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File #: 12-0549    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/27/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action: 6/12/2012
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign the annual Agreements with the El Dorado County Resource Conservation District and Georgetown Divide Resource Conservation District, in the amount of $73,321 each for a term to expire June 30, 2013 to identify responsibilities and establish areas of cooperative effort for all parties regarding erosion, sediment control, and watershed management. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route.pdf, 2. B - El Dorado County RCD & El Dorado County Agreement 2012-2013 (1).pdf, 3. C - Georgetown Divide RCD & El Dorado County Agreement 2012-2013 (1).pdf
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign the annual Agreements with the El Dorado County Resource Conservation District and Georgetown Divide Resource Conservation District, in the amount of $73,321 each for a term to expire June 30, 2013 to identify responsibilities and establish areas of cooperative effort for all parties regarding erosion, sediment control, and watershed management.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $146,642

Funding
Budgeted $146,642
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $146,642
Change To Net County Cost $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
Funding of $146,642 for the contracts is included in the Recommended FY 2012-13 budget in Department 15 as a General Fund net county cost.

Background:
Before Proposition 13 was enacted, State legislation through Division 9 of the Public Resources Code gave RCD's the option of regular assessments to contribute to the support of the RCD's programs. This assessment was limited to two-cents ($.02) on each hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation of land within the RCD's boundaries. During the 1960's the RCD's were requested by the then Board of Supervisors to relinquish this capability and be funded by the Board of Supervisors. The RCD's agreed to continue on this basis, rather than divert a share of taxes after Proposition 13. Each year, the RCD's bring forth an annual agreement with a budget based on the percentage change of the prior year's general fund growth in assessed property valuation. This annual contribution supports the districts' programs.

The El Dorado County and Georgetown Divide Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) have submitted their annual agreements for consideration and approval by the Board of Supervisors. The purpose of the annual agreements is to identify responsibilities and establish areas o...

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