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File #: 21-00995    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/28/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 11/9/2021 Final action: 11/9/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding the 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition Application Authorization and Lead Agency Responsibilities, as follows: a) Authorize Community Services Department staff to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the annual CoC consolidated application, which includes County Housing and Community Development Division project applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 CoC Program Competition funding in the amounts of $169,050.00 for HMIS operation, $66,789.00 for Santa Barbara County CoC Planning, and $130,675.00 for operation of the Coordinated Entry System Projects (collectively, the "CoC Projects") and non-County community project applications, a written commitment of General Fund match in the amount of $91,628.50 for the CoC Projects, and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents; b) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee to execute 2021 CoC Program Grant Agreements and Scopes of Work wit...
Sponsors: COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A: Match Commitment Letters, 3. Attachment B: FY 2020 Grant Agreements, 4. Attachment C: Sample Santa Barbara MOU CES participating agencies, 5. Minute Order
Title
Consider recommendations regarding the 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition Application Authorization and Lead Agency Responsibilities, as follows:

a) Authorize Community Services Department staff to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the annual CoC consolidated application, which includes County Housing and Community Development Division project applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 CoC Program Competition funding in the amounts of $169,050.00 for HMIS operation, $66,789.00 for Santa Barbara County CoC Planning, and $130,675.00 for operation of the Coordinated Entry System Projects (collectively, the "CoC Projects") and non-County community project applications, a written commitment of General Fund match in the amount of $91,628.50 for the CoC Projects, and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents;

b) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee to execute 2021 CoC Program Grant Agreements and Scopes of Work with HUD for the CoC Projects in a form substantially similar to the previously approved and executed FY2020 CoC grant agreements;

c) Approve and Authorize the County of Santa Barbara Housing and Community Development Division to operate the Coordinated Entry System (CES) as the lead agency in compliance with HUD's regulations, and authorize the Director of the Community Services Department or designee to execute memoranda of understanding with the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara CoC and the entities utilizing the CES, in a form substantially similar to the draft Memorandum of Understanding; and

d) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice...

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