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File #: 11-0310    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/17/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/12/2011 Final action: 4/12/2011
Title: Department of Human Services recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute Agreement for Services 401-S1111 with the Kinship Center, a foster family agency, for the provision of emergency shelter care and/or foster care placement services on an “as requested” basis. The Agreement allows placement by the Human Services Department and the Probation Department, is effective upon execution, shall continue until terminated and specifies a maximum annual compensation of $100,000. FUNDING: Federal and State Social Services Allocation with required County Share of Cost met primarily with realignment resources.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route Kinship Center 401-S1111, 2. B - Kinship Center 401-S1111
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Department of Human Services recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute Agreement for Services 401-S1111 with the Kinship Center, a foster family agency, for the provision of emergency shelter care and/or foster care placement services on an “as requested” basis. The Agreement allows placement by the Human Services Department and the Probation Department, is effective upon execution, shall continue until terminated and specifies a maximum annual compensation of $100,000.

FUNDING: Federal and State Social Services Allocation with required County Share of Cost met primarily with realignment resources.

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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Maximum Annual Cost $100,000

Funding
Budgeted up to $100,000
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $100,000
Change To Net County Cost N/A

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No change. Emergency shelter care services, which are necessary pending Court-ordered case disposition, require a 15% to 30% County share of cost. Court-ordered foster care placement services require a 40% to 60% County share of cost. The State reimburses the County for the Federal and State share of cost in a varying ratio based on an array of circumstances. A total of $5,976,979 is included in the Department’s budget for provision of emergency shelter care and foster care services during FY 2010-11. Funds for these services are budgeted annually based on projected need. The not-to-exceed annual compensation of $100,000 allows for anticipated potential usage.

Compensation: Compensation is based upon the non-negotiable State-assigned authorized rate of the group home/foster family agency providing services to the child placed at the facility. Payments to service provider are made monthly in arrears following notification that a child has been placed at the facility.

Termination: Agreement includes the County’s standard Fiscal ...

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