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File #: 21-064    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/11/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action: 1/12/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to continue providing non-congregate shelter services through its Off-Site Temporary Shelter Program during the COVID-19 pandemic for a term of January 1, 2021 through August 31, 2021, in a total amount not to exceed $2,777,078.
Attachments: 1. 20210112_r_OTSP CY21_LifeMoves Covid Sheltering.pdf, 2. 20210112_a_LifeMoves OTSP CY21 Covid Sheltering.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

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

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to continue providing non-congregate shelter services through its Off-Site Temporary Shelter Program during the COVID-19 pandemic for a term of January 1, 2021 through August 31, 2021, in a total amount not to exceed $2,777,078.
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BACKGROUND:
On March 19, 2020, after obtaining approval by the County Manager's Office (CMO), the County entered into an agreement with LifeMoves to fund the operation of a non-congregate shelter program for adults experiencing homelessness in San Mateo County in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for a term of March 19, 2020 to June 30, 2020 for a total amount not to exceed $819,720.

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

On September 15, 2020, after obtaining approval from the CMO, the County amended the agreement with LifeMoves to continue these services for a term of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and for a total amount not to exceed $1,855,334.

DISCUSSION:
Clients served by the Off-site Temporary Shelter Program are vulnerable individuals who are experiencing homelessness who are at risk for developing severe complications if they were to contract COVID-19. This program enables clients to shelter safely in an individual hotel room. It also allows the existing adult shelter programs to maintain a reduced number of clients on site at the shelters in order to maintain social distancing. Clients enrolled in the Off-Site Temporary Shel...

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