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14518 1 RESOLUTION NO. 14,518 2 3 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO RENEW 4 CONTRACTS FOR HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH 5 AIDS (HOPWA), IN A TOTAL COMBINED AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED 6 FIVE HUNDRED ELEVEN THOUSAND, EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY- , 7 FIVE DOLLARS ($511,875.00), FOR ONE (1)-YEAR, WITH THE CITY'S 8 OPTION TO RENEW THE TERM OF THE CONTRACTS FOR ONE (1) 9 ADDITIONAL ONE (1)-YEAR TERM; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 10 11 WHEREAS, the City of Little Rock receives an annual allocation of HOPWA Funds from the U.S. 12 Department of Housing&Urban Development; and, 13 WHEREAS, the City of Little Rock is designated by HUD as an entitlement jurisdiction to 14 administer the HOPWA Program for a six (6)-County area, including Pulaski, Faulkner, Saline, Lonoke, 15 Perry and Grant Counties; and, 16 WHEREAS, funding through the HOPWA Program was designated for housing assistance and 17 appropriate supportive services for low-income persons HIV positive; and, 18 WHEREAS, the City issued a Request for Qualifications dated December 15, 2015, to procure a 19 service provider of the HOPWA assistance;and, 20 WHEREAS, on January 14, 2016, the Arkansas AIDS Foundation, Three Hundred Twelve 21 Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars ($312,500.00), and the Northeast Arkansas Regional AIDS Network, 22 One Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($175,000.00), were selected by the Selection Committee 23 to provide HOPWA services over a one (1)-year period, with the City's option to renew the term of the 24 contracts(2)times in one(1)-year increments; and, 25 WHEREAS, on February 16, 2016, the City of Little Rock Board of Directors adopted Resolution 26 No. 14,285 and approved funding to the Arkansas AIDS Foundation and to the Northeast Arkansas 27 Regional AIDS Network for the provision of said HOPWA services over a one (1)-year period, with the 28 City's option to renew the term of the contracts (2) times in one (1)-year increments, with the right to 29 terminate the contracts upon completion of the Federally-funded Housing Programs; and, 30 WHEREAS, pursuant to this approval, the City entered into contracts with the Arkansas AIDS 31 Foundation and to the Northeast Arkansas Regional AIDS Network to provide HOPWA services for a 32 one(1)-year term, with the City's option to renew the term of the contracts for two (2) additional one(1)- 33 year terms; and, 34 WHEREAS,this is the first renewal of the two (2)-year option to renew the contracts; and, [Page 1 of 3] 1 WHEREAS, the renewal of the Arkansas AIDS Foundation contract and Northeast Arkansas 2 Regional AIDS Network contract is consistent with the City's adopted Citizen Participation Plan and the 3 Consolidated Planning Committee and the recommended sources and uses of the City's 2015/2016 HUD 4 Entitlement Funds; and, 5 WHEREAS, the Arkansas AIDS Foundation ($328,125.00) will provide Tenant-Based Rental 6 Assistance, Permanent Housing Placement Services, and Supportive Services in Perry, Pulaski, and 7 Saline Counties; and, 8 WHEREAS,Northeast Arkansas Regional AIDS Network ($183,750.00) will provide Tenant-Based 9 Rental Assistance, Permanent Housing Placement Services, and Supportive Services in Faulkner, Grant, 10 and Lonoke Counties; and, 11 WHEREAS, Northeast Arkansas Regional AIDS Network will also provide Short-Term Rent, 12 Mortgage, and Utilities Assistance in Faulkner, Grant,Lonoke,Perry,Pulaski, and Saline Counties. 13 NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 14 OF LITTLE ROCK,ARKANSAS: 15 Section 1: The Board of Directors hereby approves funding to the Arkansas AIDS Foundation in the 16 amount of Three Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand, One Hundred Twenty-Five Dollars($328,125.00)and 17 to the Northeast Arkansas Regional AIDS Network in .the amount of One Hundred Eighty-Three 18 Thousand, Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($183,750.00) for one (1)-year, with the City's option to renew 19 the term of the contracts for one (1) additional one (1)-year term, with the right to terminate the 20 agreements upon completion of the Federally-Funded Housing Programs. 21 Section 2: The recommended sources for funding and uses are from the City's 2015/2016 HUD 22 Entitlement Funds. 23 Section 2. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or 24 word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or 25 adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of the resolution which shall remain in full force and 26 effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were not originally a part of the 27 resolution. 28 Section 3. Repealer. All laws, ordinances, resolutions, or parts of the same, that are inconsistent 29 with the provisions of this resolution, are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 30 ADOPTED: March 21,2017 31 - APPROVE i!: 32 kill,� 4111 411 , 33 4NIIIP.Akti. ��. 34 ,usan 1 an ey,City Clerk Mark Stodola, ' ayor 35 // [Page 2 of 3] 1 APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM: 2 3 / ! - 4 Thomas M. 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