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File #: 21-0984    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: Chief Administrative Office, in conjunction with the Sheriff and Public Health Officer, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Board Chair to sign Resolution 070-2021, terminating the following two March 2020 Board of Supervisors resolutions that ratified coronavirus-related health emergencies: 1) Resolution 051-2020, which ratified the Declaration of a Local Health Emergency by the Public Health Officer; and 2) Resolution 052-2020, which ratified the Proclamation of a Local Emergency by the Director of the Office of Emergency Services (Sheriff).
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution 051-2020, 2. B - Resolution 052-2020, 3. C - CDC Guidelines, 4. D - CDPH Guidelines, 5. E - Resolution, 6. F - Counsel Approval, 7. Executed Resolution 070-2021
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Chief Administrative Office, in conjunction with the Sheriff and Public Health Officer, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Board Chair to sign Resolution 070-2021, terminating the following two March 2020 Board of Supervisors resolutions that ratified coronavirus-related health emergencies:
1) Resolution 051-2020, which ratified the Declaration of a Local Health Emergency by the Public Health Officer; and
2) Resolution 052-2020, which ratified the Proclamation of a Local Emergency by the Director of the Office of Emergency Services (Sheriff).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On March 12, 2020, the El Dorado County Health Officer declared a Local Health Emergency pursuant to California Health & Safety Code Section 101080, to ensure appropriate resources and funding would be available to the County in its response to COVID-19. Health & Safety Code, Section 101080 to ensure appropriate resources and funding would be available to the County in its response to COVID-19.

Also on March 12, the El Dorado County Sheriff, in his capacity as Director of the Office of Emergency Services, pursuant to Government Code Section 8630, proclaimed a local emergency based on conditions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Resolutions ratified March 17, 2020, by the Board of Supervisors said that the two emergencies - the Local Emergency and the Local Health Emergency - would continue in effect until terminated by the Board. While ending the emergencies is now an appropriate step for the Board of Supervisors to take, in the event that case rates or any other relevant metrics begin to significantly worsen, the emergencies may always be reinstated.

ALTERNATIVES
The Board may choose to allow the Local Health Emergency and/or the Health Emergency to remain in effect.

PRIOR BOARD ACTION
Legistar 20-0419, 3/17/20

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
Sheriff's Office and Health & Human Services/Public Health

FINANCIAL IMPACT
There is no direction financial impac...

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