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File #: 19-1205    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Multi-Item Status: Passed
File created: 11/27/2019 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Adopt resolutions: A) Authorizing the acceptance of unanticipated Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Resiliency Allocation funds from Cal OES in the amount of $549,793, authorizing the County Manager to execute the subrecipient allocation agreement, and directing the County Manager's Office to work with departments on developing an allocation plan for these funds; and B) Approving an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) authorizing the acceptance of unanticipated revenue from Cal OES for the FY 2019 PSPS Resiliency Allocation in the amount of $549,793.
Attachments: 1. 20191210_r_BOS Reso re PSPS Funds Allocation Plan, 2. 20191210_atr_psps.pdf, 3. 20191210_att_San Mateo Notification Letter.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: 4/5ths

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Cal OES Public Safety Power Shutoff Resiliency Allocation funds

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt resolutions:

A) Authorizing the acceptance of unanticipated Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Resiliency Allocation funds from Cal OES in the amount of $549,793, authorizing the County Manager to execute the subrecipient allocation agreement, and directing the County Manager's Office to work with departments on developing an allocation plan for these funds; and

B) Approving an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) authorizing the acceptance of unanticipated revenue from Cal OES for the FY 2019 PSPS Resiliency Allocation in the amount of $549,793.

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BACKGROUND:
On October 25, 2019, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) approved a FY 2019 PSPS Resiliency Allocation in the amount of $549,793 for San Mateo County to help reimburse eligible activities between July 1, 2019 and October 31, 2022. Under the terms of the State's proposed subrecipient allocation agreement, "eligible activities" under this allocation are limited to equipment, plans, public education materials, and one-time costs associated with identifying and equipping resource centers for the public to access during electrical disruptions. Response costs associated with electric disruption events including any staffing, new positions, or overtime costs cannot be paid from these allocation monies.

DISCUSSION:
As a condition of receiving these funds Cal OES requires the County to provide two reports on the expenditures of the funds. The first report is due no later than November 30, 2020, and the second no later than November 30, 2022. The reports will identify how the funds have been used, including a description of each project or activity undertaken, the amount of funding provided to the project or activity and the spe...

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