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File #: 20-074    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/29/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Controller to continue making payments on the Public Health, Policy and Planning STD/HIV Program Agreements for the period of February 29, 2020 through June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $83,059.
Attachments: 1. 20200225_r_Continuation_of_Contracts STDHIV Services.pdf, 2. 20200225_a_MHA.pdf, 3. 20200225_a_SVCF ACRC.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Cassius Lockett, Director, Public Health, Policy and Planning

Subject: Continuation of Contracts for STD/HIV Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Controller to continue making payments on the Public Health, Policy and Planning STD/HIV Program Agreements for the period of February 29, 2020 through June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $83,059.

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BACKGROUND:
The US Department of Health and Human Services provides the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act (RW) funding to eligible metropolitan areas that are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. This funding comes to the San Mateo County STD/HIV Program through an agreement with the City and County of San Francisco. The amount of funding San Mateo County (County) receives each year is determined by the number of persons living with HIV/AIDS in the County.

The County is currently awaiting notification of the RW amount it will receive, and in turn be able to allocate to community-based organizations (CBOs) providing client services in the County. As a result, the County is unable to finalize new agreements with the following two CBOs prior to their current agreement end date, February 28, 2020: 1) AIDS Community Research Consortium (ACRC) for $140,000 to provide HIV food services; and 2) the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County (MHA) for $109,183 to provide housing and emergency assistance services. Please note that ACRC was allocated an additional $25,000 with an amendment to Board Resolution No. 077002 in January 2020, which brings their total not-to-exceed amount to $165,000.

DISCUSSION:
To ensure continued provision of services during this interim period, it is necessary to authorize the Controller to continue to make payments to these CBOs through June 30, 2020, up to the following partial ...

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