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  Regular-General Government   # 37.       
County Administrator  
Meeting Date: 09/28/2021  
Brief Title:    Drought Update
From: Daniel Kim, Interim County Administrator, County Administrator's Office
Staff Contact: Dana Carey, Emergency Services Manager, County Administrator's Office, x4933

Receive drought update. (No general fund impact) (Kim/Carey)
Recommended Action
Receive an update on the 2021 drought.
Strategic Plan Goal(s)
Thriving Residents
Sustainable Environment
Flourishing Agriculture
Robust Economy
Reason for Recommended Action/Background
County staff and partner agency staff will provide the Board with an update on drought impacts and proposed actions for drought response, including: 
  • An update on impacts to County residents and infrastructure from the on-going drought emergency (Yolo County Office of Emergency Services)
  • An update on various funding streams available for drought response and infrastructure improvements (Yolo County Natural Resources Division)
  • An update on current groundwater conditions and status of drought discussions by Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (Yolo Groundwater Sustainability Agency/Water Resources Association of Yolo County)
Collaborations (including Board advisory groups and external partner agencies)
Staff have collaborated with various landowners and residents, internal divisions/departments, and external partners including: Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Agency, Water Resources Association of Yolo County, Yolo County Flood Control & Water Conservation District, Northern California Water Association, State Department of Water Resources, State Water Resources Control Board, and Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry's office.

Fiscal Impact
No Fiscal Impact
Fiscal Impact (Expenditure)
Total cost of recommended action:    $  
Amount budgeted for expenditure:    $  
Additional expenditure authority needed:    $  
On-going commitment (annual cost):    $  
Source of Funds for this Expenditure
Explanation (Expenditure and/or Revenue)
Further explanation as needed:
To date, the Board has approved $100,000 towards drought impacts for emergency drinking water response and grant writing assistance. 
Att. A. Presentation

Form Review
Inbox Reviewed By Date
Elisa Sabatini Elisa Sabatini 09/22/2021 11:00 AM
Casey Liebler Casey Liebler 09/23/2021 08:53 AM
Joanne Van Hoosear Joanne Van Hoosear 09/23/2021 04:48 PM
Elisa Sabatini Elisa Sabatini 09/23/2021 05:06 PM
Form Started By: Julie Dachtler Started On: 08/12/2021 09:44 AM
Final Approval Date: 09/23/2021


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