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File #: 21-00853    Version: 1
Type: Departmental Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/9/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding countywide broadband strategic plan participation - American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Discussion, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file information and a presentation from the Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast (BCPC), Northern Santa Barbara County Econ Alliance, and REACH regarding a countywide strategy for broadband; b) Provide comments and/or direction to staff regarding participation in the development of a countywide broadband strategy as appropriate; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), because pursuant to sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) the recommended actions consist of organization, administrative, or fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER'S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY
Sponsors: COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - BCPC Broadband Strategy Proposal, 3. Presentation, 4. Minute Order

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HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding countywide broadband strategic plan participation - American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Discussion, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.)

 

a) Receive and file information and a presentation from the Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast (BCPC), Northern Santa Barbara County Econ Alliance, and REACH regarding a countywide strategy for broadband;

 

b) Provide comments and/or direction to staff regarding participation in the development of a countywide broadband strategy as appropriate; and

 

c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), because pursuant to sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) the recommended actions consist of organization, administrative, or fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY