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File #: 18-0077    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/4/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/23/2018 Final action: 1/23/2018
Title: Ad Hoc Broadband Technical Advisory Committee, in coordination with the Chief Administrative Office, recommending the Board receive and file a presentation by NeoConnect focusing on Broadband planning efforts and the related Broadband Feasibility Study currently being conducted in El Dorado County; and Chief Administrative Office recommending that the Board consider creating a new Ad Hoc Committee to focus solely on the Feasibility Study, and appoint/reappoint two members of the Board to serve as the Broadband Feasibility Study Ad Hoc Committee, to work with the technical advisory group of community members currently gathered for the purposes of providing technical expertise and advice during the Broadband planning effort. (Est. Time: 2 Hr.) FUNDING: 50% Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant, 50% General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - County of El Dorado, Current Broadband Assessment, 2. B - Dig Once and Shadow Conduit Policies, Best Practices and Impacts, 3. C - 1-23-2018, Board of Supervisors Meeting, Broadband, 4. C - Revised 1-23-2018, Revised Board of Supervisors Meeting, Broadband BOS Rcvd 1-22-18
Related files: 15-1020, 16-0006, 17-0442, 18-1612, 21-0038, 20-0956, 19-1821, 18-0950, 20-0835, 21-1319, 18-1190, 18-1889, 21-1150, 22-0412, 22-1244
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Ad Hoc Broadband Technical Advisory Committee, in coordination with the Chief Administrative Office, recommending the Board receive and file a presentation by NeoConnect focusing on Broadband planning efforts and the related Broadband Feasibility Study currently being conducted in El Dorado County; and

Chief Administrative Office recommending that the Board consider creating a new Ad Hoc Committee to focus solely on the Feasibility Study, and appoint/reappoint two members of the Board to serve as the Broadband Feasibility Study Ad Hoc Committee, to work with the technical advisory group of community members currently gathered for the purposes of providing technical expertise and advice during the Broadband planning effort. (Est. Time: 2 Hr.)

FUNDING: 50% Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant, 50% General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Ad Hoc Broadband Technical Advisory Committee, in coordination with the Chief Administrative Office, recommending the Board receive and file a presentation by NeoConnect focusing on Broadband planning efforts and the related Broadband Feasibility Study currently being conducted in El Dorado County; and

Chief Administrative Office recommending that the Board consider creating a new Ad Hoc Committee to focus solely on the Feasibility Study, and appoint/reappoint two members of the Board to serve as the Broadband Feasibility Study Ad Hoc Committee, to work with the technical advisory group of community members currently gathered for the purposes of providing technical expertise and advice during the Broadband planning effort. (Est. Time: 2.0 hrs.)

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On September 1, 2015, following a presentation on the state of Broadband infrastructure in the County, the Board established a Broadband Technical Advisory Committee to work on broadband issues and appointed two Board members to that Ad Hoc Committee (Legistar 15-1020).

On January 12, 2016, the Board adopted Resolution 013-2016, appro...

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