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File #: 3181   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2020 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Realignment Certification Form
Attachments: 1. ATT-CAO-11-17-20-Certification for Realignment Backfill (Final)
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
LEONARD X. HERNANDEZ, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

SUBJECT
Title
Realignment Certification Form
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Certification for Receipt of Realignment Backfill funds, certifying the County's compliance with the State's COVID-19 public health orders and use of funding received from the State of California Department of Finance to support realignment programs and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to sign the certification for receipt of realignment backfill funds for December 2020.
(Presenter: Leonard X. Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer, 387-5418)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this recommendation will not result in the use of Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). On July 14, 2020 (Item No. 24), the Board of Supervisors accepted funding from the State entitled "County General Fund COVID-19" in the amount of $39.8 million and ratified a certification for receipt of the funds signed by the Chief Executive Officer. This funding will be used to support the realignment programs that are experiencing revenue losses due to COVID-19 pandemic and will be allocated to backfill lost Realignment funding throughout 2020-21. Should the County fail to certify or be out of compliance with the conditions of the certification, the California Department of Finance may redirect 1991 Realignment funding from that county, equivalent to one month of the Realignment backfill amount.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The "County General Fund COVID-19" allocations are included in the State Budget for a total of $750 million to provide support to counties experiencing revenue losses for ...

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