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File #: 21-0754    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/28/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Library Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer increasing revenues and appropriations in Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for library materials and salary expense in the amount of $20,479 as a result of two grants and a funding opportunity. (4/5 vote required); and 2) Authorize the use of $26,628 in General Fund savings, generated by reimbursement for Coronavirus mitigation and response activities by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in 2020, for the cost of increased cleaning services at library facilities due to the coronavirus pandemic for the period of January through June 2021. FUNDING: State Library grants and funding opportunity, General Fund savings generated by reimbursement for Coronavirus mitigation and response activities by the CARES Act.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer Form, 2. B - Create El Dorado Award Packet (40-9092).pdf, 3. C - 40-9133 EDC Library_Youth Connect Online_Award Letter.pdf, 4. D - Dia de los ninos award email.pdf, 5. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 20-1013, 21-0366
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Library Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer increasing revenues and appropriations in Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for library materials and salary expense in the amount of $20,479 as a result of two grants and a funding opportunity. (4/5 vote required); and
2) Authorize the use of $26,628 in General Fund savings, generated by reimbursement for Coronavirus mitigation and response activities by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in 2020, for the cost of increased cleaning services at library facilities due to the coronavirus pandemic for the period of January through June 2021.

FUNDING: State Library grants and funding opportunity, General Fund savings generated by reimbursement for Coronavirus mitigation and response activities by the CARES Act.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

The Library received the Youth Connect Online (Virtual Youth) grant of $9,979 from the California State Library for coronavirus pandemic programming supplies and materials. The El Dorado County Library has been awarded this grant so that the library may provide virtual programming with teen communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Our Library Teen Councils have been a vital part of the program design and application, and quite thrilled to be able to offer relevant online virtual activities for their peers this summer. Our focus will be on promoting healthy life choice/styles, support of learning, and reducing social isolation with meaningful connections. Library staff already provide online Zoom teen summer programming so no additional staff will be necessary for this project.

The Library received the Create El Dorado (Copy Cat) grant of $8,000 from the California State Library for coronavirus pandemic programming supplies, materials, and minor staffing costs. The El Dorado County Library has been awarded a Copy Cat grant so that the library may work with the El Dorado Community Foundation, the...

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