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File #: 21-0897    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/20/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/29/2021 Final action: 6/29/2021
Title: Library Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5766 with First 5 El Dorado Commission to provide funding for the Library to provide professional services for the Community Hubs for a total amount of $381,500 for the period of July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5766, including amendments which do not increase net county cost or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: First 5 El Dorado Grant.
Attachments: 1. A - 5766 Agreement, 2. B - 5766 Counsel Approval, 3. Executed Agreement First 5
Related files: 16-0554, 18-1643, 19-0861
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Library Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5766 with First 5 El Dorado Commission to provide funding for the Library to provide professional services for the Community Hubs for a total amount of $381,500 for the period of July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5766, including amendments which do not increase net county cost or change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: First 5 El Dorado Grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Community Hubs are a partnership between First 5 El Dorado, the El Dorado County (EDC) Library, EDC Early Care and Education Planning Council, EDC Child Abuse Prevention Council, and EDC Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). The Community Hubs’ vision is to create healthy and strong communities throughout El Dorado County by building resiliency with families through collaborative community-based prevention and early intervention services. Community Hubs are organized by Supervisorial and Educational Districts and provide services in libraries, schools, child care centers, and other locations where families with children naturally gather. Each Hub is staffed by a team of family engagement, literacy, and health specialists who offer classes, groups, and activities for expectant parents and families with children ages 0-18. The Board approved prior agreement 071-F1711 that provided similar services for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021 on June 28, 2016 with Legistar item 16-0554. Community Hubs are unique in that they leverage a variety of public funds and collaborative partners.

The partnership has revisioned the Community Hubs team model (Hubs 2.0) to having three navigators: one Hub Navigator based at the library to facilitate a connection to services for all community members (...

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