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File #: 3267   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2020 Department: Human Services Administration
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Project Roomkey
Attachments: 1. CON-HS-11-17-20-OHS-Prime Hospitality DBA-Woodys Classic Grill
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
CASONYA THOMAS, Assistant Executive Officer, Human Services

SUBJECT
Title
Project Roomkey
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve continued operation of Project Roomkey, the County's emergency sheltering program to add isolation and quarantine capacity to California's shelter and housing inventory to slow the spread of the pandemic, through December 30, 2020.
2. Approve Contract with Prime Hospitality, Inc. DBA Woody's Classic Grill to provide meals to County residents currently in emergency, non-congregate shelter due to COVID-19 pandemic as part of Project Roomkey in an amount not to exceed $650,000 for the period of July 6, 2020 through December 30, 2020.
(Presenter: Tom Hernandez, Chief of Homeless Services, 501-0611)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This item will impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost) if no other funding is available for this program. The total estimated cost for Project Roomkey from March 21, 2020 through December 30, 2020 is $9,042,000. Based on prior experience with cost recovery for emergency response and emergency protective measures, staff is estimating the potential need for a local cost match to be approximately $1,285,017. Discussion is ongoing between staff at County OES, Auditor-Controller, and Legislative Affairs to solidify the eligibility parameters of the program in order to fully explore all cost recovery options.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
On March 4, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newson proclaimed a State of Emergency as a result of the threat of COVID-19. On March 21, 2020, he issued Executive Order N-32-20, which addresses the need for a more focused approach to b...

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