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File #: 20-0668    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/5/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/8/2020 Final action: 5/8/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board: 1) Receive a presentation from the Public Health Officer to illustrate the readiness of El Dorado County to move into Phase 2 of California's COVID-19 Safety Plan and setting forth the County of El Dorado's local plan to begin Phase 2 by adopting various safety measures to allow businesses and facilities identified in Phase 2 to reopen safely; 2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign a letter on behalf of the Board of Supervisors attesting to the County's readiness to move through Phase 2, based on the Public Health Officer's attestation, affirming the Board of Supervisors' agreement that the businesses and facilities identified can open safely, without unduly endangering the people of El Dorado County or causing an unmanageable surge of cases, as long as the businesses and facilities implement all of the safety measures identified by the Emergency Operations Center's local readiness plan (Reopening Guidelines); and 3) Authorize staff to ...
Attachments: 1. A - BOS - Reopening Guidelines 05082020v2, 2. B - Public Health Officer - County of El Dorado - Readiness Attestation - Accelerated Phase 2, 3. C - BOS-County of El Dorado - Readiness Attestation - Acceleration Phase 2, 4. D - BOS - COVID Revised Master Report 20-0668, 5. E - BOS - COVID 5-8-20 letter in support of variance, 6. F - CDPH Stay-at-Home Variance Guidance V2, 7. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 5-8-20, 8. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 5-7-20, 9. Draft Variance to Stage 2, 10. Executed Letter - Governor
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board:
1) Receive a presentation from the Public Health Officer to illustrate the readiness of El Dorado County to move into Phase 2 of California's COVID-19 Safety Plan and setting forth the County of El Dorado's local plan to begin Phase 2 by adopting various safety measures to allow businesses and facilities identified in Phase 2 to reopen safely;
2) Authorize the Board Chair to sign a letter on behalf of the Board of Supervisors attesting to the County's readiness to move through Phase 2, based on the Public Health Officer's attestation, affirming the Board of Supervisors' agreement that the businesses and facilities identified can open safely, without unduly endangering the people of El Dorado County or causing an unmanageable surge of cases, as long as the businesses and facilities implement all of the safety measures identified by the Emergency Operations Center's local readiness plan (Reopening Guidelines); and
3) Authorize staff to submit the County's local readiness plan (Reopening Guidelines), the letter of attestation from the Board of Supervisors in support of implementing an accelerated Phase 2 as may be modified by the Board of Supervisors and signed by the Board Chair, and the letter of attestation from the Public Health Officer, to the Governor's Office and the California Department of Public Health.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
All California counties have been operating under a stay-home order from the Governor since March 19, 2020. The Governor has recently announced that counties may begin "opening" by moving through the first phases of a phased opening approach, if they can demonstrate current readiness and to maintain readiness. What is being contemplating currently is moving El Dorado County to Stage 2 of the phased opening plan.

El Dorado County's Public Health Officer shared the County's Phase 2 plan at last week's board meeting (#20-0617), sharing the County's Reop...

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