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File #: ID 20-00107    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/13/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/30/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: Actions pertaining to the Homeless Emergency Aid Program Grant: 1. Approve Agreement with Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission in the amount of $100,053.90 for homeless employment program 2. Approve Revised Spending Plan for City of Fresno's HEAP funds
Sponsors: Mayor's Office
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-HEAP Revised Spending Plan 01-30-2020.pdf, 2. Attachment B-HEAP Homeless Employment Agreement-Fresno EOC 1-30-2020.pdf, 3. A20-0043.001 Signature Page.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



January 30, 2020


FROM: CITY COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOMELESSNESS
(Councilmembers Luis Chavez, Miguel Arias, and Garry Bredefeld)

LEE BRAND, Mayor
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

BY: H. SPEES, Director, Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

SUBJECT
Title
Actions pertaining to the Homeless Emergency Aid Program Grant:
1. Approve Agreement with Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission in the amount of $100,053.90 for homeless employment program
2. Approve Revised Spending Plan for City of Fresno's HEAP funds

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RECOMMENDATION

Recommend Council approve an Agreement for Homeless Employment Program between the City of Fresno (City) and Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission, (Contractor) for homeless employment program services under the Homeless Emergency Aid Plan (HEAP) in the amount of $100,053.90 effective February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Approve a revised spending plan to reallocate $53.90 to homeless employment program. This is a minor budget adjustment required by the State.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The City of Fresno is seeking to award a contract for a Homeless Employment Program for homeless individuals in the City. Two organizations responded to the RFP and were evaluated by a qualified panel. Based on this RFP process, staff recommends Fresno County Economic Commission for a 17-month agreement in the amount of $100,053.90.

BACKGROUND

On March 14, 2019, City Council approved a Revised Spending Plan for City of Fresno's HEAP funds in the amount of $3,105,519.90 in HEAP Funding awarded by the State of California Coordinating and Financing Council to the City of Fresno December 20, 2018.
This spending plan (see Attachment A) includes funding for seven (7) homeless services projects including this contract for a homeless employment program.

Responsibilities of the HEAP Homeless Employment Program Contractor will include: 1.) Providing employm...

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