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File #: 21-00133    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/29/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action: 2/9/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding the Execution of an Agreement with United Way of Santa Barbara County (United Way) to Implement an Emergency Rental Assistance Program Utilizing Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 Funds; as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County Subrecipient Agreement in the amount of $13,373,876.00, with United Way, utilizing Federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 funding for administration and implementation of an emergency rent and utility assistance payment program for qualifying Santa Barbara County residents; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment; and are ...
Sponsors: COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - United Way Agreement, 3. Executed Agreement, 4. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding the Execution of an Agreement with United Way of Santa Barbara County (United Way) to Implement an Emergency Rental Assistance Program Utilizing Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 Funds; as follows:

 

a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County Subrecipient Agreement in the amount of $13,373,876.00, with United Way, utilizing Federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 funding for administration and implementation of an emergency rent and utility assistance payment program for qualifying Santa Barbara County residents; and

 

b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment; and are otherwise exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15269 as it consists of a specific action necessary to mitigate an emergency.