September 22nd Board Meeting Preview
Pursuant to Governor Gavin Newsom's Executive Order pertaining to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of Nevada will hold its regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Supervisors remotely. The Board of Supervisors will attend the meeting and participate to the same extent as if they were present. Tuesday's September 22nd
meeting starts at 8:30 a.m.
Public Comment may be submitted by writing a letter to the Board of Supervisors (letter must be received before 8:00 a.m. the day of the meeting), calling (530) 264-0554 and leaving a voice mail message, emailing BOS.PublicComment@co.nevada.ca.us
, leaving an eComment at www.mynevadacounty.com/BoardMeetings
, calling (530) 270-3474 to provide live comments, attending the meeting by remote at a kiosk located at the Eric Rood Administrative Center in Western County, or at the District 5 Board of Supervisors office in Eastern County masks are required to enter a County building. For individuals unable to wear a mask there will be an outside kiosk located at the Eric Rood Administrative Center).
Following public comment, the Board of Supervisors will hear a presentation by Health and Human Services Agency Director Ryan Gruver regarding Operation Sugarloaf, a collaborative homeless navigation project.
During the afternoon session, the Board will consider a resolution to approve the award of $1,500,000 in “Economic & Community Resiliency Grants” funded by the Coronavirus Relief Fund, and authorizing the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute grant agreements Later, the Board will also consider a Resolution approving a revised Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Expenditure Plan, and directing the Auditor-Controller to amend various Fiscal Year 2020/21 budgets.
Next, the Board will consider a Resolution approving the Grant Award Recipient Agreement between the County of Nevada and Race Telecommunications Inc. dba Race Communications for the 2020 CARES Act Project as part of the "Community Broadband Accessibility” Program (Res. 20-319), in the maximum amount of $1,000,000 to provide Broadband accessibility to 500 homes within the identified project area and authorizing the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute the Agreement.
Lastly, the Board of Supervisors will consider a Resolution directing the County Executive Officer to negotiate a Lease Agreement between the County of Nevada and the Nevada County Fairgrounds in an amount not to exceed $450,000 for building rental space for facilitation of a temporary youth hub focused on distance learning, COVID-19 safe social activities and community access to grounds for limited recreational use. Agenda