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File #: 20-1164    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/29/2020 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 County Victim Services Program for Fiscal Years 2020-21 and 2021-22, for an estimated grant amount of $168,946; 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) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, with all match being met by the subcontractor, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management Approval; and 4) 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, inc...
Attachments: 1. A - XC20 RFA - 20-1164 - 092220.pdf, 2. B - Certification of Assurance of Compliance - 20-1164 - 092220.pdf, 3. C - Approved CRS for COAOC for County Victim Services - 20-1164 - 092220, 4. Executed Certification of Assurance of Compliance
Related files: 21-0044, 21-1185, 21-0462
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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 County Victim Services Program for Fiscal Years 2020-21 and 2021-22, for an estimated grant amount of $168,946;
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) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, with all match being met by the subcontractor, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management Approval; and
4) 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 as well as a subaward agreement with CASA El Dorado, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: $84,473 in 2018 and $84,473 in 2019 Victims of Crime Act funds, for a total estimated allocation of $168,946; with a total required match in the amount of $42,236, which will be provided by CASA El Dorado through in-kind volunteer hours.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 17, 2016, the Board authorized the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to submit a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) for the County Victim Services program. As a result of the application, the County was awarded $272,638 over twenty-four (24) months, which was later increased to $470,678 of a total of forty-two months. The totality of the funding was subawarded to CASA El Dorado to provide Court Appointed Special Advocates for victims of child abuse and neglect.

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