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File #: 21-0669    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/13/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/11/2021 Final action: 5/11/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 044-2021 delegating authority to the Health and Human Services Agency Director to accept and execute ongoing Revenue Agreements from granting agencies and any amendments there to, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, that are required to fund ongoing HHSA programs per Attachment A to the Resolution and are included in the proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget; and 2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or Agency Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal and programmatic reports for said funding agreements and allocations. FUNDING: Federal, State, and Local Funding.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 05-11-2021, 2. B - HHSA Director Signature Authority Resolution, FY 2021-2022, 05-11-2021, 3. Executed Resolution 044-2021
Related files: 15-0412, 18-0612, 19-0531, 20-0605, 22-0695, 22-0847, 22-0506, 22-0588, 22-0848
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 044-2021 delegating authority to the Health and Human Services Agency Director to accept and execute ongoing Revenue Agreements from granting agencies and any amendments there to, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, that are required to fund ongoing HHSA programs per Attachment A to the Resolution and are included in the proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget; and
2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director or Agency Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal and programmatic reports for said funding agreements and allocations.

FUNDING: Federal, State, and Local Funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Board of Supervisors’ Policy A-6, Grant Applications, establishes the Board as the sole authority for accepting grant awards and approving grant agreements. In accordance with said Policy, HHSA presents all new funding/revenue agreements, grants, and other funding allocations to the Board for approval. There are, however, many ongoing grant awards and funding allocations that HHSA receives on an annual basis that are a mainstay for the operation and which support multiple programs across the Agency. For example, since 2007, HHSA has processed an average of thirty revenue agreements each year, the majority of which are on-going grant funding and include renewals or amendments to prior year agreements.

On an annual basis since Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16, to comply with Policy A-6, HHSA has submitted a Resolution to the Board for adoption that lists ongoing grant funding, allocations and agreements that the Board has previously approved. The resolution requests delegation of authority to the HHSA Director to execute the associated agreements or amendments for the upcoming and specified fiscal year, based on what the Board had approved, prior. This process has increased efficiency in proces...

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