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File #: 22-624    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2022 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Samaritan House to provide non-congregate homeless shelter services for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024, for a total obligation amount not to exceed $3,286,669.
Attachments: 1. 20220802_att_RFP MATRIX Samaritan House.pdf, 2. 20220802_r_Samaritan House.pdf, 3. 20220802_a_Samaritan House.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Agreement with Samaritan House to provide Non-Congregate Homeless Shelter Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Samaritan House to provide non-congregate homeless shelter services for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024, for a total obligation amount not to exceed $3,286,669.

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BACKGROUND:
As part of the County's expansion of homeless shelter and housing services, the County is planning to open a new non-congregate shelter in the City of San Mateo. The County's long-term goal is to convert the site into affordable housing, but in the near term, the site will provide much-needed additional shelter capacity.

In December 2021, the State awarded San Mateo County $13.5 million to purchase, rehabilitate, and operate the Stone Villa Inn as a non-congregate shelter. In March 2022, the County purchased Stone Villa Inn and began rehabilitation of the site to convert the property into the Stone Villa Shelter, a 44-unit non-congregate shelter serving adults (individuals and couples) experiencing homelessness.

In March 2022, the San Mateo County Human Services Agency (HSA) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek non-congregate homeless shelter services at Stone Villa Shelter, and Samaritan House was selected as the provider based on the evaluation criteria listed in the RFP.

DISCUSSION:
HSA is proposing the County enter into an agreement with Samaritan House to operate Stone Villa Shelter and provide non-congregate homeless shelter services for the term of July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024 for a total obligation amount not to exceed $3,286,669.

Stone Villa Shelter will be a short-term intervention designed to act as a safety net for households that are unsheltered (living outdoors, in vehicles or other places not meant for human habitat...

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