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File #: 20-0937    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/10/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/28/2020 Final action: 7/28/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5026 with The Upper Room Dining Hall, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, for the provision of food for homeless individuals placed in County-contracted motels during the COVID-19 crisis, with a retroactive effective date of June 21, 2020 and expires December 31, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $133,170; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 5026, including amendments which do not increase the amount or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: State of CA Emergency COVID-19 Funding or other State funding approved for COVID-19 emergency response including but not limited to, County Medical Services Program COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant, and/or Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. (C...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 5026, 08-04-2020.pdf, 2. B - Upper Room Agreement 5026, 08-04-2020.pdf, 3. Executed Agreement for Services 5026
Related files: 20-0502
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5026 with The Upper Room Dining Hall, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, for the provision of food for homeless individuals placed in County-contracted motels during the COVID-19 crisis, with a retroactive effective date of June 21, 2020 and expires December 31, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $133,170; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 5026, including amendments which do not increase the amount or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: State of CA Emergency COVID-19 Funding or other State funding approved for COVID-19 emergency response including but not limited to, County Medical Services Program COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant, and/or Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. (CARES Act Program)
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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.

On March 23, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (HCFC) awarded the County and El Dorado Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care (CoC), two separate allocations - $119,462.49 for the CoC, and $109,908.68 for the County. The purpose of the funding is to protect the health and safety of people experiencing homelessness and reduce the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Since then, additional COVID-19 funding has become available through the County Medical Services ...

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