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File #: 22-597   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Broward County's participation in the South Florida Anchor Alliance (SFAA) Regional Marketplace Pilot Project ("Project") beginning 2022 through 2025; and authorize the County Administrator or designee to negotiate and execute agreements and associated amendments related to County's participation in the Project that are at a net zero cost to the County, including accepting a grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida, Inc., to fund expenses related to the Project, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney, and to take all other administrative and budgetary actions associated therewith.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Health Foundation of South Florida Memo
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Sandy-Michael McDonald
Department: Economic and Small Business Development

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Broward County's participation in the South Florida Anchor Alliance (SFAA) Regional Marketplace Pilot Project ("Project") beginning 2022 through 2025; and authorize the County Administrator or designee to negotiate and execute agreements and associated amendments related to County's participation in the Project that are at a net zero cost to the County, including accepting a grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida, Inc., to fund expenses related to the Project, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney, and to take all other administrative and budgetary actions associated therewith.


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Why Action is Necessary
Board approval is required to authorize County Administrator or designee to execute agreements and amendments.

What Action Accomplishes
Authorizes the County's participation in the SFAA's Marketplace Pilot Program and authorizes the County Administrator or designee to execute agreements and amendments for participation in the Pilot program.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
On October 6, 2020, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners passed Resolution No. 2020-506 (agenda item no. 19) executing the South Florida Anchor Alliance (SFAA) membership pledge.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

This item supports the Board of County Commissioners' Vision of "A vibrant economy with a diverse, skilled workforce, in a County offering unique advantages that attract all types of businesses to create equitable, countywide prosperity.", Value A: Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses", Goal 1: "Attract and retain all types of business, especially high-wage ind...

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