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File #: 12-1237    Version: 3
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/25/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/23/2012 Final action: 10/23/2012
Title: Veteran Affairs Department recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign the California Department of Veteran Affairs “County Subvention Program Certificate of Compliance” and the “Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program Certificate of Compliance” for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 for participation in each of these programs; and 2) Authorize the County Veterans Service Officer to actively participate in the promotion of the California Veterans License Plate Program. FUNDING: State Revenue.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route Sheet.pdf, 2. B - Certificate of Compliance Med 2012-2013.pdf, 3. C - Certificate of Compliance Subvention 2012-2013.pdf
Title
Veteran Affairs Department recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign the California Department of Veteran Affairs "County Subvention Program Certificate of Compliance" and the "Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program Certificate of Compliance" for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 for participation in each of these programs; and
2) Authorize the County Veterans Service Officer to actively participate in the promotion of the California Veterans License Plate Program.
 
FUNDING:  State Revenue.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
None. Veterans Affairs included a total of $32,500 in revenue relative to these programs in their Fiscal Year 2012/13 budget.  As a result, approval of this recommendation will not impact Net County Cost.
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Background
The California Department of Veterans Affairs administers the following three revenue programs:
1) The County Subvention Program which reimburses counties for a portion of their administrative costs and for workload unit performed;
2) The Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program, which reimburses counties for activities of County Veteran Service Office staff that result in savings to the Medi-Cal program;
3) The Veterans Service Office Fund, which is created through the sale of the Veterans license plate.
 
Reason for Recommendation
Approval of this recommendation is required in order for El Dorado County to continue receiving funding through these programs.
 
Action(s) to be taken following Board approval
Board Chair to sign two copies of each Certificate of Compliance and the Clerk of the Board to return one copy to Veterans Affairs for distribution to the State.  
 
Contact
William Schultz, Veterans Services Officer
 
Concurrences
County Counsel and Risk Management