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File #: 4230   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2021 Department: Children and Family Services
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Contract with California Department of Social Services for Adoption Assistance Services
Attachments: 1. COV-CFS-06-08-21-CDSS - Adoption Assistance, 2. CON-CFS-06-08-21-CDSS - Adoption Assistance, 3. Item #37 Executed BAI, 4. 21-402 Unexecuted Contract
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
MARLENE HAGEN, Director, Children and Family Services

SUBJECT
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Contract with California Department of Social Services for Adoption Assistance Services
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Rescind approval of Contract No. 21-82 with California Department of Social Services to provide adoption assistance services, in an amount not to exceed $487,500, for the contract period of January 27, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
2. Approve Contract, effective upon execution of both parties through June 30, 2022, with California Department of Social Services to provide adoption assistance services, in an amount not to exceed $373,500.
(Presenter: Marlene Hagen, Director, 387-2792)
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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 does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The total not to exceed amount of $373,500 for adoption assistance services is 100% funded by Adoptions and Child Welfare Services, from the Adoptions Administrative Allocation, which is 46% ($171,810) federal and 54% ($201,690) Realignment 2011. Adequate appropriation and revenue have been included in the Human Services Administrative Claim 2020-21 budget and will be included in the 2021-22 recommended budget.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
On January 26, 2021 (Item No. 28), Contract No. 21-82 with California Department of Social Services (CDSS) was approved by the Board of Supervisors (Board). The following week CDSS sent a revised contract and did not accept the terms in the newly approved Contract No. 21-82. The newly proposed CDSS contract was reviewed by the County and returned to CDSS for their review. CDSS returned the contract to the County on May 20, ...

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