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File #: 14-0531    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/7/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/29/2014 Final action: 4/29/2014
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Contract with the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways in the amount of $319,546 for the term July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 to provide boating safety and enforcement activities on the County’s rivers and lakes. FUNDING: State of California Department Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Boating and Waterways Grant 4-29-14, 2. B - Boating and Waterways Grant Agreement 4-29-14, 3. Public Comment Rcvd 4-29-14 BOS 4-29-14, 4. Public Comment Rcvd 4-28-14 BOS 4-29-14
Title
Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Contract with the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways in the amount of $319,546 for the term July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 to provide boating safety and enforcement activities on the County’s rivers and lakes.

FUNDING: State of California Department Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways.
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost……Grant… $319,546
Unsecured Boat Tax......... $122,578
Budget - Current FY……………
Budget - Future FY……………… $442,124

New Funding……………………. $422,124
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $442,124

Change To Net County Cost…… 0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
No Change to Net County Cost. The funding and offsetting expenditures will be identified in the Sheriff’s Office Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget.

Background
Each year the County receives funds from the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways to patrol the County’s rivers and lakes. Funding received by the Sheriff pays for Extra-Help Deputy Sheriffs who patrol rivers and lakes in the unincorporated area of the County from May through September. Funding is also provided for permanent staff who provides river and lake patrol service on a year-round basis, as well as for the supplies and equipment needed to run the boating program. As a condition of participating in this program the County must use the boat property taxes to partially fund this program. The Auditor’s Office provides the estimated funding, which will be included in the Sheriff’s Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget in the amount of $122,578.

Reason for Recommendation
The State has approved the State Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterway’s request for funding for Fiscal Year 2014/15...

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