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File #: 20-0681    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/7/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Emergency Occupancy Lease Agreement 4922 with Kuldeeep S. Mand, doing business as Fairbridge Inn Express, to lease twenty (20) motel rooms in the amount of approximately $100,000 for the first three months, and adjusted monthly thereafter based on extensions to the term, in accordance with the State of California "Project Roomkey" to provide non-congregate shelter for medically vulnerable homeless. This Agreement #4922 has an initial retroactive term beginning May 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020, which may be extended on a month-to-month basis depending on the evolving COVID-19 status; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) in that the motel possesses specialty skills or qualifications not identified in County classifications; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute further documents relating to Lease Agreement 4922, including amendments which do not...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 4922 5/19/20, 2. B- Lease Agmt 4922 Fairbridge Inn 5/19/20, 3. Executed Agreement 4922
Related files: 20-1288
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Emergency Occupancy Lease Agreement 4922 with Kuldeeep S. Mand, doing business as Fairbridge Inn Express, to lease twenty (20) motel rooms in the amount of approximately $100,000 for the first three months, and adjusted monthly thereafter based on extensions to the term, in accordance with the State of California "Project Roomkey" to provide non-congregate shelter for medically vulnerable homeless. This Agreement #4922 has an initial retroactive term beginning May 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020, which may be extended on a month-to-month basis depending on the evolving COVID-19 status;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) in that the motel possesses specialty skills or qualifications not identified in County classifications; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute further documents relating to Lease Agreement 4922, 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: Homeless Emergency Aid Program grant funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 18, 2020, the Governor of the State of California executed Executive Order N-32-20 declaring that the COVID-19 emergency required a focused approach that would include emergency protective measures to bring "unsheltered Californians safely indoors, expand shelter capacity, maintain health and sanitation standards and institute medically indicated interventions" to slow the spread of the pandemic. Therefore, the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency must use all preventive measures, which will require access to available services, personnel, equipment, and facilities, to respond to COVID-19.

The County wishes to encourage adherence to the California Governor’s Executive Order N-33-20 in the County by supporting the placement...

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