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File #: 19-0610    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/6/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 4/23/2019
Title: Chief Administrative Office and the Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board: 1) Receive a presentation from Barry Broome, President and CEO for Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) on achievements and the County’s return on investment for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19; and 2) Direct to Staff to return to the Board with an Agreement with Greater Sacramento Economic Council for FY 2019-20 in an amount not to exceed $62,345. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - GSEC PP Presentation
Related files: 19-0552
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Chief Administrative Office and the Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board:
1) Receive a presentation from Barry Broome, President and CEO for Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) on achievements and the County’s return on investment for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19; and
2) Direct to Staff to return to the Board with an Agreement with Greater Sacramento Economic Council for FY 2019-20 in an amount not to exceed $62,345. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC or “Greater Sacramento”) (), is a public-private partnership for growth strategies in the Capital Region of California. The organization spearheads community-led direction to retain, attract, grow, and scale new businesses, develop advanced industries, and create jobs and investment throughout the region. Greater Sacramento represents a collaboration between local and state governments, market leaders, influencers, and stakeholders, with the sole mission of driving economic growth.

On August 2, 2016 the Board of Supervisors approved the first Agreement with GSEC in the amount of $60,187 with an initial term effective upon execution and continuing through June 30, 2017 (Legistar Item #16-0606 v1). The Agreement provided for the County’s participation with GSEC as a voting member, and economic development related services including regional, statewide, and international strategy development, assistance with retention and expansion of existing businesses within the County, and research on key retention and expansion projects.

The Agreement renews each subsequent fiscal year unless terminated by either party. Compensation under the agreement is based on a rate of $0.40 per capita applied to the population of the unincorporated areas of the County as reported in 2014 from the California Department of Finance Demographic Research Unit. This populat...

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