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File #: 09-1447    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/19/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/8/2009 Final action: 12/10/2009
Title: Hearing to receive and accept the accomplishments and final product of the 2007-08 Economic Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance (EDBG PTA) Standard Agreement 07-PTAE-3137 for a Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Certified Farmers’ Market Feasibility Study and to authorize staff to submit said Study to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to close out and satisfy grant requirements. (Est. Time: 15 Min.) FUNDING: Federal Economic Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance Grant Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Farmers Market Feasibility Study.pdf, 2. B - Public Hearing Notice.pdf
Title
Hearing to receive and accept the accomplishments and final product of the 2007-08 Economic Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance (EDBG PTA) Standard Agreement 07-PTAE-3137 for a Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Certified Farmers’ Market Feasibility Study and to authorize staff to submit said Study to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to close out and satisfy grant requirements. (Est. Time: 15 Min.)

FUNDING: Federal Economic Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance Grant Funds.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: There is no change in Net County Cost

Background:
The Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce conducted an online survey of residents and businesses in their jurisdiction in July 2006. The survey questions covered many issues, including desired community events. A farmers’ market was among the top three events that Shingle Springs/Cameron Park residents wanted to see in their area. Based on the results of this survey demonstrating the unmet community need for a farmer's market, staff worked with the Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce and identified the Economic Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance grant as an opportunity to provide funding to conduct a certified farmers’ market feasibility study for the area of Shingle Springs/Cameron Park that would document the potential for the success and sustainability of a substantial certified farmers’ market.

On August 28, 2007 the Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 223-2007 approving submittal of an application to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) under the 2007-08 Economic Development Block Grant Planning and Technical Assistance allocation to receive a grant in the amount of $18,375 to hire a consultant to conduct a Certified Farmers’ Market Feasibility Study in the Shingle Springs/Cameron Park area to support the eff...

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