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File #: 20-1161    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/27/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action: 9/22/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the Elder Abuse Program, for Fiscal Years 2020-21 and 2021-22, for an estimated grant amount of $206,000; 2) Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency and Board Chair to Sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance, pertaining to the Request for Application, as required by the grant; 3) Authorize the submission of a match waiver request to Cal OES to eliminate or reduce the match obligation required as a part of the grant funding; 4) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extensions or amendments that do not increase the total funding; and 5) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to execute and administer any agreement or subse...
Attachments: 1. A - XE20 RFA - 20-1161 - 092220.pdf, 2. B - VOCA Certification - 20-1161 - 092220.pdf, 3. C - Approved CRS - 20-1161 - 092220.pdf, 4. Executed Certification
Related files: 21-0053, 21-1498
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the Elder Abuse Program, for Fiscal Years 2020-21 and 2021-22, for an estimated grant amount of $206,000;
2) Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency and Board Chair to Sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance, pertaining to the Request for Application, as required by the grant;
3) Authorize the submission of a match waiver request to Cal OES to eliminate or reduce the match obligation required as a part of the grant funding;
4) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extensions or amendments that do not increase the total funding; and
5) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to execute and administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: Federal funding from the 2018 Victims of Crime Act, in the amount of $103,000, requiring a match contribution of $25,750, and the 2019 Victims of Crime Act, in the amount of $103,000, requiring a match contribution of $25,750, for an estimated total award amount of $206,000 and a required match contribution of $51,500. The match contribution will be met with a time commitment by Senior Legal services and/or additional volunteer hours, if Cal OES does not approve a waiver of the match requirement.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On July 19, 2016, the Board approved the Health and Human Services Agency Director to execute a grant agreement with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in the amount of $400,000 for the Elder Abuse Program, with a term extending from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 (Item #16-0715). The proposal submitted o...

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