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File #: 22-0648   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/16/2022
Title: Dollar-Limit Increase to the One-Year Term Contract with Renewal Options for Leasing Hotel Rooms for “Off the Streets” Emergency Housing Program, and as requested by the Community Services Department (Citywide) This contract provides leasing of hotel rooms for the City’s Off the Streets program, which provides emergency, temporary and safe shelter for individuals and families of Mesa’s at-risk homeless population. An additional $400,000 is being allocated for each year (2022 through 2024) from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to this program to support of Mesa’s Addressing Homelessness Strategic Plan and Housing Path to Recovery including: adding 10 more rooms for a total of 85; adding the lease of a classroom for the ‘Dusk to Dawn’ program for overnight, emergency use when needed, including beds and bedding-related items and having this congregate space with 10 beds to ensure we can continue to have beds while enforcing urban camping laws; leasing cost increase for the 10 new roo...
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Dollar-Limit Increase to the One-Year Term Contract with Renewal Options for Leasing Hotel Rooms for “Off the Streets” Emergency Housing Program, and as requested by the Community Services Department (Citywide)

This contract provides leasing of hotel rooms for the City’s Off the Streets program, which provides emergency, temporary and safe shelter for individuals and families of Mesa’s at-risk homeless population.  An additional $400,000 is being allocated for each year (2022 through 2024) from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to this program to support of Mesa’s Addressing Homelessness Strategic Plan and Housing Path to Recovery including: adding 10 more rooms for a total of 85; adding the lease of a classroom for the ‘Dusk to Dawn’ program for overnight, emergency use when needed, including beds and bedding-related items and having this congregate space with 10 beds to ensure we can continue to have beds while enforcing urban camping laws; leasing cost increase for the 10 new rooms; and funding for minor damage to rooms.

The Community Services Department and Purchasing recommend increasing the dollar-limit by $400,000, from $1,200,000 to $1,600,000 annually.  This purchase is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act - Local Fiscal Recovery.