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File #: 20-284    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2019 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Redwood City School District to provide funds for the operational cost of the Redwood City Community Schools for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 20, 2021 in the amount of $242,352.
Attachments: 1. 20200505_r_RCSD, 2. 20200505_a_RCSD
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Agreement with Redwood City School District for the Redwood City Community Schools

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Redwood City School District to provide funds for the operational cost of the Redwood City Community Schools for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 20, 2021 in the amount of $242,352.

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BACKGROUND:
Since 1998, the Human Services Agency ("HSA"), City of Redwood City ("CRWC") and the Redwood City School District ("RWCSD") have each contributed financial support to the Redwood City Community Schools ("RWCCS"). RWCCS are school-based Family Resource Centers ("FRCs") that provide educational support and community development activities to approximately 3,700 children and families. Services include: information and referrals to Economic Self-Sufficiency Programs, counseling, support, and educational services. These services promote healthy families, increase developmental assets for children, and improve parent involvement in leadership activities. These are designed to engage parents in the academic and social well-being of their children. FRCs are located at Taft, Fair Oaks, Kennedy, and Hoover Community Schools.

DISCUSSION:
This agreement provides operational costs to the RWCSD. CRWC will have a separate agreement with RWCSD for their contribution. HSA will contribute $113,676 for fiscal year 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. There is a one-time contribution of $15,000 for equitable transportation funding. RWCSD is committed to providing community wide access to programs and services that contribute to improving family functioning and children's well-being. FRCs are staffed primarily by out-posted employees for partner agencies who provide specialized support in their area of expertise in addition to the on-site Redwood City School Distric...

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