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File #: 20-0170    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/10/2020 Final action: 3/10/2020
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning recommending the Board: 1) In accordance with Board Policy A-6, accept the grant award in the amount of $310,000 for Senate Bill 2 Building Homes and Jobs Act Planning Grants Program funds for SB2 grant application approved by the Board on October 22, 2019; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 030-2020 to authorize the Planning and Building Department Director, or designee, to execute the grant agreement 19O- PGP-13433 and subsequent amendments thereto that do not affect the dollar amount or the term and to sign other grant related documents, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: State Senate Bill 2 Funding - Building Homes and Jobs Act Grants Program.
Attachments: 1. A - SB2 Blue Route Resolution to Accept SB2, 2. B - Blue Route SB2 Standard Agmt 19-PCP-13433 1, 3. C - 19-PGP-13443 Standard Agreement, 4. D - SB 2 Resolution Planning Grant Acceptance, 5. Executed Resolution 030-2020
Related files: 19-1446, 20-0570, 21-1084
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning recommending the Board:
1) In accordance with Board Policy A-6, accept the grant award in the amount of $310,000 for Senate Bill 2 Building Homes and Jobs Act Planning Grants Program funds for SB2 grant application approved by the Board on October 22, 2019; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 030-2020 to authorize the Planning and Building Department Director, or designee, to execute the grant agreement 19O- PGP-13433 and subsequent amendments thereto that do not affect the dollar amount or the term and to sign other grant related documents, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: State Senate Bill 2 Funding - Building Homes and Jobs Act Grants Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development (the “Department”) issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) dated March 29, 2019, for its Planning Grants Program (“PGP”). In response to the 2019 NOFA, the County of El Dorado submitted a project application dated October 30, 2019 for an allocation of the PGP Program funds up to the maximum amount available to the County of $310,000 to accelerate the production of housing for two activities as described below.

The first activity is Community Design Standards for multi-family residential development in the Community Region of Shingle Springs, followed closely by Design Standards for the Community Regions of Cameron Park, Diamond Springs/El Dorado, and El Dorado Hills. These Community Design Standards will include architectural design (themes, style, color, materials, and features), compatibility measures, and prototypes for multi-family residential development. The resulting Community Design Standards will expedite the review of multi-family residential development projects by allowing their planning process review to be ministerial under CEQA, rather than discret...

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