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File #: 49339    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the allocation of up to $769,869 among nine non-profit agencies to help finance the provision of an array of homeless services beginning in 2018, as the result of a competitive RFP process conducted by the Community Development Division; and a
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 11/21/2017 Final action: 11/21/2017
Enactment date: 11/27/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00909
Title: Authorizing the allocation of up to $769,869 among nine non-profit agencies to help finance the provision of an array of homeless services beginning in 2018, as the result of a competitive RFP process conducted by the Community Development Division; and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the designated programs and services.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh, Maurice S. Cheeks, Matthew J. Phair, Amanda Hall
Attachments: 1. Memo Homeless Services RFP Funding Recommendation.pdf, 2. Staff Reviews_All Proposals.pdf, 3. Funding Allocation Recommendations.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes agreements with nine non-profit agencies to provide homeless programs and services beginning in 2018. The Community Development Division (CDD) conducted a competitive request for proposal (RFP) process, authorized by adopted RES-17-00737 (Legistar 48265), to select the identified non-profit agencies and allocate up to $769,869 to help fund homeless services. The 2018 Executive Budget includes $844,436 for these contracts: $691,000 from the General Fund and $152,813 from grant sources.
Title
Authorizing the allocation of up to $769,869 among nine non-profit agencies to help finance the provision of an array of homeless services beginning in 2018, as the result of a competitive RFP process conducted by the Community Development Division; and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the designated programs and services.
Body
On September 5, 2017, the Common Council approved RES-17-00737 (Legistar Item #48265), which accepted the Community Development Division’s (CDD) Homeless Services Request for Proposals (RFP), and authorized the CDD to accept proposals from service organizations in response to that RFP and to formulate funding allocation recommendations, for use beginning in 2018, to the Mayor and Common Council.

The adopted 2017 Community Development Division (CDD) Operating Budget includes $784,385 ($610,275 from the General Fund and $174,110 from federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding) to support homeless services. A comparable level of City and ESG funding for this program area is expected to continue for 2018. Up to $14,516 of ESG funding is designated for use to cover costs associated with administration and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) support. The remaining $769,869 was made available to service providers through the RFP process.

CDD released the RFP on August 14, 2017, and accepted applications through September 15, 20...

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