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File #: 15-0876    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/28/2015 Final action: 7/28/2015
Title: HEARING - Chief Administrative Office and Auditor-Controller, recommending the Board consider Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5023 repealing Ordinance 305, Chapter 3.16 of Title 3 of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code, entitled “Claims Procedures” including subsequent revisions thereto (Ordinance 595 and Ordinance 840), and adding a new Chapter 3.16 to the El Dorado County Code. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) (Cont. 7/14/15, Item 41) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Proposed Ordinance - Chapter 3.16 Claims Procedures 7-14-15, 2. B - Current - Chapter 3.16 Claims Procedures 7-14-15, 3. Executed Ordinance 5023 7-28-15 item 26.pdf
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HEARING - Chief Administrative Office and Auditor-Controller, recommending the Board consider Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5023 repealing Ordinance 305, Chapter 3.16 of Title 3 of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code, entitled “Claims Procedures” including subsequent revisions thereto (Ordinance 595 and Ordinance 840), and adding a new Chapter 3.16 to the El Dorado County Code. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) (Cont. 7/14/15, Item 41)

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Staff recommends the Board consider an ordinance repealing the current El Dorado County Ordinance Code Chapter 3.16, entitled “Claims Procedures”, and adding a new Chapter 3.16 to the El Dorado County Code (also referred to as the “County Claim Ordinance”).

As part of the County’s project to review and update existing ordinances and policies, the Auditor-Controller identified the need to update the County Claim Ordinance to conform the ordinance to the County’s existing practices which are consistent with requirements as outlined in Government Code and Board of Supervisors Resolution 181-78.

The new Claims Procedures Ordinance effectively adopts the claims procedures provided in Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Division 3 of Title 4 of the Government Code (§29740 et seq.), as they may be amended from time to time. Staff recommendation to adopt a new Claims Procedures Ordinance is made in keeping with Board direction regarding the update of County ordinances and policies with a stated desire to streamline our internal governing documents and ensure the result is in compliance with State and Federal law.

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND
On July 14, 2015 (Item 41) the Board approved the Introduction (First Reading) of Ordinance 5023 and set a public hearing for July 28, 2015 for Final Passage (Second Reading).

Government Code provides for the manner in which the Board of Supervisors may process payment of County charges as well as the filing and approval of claims against the County (§29700 - 2...

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