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File #: 21-1113    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/29/2021 In control: Cannabis
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Regarding the Local Jurisdiction Assistance Program Including 1) Direction to Staff to Prepare an Application for up to $18,084,837.00 in Local Jurisdiction Assistance Program Grant Funding, 2) Providing Recommendations to Staff on Program Purposes and Uses, and 3) Direction to Staff to Bring a Completed Application Back to the Board of Supervisors on the Consent Calendar for the October 26 or November 9 Meeting of the Board for Review and Approval Prior to Submission (Sponsor: Cannabis)
Attachments: 1. Local Assistance Application Form DRAFT, 2. Local Assistance Guidelines DRAFT, 3. DRAFT Budget Report Form, 4. DRAFT Application Budget 20210928, 5. 10-05-21 MCA Correspondence, 6. 10-04-21 Harness Correspondence, 7. 10-04-21 CCAG Correspondence, 8. 10-05-21 McCowen Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Cannabis
MEETING DATE: October 5, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Kristin Nevedal
PHONE:
707-234-6680


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 60 Minutes


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Regarding the Local Jurisdiction Assistance Program Including 1) Direction to Staff to Prepare an Application for up to $18,084,837.00 in Local Jurisdiction Assistance Program Grant Funding, 2) Providing Recommendations to Staff on Program Purposes and Uses, and 3) Direction to Staff to Bring a Completed Application Back to the Board of Supervisors on the Consent Calendar for the October 26 or November 9 Meeting of the Board for Review and Approval Prior to Submission
(Sponsor: Cannabis)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
1) Direct Staff to Prepare an Application for up to $18,084,837.00 in Local Jurisdiction Assistance Program Grant Funding 2) Provide recommendations to staff on program purposes and uses, and 3) Direct staff to bring a completed application back to the Board of Supervisors on the consent calendar for the October 26 or November 9 meeting of the Board for review and approval prior to submission.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
None.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Budget Act of 2021 authorized the Local Jurisdiction Assistance Grant Program (Grant Program) which allows the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) to award $100 million in funding, on a one-time basis, to local jurisdictions with commercial cannabis licensees needing the greatest assistance in transitioning from provisional licenses to annual licenses. The Grant Program funds will aid local jurisdictions in more expeditiously reviewing local permitting requirements, including project specific California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review. Additional funding has been allocated to those local jurisdictions that have received grant funding from the state to support the already established local equity...

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