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  Consent-Health & Human Services   # 31.       
Community Health  
Meeting Date: 01/11/2022  
Brief Title:    CA Department of Public Health WIC Program Amendment 3
From: Karen Larsen, Director, Health and Human Services Agency
Staff Contact: Brian Vaughn, Community Health Branch Director, Health and Human Services Agency, x8771

Subject
Approve and authorize the Chair to sign third amendment to Agreement No. 19-188, otherwise known as State Agreement No. 19-10209, with the California Department of Public Health to increase base funding by $12,812 to provide services under the Women, Infants, and Children Program for Federal Fiscal Years 19/20 through 21/22 and add $22,560 to provide services under the Books for Kids Program for State Fiscal Year 21/22, for a new maximum amount of $4,136,902. (No general fund impact) (Larsen)
Recommended Action
Approve and authorize the Chair to sign third amendment to Agreement No. 19-188, otherwise known as State Agreement No. 19-10209, with the California Department of Public Health to increase base funding by $12,812 to provide services under the Women, Infants, and Children Program for Federal Fiscal Years 19/20 through 21/22 and add $22,560 to provide services under the Books for Kids Program for State Fiscal Year 21/22, for a new maximum amount of $4,136,902.
Strategic Plan Goal(s)
Thriving Residents
Reason for Recommended Action/Background
The Women, Infants, and Children (“WIC”) Division of California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) administers funds provided by the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service for the operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC Program.  Under the WIC Program, the Health and Human Services Agency (“HHSA”) Community Health (“CH”) Branch provides services to improve the health of eligible participants in the County by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and other social services.
 
This amendment provides an additional $12,812 in base funding to better support the WIC Program and allow services to continue. In addition, it provides $22,560 for the Books to Kids Program, a program that provides books for WIC participants 0-5 years old. Staff recommends approval of this amendment for the County to receive these funds.
Collaborations (including Board advisory groups and external partner agencies)
County Counsel has approved this Agreement as to form.
Competitive Bid Process
Not required for revenue agreements.

Fiscal Impact
No Fiscal Impact
Fiscal Impact (Expenditure)
Total cost of recommended action:    $   0
Amount budgeted for expenditure:    $   0
Additional expenditure authority needed:    $   0
One-time commitment     Yes
Source of Funds for this Expenditure
Explanation (Expenditure and/or Revenue)
Further explanation as needed:
No general funds are required by this action. This Amendment adds $12,812 in base funds to the Agreement to be used during the Federal Fiscal Years 20/21 and 21/22, or October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022 and adds $22,560 for the Books for Kids Program to be used during State Fiscal Year 21/22, or July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, for a new maximum of $4,136,902.
Attachments
Att. A. Amendment

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Form Review
Inbox Reviewed By Date
Karen Larsen Karen Larsen 12/23/2021 03:46 PM
Financial Services Melissa Patterson 12/28/2021 08:13 AM
County Counsel Hope Welton 12/28/2021 09:56 AM
Madison York Madison York 12/28/2021 10:16 AM
Form Started By: Emily Covey Started On: 12/17/2021 11:52 AM
Final Approval Date: 12/28/2021

    

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