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  County Administrator's Report     11. 10.    
BCC Regular Meeting Budget & Finance Consent  
Meeting Date: 10/06/2016  
Issue:    Emergency Solutions Grant Agreement with Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, Inc.
From: Tonya Gant
Department: Neighborhood & Human Svcs  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation Concerning the Emergency Solutions Grant Agreement with Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, Inc. - Tonya Gant, Neighborhood & Human Services Department Director

That the Board take the following action concerning the Emergency Solutions Grant Agreement with Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, Inc.:

A. Approve the Emergency Solutions Grant Agreement with Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, Inc., detailing the use of $88,801, to support shelter operations and essential services at the Loaves and Fishes facility located at 257 East Lee Street; and

B. Authorize the Chairman or Vice Chairman to execute the subject Agreement and all related documents to complete the project.

[Funding:  Fund 110/Emergency Solutions Grant, Cost Center 370293]
BACKGROUND:
On August 4, 2016, the Board approved the Escambia Consortium 2016 Annual Plan (Exhibit I), which incorporated a total of $148,002 in 2016 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding with $88,801 specifically designated to support operational costs for the Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, Inc. (Loaves and Fishes) shelter at 257 E. Lee Street. This Agreement provides for the continuation of long standing support for Loaves and Fishes and details the requirements for implementation of the 2016 ESG in conformity with the governing requirements of the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act.

The 2016/17 Agreement (Exhibit II) in the amount of $88,801 will encompass the next fiscal year. Funds will be used to support eligible Emergency Shelter costs, including shelter operations and essential service costs. 100% match of grant funding as required by HUD will be provided by Loaves and Fishes.
BUDGETARY IMPACT:
The $88,801 in 2016 ESG funding has been incorporated in the County's FY 2016 budget in Fund 110, Cost Center 370293.
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:
The Agreement has been reviewed and approved by Kristin Hual, Assistant County Attorney.
PERSONNEL:
No impact related to County personnel associated with this Agreement.
POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:
A formal ESG Agreement is required to provide funding to sponsoring agencies and such Agreements must be approved by the Board.
IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:
Implementation will be handled by the Neighborhood Enterprise Division (NED) in coordination with Loaves and Fishes. NED will monitor the Agreement and required reports as required by HUD.

Attachments
Ex I-BCC ESG Approval
Ex II-L&F Agreement

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