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File #: 15-0704    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/22/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/16/2015 Final action: 6/16/2015
Title: Recorder-Clerk-Registrar of Voters recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 088-2015 for a Grant Fund Agreement, of $17,000 from April 15, 2015 to June 30, 2016, available under the Help America Vote Act Polling Place Accessibility Training Program; and 2) Authorize the Recorder-Clerk-Registrar of Voters to execute Grant Funding Agreement No. 14G26108. FUNDING: Federal Grant.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution 6-16-15, 2. B - Agreement 6-16-15, 3. C - CCC-307 Certification 6-16-15, 4. D - Blue Route 6-16-15, 5. Executed CCC-307 6-16-15 item 8.pdf, 6. Executed Resolution 088-2015 6-16-15 item 8.pdf
Title
Recorder-Clerk-Registrar of Voters recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 088-2015 for a Grant Fund Agreement, of $17,000 from April 15, 2015 to June 30, 2016, available under the Help America Vote Act Polling Place Accessibility Training Program; and  
2) Authorize the Recorder-Clerk-Registrar of Voters to execute Grant Funding Agreement No. 14G26108.
FUNDING:  Federal Grant.
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
1. Recommend the Board adopt Resolution 088-2015.
2. Authorize the Recorder-Clerk-Registrar of Voters to execute the grant funding Agreement No. 14G26105.
DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Secretary of State has made $17,000 available in the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant funds for attendance at Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) regional training sessions and for polling place improvements and equipment necessary to implement the HAVA Section 261 requirement.
The Elections Department will use the grant funds to attend DOR training, update accessibility surveys for polling places to be used in 2015 and 2016 elections and purchase equipment to improve polling place accessibility.
ALTERNATIVES
N/A
OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
N/A
CAO RECOMMENDATION
It is recommended that the Board approve this item for grant funds to assist the Registrar of Voters.  
 
FINANCIAL IMPACT
No change to Net County Cost.
CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS
Return executed Resolution and forward the signed copy of CCC-307 certification to the Elections Department.
STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT
CONTACT
Linda Webster x7483