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File #: 20-1355    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/5/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 161-2020, which authorizes the Health and Human Services Agency on behalf of the Continuum of Care (CoC) to participate in the Emergency Solutions Grant- COVID (ESG-CV) Round 2 funding, administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD); 2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency to serve as the Administrative Entity for the El Dorado Continuum of Care for the ESG-CV Round 2 funding; 3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, in an amount estimated to be $716,000 with a term to be determined, 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 administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents related to said award, includ...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved - CRS for ESG-CV Round 2 Resolution - 20-1355 111020.pdf, 2. B - Draft ESG-CV Round 2 Grant Resolution 20-1355 111020.pdf, 3. C - ESG-CV Round 2 NOFA - 20-1355 111020 .pdf, 4. Executed Resolution 161-2020
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 161-2020, which authorizes the Health and Human Services Agency on behalf of the Continuum of Care (CoC) to participate in the Emergency Solutions Grant- COVID (ESG-CV) Round 2 funding, administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD);
2) Designate the Health and Human Services Agency to serve as the Administrative Entity for the El Dorado Continuum of Care for the ESG-CV Round 2 funding;
3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute any grant agreement, if awarded, in an amount estimated to be $716,000 with a term to be determined, 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 administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents related to said award, including any required fiscal and programmatic reports as well as any amendments to the agreement that do not increase the total award amount, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval.

FUNDING: Federal Funding administered by the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development, Emergency Solutions Grant Program, Round 2 of funding, as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stimulus Act enacted March 27, 2020.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the second round of Emergency Solutions - COVID (ESG-CV Round 2) Grant, specific to COVID-19 activities supporting the homeless population in the estimated amount of $716,000. HCD has requested all resolutions include the estimated amount plus an additional $500,000, should additional funding become available. As a result and per HCD's instruction, the resolution ...

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