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File #: 5145   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2021 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Subject: Continuation of Local Emergency Related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Attachments: 1. Item #19 Executed BAI
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 16, 2021

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

SUBJECT
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Continuation of Local Emergency Related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Continue the Emergency Proclamation, originally proclaimed by the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors on March 10, 2020, resulting from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting San Bernardino County, as the virus still exists and continues to be a local emergency, for an additional period in accordance with Government Code section 8630(c).
(Presenter: Brent Martin, Emergency Services Manager, 356-3998)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Focus on Recovery and Resiliency Following Major Emergency Responses such as the December 2, 2015 Terrorist Attack (SB Strong) and the Global COVID-19 Pandemic.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
The action to continue this local emergency will not require the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost).

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
On March 10, 2020, in accordance with Government Code section 8630(a), the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors (Board) proclaimed the existence of a local emergency for COVID-19 affecting all cities/communities in San Bernardino County. The impacts from COVID-19 resulted in the need for the County to implement emergency protective measures.

In order to promote a coordinated and efficient response to needs that may arise from the COVID-19 pandemic, the County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is recommending continuation of the emergency proclamation. Continuation of the emergency proclamation enables OES to maintain an operational ready environment, allowing flexibility for OES to coordinate and respond to any surge in COVID-19 cases that may occur, especial...

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