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File #: 21-899    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/10/2021 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action:
Title: APPROVAL OF FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DELRAY BEACH AND PALM BEACH COUNTY FOR UTILIZATION OF THE HOMELESS RESOURCE CENTER
Sponsors: Police Department
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. First Amendment - Delray 080621 HRC PBC 2021, 3. Legal Review Checklist_amend 1 PBC HRC
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TO: Mayor and Commissioners
FROM: Chief Javaro Sims, Police Department
THROUGH: Terrence R. Moore, ICMA-CM
DATE: September 13, 2021

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APPROVAL OF FIRST AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DELRAY BEACH AND PALM BEACH COUNTY FOR UTILIZATION OF THE HOMELESS RESOURCE CENTER

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Motion to approve first Amendment to Interlocal Agreement between the City of Delray Beach and Palm Beach County which allows the City to utilize the Homeless Resource Center ("HRC") to assist our homeless population.

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Background:
The City of Delray Beach entered into an Agreement with Palm Beach County for utilization of the Homeless Resource Center on , 2016. This Interlocal Agreement allows the City to utilize the Homeless Resource Center ("HRC") to assist our homeless population. The HRC is not a temporary lodging facility but a facility that will endeavor to end homelessness for qualified individuals that voluntarily commit to participate in the services and programs offered by the HRC. As part of the Agreement, the Delray Beach Police Department agrees to participate in the Best Practices that Palm Beach County developed by Palm Beach County Law Enforcement when dealing with homeless individuals. As part of the Best Practices procedures when a Law Enforcement Officer encounters a homeless individual, the officer will fill out a Field Referral Form.
If a qualified individual wishes to end his/her homelessness, the City will agree to physically transport the individual to the homeless shelter either by direct transport or by utilizing the County's contracted transport provider paying the actual cost of the transport to the County which will be invoiced to the City twice a year. The cost per transport is $3.14 per mile. Should a homeless person decide not to end their homelessness, the individual will be transported back to the original location from which he/she originated if a transport service is utilized. The City...

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