Long Beach, CA
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File #: 17-1025    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - 2017 Emergency Solutions grant
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/26/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/14/2017 Final action: 11/14/2017
Title: Recommendation to adopt an amended and restated resolution increasing the not-to-exceed amount from $273,074 to $287,446, for the 2017 California Emergency Solutions Grant Program; Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents, including any amendments, with the California Department of Housing and Community Development, to implement the adopted resolution amending Resolution No. RES-17-0058; and Increase appropriations in the Health Fund (SR 130) in the Health and Human Services Department (HE) by $287,446, offset by reimbursement revenue. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 111417-C-10sr&att, 2. RES-17-0138.pdf
Related files: 34943_000, 34961_000
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt an amended and restated resolution increasing the not-to-exceed amount from $273,074 to $287,446, for the 2017 California Emergency Solutions Grant Program;

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents, including any amendments, with the California Department of Housing and Community Development, to implement the adopted resolution amending Resolution No. RES-17-0058; and

Increase appropriations in the Health Fund (SR 130) in the Health and Human Services Department (HE) by $287,446, offset by reimbursement revenue. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) administers the California Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program, which funds activities eligible under the Federal ESG Program, including rapidly rehousing individuals and families, and preventing families and individuals from becoming homeless. The HCD has established a dedicated Continuum of Care Allocation available for California communities that are able to be administered locally through an Administrative Entity (AE) of State ESG funds. The City of Long Beach was recently designated by the HCD as an AE of State ESG funds for a Rapid Rehousing and Homelessness Prevention Project (Project), which is critical to meeting the diverse needs of those served through the Long Beach Continuum of Care (CoC).

The Health and Human Services Department (Health Department) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) on March 13, 2017, to select a non-profit agency to implement the Project. The proposal review process was conducted by an ad hoc Proposal Review Committee, comprised of three Homeless Services Advisory Committee members, and one proposal was selected for funding in the amount of $191,152. The total 2017 State ESG allocation from HCD amounts to $287,446 for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, which includes $96,294 for programmatic and administrative support for Heal...

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