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File #: 2022-090    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/2/2022 In control: Carson Reclamation Authority
On agenda: 2/7/2022 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 22-04-CRJPA PROCLAIMING A LOCAL EMERGENCY, RATIFYING THE PROCLAMATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY EXECUTIVE ORDERS N-25-20, N-29-20, AND N-35-20, AND AUTHORIZING REMOTE TELECONFERENCE MEETINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF CARSON RECLAMATION AUTHORITY FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 7, 2022 THROUGH MARCH 7, 2022 PURSUANT TO BROWN ACT PROVISIONS
Attachments: 1. CRA AB 361 Resolution Revised - February 2022
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Report to Carson Reclamation Authority
Monday, February 07, 2022
Consent


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CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 22-04-CRJPA PROCLAIMING A LOCAL EMERGENCY, RATIFYING THE PROCLAMATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY EXECUTIVE ORDERS N-25-20, N-29-20, AND N-35-20, AND AUTHORIZING REMOTE TELECONFERENCE MEETINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF CARSON RECLAMATION AUTHORITY FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 7, 2022 THROUGH MARCH 7, 2022 PURSUANT TO BROWN ACT PROVISIONS

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I. SUMMARY

A number of laws have changed since the beginning of the COVID pandemic related to the Brown Act as it relates to public meetings, both from Governor Newsom's Executive Orders and recently from the enactment of AB 361. The CRA, as all public agencies in California, must now modify certain elements of remote public meetings. The major change is that the public must now be allowed to make comments live during the public comment period, either live (in person, if allowed), telephonically, or otherwise electronically (such as by Zoom).
The other major change is that all public agencies, if they want to continue to conduct public meeting remotely, must adopt a resolution every 30 days making the findings of necessity to do so and affirming the measures in place to allow remote public comments by the public.
In January, the CRA Board adopted a follow-up version of this ordinance, which is to be adopted every 30 days. Because the duration between the January 3 and February 7 meetings is longer than 30 days, however, the Act requires the readoption of the original resolution declaring the emergency and not the continuation resolution. Therefore, this staff report and resolution are substantially the same as the October 4 and December 6 actions.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

1. WAIVE further reading and approve RESOLUTION NO. 22-04-CRJPA PROCLAIMING A LOCAL EMERGENCY, RATIFYING THE PROCLAMATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY EXECUTIVE ORDERS N-25-20, N-29-20, AND N-35-20, AND AUTHORIZING REMOTE TE...

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