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File #: 22-00369    Version: 1
Type: Departmental Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/22/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) discussion regarding child care sector survey results and recommendations, as follows: (EST TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file information and a presentation from First 5 Santa Barbara County Children and Families Commission (First 5 SBC) regarding data requested for child care sector relief and recovery; b) Provide comments and/or direction to staff regarding participation in the development of a countywide strategy as listed in Options 1 or 2 in the background section of the Board Letter to address such child care sector needs; c) Provide comments and direction regarding the development of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to allocate funding or provide other direction as appropriate; and d) 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, administr...
Sponsors: FIRST 5 SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. ARPA Childcare Recommendations Report, 3. Public Comment - Santa Barbara County Education Office, 4. Public Comment - Children's Resource & Referral of Santa Barbara County, 5. Presentation, 6. Minute Order

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HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) discussion regarding child care sector survey results and recommendations, as follows: (EST TIME: 30 MIN.)

 

a) Receive and file information and a presentation from First 5 Santa Barbara County Children and Families Commission (First 5 SBC) regarding data requested for child care sector relief and recovery;

 

b) Provide comments and/or direction to staff regarding participation in the development of a countywide strategy as listed in Options 1 or 2 in the background section of the Board Letter to address such child care sector needs;

 

c) Provide comments and direction regarding the development of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to allocate funding or provide other direction as appropriate; and

 

d) 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 changes to the environment.

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY