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File #: 21-718    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2021 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Authorizing the Human Services Agency Director or designee to accept $367,597 in funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Continuum of Care planning activities (Grant Number CA1928L9T122000) for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023; and B) Authorizing and directing the HSA Director or designee to execute future grant agreements with HUD for Continuum of Care planning activities in an amount up to $400,000 per year from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2026 that are compliant with the terms and conditions of grant funding in consultation with County Counsel, any grant agreements, amendments to grant agreements or other documents necessary to accept said grant funds from HUD.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_USDHUD_CoC, 2. 20210914_a_USDHUD_CoC
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Grant Agreement with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for Continuum of Care Planning Activities

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Authorizing the Human Services Agency Director or designee to accept $367,597 in funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Continuum of Care planning activities (Grant Number CA1928L9T122000) for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023; and

B) Authorizing and directing the HSA Director or designee to execute future grant agreements with HUD for Continuum of Care planning activities in an amount up to $400,000 per year from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2026 that are compliant with the terms and conditions of grant funding in consultation with County Counsel, any grant agreements, amendments to grant agreements or other documents necessary to accept said grant funds from HUD.

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BACKGROUND:
The Human Services Agency (HSA) is the lead Continuum of Care (CoC) agency designated by United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As the lead CoC agency, HSA ensures compliance with all HUD CoC regulations, implements and oversees the Coordinated Entry System (CES), completes federal reporting required by HUD, and coordinates the community's annual HUD grant application for funding to support homeless services in the community.

DISCUSSION:
HSA recommends the County enter into the grant agreement with HUD to fund CoC planning activities. HSA will use the funding to support staff time and technical assistance services necessary in order to meet HUD CoC requirements. Funded activities include completing the annual CoC funding competition to maximize the amount of HUD CoC funding awarded to programs in San Mateo County, data analysis and submission of federal report...

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