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File #: 21-1274    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Amendments Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by Community Services for approval of amendments to agreements with United Health Partners, Inc. and Tetra Tech, Inc., in support of the joint City of Houston and Harris County Medical Isolation and Recovery Center to extend the terms of services through June 30, 2021 and add additional funding in the amount of $550,000.
Attachments: 1. 21-1274 COVID 19-HMIRC_seventh amendment (AddBackup).pdf
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Adrienne M. Holloway, Ph.D., Executive Director, Community Services
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Prepared By: Elizabeth Winfrey, Assistant Director, Grants Management, CSD

Subject: Homeless Medical Isolation Recovery Center (HMIRC) Request for Additional Funding and Seventh Amendments
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Purpose and Request:
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Request by Community Services for approval of amendments to agreements with United Health Partners, Inc. and Tetra Tech, Inc., in support of the joint City of Houston and Harris County Medical Isolation and Recovery Center to extend the terms of services through June 30, 2021 and add additional funding in the amount of $550,000.
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Background and Discussion:
On March 24, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic event, Commissioners Court authorized initial funding to support activities related to services for the homeless population. On July 28, 2020 and December 1, 2020, additional funding was approved to continue same support activities.
On or around April 2, 2020, Harris County entered into Master Agreements with UHP Health Partners, Inc. and Tetra Tech, Inc. to operate and monitor the operations of a medical isolation and recovery shelter to assist Vulnerable Residents of Harris County during the COVID-19 Public Health Disaster. The City of Houston holds the lease of the hotel and Harris County holds the contracts with the site operator and onsite monitor.


Fiscal Impact:
[INSTRUCTIONS: A short description of the cost of the request and where you are requesting funding from. No more than 2 sentences. In addition please fill out the table below. This includes financial impact to the current fiscal year and subsequent fiscal years along with the source of funding (general fund, grant, etc.). If the amount is within the current budget, please indicate the amount from 'Existing Department Budget'. If all of or part of the request is a new expense, please i...

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