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File #: 21-00675    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/2/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding a Request to Ratify Execution of California Department of Public Health Valencia Branch Laboratory (COLOR Lab) for COVID Testing, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Public Health Department to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Santa Barbara and the California Department of Public Health to utilize the State's Valencia Branch Laboratory for expedited COVID-19 testing beginning December 22, 2020 and terminating 30 days after the State lifts the State declaration of the COVID-19 state of emergency; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a "Project" that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because it is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.
Sponsors: PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - CDPH Valencia Branch Laboratory (COVID Testing) MOU, 3. Minute Order

Title

Consider recommendations regarding a Request to Ratify Execution of California Department of Public Health Valencia Branch Laboratory (COLOR Lab) for COVID Testing, as follows:

 

a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Public Health Department to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Santa Barbara and the California Department of Public Health to utilize the State’s Valencia Branch Laboratory for expedited COVID-19 testing beginning December 22, 2020 and terminating 30 days after the State lifts the State declaration of the COVID-19 state of emergency; and

 

b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “Project” that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because it is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.