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File #: 21-00694    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding a contractor agreement with New Beginnings Counseling Center to assist homeless senior citizens, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the New Beginnings Counseling Center Agreement funded through the California Department of Health Care Services Whole Person Care-Like Capacity Program and passed through the Public Health Department to the Community Services Department in the amount of $498,750.00 to provide supportive services to assist homeless senior citizens for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; b) Receive and file an executed Memorandum of Understanding between the County Public Health Department and the County Community Services Department for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024 that establishes a collaboration to address the housing needs of the homeless senior population, and for the Public Health Department to provide pass-through of funding of $525,000.00 ($498,750.00 for allocatio...
Sponsors: PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. PCFH ADM New Beginnings Counseling Center Agreement (DHCS WPC) - Attachment A, 3. PCFH ADM DHCS Whole Person Care Grant Award Letter dated December 26, 2019- Attachment B, 4. PCFH ADM MOU between PHD & CSD for Medically Vulernable Seniors Program - Attachment C, 5. PCFH ADM DHCS Whole Person Care Grant Acceptance Executed Resolution - Attachment D, 6. Executed Agreement, 7. Minute Order

Title

Consider recommendations regarding a contractor agreement with New Beginnings Counseling Center to assist homeless senior citizens, as follows:

 

a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the New Beginnings Counseling Center Agreement funded through the California Department of Health Care Services Whole Person Care-Like Capacity Program and passed through the Public Health Department to the Community Services Department in the amount of $498,750.00 to provide supportive services to assist homeless senior citizens for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024;

 

b) Receive and file an executed Memorandum of Understanding between the County Public Health Department and the County Community Services Department for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024 that establishes a collaboration to address the housing needs of the homeless senior population, and for the Public Health Department to provide pass-through of funding of $525,000.00 ($498,750.00 for allocation to New Beginnings Counseling Center and $26,250.00 for administrative fees) to the Community Services Department; and

 

c) Determine that the above activities are not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions are the creation of a government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.