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File #: 21-719    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 authorizing: A) The Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to accept grant funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to be used towards offsetting Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) costs in the amount of $80,110 for the term of December 1, 2021 through November 30, 2022,and execute a Continuum of Care Program (CDFA #14.267) Grant Agreement to accept said grant funds from HUD; and B) The Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to accept any additional and future grants funds awarded by HUD during the grant period of December 1, 2022 through November 30, 2025 to be used towards costs associated with the administration of the HMIS or the provision of services that are compliant with the terms and conditions of grant funding, and execute, 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_HMIS, 2. 20210914_a_USDHUD_HMIS
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Acceptance of Continuum of Care Homeless Management Information System Grant Funds from the United States Department Housing and Urban Development

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to accept grant funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to be used towards offsetting Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) costs in the amount of $80,110 for the term of December 1, 2021 through November 30, 2022,and execute a Continuum of Care Program (CDFA #14.267) Grant Agreement to accept said grant funds from HUD; and

B) The Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to accept any additional and future grants funds awarded by HUD during the grant period of December 1, 2022 through November 30, 2025 to be used towards costs associated with the administration of the HMIS or the provision of services that are compliant with the terms and conditions of grant funding, and execute, 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) coordinates homeless services and works with community partners to provide homeless prevention services and homeless services in San Mateo County. HSA has been designated by United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as the lead Continuum of Care (CoC) agency for San Mateo County.

HUD mandates each CoC agency provide a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) that complies with HUD's data collection and reporting standards. HMIS is a local information technology system used to collect client data that includes provisions of housing and services to people experiencing homelessness.

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