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File #: 20-0593    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - Year-Round Shelter, Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community D9
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Recommendation to adopt Specifications to RFP No. HE20-050 and award a contract to Volunteers of America of Los Angeles, of Los Angeles, CA, to provide operational services for the Year-Round Shelter, Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community (ABC), in an annual contract amount not to exceed $2,080,500, for a one-year period, with the option to extend the agreement for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments; Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement, and all necessary documents and any subsequent amendments, including amending the terms or changing the amount of the award, with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), to accept and expend grant funding, in an amount not to exceed $2,079,000, for the operation of the Year-Round Shelter, Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community (ABC), for a one-year perio...
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 062320-R-17sr.pdf
Related files: 35595_000, 35633_000
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt Specifications to RFP No. HE20-050 and award a contract to Volunteers of America of Los Angeles, of Los Angeles, CA, to provide operational services for the Year-Round Shelter, Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community (ABC), in an annual contract amount not to exceed $2,080,500, for a one-year period, with the option to extend the agreement for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments;

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement, and all necessary documents and any subsequent amendments, including amending the terms or changing the amount of the award, with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), to accept and expend grant funding, in an amount not to exceed $2,079,000, for the operation of the Year-Round Shelter, Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community (ABC), for a one-year period estimated to begin on July 1, 2020, with the option to extend the agreement for three additional one-year periods at the discretion of the City Manager; and

Increase appropriations in the Health Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $2,079,000, offset by grant revenue. (District 9)

DISCUSSION
On February 5, 2019, the City Council authorized the City Manager to purchase real property, located at 6841-6845 Atlantic Avenue, with the intention of utilizing it as a year-round homeless shelter, branded as the Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community (ABC). The Health and Human Services Department (Health Department) has been awarded a grant for an amount not to exceed $2,079,000, by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), to fund operational costs for one year. The ABC shelter will have a 125-bed capacity each night of the year, and will be designed to address the needs of individuals who have not been successful in a traditional shelter setting. T...

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