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File #: 21-1338    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/9/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning Unit staff, recommending the Board of Supervisors (Board): 1) Accept a grant award, in accordance with Board Policy A-6, in the amount of $90,000 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) Authorize 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...
Attachments: 1. A - MOU Blue Route Approved, 2. B - MOU SACOG REAP2 Funds, 3. C - Budget Transfer Request
Related files: 21-0502, 20-1320
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Services Division, Long Range Planning Unit staff, recommending the Board of Supervisors (Board):
1) Accept a grant award, in accordance with Board Policy A-6, in the amount of $90,000 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) Authorize 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 2021-22 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. 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 the Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) program. The REAP program funding is available to the County through SACOG as the regional Council of Governments.

The REAP program funds must be used to in...

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