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File #: 21-0779    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/30/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Elder Options, Inc., for services provided under Agreement 4782 for personal care support services to seniors enrolled in the County’s Family Caregiver Support Program because (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work"; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement 4782 with Elder Options, Inc., increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $55,000 to a new maximum obligation of $100,000 and updating the hourly rates, with no change to the term of the Agreement of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 4782, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not incr...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 06-08-2021, 2. B - 4782, Amendment 1, Elder Options, 06-08-2021, 3. C - Agreement 4782, Elder Options, 06-08-2021, 4. Executed Agreement 4782 Amendment 1.pdf
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Elder Options, Inc., for services provided under Agreement 4782 for personal care support services to seniors enrolled in the County’s Family Caregiver Support Program because (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work";
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement 4782 with Elder Options, Inc., increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $55,000 to a new maximum obligation of $100,000 and updating the hourly rates, with no change to the term of the Agreement of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 4782, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: State and various Federal sources.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Community Services Division receives Federal funding through the California Department of Aging to provide support programs for County residents age 60 and over, including eligible disabled or at-risk adults. These programs are designed to meet the basic needs of this target population including improvement of their quality of life, with the primary goal of helping them remain independent and in their home as long as feasible. Some of these programs include the Family Caregiver Support Program, Senior Health Education Program, Long Term Care Ombudsman, Senior Activities, Senior Nutrition, Senior Legal, and Senior Day Care.
Agreement 4782 was entered into a year ago with the understanding that all budgets, services deliveries, and cost to the County would remain the same levels to coincide with FCSP’s ...

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