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File #: 21-0931    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/12/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Adopt the Resolution Declaring October 23-30, 2021, as California Flood Preparedness Week in Santa Clara County.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1: Resolution
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Adopt the Resolution Declaring October 23-30, 2021, as California Flood Preparedness Week in Santa Clara County.


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
Adopt the Resolution DECLARING THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-30, 2021, AS CALIFORNIA FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEEK IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY.


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SUMMARY:
Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water) is a participating member of the State of California, Department of Water Resources, California Flood Preparedness Week (CFPW), a statewide effort to educate the public about the importance of flood preparedness, including how to prepare their homes, families, and businesses for a flood and plan for recovery.

Flooding has devastating impacts on in individuals, families, and businesses. Valley Water is building infrastructure for flood risk reduction and is committed to educating the residents of Santa Clara County on flood impacts through awareness and education campaigns.

The tenth annual CFPW will be held during the week of October 23-30, 2021. The theme for CFPW 2021 is "The Impacts of Climate Change Leading to Extreme Drought and Flooding".

Federal, state, and local agencies, such as the California Office of Emergency Services, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Department of Water Resources, will work together to provide consistent messaging to inform all Californians on the types of flooding that impact various communities in California.

In Santa Clara County, Valley Water is coordinating efforts to increase public awareness of flood threats and is encouraging all Santa Clara County residents and businesses to take action and prepare appropriately.

Residents can learn more about flood preparedness at https://www.valleywater.org/floodready or https://www.ready.gov/floods.


FINANCIAL IMPACT:
There is no financial impact associated with this item.



CEQA:
The recommendation action does not constitute a project under CEQA because it does n...

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