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File #: 22-0967    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/18/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/28/2022 Final action: 6/28/2022
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 Conforti Plumbing, Inc. for the provision of weatherization services provided under Agreement 6637, because pursuant to 3.13.030(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 Agreement for Services 6637 with Conforti Plumbing, Inc., with a not-to-exceed amount of $358,500, and for the term of three (3) years from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 6637, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement. FUNDING: 100% Federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 2. B - Agreement 6637, 3. Executed Agreement for Servcies 6637
Related files: 18-1829
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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 Conforti Plumbing, Inc. for the provision of weatherization services provided under Agreement 6637, because pursuant to 3.13.030(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 Agreement for Services 6637 with Conforti Plumbing, Inc., with a not-to-exceed amount of $358,500, and for the term of three (3) years from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement 6637, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: 100% Federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) administers a Weatherization Program in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Weatherization in El Dorado County consists of qualified, low-income households applying for assistance through the County HHSA, which contracts with local contractors to perform Weatherization related repairs/improvements. The program is not federally mandated but exists as a result of an annually allocated LIHEAP program funding agreement between the County and the California Department of Community Services and Development, which in 2022 provides $1,912,196 of funding in support of the program.

Home energy weatherization-related projects are for the benefit of low-income community members and are made available to households with the highest energy costs or needs in relation to income. The program helps low-income households improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs, and remai...

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