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File #: 14-0986    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/9/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/8/2017 Final action: 8/8/2017
Title: Supervisor Novasel recommending the Board: 1) Determine that a public benefit is derived from the 2017 Lake Tahoe Environmental Summit which takes place on August 22, 2017; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 120-2017 authorizing a contribution in the amount of $1,000 be made payable to the Tahoe Fund to contribute towards the costs of the event. FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax - General Fund.
Attachments: 1. 3A - Resolution 8-8-17, 2. 3B - Blue Route 8-8-17, 3. Executed Resolution 120-2017, 4. 2A - Blue Route 9-23-14, 5. 2B - Resolution 9-23-14, 6. Executed Resolution 153-2014 9-23-14 item 24.pdf
Related files: 20-1000
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Supervisor Novasel recommending the Board:
1) Determine that a public benefit is derived from the 2017 Lake Tahoe Environmental Summit which takes place on August 22, 2017; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 120-2017 authorizing a contribution in the amount of $1,000 be made payable to the Tahoe Fund to contribute towards the costs of the event.

FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax - General Fund.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
There is no change to Net County Cost associated with this item. Funding is available within this Fiscal Year 2017-18 Economic Development budget.
Reason For Recommendation:
Since the first Presidential Forum in 1997, federal, state and local leaders have come together to discuss the importance of protecting and restoring Lake Tahoe. This is the annual event hosted by California, alternating with Nevada each year. Senator Dianne Feinstein is hosting this year's event at the historic Valhalla Lodge on US Highway 89, Emerald Bay Road, in El Dorado County. Each year, California and Nevada state representatives gather with high-ranking federal representatives to discuss policies that help protect and preserve Lake Tahoe. Governors from both states join Senate and Congressional representatives and top agency directors, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources, public utility agencies, in open dialogue with local representatives. El Dorado County has always been invited, included and taken part in that open dialogue. In order to preserve funding designated for environmental projects, the event sponsor and organizer, the Tahoe Fund, (founded in 2010 as a registered non-profit corporation in the States of Nevada and California), requested Lake Tahoe public agencies and sponsors to contribute towards the costs of this annual event. As a sponsor, El Dorado County was recognized on the program with the other sponsors.
The adoption of this Resolution a...

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