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File #: 20-1706   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/17/2020 In control: Environmental Protection - Environmental Planning And Community Resilience Division
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2020-550 of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners authorizing the Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department to file a long-range budget plan and funding request with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for projects to mitigate beach erosion in Broward County; supporting the projects for which funding is requested; confirming Broward County's ability to serve as local sponsor for projects and the County's ability to fund the appropriate local share of projects; providing for severability; and providing an effective date. (Commission Districts 4, 6 and 7)
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Resolution, 2. Exhibit 2 - Beach Renourishment Capital Program
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Leonard Vialpando
Department: Environmental Protection Division: Environmental Planning & Comm. Resilience

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Requested Action
title
MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2020-550 of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners authorizing the Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department to file a long-range budget plan and funding request with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for projects to mitigate beach erosion in Broward County; supporting the projects for which funding is requested; confirming Broward County's ability to serve as local sponsor for projects and the County's ability to fund the appropriate local share of projects; providing for severability; and providing an effective date. (Commission Districts 4, 6 and 7)

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Why Action is Necessary
The State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection requires a resolution from the governing body of the entity requesting State Beach Erosion Control Program funding, and Board action is required to adopt the requested resolution.

What Action Accomplishes
Fulfills the state requirement for a resolution affirming support for the projects for which funding is requested and confirming the ability of the applicant to provide the local share of the costs.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

This item supports the Board's Value of "Encouraging investment in renewable energy, sustainable practices and environmental protection" and Goal 2: Proactively lead in the planning, design and construction of projects to support community resilience and climate adaptation by ensuring that publicly accessible beaches are sufficient in dimension (i.e. >75 feet in width) to...

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