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File #: 20-0689    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/8/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the addition of a 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Program Manager for the Health and Human Services Agency Homelessness Program, effective July 1, 2020; 2) Approve and authorize the addition of a 1.0 FTE Senior Administrative Analyst to support and develop grant management procedures and processes for all Agency programs, as well as the Homelessness Program, effective July 1, 2020; 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department to proceed with recruitment and hiring of the Program Manager and Senior Administrative Analyst, with a date of hire on July 1, 2020 or as soon as appropriate thereafter; and 4) Direct staff to amend the FY 2020-21 position allocation schedule, currently included in the FY 2020-21 Recommended Budget, to add these two positions effective July 1, 2020. FUNDING: 1) The Program Manager position will be funded with: 60%...
Related files: 20-0765
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Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the addition of a 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Program Manager for the Health and Human Services Agency Homelessness Program, effective July 1, 2020;
2) Approve and authorize the addition of a 1.0 FTE Senior Administrative Analyst to support and develop grant management procedures and processes for all Agency programs, as well as the Homelessness Program, effective July 1, 2020;
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department to proceed with recruitment and hiring of the Program Manager and Senior Administrative Analyst, with a date of hire on July 1, 2020 or as soon as appropriate thereafter; and
4) Direct staff to amend the FY 2020-21 position allocation schedule, currently included in the FY 2020-21 Recommended Budget, to add these two positions effective July 1, 2020.

FUNDING: 1) The Program Manager position will be funded with: 60% Whole Person Care grant funding for two years, at which time other funding source(s) will be identified. The remainder of the position will be funded with 20% Community Services Block Grant, and 20% CalWORKS Housing Support Program.
2) The Senior Administrative Analyst will be funded through the Agency Indirect Cost Rate, as grant development and grant management activities support the Agency as a whole.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Background:
The prior Deputy Director of the Community Services Division of Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) was instrumental in developing and pursuing grants and other funding to support activities to address homelessness by both the El Dorado Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care (CoC) and the County. As Deputy Director, he laid the foundation for developing a Homelessness program, securing funding for that program, and with the help of technical assistance provided by The Center for Common Concerns (HomeBase), he was instrumental i...

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