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File #: 23-0362    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2023 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 1/10/2023 Final action: 1/10/2023
Title: Request by the Office of the Purchasing Agent that the County Judge execute an amendment and the first of four (4) renewal options with Career and Recovery Services for additional funds in the amount of $482,050 and Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360 and Wellness, $227,800 for permanent supportive housing and associated supportive services to meet gaps in the homeless response system for Community Services Department through October 31, 2023 (210124), MWDBE Contracted Goal: 0% - Specialized, Technical, or Unique in Nature.
Attachments: 1. 23-0362 PA-COVID19-Career and Recovery.pdf

Department: Purchasing

Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

 

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Supplemental RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

 

Project ID (if applicable): 210124

Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Career and Recovery Services and Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360 and Wellness

 

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): 0%

MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A

Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal:  0% - Specialized, Technical, or Unique in Nature

 

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):

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Request by the Office of the Purchasing Agent that the County Judge execute an amendment and the first of four (4) renewal options with Career and Recovery Services for additional funds in the amount of $482,050 and Houston Area Community Services, Inc. dba Avenue 360 and Wellness, $227,800 for permanent supportive housing and associated supportive services to meet gaps in the homeless response system for Community Services Department through October 31, 2023 (210124), MWDBE Contracted Goal: 0% - Specialized, Technical, or Unique in Nature.

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Background and Discussion:

On October 26, 2021, Commissioners Court approved agreements with: 1) The Houston Area Community Services, Inc. DBA Avenue 360 Health and Wellness; and 2 )Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. for the Homeless Response System projects.  The projects provide Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) to meet the gaps in the homeless response system using General Funds.  This is the first of four possible renewals.

 

The first amendments will: 1) revise Section 1. GENERAL SCOPE OF SERVICES, (I), 2) renew the TERM of the project under Section 3. TERM to October 31, 2023, and 3) revise budgets, Exhibit E, to carry out the project.

 

Expected Impact:

The Houston Area Community Services, Inc. DBA Avenue 360 Health and Wellness will utilize $1,099,000.00 and Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. will utilize $1,099,630.00 in General Funds to provide PSH and wrap around supportive services. 

 

Alternative Options:

No other funding is available to fund this rental assistance and wrap around supportive services.

Alignment with Goal(s):

_ Justice and Safety

_ Economic Opportunity

X Housing

X Public Health

_ Transportation

_ Flooding

_ Environment

_ Governance and Customer Service

 

Prior Court Action (if any):

Date

Agenda Item #

Action Taken

10/26/2021

21-5922

Agreements Approval

 

Location:

Address (if applicable): N/A

Precinct(s): Choose an item.

 

Fiscal and Personnel Summary

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FY 23

FY 24

Next 3 FYs

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Total Incremental Expenditures

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Funding Sources (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Existing Budget

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Total Current Budget

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Additional Budget Requested

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Total Additional Budget Requested

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Total Funding Sources

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Personnel (Fill out section only if requesting new PCNs)

Current Position Count for Service

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Additional Positions Requested

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Total Personnel

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Anticipated Court Date: January 10, 2023

Anticipated Implementation Date (if different from Court date):

Emergency/Disaster Recovery Note: COVID-19 related item

Contact(s) name, title, department: Elizabeth Winfrey, Assistant Director, Community Services Department

Lytrina Bob, Sr. Contracts Administrator/Supervisor, Office of the Purchasing Agent

Attachments (if applicable): Letter, Agreement