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File #: 21-0910    Version: 1 Name: Resolution Approving an Application for Emergency Solutions Grant Funding
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/3/2021 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 21-288
Title: 1. Adopt Resolution approving the County of Fresno, through the Department of Social Services, to submit an application on behalf of the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care for 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development; and 2. Approve and authorize the Vice-Chairman to execute the Resolution as required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Resolution No. 21-288
DATE: October 5, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

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

SUBJECT: Resolution Approving an Application for Emergency Solutions Grant Funding

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Adopt Resolution approving the County of Fresno, through the Department of Social Services, to submit an application on behalf of the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care for 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development; and

2. Approve and authorize the Vice-Chairman to execute the Resolution as required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
REPORT
There is no additional Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. Approval of the recommended actions will allow the Department of Social Services, on behalf of the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care (FMCoC), to apply for 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Vice-Chairman to sign the resolution so the Chairman does not self-certify. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board elect not to approve the recommended actions, the FMCoC would forfeit $314,682 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 actions. If the recommended resolution is approved, the Department will apply for ESG funding and HCD will contract with the County to make $314,682 available, with 2.7%, or $8,603, for administrative costs. Although $314,682 was allocated to the FMCoC, $629,364 is listed in the proposed resolution as recommended by HCD, should 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 Californ...

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