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File #: 20-0781    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2020 Final action: 6/22/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board: 1) Receive a presentation from the following departments on the potential impacts to funding streams and services provided by those revenues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: a) Child Support Services - State Funding; b) Health & Human Services; i) Public Health Realignment; ii) Social Services Realignment; and iii) Behavioral Health Realignment; c) Probation - Community Corrections Partnership Funding; and d) Transportation - Road Fund; and 2) Direct all departments to prepare a budget scenario in which they are required to reduce their Fiscal Year 2020-21 budgeted Net County Cost by 5%, identifying the total dollar savings, the potential reduction in Full Time Equivalent positions and service level impacts to the community, and to provide those scenarios to the Chief Administrative Officer no later than July 6, 2020; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter to Governor Newsom and Legislative leadership requesti...
Attachments: 1. A - Memo Dept Presentation Posting, 2. B - Reserves & Designations Status Table, 3. C - BOS Child Support Presentation May Revise June 2020, 4. D - HHSA Presentation BOS Mtg 6-22-20, 5. E - Probation, 6. F - Transportation Road Fund, 7. G - Letter to Governor, 8. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 6-18-20
Related files: 20-0752, 20-0900, 20-1207, 20-0921, 20-1269
Title
Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board:
1) Receive a presentation from the following departments on the potential impacts to funding streams and services provided by those revenues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic:
a) Child Support Services - State Funding;
b) Health & Human Services;
i) Public Health Realignment;
ii) Social Services Realignment; and
iii) Behavioral Health Realignment;
c) Probation - Community Corrections Partnership Funding; and
d) Transportation - Road Fund; and
2) Direct all departments to prepare a budget scenario in which they are required to reduce their Fiscal Year 2020-21 budgeted Net County Cost by 5%, identifying the total dollar savings, the potential reduction in Full Time Equivalent positions and service level impacts to the community, and to provide those scenarios to the Chief Administrative Officer no later than July 6, 2020; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter to Governor Newsom and Legislative leadership requesting stabilization of Realignment funding by backfilling for lost base revenue in both the current and future budget years, and authorize Department Heads whose programs are impacted by realignment revenue to also advocate for backfilling lost revenue.

FUNDING: Countywide Budget.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Due to the timing of COVID-19 the FY 2020-21 Recommended Budget was a “status-quo” budget with the expectation that a modified budget would be submitted to the Board for adoption in September. The modified budget will incorporate the changes as a result of anticipated revenue impacts to a variety of programs and services provided by County departments.

Due to the number of separate funding streams and services that are being impacted, including State and Federal funded realigned programs and the General Fund, the Chief Administrative Office is requesting the Board have several discussions leading up to the final adoption of the budget in September so that the Board memb...

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