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File #: 20-1305    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: New Business
File created: 10/2/2020 In control: Treasurer/Tax Collector
On agenda: 10/27/2020 Final action:
Title: Introduction of Ordinance Amending Humboldt County Code 811-1 through 816-2 Updating Regulations for Business Licenses in the County
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Ordinance No. _________, Amending Title VIII Division 1 of Humboldt County Code Regulating Business Licenses.pdf, 3. Summary for Publication Prior to Adoption of Ordinance, 4. Summary for Publication after Adoption of Ordinance

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Treasurer/Tax Collector

Agenda Section: Departmental

SUBJECT:
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Introduction of Ordinance Amending Humboldt County Code 811-1 through 816-2 Updating Regulations for Business Licenses in the County
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Introduce the attached ordinance (attachment 1) and waive the first reading;
2. Set the ordinance for adoption on November 3, 2020 or at least one week from October 27, 2020;
3. Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish the required pre-adoption summary (attachment 2) of the Ordinance and to post a certified copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinance in the office of the Clerk of the Board, both the publication and posting to be done at least five (5) days prior to the Board meeting at which the Ordinance will be adopted [Government Code Section 25124 (b)(1)]; and
4. Direct the Clerk of the Board, within 15 days after the adoption of the Ordinance, to publish a post-adoption summary (attachment 3) of the Ordinance with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance, and to post in the office of the Clerk of the Board a certified copy of the full text of the adopted ordinance and amendments along with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against the Ordinance [Government Code Section 25124 (b)(1)].

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
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DISCUSSION:
The Business License Ordinance ('Ordinance') was outdated and in need of being amended to reflect current requirements, practices, and procedures. Ordinance strikes out all outdated information and underlines all additions to reflect current business license requirements, practices, and procedures.

The amended Ordinance also strikes out fees associated with business licensing and refers readers to the county fee schedule to ensure accuracy of those fees as cost recovery requirements change in the future.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:
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STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK:
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