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File #: 14-1250    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/5/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/27/2015 Final action: 1/27/2015
Title: Supervisors Frentzen and Veerkamp recommending the Board consider the following relating to the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Cultural and Community Development Grant Program: 1) Award to the applicants the amounts identified in Attachment 2S, totaling $35,750; and 2) Direct staff to prepare and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, or designee, to execute the related grant agreements subject to approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: General Fund - Transient Occupancy Tax.
Attachments: 1. 2A - American River Recreation Assoc 1-27-15, 2. 2B - Art on the Divide 1-27-15, 3. 2C - CP Country Fest 1-27-15, 4. 2D - Visit & Enjoy CP 1-27-15, 5. 2E - Clarksville Region Historical Society 1-27-15, 6. 2F - Clean Tahoe Program 1-27-15, 7. 2G - Divide Chamber of Commerce 1-27-15, 8. 2H - EDC Farm Trails 1-27-15, 9. 2I - EDC Habitat for Humanity 1-27-15, 10. 2J - EDH CSD New York Creek Signage 1-27-15, 11. 2K - EDH CSDF Run for the Hills 1-27-15, 12. 2L - Friends of El Dorado Trails 1-27-15, 13. 2M - Gold Discovery Park 1-27-15, 14. 2N - Tahoe Rim Trail Assoc 1-27-15, 15. 2O - Team Tahoe 1-27-15, 16. 2P - Valhalla Festival 1-27-15, 17. 2Q - Race the Lake of the Sky 1-27-15, 18. 2R -Alpine Sierra Tours & Shuttle 1-27-15, 19. 2S - Subcommittee Grant Award Recommendations 1-27-15, 20. A - Blue Route 10/21/2014, 21. B - Cultural & Community Grant Development Guidelines 2014
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Supervisors Frentzen and Veerkamp recommending the Board consider the following relating to the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Cultural and Community Development Grant Program:
1) Award to the applicants the amounts identified in Attachment 2S, totaling $35,750; and
2) Direct staff to prepare and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, or designee, to execute the related grant agreements subject to approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: General Fund - Transient Occupancy Tax.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $35,750

Budget - Current FY…………… $40,000
Budget - Future FY………………

New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $40,000

Change To Net County Cost…… $0
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
No change to Net County Cost. Funding is included in the FY 2014-15 Adopted Budget.

Background
On September 30, 2014 (Item 26), the Board approved the Cultural and Community Development Grand Program for fiscal year 2014-15, including eligibility criteria and Program Guidelines. The purpose of the Program is to "encourage tourism, agriculture, and economic development in the county by supporting a series of promotional, cultural, and community activities. . . .that encourage tourism and help increase county TOT revenue, programs of cultural benefit to the residents of the county and projects that facilitate community identification." (El Dorado Cultural and Community Development Program Guidelines, Policy Statement, page 1. Attachment B. )

The grant application period was opened on October 22, 2014, and closed on November 21, 2014. Eighteen (18) applications were received.

Staff completed an initial review of the applications to determine the applicants’ eligibility as outlined in Section II of the Cultural and Community Development Grant Program Guidelines. Applications were then reviewed by a four-member committee comprised of staff, two members of the Communi...

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