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File #: 21-4875    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Position Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of a memorandum of understanding to transfer ten (10) positions, employees, and other grant eligible costs to the Department of Economic Equity & Opportunity, as well as establish an accounting and reporting process to reimburse the DEEO for Employees costs in supporting Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Section 3 Provisions (24 C.F.R. Part 135), and labor standards compliance monitoring of CSD administered programs and projects for Harris County, effective September 25, 2021.
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Department: Community Services

Department Head/Elected Official: Dr. Adrienne M. Holloway


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Position

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a memorandum of understanding to transfer ten (10) positions, employees, and other grant eligible costs to the Department of Economic Equity & Opportunity, as well as establish an accounting and reporting process to reimburse the DEEO for Employees costs in supporting Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Section 3 Provisions (24 C.F.R. Part 135), and labor standards compliance monitoring of CSD administered programs and projects for Harris County, effective September 25, 2021.
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Background and Discussion:
On December 15, 2020, Commissioners Court approved the creation of the DEEO in efforts to eliminate disparities and disinvestment by creating innovative, equitable opportunities for Harris County's diverse community of business and individuals, leading to inclusive, accessible, and shared prosperity for all.

DEEO will now be responsible for the administration of Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and other Civil Rights provisions for all CSD construction projects where monitoring is needed in accordance with 2 CFR 200.329.

Expected Impact:
To assure CSD achieves full compliance for federally assisted construction projects, transit related services and programs, and other CSD Programs using grant funds requiring compliance with the DBRA and Section 3 statutes and guidelines.





Alternative Options:
Alternative option would be to keep the positions at CSD and continue to monitor projects using grant funds.


Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environm...

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