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File #: 20-1320    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/29/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning Unit, staff recommending the Board: 1) Accept a grant award, in accordance with Board Policy A-6, in the amount of $35,000 for Local Government Planning Support Grants Program funding from the California Department of Housing and Community Development allocated through the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) under a Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) Grants Program Memorandum of Understanding (MOU); 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 171-2020, which authorizes the Planning and Building Department Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with SACOG for the grant funding; 3) Authorize the Planning and Building Department Director, or designee, to execute subsequent amendments thereto that do not affect the dollar amount or the term, and to act on the County’s behalf in all matters pertaining to this MOU contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Ri...
Attachments: 1. A - CoCo Blue Route MOU.pdf, 2. B - CoCo Blue Route Resolution.pdf, 3. C - SACOG MOU for REAP.pdf, 4. D - REAP Resolution Planning Grant Acceptance.pdf, 5. E - BOS Budget Transfer 20-1320 LRP REAP Grant SIGNED.pdf, 6. Executed Resolution 171-2020, 7. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 18-1146, 19-1865, 21-1089, 21-1338, 21-1087, 21-1397
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning Unit, staff recommending the Board:
1) Accept a grant award, in accordance with Board Policy A-6, in the amount of $35,000 for Local Government Planning Support Grants Program funding from the California Department of Housing and Community Development allocated through the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) under a Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) Grants Program Memorandum of Understanding (MOU);
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 171-2020, which authorizes the Planning and Building Department Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with SACOG for the grant funding;
3) Authorize the Planning and Building Department Director, or designee, to execute subsequent amendments thereto that do not affect the dollar amount or the term, and to act on the County’s behalf in all matters pertaining to this MOU contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
4) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer adjusting the budget for FY 2020-21 to accommodate the grant fund and related expenses (4/5 vote required).

FUNDING: California Department of Housing and Community Development Local Government Planning Support Grants Program, Regional Early Action Planning Grants.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
California Assembly Bill 101 established the Local Government Planning Support Grants Program to provide regions and jurisdictions with one-time funding to establish priorities that increase housing planning and accelerate housing production. Together, the State’s Local Government Planning Support Grants Program will bring almost $14 million to the region for housing planning related activities.

Under this program, the funding going directly to regions is called Regional Early Action Planning (REAP). Senate Bill 113, signed in October 2019, makes up to 25 percent of $6,762,880 allocated through the REAP...

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