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File #: 2020-226    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CAL-OES RESOLUTION 130 DESIGNATING CITY AGENTS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL/STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR COVID-19 MITIGATION IN THE CITY OF CARSON (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. City of Carson - Resolution No. 20-053 - Declaring the Existence of a Local Emergency, 2. 04.07.20 - Federal and State Assistance for COVID-19 Mitigation - Exhibit 2, 3. 04.07.20 - Federal and State Assistance for COVID-19 Mitigation - Exhibit 3
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CAL-OES RESOLUTION 130 DESIGNATING CITY AGENTS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL/STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR COVID-19 MITIGATION IN THE CITY OF CARSON (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

On March 17, 2020 the City Council approved Resolution No. 20-053, declaring the existence of a "Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19 (AKA Coronavirus). The City of Carson must approve Cal-OES Resolution 130 designating agents in order to obtain Federal/State Financial Assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1988. These funds will assist in COVID-19 mitigation efforts by the City of Carson in coordination with the Los Angeles County Public Health Department and the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation


APPROVE Cal OES 130 Resolution Designating City Agents to obtain Federal/State Financial Assistance for COVID-19 mitigation efforts in the City of Carson.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

On March 4, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom declared the existence of COVID-19 in California a "state emergency". On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared that the outbreak of the COVID-19 in the United States constitutes a national emergency. On March 17, 2020 the Carson City Council declared a "local state of emergency" via approval of Resolution No. 20-053.
To obtain Federal/State Financial Assistance for COVID-19 mitigation efforts, the City of Carson must approve the attached Cal OES Resolution No. 130 designating City Agents. The Resolution designates the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager of Economic Development and the Finance Director.


V. FISCAL IMPACT

The approval of the Cal OES Resolution 130 will allow the City to obtain current and future Federal/State disaster financial assistance programs. Appr...

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