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File #: 20-689    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves to continue to provide off-site temporary shelter program for non-congregate shelter services through December 31, 2020 and increasing the amount by $1,355,334 for a new total obligation amount not to exceed $1,855,334.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_LifeMoves Covid Sheltering Services.pdf, 2. 20200915_a_LIfeMoves Covid Sheltering Services.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with LifeMoves for Off-site Temporary Shelter Program for Non-Congregate Shelter Services during COVID-19

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves to continue to provide off-site temporary shelter program for non-congregate shelter services through December 31, 2020 and increasing the amount by $1,355,334 for a new total obligation amount not to exceed $1,855,334.

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BACKGROUND:
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, after obtaining approval by the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in March 2020, the County entered into an agreement with LifeMoves for an amount not to exceed $691,900 to fund the operation of a non-congregate shelter program for adults experiencing homelessness through June 30,2020.

On June 23, 2020, after obtaining approval from EOC, the County entered into a new agreement with LifeMoves to continue services for a total obligation amount not to exceed $500,000 and a term of July 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020.

LifeMoves was selected as the contractor for these services based on a Request for Proposals conducted by the Human Services Agency in January of 2020 to operate a similar shelter program.

DISCUSSION:
This amendment adds funding in order to continue the Off-site Temporary Shelter Program, which provides non-congregate shelter to vulnerable people experiencing homelessness in order to provide safe sheltering during the COVID-19 pandemic. This amendment adds funding to continue operations and extend services through December 31, 2020.

Clients served by the Off-site Temporary Shelter Program are vulnerable individuals who are experiencing homelessness, were residing in one of the adult shelters or were unsheltered and are at risk for developing sev...

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