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File #: 12-1033    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/8/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/25/2012 Final action: 9/25/2012
Title: County Counsel recommending the Board approve the authorization of Discharge of Accountability for collection of the Debts owed to the County of El Dorado, as listed on the Discharge of Accountability Report, totaling $33,199.58 for the period September, 2011 through August, 2012.
Attachments: 1. A - Discharge of Accountability 9-25-12.pdf
Title
County Counsel recommending the Board approve the authorization of Discharge of Accountability for collection of the Debts owed to the County of El Dorado, as listed on the Discharge of Accountability Report, totaling $33,199.58 for the period September, 2011 through August, 2012.
Body
County Counsel recommending the Board approve the Authorization of Discharge of Accountability for Collection of the Debts owed to El Dorado County as listed on the Discharge of Accountability Report, totaling $33,199.58 for the period September, 2011 through August, 2012.
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
None.  A percentage of uncollectible conservatee debt is factored into the County Counsel projected revenue budget.
Reason for Recommendation
County Counsel performs legal services on behalf of the Public Guardian and their conservatees.  County Counsel is reimbursed for services rendered by order of the court.  In the instance that a conservatee is unable to pay, usually due to death and the lack of funds, Public Guardian informs County Counsel of the inability to pay and requests that County Counsel write off the court ordered debt.  This item is being brought before the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Government Code sections 25257-25259 . . . "the likelihood of collection does not warrant the expense involved" . . . Names of debtors are being withheld due to confidentiality restrictions.
Action(s) to be taken following Board approval
The Board of Supervisors order the department discharged from further accountability.
Contact
Louis B. Green