Supervisors agree to pay Solano360 consultant $185,000 more

FAIRFIELD — The Solano County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to pay an additional $185,000 to Management Advisory Services to continue its advisory work on the Solano360 project at the Vallejo Fairgrounds.

This was the fourth amendment to the MAS contract, bringing the total to $434,000.

The agency received a $49,000 contract in August 2019 to help with a master developer’s RFPs for the project. The first three amendments brought the contract to $249,000. The funds come from a project account.

It was reported in September that the county had spent $11.3 million on the project, with an additional $2 million in the 2021-22 budget.

In other actions, the council:

• Increased the Director of Veterans Services monthly salary scale from $8,133.80 to $9,886.69 and added a longevity allowance to the personnel and salary resolution. The previous range was $7,804.33 to $9,064.58, resulting in a cost to the county of $9,865.32 per year. The county has not announced the hiring of a new manager to replace Ted Puntillo, who retired in late 2021.
• Approved a Napa/Solano Area Agency on Aging contract with Meals on Wheels Solano County for $193,661 to provide additional home-delivered meals to seniors during the Covid-19 pandemic through September 30, 2022.
• Approved an amendment to the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Grant between the Solano County Probation Department and the Board of State and Community Corrections extending the agreement through January 31, 2023, with no increase in the funding.
• Approved a $215,000 contract amendment with Oaklandidence Opco LLC, doing business as Medical Hill Rehabilitation Center, for a total contract of $245,000, to provide care for high acuity clients with psychiatric and complex medical conditions in a skilled nursing facility with neurobehavioral care until June 30, 2023.
• Acceptance of a Kaiser Permanente grant of $100,000 on behalf of the Office of Family Violence Prevention through December 31 and approval of a credit transfer to recognize unforeseen grant income for program services compensated by contractual services and salary and benefits additional assistance to fill service gaps and needs for victims of crime.
• Authorized the Office of Domestic Violence Prevention to submit a grant application for $320,592 to the Governor of California’s Office of Emergency Services for the Family Justice Center program for the period of April 1 to March 31 2024.

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