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File #: 20-573    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/18/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Action on a Revenue Agreement with the County of Santa Clara for the Santa Clara Intensive Case Management and Homeless Prevention Program [Council Pillar: Promote and Enhance Economic, Housing, and Transportation Development]
Attachments: 1. County Case Management Revenue Agreement 20.22
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on a Revenue Agreement with the County of Santa Clara for the Santa Clara Intensive Case Management and Homeless Prevention Program [Council Pillar: Promote and Enhance Economic, Housing, and Transportation Development]

Report
BACKGROUND
The City of Santa Clara contracts with the County of Santa Clara to provide services related to reducing homelessness within the City. Most recently, on June 25, 2019, the City Council approved a Second Amendment to a Revenue Agreement with the County committing $125,000 to provide case management services to chronically homeless individuals through the County's Care Coordination Project (CCP). The CCP operates under the leadership of the County's Office of Supportive Housing, which partners with public and private agencies in coordinating care of the county's most vulnerable, long-term homeless residents. The Second Amendment to the Revenue Agreement also included a funding allocation of $50,000 for the County's Homeless Prevention Program.

The current Agreement with the County for the Santa Clara Intensive Case Management and Homeless Prevention Program (HPP) expires on June 30, 2020.

DISCUSSION
Approval of a new Revenue Agreement with the County of Santa Clara would extend the City's participation in the Care Coordination Project and Homeless Prevention Program for an additional two years, from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, and increase annual funding to cover the costs for both programs by an amount not to exceed $225,000 in FY 20/21 and $175,000 in FY 21/22 over the term of the Agreement. The Agreement would be funded primarily through the City's Housing Successor Fund, consistent with the funding for the original Revenue Agreement.

The Agreement directly contributes toward achievement of the City's goal of ending homelessness in the City. Through the Revenue Agreement, the County provides housing and case management on an ongoing basis for 20 homeless and chronically ho...

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