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File #: 21-517    Version: Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action: 4/27/2021
Title: Support letter for increased funding for the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) (Supervisor Rex Bohn)
Sponsors: Rex Bohn
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. UC Cooperative Budget Funding Letter of Support 042721.pdf, 3. Signed Letter of Support for Increased Funding.pdf

 

To:                                                               Board of Supervisors

 

From:                                          Supervisor Rex Bohn                                          

 

Agenda Section:                     Consent                                                               

 

SUBJECT:

title

Support letter for increased funding for the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) (Supervisor Rex Bohn)

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RECOMMENDATION(S):

Recommendation

That the Board of Supervisors:

1.                     Authorize the Chair to sign the letter of support.

 

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SOURCE OF FUNDING                     

N/A

 

DISCUSSION:

Multi-year flat budgets and budget cuts for the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has directly impacted the programming and technical expertise available to Humboldt County for over ten years.  The Board of Supervisors is sending a letter to Governor Newsom and state legislators expressing support for a permanent budgetary augmentation to the UC ANR budget to rebuild the Cooperative Extension footprint and permanently bolster communities throughout the state including Humboldt County.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

N/A

 

STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK:

This action supports your Board’s Strategic Framework by providing community-appropriate levels of service.

 

OTHER AGENCY INVOLVEMENT:                     

N/A

 

ALTERNATIVES TO STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS:                     

Board discretion

 

ATTACHMENTS:                     

A.                     Letter of Support

 

PREVIOUS ACTION/REFERRAL:

Board Order No.: N/A                     

Meeting of: N/A

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