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File #: 16-0270    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/14/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/25/2016 Final action: 10/25/2016
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant Project Agreement G15-03-07-L01 award in the amount of $81,541 with the California Department of Parks and Recreation for the term July 8, 2016 through July 7, 2017. FUNDING: OHV Grant Funds of $81,541, and 25% required match from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Upper American River Project Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Special Revenue monies of $27,181 for a total of $108,722.
Attachments: 1. 2A - OHV Grant Award Blue Route 10-25-16, 2. 2B - OHV Grant Award 10-25-16, 3. A - OHV Grant Resolution 4-5-16, 4. A - Revised OHV Grant Resolution 4-5-16, 5. B - OHV Grant Application 4-5-16, 6. C - Blue Route Sheet 4-5-16, 7. Executed Resolution 052-2016 (4-5-16)
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Sheriff's Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant Project Agreement G15-03-07-L01 award in the amount of $81,541 with the California Department of Parks and Recreation for the term July 8, 2016 through July 7, 2017.

FUNDING: OHV Grant Funds of $81,541, and 25% required match from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Upper American River Project Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Special Revenue monies of $27,181 for a total of $108,722.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The Sheriff’s office recommends that the Board accept the award and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Grant documents to receive these funds from the California Department of Parks and Recreation for operating costs for law enforcement of the County’s OHV trails.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Sheriff's Office has received this grant funding since 2001. This funding has allowed Sheriff's law enforcement to address and mitigate several issues on the Rubicon Trail over the years. For a period of time, the Rubicon Trail was not a family friendly environment; however, due to increased law enforcement presence, users have noticed a positive change in the environment and culture, and the Trail is once again a safe place for families to enjoy.

The grant funding is used to fund a portion of a Sergeant position as well as two deputies salaries and benefits. Grant funding is also used to purchase equipment and supplies to support law enforcement services on the Rubicon Trail and OHV areas within El Dorado County.

On December 18, 2012, the Board created a Special Revenue Fund for the El-Dorado Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Cooperation Agreement funds. The funds were to be used to fund multiple programs on the Rubicon Trail for several County departments. The Sheriff's Office requested and received these funds to partially offset its Fiscal Year (FY) 2014/2015 and FY 2015/2016 Rubicon patrol law enforcement ...

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