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File #: 20-326    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/27/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with AIDS Community Research Consortium for the period of February 29, 2020 through June 30, 2020, increasing the amount by $48,366 to an amount not to exceed $260,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200519_r_ACRC RWA A-3.pdf, 2. 20200519_a_ACRC RWA A-3
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 an amendment to the agreement with AIDS Community Research Consortium for the period of February 29, 2020 through June 30, 2020, increasing the amount by $48,366 to an amount not to exceed $260,000.

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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. This additional funding comes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result, the increasing need of services for our HIV/AIDS population.

AIDS Community Research Consortium (ACRC) was allocated an additional $25,000 with an amendment to Board Resolution No. 077002, and an additional $46,664 with an amendment to Board Resolution No. 077002 in February 2020, which brings their total not-to-exceed amount to $211,664.

DISCUSSION:
To ensure continued and increased provision of services during this pandemic, it is necessary to increase the contract amount by $48,336. Payments to ACRC will not exceed $260,000.

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

Contractors shall be paid in accordance with all terms and conditions included in original agreements through June 30, 2020, or until amended agreements are completed. While the exact annual funding amounts are unknown, the allocation described above will be sufficient to cover the costs incurred during this interim period.

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