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File #: 18-1665    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Authorization for the Humboldt County Department of Public Works to Accept and Administer Funding Made Available through the 2018 Grants Clearinghouse Fire Prevention Program and Approval of the Associated Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1-California Fire Safe Council Grants Clearinghouse Proposal, 3. Attachment 2-California Fire Safe Council 2018 Grant Award Announcements
To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Authorization for the Humboldt County Department of Public Works to Accept and Administer Funding Made Available through the 2018 Grants Clearinghouse Fire Prevention Program and Approval of the Associated Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Authorize the Humboldt County Public Works Director, or a designee thereof, to execute a state standard agreement and any other documents, including, without limitation, professional services agreements, necessary to accept and administer funding made available through the 2018 Grants Clearinghouse Fire Prevention Program; and
2. Direct the Humboldt County Auditor-Controller to supplement the following budget (4/5 vote required):

Revenue: 1720289-505105 USFS Clearinghouse Grant Fire $55,000.00
Expense: 1720289- 3114 USFS Clearinghouse Grant Fire $55,000.00

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
United States Forest Service (USFS) Cooperative Fire Program, State Fire Assistance and Tree Mortality Grant; awarded through the California Fire Safe Council's 2018 Grants Clearinghouse Fire Prevention Program

DISCUSSION:
In August of 2018, the County of Humboldt, by and through its Department of Public Works - Natural Resources Planning, submitted an application to the 2018 Grants Clearinghouse Fire Prevention Program. In December of 2018, the county's application was selected for funding. Staff is now requesting that the Board authorize the Humboldt County Public Works Director, or a designee thereof to accept and administer an award of Fifty-Five Thousand Dollars ($55,000.00) to fund the implementation of the Restoration of Beneficial Fire 2018 project.

The Restoration of Beneficial Fire 2018 Project represents implementation of the Humboldt County Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Restoration of Beneficial Fire Action Plan wh...

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