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File #: 0611-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to enter into contract with the Community Shelter Board for the purpose of continuing the city’s support of the Safety Net Program for homeless emergency shelters, related homeless shelter services and homelessness prevention and transition services; to authorize the expenditure of $2,872,304.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,872,304.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD0611-2017 2017 CSB Safety Net
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a contract with the Community Shelter Board (CSB) for the Safety Net Program. The contract will provide $2,872,304 from the general fund for the purpose of continuing the city’s support for homeless emergency shelters, related homeless shelter services and homelessness prevention and transition services. These programs have effectively and efficiently enabled our community to help individuals and families who are homeless or near homelessness to resolve their housing crisis.

Emergency action is requested so that the Community Shelter Board can continue to provide these services without interruption.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funds for this contract are allocated from the FY2017 general fund budget.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to enter into contract with the Community Shelter Board for the purpose of continuing the city’s support of the Safety Net Program for homeless emergency shelters, related homeless shelter services and homelessness prevention and transition services; to authorize the expenditure of $2,872,304.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,872,304.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to enter into a contract with the Community Shelter Board; and

WHEREAS, the City continues to support the Community Shelter Board’s homeless emergency shelters, related homeless shelter services and homelessness prevention and transition services; and

WHEREAS, these programs have effectively and efficiently enabled our community to help individuals and families who are homeless resolve their housing crisis; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development, Housing Division, in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to enter into contract with Community Shelter Board to continue to provide these essential se...

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