Supervisor BORN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH VILLA OF HOPE AND THE CHILDREN’S HOME OF POUGHKEEPSIE FOR FOSTER CARE SERVICES (DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES)

WHEREAS, Resolution 496 of 2017 authorized contracts between the Fulton County Department of Social Services and various Independent Contractors in 2018; and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services is requesting to contract with the following foster care services and residential placement facilities for children:

  • Villa of Hope, Rochester, New York
  • Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie, New York now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign contracts between the Fulton County Department of Social Services and Villa of Hope, Rochester, NY (including “Raise the Age” placements) and Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie, NY, for foster care services and residential placement for children, effective immediately through December 31, 2018, at state-set rates; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract is subject to the approval of the Social Services Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Social Services Commissioner, Social Services Attorney, Budget Director/ County Auditor and Administrative Officer/ Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor GREENE and adopted by the following vote: TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Kinowski and Waldron)

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