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File #: 20-0643    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/30/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer to Social Services increasing State revenue by $189,015, Transfer In revenue (specific to the CalWORKS Memorandum of Understanding Special Revenue Fund) by $269,326, and Federal revenue by $148,277 for a total of $606,618, and increase the associated appropriations, to recognize additional County funding as a result of the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 4, 2020, intended to mitigate the economic impact of increased client services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to recognize other State funding augmentations in anticipation of increased caseload costs. FUNDING: State and Federal funding through California Department of Social Services.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer 5-19-20 Social Svs, 2. B - Budget Transfer Request Memo 5/19/20, 3. Executed Budget Transfer
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer to Social Services increasing State revenue by $189,015, Transfer In revenue (specific to the CalWORKS Memorandum of Understanding Special Revenue Fund) by $269,326, and Federal revenue by $148,277 for a total of $606,618, and increase the associated appropriations, to recognize additional County funding as a result of the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 4, 2020, intended to mitigate the economic impact of increased client services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to recognize other State funding augmentations in anticipation of increased caseload costs.

FUNDING: State and Federal funding through California Department of Social Services.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer Request (BTR) to increase revenue and appropriations for FY 2019-20 by $606,618. This BTR would result in no impact to Net County Cost, as the funding is expected to cover potential increases in cash assistance, supportive services, and staff overtime for increased workloads.

The Budget Transfer Request amounts are comprised of multiple funding augmentations, including:

State Funding totaling $189,015
- $129,108: Funding augmentation resulting from the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-2020 for the potential increase in CalFresh and CalWORKs caseloads due to COVID-19.

- $38,207: Funding augmentation for eligibility caseload increases for CalFresh ($19,059) and CalFresh Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) ($19,148).

-$21,700: In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Admin augmentation resulting from the Governor’s approval to increase the Admin allocation statewide by $5M in response to COVID-19. The HHSA share was estimated using a percent to statewide total of the regular IHSS Admin allocation

Federal Funding totaling $148,277
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