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File #: 21-0342    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/24/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement FP-1920-29 from the California Department of Aging, extending the term through March 31, 2022; 2) Delegate authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute any further amendments to Agreement FP-1920-29, that do not decrease the maximum dollar amount or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any fiscal and programmatic reports required for said Agreement. FUNDING: California Department of Aging Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program grant.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS FP-1920-29 A1, 2. B - Amendment FP-1920-29-A1 Std213A, 3. C - Original Agreement FP 1920-29
Related files: 20-0198
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement FP-1920-29 from the California Department of Aging, extending the term through March 31, 2022;
2) Delegate authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute any further amendments to Agreement FP-1920-29, that do not decrease the maximum dollar amount or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any fiscal and programmatic reports required for said Agreement.

FUNDING: California Department of Aging Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 17, 2020 with Legistar item 20-0198, the Board accepted and authorized the Chair to sign Dignity at Home Fall Prevention Program Grant Agreement FP-1920-29 in the amount of $143,750 for the purpose of providing fall and injury prevention information, education, referral services, equipment, assessments, services, materials and labor costs to the eligible service population.

Fall Prevention Program funding is intended to target services and activities specific to individuals who meet the following criteria: (1) Age sixty (60) or have disabilities, (2) whose adjusted household income does not exceed 80 percent (80%) of the area median income, and (3) who are at risk of falling or institutionalization.

On February 23, 2021 HHSA received the Amendment from CDA and it must be returned by June 1, 2021.

ALTERNATIVES:
The Board could choose to not accept the term extension for the funding, thereby shortening the potential usage of this Fall Prevention Program funding from the Senior Services programs funding opportunities.

PRIOR BOARD ACTION:
03/17/2020, File ID 20-0198, HHSA CDA FP-1920-29 Agreement

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT:
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