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File #: 13-0159    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 2/13/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/26/2013 Final action: 2/26/2013
Title: Agriculture, Weights and Measures recommending the Board adopt Resolution 022-2013 authorizing the Auditor-Controller to establish a non-interest bearing fund for the Agriculture, Weights and Measure's Department for the receipt and disbursement of the mandatory state imposed administrative fee established by California Business and Professions Codes Section 12241, 12242, 12246 and California Code of Regulations, Title 4 Division 9, Chapter 3, Sections 4075 established Annual Device Administrative Fee, Table A, effective January 1, 2013.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution Ag.pdf, 2. B - B&P Code 12241,12242,12246.PDF, 3. C - CA Code of Regulations 4075.pdf, 4. D - Fee Schedule with Table A.pdf, 5. E - 393-2006 Resolution.PDF, 6. F - Blue Route Sheet.pdf, 7. Executed Resolution 022-2013.pdf
Title
Agriculture, Weights and Measures recommending the Board adopt Resolution 022-2013 authorizing the Auditor-Controller to establish a non-interest bearing fund for the Agriculture, Weights and Measure's Department for the receipt and disbursement of the mandatory state imposed administrative fee established by California Business and Professions Codes Section  12241, 12242, 12246 and California Code of Regulations, Title 4 Division 9, Chapter 3, Sections 4075 established Annual Device Administrative Fee, Table A, effective January 1, 2013.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Estimated cost to set up the new fund is minimal.  Estimated fee collections for FY 12/13 are $4,000 with 15% ($600) to be retained by the County.
Background
The Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures provides a variety of services and is required to administer State mandated programs.  State statutes also authorize for recovery of program cost through fees established by resolution 393-2006 of the Board of Supervisors.  The State has recently added to the California Business and Professions Codes Section  12241, 12242, 12246 and California Code of Regulations, Title 4 Division 9, Chapter 3, Sections 4075 establishing Annual Device Administrative Fee, Table A.
 
Reason for Recommendation
This resolution allows the funds collected for the Annual Device Administrative Fee to be deposited into a special fund for transmittal to the State of California.
Action(s) to be taken following Board approval
Forward a copy of the signed resolution to the Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures Office for implementation.
Contact
Myrna Tow x6647
Concurrences
County Counsel approval on 2/13/13