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File #: 21-00537    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action: 6/15/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Services, Hope Refuge, Inc. (Hope Refuge) Board Contract for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Hope Refuge, a California nonprofit (a local vendor), for the provision of short term residential therapeutic program (STRTP) services and Intensive Home Based (IHBS) and Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) services for seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) children and youth (age 9 through 19) who require out of home placement for a total Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $1,152,025.00 for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend, delay, or interrupt the services under the Agreement for convenience per Section 20 of the Agreement; make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26 of the Agreeme...
Sponsors: BEHAVIORAL WELLNESS DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A: Hope Refuge FY 21-22 BC, 3. Executed Contract, 4. Minute Order
Title
Consider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Services, Hope Refuge, Inc. (Hope Refuge) Board Contract for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, as follows:

a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Hope Refuge, a California nonprofit (a local vendor), for the provision of short term residential therapeutic program (STRTP) services and Intensive Home Based (IHBS) and Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) services for seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) children and youth (age 9 through 19) who require out of home placement for a total Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $1,152,025.00 for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022;

b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend, delay, or interrupt the services under the Agreement for convenience per Section 20 of the Agreement; make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26 of the Agreement; authorize additional services per Exhibits A-2 and A-3 of the Agreement; amend program staffing requirements per Exhibits A-2 and A-3 of the Agreement; reallocate funds between funding sources with discretion per Exhibit B of the Agreement; adjust the provisional rate with discretion per Exhibit B of the Agreement; approve in writing in the year end cost settlement that use of the County Maximum Allowable rate was waived for settlement purposes per Exhibit B of the Agreement; and amend the program goals, outcomes, and measures per Exhibit E of the Agreement, all without altering the Maximum Contract Amount and without requiring the Board's approval of an amendment of the Agreement, subject to the Board's ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and

c) Determine that the above actions are government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significan...

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