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File #: 3960   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 3/30/2021 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Subject: Amendment to Contract with Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
Attachments: 1. CON-CAO-04-06-21-Amend 3 to Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board, 2. ATT-CAO-04-06-21-Amend 3 to Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

April 6, 2021

FROM
LEONARD X. HERNANDEZ, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

SUBJECT
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Amendment to Contract with Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 16-240 with Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board, reducing the total contract amount by $65,750, from $1,872,000 to $1,806,250, and reducing the current annual contract amount by $52,000, from $396,000 to $344,000, to allow for reduced alternate dispute resolution services and compensation during the COVID-19 pandemic, for the total contract period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021.
(Presenter: Matthew Erickson, County Chief Financial Officer, 387-5423)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Improve County Government Operations.
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The contract is funded by civil filing fees collected by the San Bernardino County Superior Court (Court) pursuant to the Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA) enacted in 1986. The filing fee is currently $8 per civil filing and, under the provisions of DRPA, revenues from the filing fee can only be used for specified alternate dispute resolution services. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and emergency order closures by the Court, both civil filing fees and alternate dispute resolution services have been impacted. Under the recommended amendment, the amount for June 2020 will be reduced to $19,250, and the total annual contract amount for alternate dispute resolution services for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 will be reduced from $396,000 to $344,000, to reflect a reduction in service...

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