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File #: 22-00146    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/17/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 3/1/2022 Final action: 3/1/2022
Title: Consider recommendations regarding approval to join the Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA) for the Purpose of expanding broadband access and quality in rural counties, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chair to execute the Golden State Connect Authority Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, adding the County as a member of the Golden State Connect Authority, subject to the County's right to withdraw the County's membership as described in the Agreement; b) Appoint Supervisor Nelson as the County's Delegate and Supervisor Lavagnino as the Alternate to the Golden State Connect Authority's Governing Board; 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.
Sponsors: COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - Resolution GSCA, 3. Exhibit 1 - Golden State Connect Authority Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement - Copy, 4. Attachment B - RCRC's Rural Broadband Initiative, 5. Attachment C - Golden State Connect Authority Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, 6. Adopted Resolution, 7. Executed Agreement, 8. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding approval to join the Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA) for the Purpose of expanding broadband access and quality in rural counties, as follows:

 

a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chair to execute the Golden State Connect Authority Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, adding the County as a member of the Golden State Connect Authority, subject to the County’s right to withdraw the County’s membership as described in the Agreement;

 

b) Appoint Supervisor Nelson as the County’s Delegate and Supervisor Lavagnino as the Alternate to the Golden State Connect Authority’s Governing Board; 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.