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File #: 20-00284    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/23/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Consider recommendations regarding Invasive Shot Hole Borer (IHSB) Block Grants, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution approving an application for funding from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), acting through the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), for "Invasive Shot Hole Borer Block Grants" and appointing the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute and submit all documents necessary for the ISHB grant project; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA for support and services related to the prevention of the spread of the ISHB in the County of Santa Barbara for the period of June 30, 2020 through June 30, 2022; and c) Find that the proposed actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15304 (minor alterations to vegetation to improve wildlife resources by protecting them from ISHB), 15307 (actions to protect natural resources), 15308 (actions...
Sponsors: AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment 1 - Resolution, 3. Attachment 2 - Grant Agreement, 4. Adopted Resolution, 5. Executed Agreement, 6. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding Invasive Shot Hole Borer (IHSB) Block Grants, as follows:

 

a) Adopt a Resolution approving an application for funding from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), acting through the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), for  “Invasive Shot Hole Borer Block Grants” and appointing the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute and submit all documents necessary for the ISHB grant project;

 

b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA for support and services related to the prevention of the spread of the ISHB in the County of Santa Barbara for the period of June 30, 2020 through June 30, 2022; and

 

c) Find that the proposed actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15304 (minor alterations to vegetation to improve wildlife resources by protecting them from ISHB), 15307 (actions to protect natural resources), 15308 (actions to protect the environment), and 15061(b)(3)(no possibility of impact on the environment).