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File #: 20-740    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE dba Project WeHOPE for homeless shelter services to increase the amount of the agreement by $91,800 for a new total amount not to exceed $3,152,670.
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_WeHOPE, 2. 20200929_a_WeHOPE
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Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Measure K: Amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE dba Project WeHOPE for Homeless Shelter Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE dba Project WeHOPE for homeless shelter services to increase the amount of the agreement by $91,800 for a new total amount not to exceed $3,152,670.

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BACKGROUND:
In February 2017, the San Mateo County Human Services Agency's ("HSA") Center on Homelessness issued a Request for Proposals for homeless shelter services, including both emergency shelter and transitional housing programs. Project WeHOPE ("WeHOPE") was chosen as one of the providers because of its experience, qualifications and approach to services through its shelter operations.

WeHOPE, located in East Palo Alto, is a 55-bed shelter that provides emergency and transitional shelter program services for homeless adult individuals.

On June 27, 2017, by Resolution No. 075299, this Board entered into an agreement with WeHOPE for a term of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 for a total amount not to exceed $1,732,060.

On June 30, 2020, by Resolution No. 077559, this Board authorized an amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE for homeless shelter services to increase the amount of the agreement by $1,328,870 for a new total amount not to exceed $3,060,930 and to extend the term two years through June 30, 2022.

DISCUSSION:
The County has identified that there continues to be a need for increased shelter capacity. Project WeHOPE has been operating 10-18 additional shelter beds since April 2020 and the space temporarily being utilized for these additional shelter beds is now available for longer than originally planned. This second amendment would add funding to support shelter operations and extend these services for 10-18 addi...

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