Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

Supervisor BORN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LASALLE, ST. CATHERINE, AND ST. ANNE INSTITUTE (AKA, THE COLLABORATIVE) TO PROVIDE QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS (SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT)

 

WHEREAS, effective November 8, 2021 the Federal Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) requires foster children referrals for residential placement to meet two new requirements to be eligible for Title IV-E (50%) funding as follows:

  • Assessment by a Qualified Individual as to the level of care needed by the child (foster home vs. residential).

  • Placement of the child in a Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) if deemed by the QI to need a residential level of care.

 

and,

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services is requesting to contract with a consortium of LaSalle, St. Catherine and St. Anne Institute (AKA, The Collaborative) to provide said services; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Fulton County Department of Social Services and The Collaborative, representing the following providers:

 

  • LaSalle, Albany, New York

  • St. Catherine, Albany, New York

  • St. Anne Institute, Albany, New York

 

for Qualified Individual (QI) Services effective immediately through December 31, 2021, 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 GROFF and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Goderie and Potter)