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File #: 20-0428    Version: 1 Name: Agreement for Motel Services with RH Community Builders
Type: Agenda Item Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/20/2020 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 5/12/2020 Final action: 5/12/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 20-182
Title: Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with RH Community Builders for motel temporary housing services, effective July 1, 2020, which includes a three-year base contract and two optional 12-month extensions, total not to exceed $10,000,000.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-20-182 with RH Community Builders
DATE: May 12, 2020

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Delfino E. Neira, Director, Department of Social Services

SUBJECT: Agreement with RH Community Builders for Motel Temporary Housing

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with RH Community Builders for motel temporary housing services, effective July 1, 2020, which includes a three-year base contract and two optional 12-month extensions, total not to exceed $10,000,000.
REPORT
There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. Approval of the recommended action will allow the Department of Social Services to provide motel temporary housing services with assistance in finding permanent housing for eligible families experiencing homelessness in metropolitan Fresno and Clovis at a central site. Services will be funded entirely with State and Federal Funds. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the recommended action is not approved, the County will continue its current practice of temporarily housing metro area families in motels throughout the City of Fresno. Additional services that would be provided by the new motel facility, such as assistance in securing housing, access to computers and printing, and free laundry facilities, will not be available to families as they search for permanent housing.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The maximum annual compensation for the recommended agreement is $2,000,000 per year, $10,000,000 for the term. The agreement will be offset with funds dependent on the clients placed into the motel and overall occupancy from California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Homeless Assistance, CalWORKs Housing Support Program (HSP), Adult Protective Services (APS), Child Welfare Services (CWS), and interest income from the Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP). Sufficient appropriations and estimated...

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