To help ensure that they meet the grant requirements established in the Government Code, counties should encourage eligible local governments to submit multiple applications so that the benefit committees can choose appropriate projects while ensuring that local governments are awarded the amount defined in law.
The county stated that it continues to broadly distribute notice to eligible local governments via email to announce the call for applications. It also indicated that it files public notice with the clerk of the board so agenda packets are posted in compliance with the Brown Act requirements. The benefit committee's frequently ask questions state that eligible agencies can submit multiple applications. (See 2013-406, p. 69)
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.