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File #: 21-0576    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/1/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board, as the Community Action Agency: 1) Approve the 2022-2023 Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the 2022-2023 Program Year Community Action Plan Cover Page and Certification for submittal with the 2022-2023 Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan to the California Department of Community Services and Development. FUNDING: 100% Federal funding.
Attachments: 1. A - 2022-2023 CSBG Community Action Plan 06-22-21, 2. Executed 2022-2023 CSBG Community Action Plan
Related files: 19-0888, 13-0691, 07-965, 09-0755, 11-0679
Title
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board, as the Community Action Agency:
1) Approve the 2022-2023 Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the 2022-2023 Program Year Community Action Plan Cover Page and Certification for submittal with the 2022-2023 Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan to the California Department of Community Services and Development.

FUNDING: 100% Federal funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Board of Supervisors is the designated Community Action Agency (CAA) and Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is the County department designated to administer CAA programs and activities, while the El Dorado County Community Action Council (CAC) advises the CAA. Every two years, the California Department of Community Services and Development (CDCSD) requires all community action agencies to submit a Community Action Plan (CAP) that functions as the planning document outlining proposed activities and also serves as an application for funding for the following two years.

The CAP defines an integrated service delivery system and is required by the state and federal governments for receipt of Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funds. These funds represent core funding for administration of HHSA’s low-income and adult services. The County has received this CSBG grant since the early 1980s and this revenue source is expected to continue. The CAP also addresses goals, program activities, and outcome measures that closely reflect the ongoing activities of HHSA, which are approved through separate contract processes throughout the year.

The County must submit the CAP to CDCSD six months prior to the beginning of the next CSBG funding cycle which commences January 1, 2022. The CSBG funds represent core funding for administration of HHSA’s low-income and adult services. The required Public Hearing for the CAP was conducted on May 26, 2021 during ...

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