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File #: 20-506    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/27/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Action on Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with the County of Santa Clara for the Senior Nutrition Program at the Santa Clara Senior Center and Related Budget Amendment [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. Agreement FY2019/20, 2. Amendment No. 1
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
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Action on Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with the County of Santa Clara for the Senior Nutrition Program at the Santa Clara Senior Center and Related Budget Amendment [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]

Report
BACKGROUND
The City of Santa Clara works collaboratively with the County of Santa Clara to provide a Senior Nutrition Congregate Meals Program (Program) at the Santa Clara Senior Center. The Program targets seniors aged 60 and over, serving a basic need of lower income households and special needs populations. The Program goals are to reduce hunger and food insecurity, increase socialization, and promote the health and well-being of older adults. On August 20, 2019, Council authorized the City Manager to execute an agreement with the County for the Program that includes four, one-year extensions (Attachment 1). The Original Agreement was in the not to exceed amount of $111,221 to serve on average, 63 meals per day, five days per week, for a total of 15,687 meals per year. The City's contribution to the program includes funding from CDBG in the amount of $24,000, General Fund $3,445, participant donations, and a volunteer match.

The Program has been a gateway to other supportive community programs and services at the Senior Center. However, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic County Health Department's Shelter in Place Order, the Program transitioned to a "Meals to Go" program in March 2020. The City, under its local emergency declaration and operations, used its training and FEMA methodology to activate a Commodity Point of Distribution (CPOD) that delivers on average 150-195 daily hot meals, as well as supplemental weekend breakfasts and lunches to seniors, while strictly adhering to the County Health food handling and COVID19 protocols that minimize the potential transmission of food borne illnesses and the novel coronavirus. The County was informed of the in...

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