2020 Final action: 5/12/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Budget Transfer to: 1) Increase State Revenue by $297,030 due to one-time funding augmentation through Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.S.6201) of $158,136, and additional increased funding augmentation for the expansion of Senior Nutrition services of $138,894, to fund increased staffing and operating costs; and 2) Transfer County General Fund between senior programs with a net zero impact to County General Fund by decreasing the General Fund Contribution in the Area Agencies on Aging program by $40,000 due to projected savings, and increasing the General Fund Contribution in the Senior Day Services program by $40,000 to offset increased General Fund costs incurred while The Club is closed. FUNDING: State funding through California Department of Aging and County General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - BTR Families First Act 5.12.2020, 2. B - Families First Coronavirus Program Memo, 3. C - Families First Act-HR 6201 PSA.Unallocated Allocations (04.03.2020) 05/12/20, 4. D - Families First Coronavirus Response Act 5/12/20, 5. Executed Budget Transfer
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Budget Transfer to:
1) Increase State Revenue by $297,030 due to one-time funding augmentation through Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.S.6201) of $158,136, and additional increased funding augmentation for the expansion of Senior Nutrition services of $138,894, to fund increased staffing and operating costs; and
2) Transfer County General Fund between senior programs with a net zero impact to County General Fund by decreasing the General Fund Contribution in the Area Agencies on Aging program by $40,000 due to projected savings, and increasing the General Fund Contribution in the Senior Day Services program by $40,000 to offset increased General Fund costs incurred while The Club is closed.

FUNDING: State funding through California Department of Aging and County General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request (BTR) to increase revenue and appropriations for FY 2019-20 by $297,030. This $297,030 is comprised of:

A) One-time funding augmentation from Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) of $158,136. These funds are available for expenditure until September 30, 2021; the state match requirements have been waived: and
B) One-time funding augmentation in the Senior Nutrition funding of $138,894. The state match requirements are met within the current budget with county general fund and in-kind match with volunteers’ hours.

The Senior Nutrition Funding increase will be used to supplement and not supplant the program and will be used for temporarily increased staffing to prepare and deliver meals, food and supply costs.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the congregate meal settings have closed. This has resulted in an increase in Senior Nutrition preparing meals for seniors, both via drive-through pick-up and delivery....

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