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File #: 22-00720    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/5/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 8/16/2022 Final action: 8/16/2022
Title: Consider recommendations regarding Local Agency Technical Assistance (LATA) Grant Application for Broadband, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the County Executive Officer (CEO), or designee, to sign on behalf of the County a notarized affidavit as part of a LATA grant application established by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC); b) Delegate authority to the CEO, or designee, to apply for a LATA grant in the amount of $500,000.00 to implement the Countywide Broadband Strategic Plan, and to sign any documents required in connection with the grant, including a consent form; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Letter of Support for the Application for LATA by the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) and the County; and d) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 1...
Sponsors: COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - LATA Notarized Affidavit 062722-2, 3. Attachment B - Support Letter, 4. Signed Letter, 5. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding Local Agency Technical Assistance (LATA) Grant Application for Broadband, as follows:

 

a) Approve and authorize the County Executive Officer (CEO), or designee, to sign on behalf of the County a notarized affidavit as part of a LATA grant application established by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC);

 

b) Delegate authority to the CEO, or designee, to apply for a LATA grant in the amount of $500,000.00 to implement the Countywide Broadband Strategic Plan, and to sign any documents required in connection with the grant, including a consent form;

 

c) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Letter of Support for the Application for LATA by the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) and the County; and

 

d) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project 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 physical impact on the environment.