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File #: 21-00449    Version: 1
Type: Departmental Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/7/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Update and Policy Direction on Advancing Equity and Inclusion, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a status report on Human Resources Department and Community Services Department equity initiatives; b) Provide staff direction regarding options for disbursement of $270,800.00 remaining from Board appropriated equity funds, as follows: Option 1: Contract with the Fund for Santa Barbara to administer a County equity support program and distribute equity funds; Option 2: Develop an internal County process led by staff to distribute equity funds; Option 3: Hybrid process to distribute equity funds; c) Provide other direction to staff; and d) Determine that the recommended actions are not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b) (5), because they consist of administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change to t...
Sponsors: COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment B - Central Coast Regional Equity Study, 3. Presentation, 4. Minute Order
Related files: 22-00023

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HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Update and Policy Direction on Advancing Equity and Inclusion, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.)

 

a) Receive and file a status report on Human Resources Department and Community Services Department equity initiatives;

 

b) Provide staff direction regarding options for disbursement of $270,800.00 remaining from Board appropriated equity funds, as follows:

 

Option 1: Contract with the Fund for Santa Barbara to administer a County equity support program and distribute equity funds;

 

Option 2: Develop an internal County process led by staff to distribute equity funds;

 

Option 3: Hybrid process to distribute equity funds;

 

c) Provide other direction to staff; and

 

d) Determine that the recommended actions are not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b) (5), because they consist of administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change to the environment; and CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) because they consist of government fiscal activities that do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment.

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY