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File #: 17-0101    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/17/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/28/2017 Final action: 2/28/2017
Title: Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Accept grant award in the amount of $14,027.28 through the United States Food and Drug Administration to standardize retail food program inspectors, with no County match required; and 2) Delegate authority to the Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to execute all grant documents including, but not limited to, reports and all associated documents necessary to secure grant funds and implement the Retails Standards Grant Program. FUNDING: United States Food and Drug Administration Grant. (100% - Federal)
Attachments: 1. A - Grant Application 2-28-17, 2. B - Grant Award 2-28-17
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Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Accept grant award in the amount of $14,027.28 through the United States Food and Drug Administration to standardize retail food program inspectors, with no County match required; and
2) Delegate authority to the Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to execute all grant documents including, but not limited to, reports and all associated documents necessary to secure grant funds and implement the Retails Standards Grant Program.

FUNDING: United States Food and Drug Administration Grant. (100% - Federal)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division (EMD), recommending the Board accept the grant award in the amount of $14,027.28.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In accordance with Board of Supervisors (Board) Policy A-6, the Board is the sole authority for accepting grant awards and approving grant agreements. After acceptance of a grant award and approval of the grant agreement, the Board may delegate authority to the Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to execute all documents including, but not limited to, the grant funding agreement, amendments, request for payments, reports, and all associated documents necessary to secure grant funds and implement the approved grant project.

EMD submitted an application to the United States Food and Drug Administration for the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Grant Program (Attachment A). On January 9, 2017, EMD was notified of an award in the amount of $14,027.28 (Attachment B).

The Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards) Grant Program provides funds for the completion of projects and training to enhance conformance with the Retail Program Standards. Funds will be used for staff time to prepare a written standardization retail inspection procedu...

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