To comply with state law requiring it to reserve specific amounts of mitigation grant funds for local government jurisdictions based on the nexus criteria, Butte Countys benefit committee should ensure that it awards the minimum funding to each local government jurisdiction consistent with its corrected nexus determinations.
At its 6/11/14 meeting, the LCBC awarded grants and awarded the minimum funding to each local government jurisdiction selected for grants consistent with the correct nexus determinations.
Butte County provided documentation that its process for awarding funds in 2014 was based on correct nexus determinations.
As of this report, the LCBC has not awarded grants for the current cycle.
The recommendation to reserve specific amounts of mitigation grant funds for local government jurisdictions based on nexus criteria has been addressed and the committee has discussed its understanding of the requirement.
It is anticipated that on the 6/11/14 meeting all grants will be awarded and this recommendation completed.
Butte County has not yet provided documentation to support its implementation of this recommendation.
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