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File #: 20-1367    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 10/9/2020 In control: Sheriff
On agenda: 10/27/2020 Final action: 10/27/2020
Title: Ratification of Agreements by and Between the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and Various Community Partners in Response to COVID-19
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. MOU with Humboldt County Office of Education, 3. First Amendment to the MOU with Humboldt County Office of Education, 4. MOU with the City of Arcata, 5. Donation and Release Agreement with Hub City Terminals, Inc.

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Sheriff

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Ratification of Agreements by and Between the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and Various Community Partners in Response to COVID-19
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Ratify the execution of various agreements by the Humboldt County Sheriff in response to COVID-19; and
2. Direct the Clerk of the Board to return a certified copy of the Board order to the Department of Health and Human Services - Contract Unit.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") Reimbursement

DISCUSSION:
On March 11, 2020, the Humboldt County Health Officer declared a Local Health Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thereafter, on March 26, 2020 (Item D-1), the Board of Supervisors resolved to authorize Department heads, or designees thereof, to execute agreements related to a declared emergency with the requirement that such agreements must be ratified by the Board of Supervisors at the next available Board meeting. In response to this resolution, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office ("Sheriff's Office") has developed and executed several agreements with local partners. The Sheriff's Office continues to work with local partners to further strengthen the county's response to the COVID-19 and additional agreements are currently in development.

Accordingly, the Sheriff's Office recommends that the Board ratify the execution of the following agreements by the Sheriff:

1. Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") and associated amendment with Humboldt County Office of Education
a. Purpose: establishment of the Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center at the Sequoia Center
b. Term of MOU: March 23, 2020 through November 15, 2020
2. MOU with the City of Arcata
a. Purpose: provide staffing in support of the Emergency Operations Center
b. Term of MOU: March 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021
3. Donation and Release ...

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