South Carolina Code > Title 1 > Chapter 25 > § 1-25-70 - Power of Project Managing Agency to Contract; effect of such power
Current as of: 2009
(A) Each Project Managing Agency shall be vested, for the purposes of this chapter with the power to contract with any agency, firm or person, public or private, including local entities of government, for the delivery of goods, leases and services necessary to effectuate the objectives of this section.
(B) Pursuant to the authority granted in this section, each Project Managing Agency shall develop a system of integrated delivery of human services at the site wherein it sits, including those human services presently delivered by the enumerated agencies and any and all other human services the Project Managing Agency shall deem proper to effectuate the objectives of this chapter. Such services shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) Income maintenance
(3) Primary health care
(7) Knowledge and skills
(8) Individual and collective safety
(9) Social functioning
(10) Access to institutional care
(C) Each Project Managing Agency is hereby empowered with the authority to promulgate regulations necessary and proper to effectuate the provisions of this section at the site wherein it sits.
(D) Pursuant to the authority granted in this subsection and subsections V and VI, each Project Managing Agency shall direct the implementation of the Integrated Service Delivery System, as provided for in item (B) of this subsection. Such implementation shall be coordinated through the office of the site manager, as provided for in subsection VI (F) (2) of this section, who shall receive the full cooperation of the state and local offices of the enumerated agencies. Under the direction of the appropriate Project Managing Agency and pursuant to his authority as program manager for all of the designated human service programs at the site, the site manager shall:
(1) Be given total and unfettered access to the records and files of each of the enumerated agencies. Notwithstanding the above, nothing in this chapter shall be construed so as to empower the site manager, or any other state employee or agency, to violate any provision of any federal or state statute, rule or regulation governing the privacy of human service client.
(2) Be empowered to administer the spending or use of the appropriations, funds, grants and any and all other monies designated, set aside or otherwise made available to the enumerated agencies for the delivery of human services at the designated project site. Such funds shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(a) All federal, state, local and other administrative and operational funds, not to include local funds.
(b) All federal, state, local and other funds, not to include local funds, designated or otherwise made available to the enumerated agencies for the delivery of human services at the designated project site.
(3) Be empowered to direct the personnel on the payroll of or otherwise employed or utilized by the enumerated state agencies for the purpose of the delivery of the human services at the project site. These employees, agents, contractors, volunteers or persons otherwise rendering service to the enumerated agencies shall include, but not be limited to, all administrative, professional, clerical and stenographic staff that are involved in the delivery of the enumerated human services at the project site.
(E) As soon as is practicable after the effective date of this chapter, the State Reorganization Commission shall, in consultation with the Interagency Committees described in subsection Section 1-25-60, the Budget and Control Board and any other parties that are necessary and helpful, promulgate a project evaluation plan. Such plan shall address at minimum the following issues:
(1) Determination of the current level and effectiveness of preproject service programs.
(2) Setting of program goals for each service program.
(3) Monitoring of progress towards such goals.
(4) Reporting on the activity and success of the project and the recommendation of appropriate amendments to the project plan.
(5) Recommendation of appropriate changes in the project plan for possible implementation in new areas.
(6) Evaluating and reporting client satisfaction before, during and after the implementation of the project plan.
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