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File #: 21-00287    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding the Approval of Action Plan Substantial Amendment, and Execution of an Agreement with the Santa Barbara Foundation to Implement an Economic Development Grant Program Utilizing Tranche 3 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG CV3) Funds, as follows: a) Approve the Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Action Plan, which changes the use of $889,695.13 in federal CDBG CV3, funds from an Emergency Rent Assistance Program to an Emergency Business Assistance Program (EBAP) (Program) and direct staff to submit the Substantial Amendment to HUD; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County CDBG CV3 Subrecipient Agreement in the amount of $889,695.13, with the Santa Barbara Foundation for administration and implementation of an EBAP, that will provide qualifying businesses in Santa Barbara County with emergency business assistance payments directly related to the Coronavirus' impact; and c) Determine that the recomm...
Sponsors: COMMUNITY SERVICES
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment B - Santa Barbara Foundation CDBG-CV 3 Agreement, 3. Attachment A - 2019-20 Action Plan Substantial Amendment, 4. Executed Agreement, 5. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding the Approval of Action Plan Substantial Amendment, and Execution of an Agreement with the Santa Barbara Foundation to Implement an Economic Development Grant Program Utilizing Tranche 3 Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG CV3) Funds, as follows:

 

a) Approve the Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Action Plan, which changes the use of $889,695.13 in federal CDBG CV3, funds from an Emergency Rent Assistance Program to an Emergency Business Assistance Program (EBAP) (Program) and direct staff to submit the Substantial Amendment to HUD;

 

b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County CDBG CV3 Subrecipient Agreement in the amount of $889,695.13, with the Santa Barbara Foundation for administration and implementation of an EBAP, that will provide qualifying businesses in Santa Barbara County with emergency business assistance payments directly related to the Coronavirus’ impact; and

 

 

 

c) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project is a 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.