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File #: 18-1740    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/30/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/11/2018 Final action: 12/11/2018
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board: 1) Receive and file a report on the County’s emergency response system, including operational roles and responsibilities, and funding sources and uses; 2) Provide direction to staff to proceed with the transfer of existing Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Medical System program functions from the Health and Human Services Agency to the Chief Administrative Office, as outlined in Recommendation (1) below; and 3) Provide direction to staff regarding which, if any, of the remaining three (3) recommendations, detailed at the end of this report, should be implemented. (Est. Time: 30 Min.) FUNDING: State and Federal; General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - 18-1740 Funding Detail, 2. B - 18-1740 Ordinance CHAPTER_2.21.___EMERGENCY_ORGANIZATIONS_AND_FUNCTIONS, 3. C - 18-1740 Policy K-3 Emergency Management Policy, 4. Public Comment Rcvd 12-10-18 BOS 12-11-18, 5. Public Comment Rcvd 12-6-18 BOS 12-11-18
Related files: 18-1370, 20-1510, 20-1294, 19-0022, 21-1325
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board:
1) Receive and file a report on the County’s emergency response system, including operational roles and responsibilities, and funding sources and uses;
2) Provide direction to staff to proceed with the transfer of existing Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Medical System program functions from the Health and Human Services Agency to the Chief Administrative Office, as outlined in Recommendation (1) below; and
3) Provide direction to staff regarding which, if any, of the remaining three (3) recommendations, detailed at the end of this report, should be implemented. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: State and Federal; General Fund.
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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:
On September 11, 2018, the Board directed the CAO to work with the Sheriff's Office and Health and Human Services Agency to produce a report detailing the funding sources and uses related to the County's emergency response system.

Through our review of the various programs and their individual funding streams and related program requirements, staff identified additional information that factors into the discussion of emergency management and response in El Dorado County. This information is included in this report because staff ultimately reached the conclusion that in order to provide a complete picture of emergency response funding and uses, the discussion should include information on how funds are used in El Dorado County to provide emergency related services, and the way in which services are provided. Additionally, the recent flood damage and wildfires in El Dorado County and nearby counties, as well as recent incidents related to the El Dorado Irrigation District water supply and PG&E’s determination to shut off power in hazardous weather conditions, highlights the importance of having a broader understanding of the emergency funding that is available, how the funding is used, and whether adjustments to the County’s organizational structure ...

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