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File #: 21-0451    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/5/2021 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of Retroactive Amendment to BOS Agreement No. 19-223 with West Business Development Center in the Amount of $100,000 for Digital Learning Project, Extending the End Date from March 31, 2021 to December 31, 2021
Attachments: 1. Agreement 19-223-A1, 2. West EDA Digital Learning Amendment

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: April 20, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Carmel J. Angelo
PHONE:
463-4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Darcie Antle
PHONE:
463-4441


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: n/a


AGENDA TITLE:
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Approval of Retroactive Amendment to BOS Agreement No. 19-223 with West Business Development Center in the Amount of $100,000 for Digital Learning Project, Extending the End Date from March 31, 2021 to December 31, 2021
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve retroactive amendment to BOS Agreement No. 19-223 with West Business Development Center in the amount of $100,000 for Digital Learning Project, extending the end date from March 31, 2021 to December 31, 2021; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The Board approved the grant application for this project to the Economic Development Agency (EDA) at the June 19, 2018 meeting and approved the original agreement at the September 17, 2019 meeting.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Under this agreement, West Business Development Center (West) establishes tech hubs in the isolated areas of the county and link them to deliver classes, networking salons, and one on one counseling. Participants will come from a cross-section of the county, especially low and moderate income and women-owned businesses. Participants have access to biweekly in-person workshops hosted by local experts and tailored to business conditions in the targeted areas as well as online classes on technology trends delivered by out-of-area innovators.

This project is funded by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) through its Disaster Supplemental funding. EDA's period of performance for this project is April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021. However, due to the delays of COVID-19, EDA has approved an extension for this project until December 31, 2021. This agreement is retroactive because the County could not execute t...

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