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File #: 20-0436    Version: 1 Name: Resolution Authorizing the County of Fresno as the Administrative Entity for California Emergency Solutions Grant Funding
Type: Agenda Item Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/22/2020 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 5/12/2020 Final action: 5/12/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 20-175
Title: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County of Fresno, through the Department of Social Services, to serve as the Administrative Entity on behalf of the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care for 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Resolution No. 20-175
DATE: May 12, 2020

TO: Board of Supervisors

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

SUBJECT: Resolution Authorizing the County of Fresno as the Administrative Entity for California Emergency Solutions Grant Funding

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County of Fresno, through the Department of Social Services, to serve as the Administrative Entity on behalf of the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care for 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
REPORT
There is no additional Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. Approval of the recommended action will allow the Department of Social Services to serve as the Administrative Entity (AE) on behalf of the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care (FMCoC) for 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Approval will also allow the Department to procure ESG eligible services throughout the jurisdiction of the FMCoC. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board elect not to approve the recommended action, the FMCoC would forfeit $282,746, or up to $565,492, in ESG funding available to assist persons experiencing homelessness in the community.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. If the recommended resolution is approved, HCD will contract with the County to make a maximum of $565,492 available, with 2.8% or $15,833 for administrative costs. Although $282,746 was allocated to the FMCoC, $565,492 is listed in the proposed resolution as recommended by HCD in the event that additional funds become available. Funding will be available for 24 months from the date the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) signs a funding agreement with the State of California. Sufficient appropriations and esti...

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