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File #: 21-1169    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/27/2021 Final action: 7/27/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) that it is appropriate to contract with the Upper Room Dining Hall, Inc. (Upper Room), for meal services under Agreement 5829 as being in the public’s best interest and that there are specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications involved in the performance of the work; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5829 with Upper Room for a term retroactive to July 12, 2021, on a month-to-month basis until terminated, for the provision of preparing meals for homeless clients housed in non-congregate shelters for $15 per day per client with a maximum obligation of $75,819 for an initial term to expire October 31, 2021, to be adjusted thereafter on an as-needed basis; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents, including amendments, relating to Agreement 5829, that do not...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 5829, 07-27-2021, 2. B - Agreement 5829, Upper Room, 07-27-2021, 3. C - Agreement 4859 and approved CRS, 07-27-2021, 4. D - Agreement 5026 and approved CRS, 07-27-2021, 5. E - Agreement 5393 and approved CRS, 07-27-2021, 6. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 7-27-21, 7. Public Comment Rcvd 7-26-2021 BOS 7-27-2021, 8. Executed Agreement 5829
Related files: 20-0502
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) that it is appropriate to contract with the Upper Room Dining Hall, Inc. (Upper Room), for meal services under Agreement 5829 as being in the public’s best interest and that there are specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications involved in the performance of the work;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5829 with Upper Room for a term retroactive to July 12, 2021, on a month-to-month basis until terminated, for the provision of preparing meals for homeless clients housed in non-congregate shelters for $15 per day per client with a maximum obligation of $75,819 for an initial term to expire October 31, 2021, to be adjusted thereafter on an as-needed basis; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents, including amendments, relating to Agreement 5829, that do not increase the per day per client rate, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Various Housing and Homeless Program grants, including but may not be limited to Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) specific grants.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 4, 2020, the Governor of California proclaimed a State of Emergency across California as a result of the threat of COVID-19. Additionally, on March 19, 2020, pursuant to Executive Order N-33-20, the Governor ordered all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors. Lastly, Executive Order N-25-20 ordered all residents to heed any orders and guidance of state and local public health officials, including but not limited to the imposition of social distancing measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Pursuant to the State orders, the County entered into s...

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