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File #: 16-0859    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/9/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/13/2016 Final action: 9/13/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 151-2016 sanctioning the closure of Main Street in Georgetown between State Highway 193 and School Street on Sunday, September 18, 2016, for the "Georgetown Divide Founder's Day Event." Additionally, road barricades will be located at the intersections of Main Street/Placer Street, Main Street/Orleans Street, and Main Street/Harkness Street between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. for the Event, subject to conditions set forth in Resolution 110-79 dated May 1, 1979, and in the “Application for Road Closure” submitted for this Event. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution 9-13-16, 2. B - App, Cert of Ins. 9-13-16, 3. C - Route, Vicinity Map 9-13-16, 4. Executed Resolution 151-2016 (9-13-16)

Title

Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 151-2016 sanctioning the closure of Main Street in Georgetown between State Highway 193 and School Street on Sunday, September 18, 2016, for the "Georgetown Divide Founder's Day Event."  Additionally, road barricades will be located at the intersections of Main Street/Placer Street, Main Street/Orleans Street, and Main Street/Harkness Street between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. for the Event, subject to conditions set forth in Resolution 110-79 dated May 1, 1979, and in the “Application for Road Closure” submitted for this Event.

 

FUNDING:  N/A

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, is recommending Board approval of the proposed Resolution for the safety of the participants, volunteers, and spectators of this community Event.  No involved agencies objected to this closure.

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Founded in 1849, Georgetown was nicknamed “Growlersburg” due to the heavy, gold-laden quartz rocks that “growled” in the miners’ pants pockets as they walked around town.  Georgetown was named for George Washington and the “Georgetown Divide Founder’s Day Event” is a community pride celebration with a parade, music, and food and craft booths.  This Event is being sponsored by the Georgetown Divide Rotary Club.

 

ALTERNATIVES

If the Board does not approve the road closure, the Event would not take place at this time or location.  If the Sponsor wants to proceed with the Event, other options would need to be explored.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

Risk Management and El Dorado County Sheriff's Office

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

Chief Administrative Office concurs with staff's recommendations.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The requested road closure has no Fiscal Impact or Net County Cost.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

1.  The Clerk of the Board will obtain the Chair's signature on one (1) original the Resolution.

2.  The Clerk of the Board will send one (1) fully executed copy of the Resolution to the Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, Andrew Gaber.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Public Safety

 

CONTACT

Andrew S. Gaber, Deputy Director

Community Development Agency, Transportation Division