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File #: 19-137    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Special Presentation Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2019 In control: DHHS: Administrative
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: Update to the Attorney General Stipulated Judgment and a Memorandum of Understanding by and between the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services - Child Welfare Services Division
Indexes: Core Roles - Protect vulnerable populations
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Memorandum of Understanding between Hoopa Valley Tribe and County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Services Division, 3. Humboldt County DHHS and HCSO Attorney General Stipulated Judgment

To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Social Services

Agenda Section: Departmental

SUBJECT:
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Update to the Attorney General Stipulated Judgment and a Memorandum of Understanding by and between the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services - Child Welfare Services Division
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Receive an update from staff regarding the performance of corrective actions made by the Department of Health and Human Services - Child Welfare Services Division pursuant to the Attorney General stipulated judgment;
2. Approve, and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute, the attached Memorandum of Understanding between the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services - Child Welfare Services Division;
3. Approve, and authorize the Director of the County of Humboldt Department of Health and Human Services, or a designee thereof, to execute the attached Memorandum of Understanding between the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services - Child Welfare Services Division; and
4. Direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) fully executed original copies of the attached Memorandum of Understanding to the Department of Health and Human Services - Contract Unit for further processing.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Social Services fund

DISCUSSION:
On Feb. 14, 2018, the Superior Court of Humboldt County accepted a stipulated judgment cooperatively negotiated by the California Attorney General (AG), the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) and the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (Attachment 2). The stipulated judgment marked the conclusion of an investigation by the AG after concerns were raised by local tribes and other community partners regarding inefficiencies and barriers to service in the Child Welfare Services (CWS) Emergency Response fu...

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