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File #: 20-236    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2020 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing application for, and receipt of, California Department of Housing and Community Development SB 2 Planning Grant Program Funds in the amount of three hundred ten thousand dollars ($310,000), proposed to fund environmental analysis related to the potential rezoning of?parcels adjoining newly rezoned portions of unincorporated North Fair Oaks along El?Camino Real and Middlefield Road, and authorizing the Community Development Director to execute an agreement related thereto.
Attachments: 1. 20200421_r_HCD SB2 PGP Application.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Steve Monowitz, Community Development Director
Subject: Resolution authorizing an application to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for Senate Bill 2 Planning Grant Program Funds in the amount of $310,000.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing application for, and receipt of, California Department of Housing and Community Development SB 2 Planning Grant Program Funds in the amount of three hundred ten thousand dollars ($310,000), proposed to fund environmental analysis related to the potential rezoning of?parcels adjoining newly rezoned portions of unincorporated North Fair Oaks along El?Camino Real and Middlefield Road, and authorizing the Community Development Director to execute an agreement related thereto.

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BACKGROUND:
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is authorized to provide up to $123,000,000 to local jurisdictions under the Senate Bill (SB) 2 Planning Grants Program (PGP). HCD will provide the SB 2 funding to jurisdictions in order to assist in accelerating housing production, through updating zoning and other regulations, undertaking environmental review, and a variety of other eligible activities intended to increase and facilitate housing production while also advancing various State program goals. HCD issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the SB 2 PGP in March 2019. The County, based on its population size, is eligible for $310,000 from this program.

This Board previously adopted a resolution, on November 12, 2019, authorizing and directing the Community Development Director to submit an application for SB 2 funding, and an application was subsequently submitted. However, after reviewing the application, HCD has requested minor text changes to the resolution, to better match the grant submittal requirements. The attached resolu...

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