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File #: 22-1733    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/15/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/11/2022 Final action: 10/11/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the HHSA Director to apply for and accept the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) County Elder Abuse Program (XE) grant funding in the total amount of $217,444 for the performance period of January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023; 2) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to serve as the official designee for the XE Program grant administered by Cal OES; 3) Approve and authorize the HHSA Director to sign the Subaward Face Sheet, Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance, and Federal Fund Grant Subaward Assurances forms for submission to Cal OES; 4) Authorize the Board Chair to sign the XE Program Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance form for submission to Cal OES; and 5) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the resulting funding agreement and future amendments that do not increase the funding amount or term, contingent upon County Counsel a...
Attachments: 1. A - Cal OES Elder Abuse Program (XE) Request for Application, 2. B - Cal OES Elder Abuse Program Grant-Subaward-Face-Sheet, 3. C - Cal OES Elder Abuse Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance, 4. D - Cal OES Elder Abuse Federal Fund Grant Subaward Assurances, 5. E - Approved CRS Cal OES Elder Abuse Grant Forms, 6. Executed Cal OES Grant Subaward, 7. Executed Cal OES Certificate of Assurance of Compliance
Related files: 21-0053, 19-1619, 16-0715, 20-1161, 21-1498, 23-1914
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the HHSA Director to apply for and accept the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) County Elder Abuse Program (XE) grant funding in the total amount of $217,444 for the performance period of January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023;
2) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to serve as the official designee for the XE Program grant administered by Cal OES;
3) Approve and authorize the HHSA Director to sign the Subaward Face Sheet, Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance, and Federal Fund Grant Subaward Assurances forms for submission to Cal OES;
4) Authorize the Board Chair to sign the XE Program Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance form for submission to Cal OES; and
5) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the resulting funding agreement and future amendments that do not increase the funding amount or term, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, and subsequent administrative documents or required fiscal or programmatic reports.

FUNDING: 100% Federal funding from the 2020 and 2021 Victims of Crime Act totaling $217,444, with a required match contribution of $54,362 that will be met with an in-kind time commitment by Senior Legal Services and/or through a contribution of volunteer hours.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The County of El Dorado (County), through the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), has applied to and been awarded funding by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) for the Elder Abuse (XE) Program non-competitive grant since 2016. The purpose of the XE Program is to enhance the safety of elder and dependent adult victims of crime by providing direct services to victims and bridging the gap between elder justice service providers and victim service providers.

The initial Request for Proposal (RFP) issued by CalOES for the XE Program in 2016...

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