Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0478    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - Contracts w/Coastal Motel and Colonial Motel for shelter for people experiencing homelessness
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 4/6/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFP HE21-089 and award contracts to Aris Hospitality, Inc., dba the Pine Avenue Inn Motel, Shree Ganesh, Inc., dba the Colonial Motel, and the Coast Motel, all of Long Beach, CA, to provide temporary shelters for households experiencing homelessness and/or program participants who are homeless and in need of temporary motel lodging within Long Beach, in a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $2,912,000, for a period of one year, with the option to renew for one additional one-year period, at the discretion of the City Manager; and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into contracts, including any necessary subsequent amendments. (Districts 1,2,6)
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 050322-R-20sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFP HE21-089 and award contracts to Aris Hospitality, Inc., dba the Pine Avenue Inn Motel, Shree Ganesh, Inc., dba the Colonial Motel, and the Coast Motel, all of Long Beach, CA, to provide temporary shelters for households experiencing homelessness and/or program participants who are homeless and in need of temporary motel lodging within Long Beach, in a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $2,912,000, for a period of one year, with the option to renew for one additional one-year period, at the discretion of the City Manager; and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into contracts, including any necessary subsequent amendments. (Districts 1,2,6)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into contracts with Aris Hospitality, Inc., dba the Pine Avenue Inn Motel, Shree Ganesh, Inc., dba the Colonial Motel, and the Coast Motel for the provision of temporary sheltering for households experiencing homelessness and/or program participants who are homeless and in need of temporary motel lodging services within Long Beach. Need will be determined based upon vulnerability, connecting to other sheltering, and respite from the impacts of experiencing unsheltered homelessness. Motel vouchers may also be utilized for the provision of Project Roomkey housing based on available funding.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) was advertised in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on October 21, 2021, and 23 potential proposers specializing in temporary lodging services were notified of the RFP opportunity. Of those proposers, 18 downloaded the RFP via the City’s electronic bid system. The RFP document was made available from the Purchasing Division, located on the sixth floor of City Hall, and the Division’s website at www.longbeach.gov/purchasing . An RFP announcement was also included in the Purchasing Division’s weekly update of Open ...

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