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File #: 22-00568    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/16/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 6/28/2022 Final action: 6/28/2022
Title: Consider recommendations regarding Grant Agreement No. 5GA21202 between the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Fire Chief or designee to approve and execute an Agreement with CAL FIRE for the acceptance of $1,225,000.00 of grant funds to implement fuel reduction projects designated by the Santa Barbara County Unit Strategic Fire Plan from the grant approval date through March 15, 2026 and conduct all negotiations, execute and submit all documents, including but not limited to, agreements, amendments, payment requests and so on, which may be necessary for the completion of the aforementioned project; and b) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the action is a creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any ...
Sponsors: COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - Grant Resolution, VMP Agreeement #5GA21202 and SBC Fire Plan, 3. Adopted Resolution, 4. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding Grant Agreement No. 5GA21202 between the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, as follows:

 

a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Fire Chief or designee to approve and execute an Agreement with CAL FIRE for the acceptance of $1,225,000.00 of grant funds to implement fuel reduction projects designated by the Santa Barbara County Unit Strategic Fire Plan from the grant approval date through March 15, 2026 and conduct all negotiations, execute and submit all documents, including but not limited to, agreements, amendments, payment requests and so on, which may be necessary for the completion of the aforementioned project; and

 

b) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the action is a creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment. The Agreement requires documentation of CEQA compliance before any grant funds are made available for any Project activity that could directly impact the environment.