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File #: 2020-463    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/18/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-100, OPPOSING GOVERNOR NEWSOM'S FY2020-2021 MAY REVISION PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE FUNDING FOR CALIFORNIA ADULT COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES (CBAS) AND MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM (MSSP) (CITY COUNCIL)
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-100, OPPOSING GOVERNOR NEWSOM'S FY2020-2021 MAY REVISION PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE FUNDING FOR CALIFORNIA ADULT COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES (CBAS) AND MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM (MSSP) (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

This item is on the agenda at the request of Mayor Pro Tem Jim Dear.
The Governor's May Revise proposes to eliminate Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) and Multipurpose Senior Services Programs (MSSP) due to Budget shortfalls. Residents of the City of Carson depend on these programs for a wide variety of services that are rarely offered elsewhere. A resolution opposing these cuts and supporting these senior programs is an effective advocacy tool and an appropriate statement on the issue.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 20-100, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, OPPOSING GOVERNOR NEWSOM'S FY2020-2021 MAY REVISION PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE FUNDING FOR CALIFORNIA ADULT COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES (CBAS) AND MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM (MSSP)"


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

The Governor's May Revise of the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget represents a dramatic change from the Governor's January Budget, as it reflects the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on the State's economy, as well as the increased demand for many services that the State offers. The full impact of the pandemic has led to a projected budget deficit of $54 billion, with an out-year structural deficit of approximately $45 billion per year. This deficit has materialized in the last three months, as the State has seen a 22.3% reduction in state revenues generated from sales tax, personal income tax, and corporate taxes. In response, Governor Newsom has proposed a budget that addresses the short fall through a ...

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