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File #: 15-1434    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/2/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/30/2016 Final action: 8/30/2016
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board: 1) Make a finding that the provision of funding to the City of Placerville for the purposes of road surface repair at Placerville Drive and at the main entrance gate in support of the World Championship Gold Panning event September 11-18, 2016 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds will result in a public benefit; and 2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to reimburse the City of Placerville for one-third of the total cost of the work, not to exceed $5,000. FUNDING: General Fund. (Transient Occupancy Tax)
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 1-12-16, 2. B - Funding Agreement 1-12-16, 3. Executed Agreement 171-F1611
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Chief Administrative Office, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board:
1) Make a finding that the provision of funding to the City of Placerville for the purposes of road surface repair at Placerville Drive and at the main entrance gate in support of the World Championship Gold Panning event September 11-18, 2016 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds will result in a public benefit; and
2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to reimburse the City of Placerville for one-third of the total cost of the work, not to exceed $5,000.

FUNDING: General Fund. (Transient Occupancy Tax)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Chief Administrative Office, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board:
1) Make a finding that the provision of funding to the City of Placerville for the purposes of road surface repair at Placerville Drive and at the main entrance gate in support of the World Championship Gold Panning event September 11-18, 2016 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds will result in a public benefit; and
2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to reimburse the City of Placerville for one-third of the total cost of the work, not to exceed $5,000, upon receipt of invoice for actual costs of the work.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The 2016 World Gold Panning Championships will be held September 11-18, 2016, at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville hosting competitors from over 25 countries who will be competing in divisions that include: Children, Juniors, Beginners, Men, Women, Veterans, Steel Pan, 2- and 5-person teams and 5-person National Teams.

The City of Placerville has identified road surface and repair work that should be completed prior to the event in order to provide safe and adequate access for vehicles and pedestrians attending and participating in the event. The proposed repair and improvements include:

-Clean entire area at the entrance to the Fairgrounds (collect loose rock, debris, etc.) and haul off any mate...

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