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File #: 18-1662    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: DHHS: Administrative
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: State Agreement with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for a 2019 Hazardous Materials Area Plan Exercise and Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)
Indexes: Core Roles - Create opportunities for improved safety and health
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. HMEP Grant from OES, 3. Supplemental Budget Request

To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Public Health

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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State Agreement with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for a 2019 Hazardous Materials Area Plan Exercise and Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Approve and Authorize the Public Health Director or their designee to execute the Grant Agreement between the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Public Health, Division of Environmental Health (DEH) for $26,363 for the period of October 15, 2018 through September 15, 2019;
2. Authorize the Public Health Director, or their designee to execute any subsequent amendments directly related to the Agreement thereto after review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management;
3. Direct the Clerk of the Board to send a fully executed Agenda Item to DHHS - Contract Unit; and
4. Direct the Auditor-Controller to process the attached supplemental budget in Fund 1175, Budget Unit 411-Hazardous Material Program for fiscal (FY) year 2018-19 (4/5 vote required).

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Public Health Fund

DISCUSSION:
DHHS, DEH, Hazardous Materials Program updated the Humboldt County Hazardous Materials Area Plan (Area Plan) in September 2013. The Area Plan update was supported by funds from phase one of OES's Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants. The agreement before your Board today is for phase two of the project and will fund the design and development of a full-scale hazardous materials exercise that will test the updated 2013 Area Plan.

Large quantities of hydrogen peroxide, formaldehyde, chlorine, sulfur dioxide and flammable fuels are routinely transported to and through Humboldt County. Because most chemical incidents occur during transport, roadways, waterways and airways are most vulnerable to hazardous materi...

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