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File #: 21-0437    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/1/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Round Valley Indian Tribes (RVIT) Creating a Partnership Framework for Continued Cleanup Efforts in Round Valley, to be Funded with a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Award if Approved by the State Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD) (Sponsor: Supervisor Haschak)
Attachments: 1. Agreement 21-070, 2. Memo Regarding RVIT-County MOU, 3. Jurisdictional Boundaries on Round Valley Floor- Map, 4. 04-16-21 McCowen Correspondence, 5. 04-19-21 CCAG Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Supervisor Haschak
MEETING DATE: April 20, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
John Haschak
PHONE:
463-4221
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Steve Dunnicliff
PHONE:
463-4441


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 15 min


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Round Valley Indian Tribes (RVIT) Creating a Partnership Framework for Continued Cleanup Efforts in Round Valley, to be Funded with a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Award if Approved by the State Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD)
(Sponsor: Supervisor Haschak)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve MOU with Round Valley Indian Tribes creating a partnership framework for continued cleanup efforts in Round Valley, to be funded with a CDBG award if approved by HCD; authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
None directly related to this item.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The floor of Round Valley contains a checkerboard of jurisdictional responsibility, with lands of the County's jurisdiction mixed throughout lands of the Round Valley Indian Tribes' jurisdiction. Blight in many forms has become visible throughout the valley, including roadside litter, illegal dump sites, junk vehicles, and burn debris. The community is leading a focused effort to clean up, and organized volunteer efforts have been documented in at least two recent news articles.

The jurisdictional patchwork ensures that the Tribes and the County working together will be able to benefit the entire community of Round Valley in ways that neither entity could accomplish alone. This non-binding MOU is intended to provide the framework for that partnership, and ultimately grant funding, for a more comprehensive collaborative effort.

With an MOU in place between the County and Tribes, HCD will consider a multi-point application for funding that is intended ...

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