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File #: 17-00749    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 10/3/2017 Final action: 10/3/2017
Title: HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Community Choice Energy (CCE) Feasibility Study Results, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a Technical Feasibility Study on Community Choice Aggregation for the Central Coast Region; b) Receive and file a Comparison Matrix of CCE Programs; c) Provide staff with direction regarding CCE options, as follows: i) Option 1. Join two existing CCE programs; ii) Option 2. Form a new CCE program; iii) Option 3. Not implement a CCE program at this time and continue to explore additional CCE-related options for later consideration; or iv) Option 4. Not implement a CCE program at this time and discontinue the County's evaluation of CCE.; and d) Determine that the above recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262, as the actions involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future...
Sponsors: COMMUNITY SERVICES
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - CCE Feasibility Study Report, 3. Attachment B - CCE Feasibility Study CEQA NOE, 4. Attachment C - CCE Program Comparison Matrix, 5. Public Comment - Dame, 6. Public Comment - Mosher, 7. Public Comment - Community Environmental Council, 8. Public Comment - Sierra Club, 9. Public Comment - World Business Academy, 10. Public Comment - Osherenko, 11. Presentation

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HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Community Choice Energy (CCE) Feasibility Study Results, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.)

 

a) Receive and file a Technical Feasibility Study on Community Choice Aggregation for the Central Coast Region;

 

b) Receive and file a Comparison Matrix of CCE Programs;

 

c) Provide staff with direction regarding CCE options, as follows:

 

i) Option 1. Join two existing CCE programs;

 

ii) Option 2. Form a new CCE program;

 

iii) Option 3. Not implement a CCE program at this time and continue to explore additional CCE-related options for later consideration; or

 

iv) Option 4. Not implement a CCE program at this time and discontinue the County’s evaluation of CCE.; and

 

d) Determine that the above recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262, as the actions involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the Board has not approved, adopted, or funded and does not have a legally binding effect on later activities, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption (NOE); or

 

e) Provide other direction to staff.

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY