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File #: 17-1191    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/20/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/7/2017 Final action: 11/7/2017
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign a Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement, 18-LE-11051360-002, between the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, the United States Department of Agriculture, United States Forest Service Eldorado National Forest, and the United States Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit for the enforcement of State and local laws related to the administration and regulation of National Forest Service lands, for the term October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2022. FUNDING: United States Forest Service.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 11-07-17, 2. B - USFS Agreement 11-07-17, 3. Executed Agreement 18-LE-11051360-002
Related files: 14-0558, 11-0606, 18-0632, 19-1265, 20-0460
Title
Sheriff's Office recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign a Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement, 18-LE-11051360-002, between the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, the United States Department of Agriculture, United States Forest Service Eldorado National Forest, and the United States Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit for the enforcement of State and local laws related to the administration and regulation of National Forest Service lands, for the term October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2022.

FUNDING: United States Forest Service.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The Sheriff’s Office recommends the Board authorize the Chair to sign and ratify the Sheriff’s signature on the new Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement in order to receive reimbursement for the enforcement of State and local laws related to the administration and regulation of NFS lands.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement between the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office and the US Forest Service ElDorado National Forest, and US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, outlines the broad general parameters of the working relationship between the County and the US Forest Service for the enforcement of State and local laws in connection with activities on NFS lands.

The US Forest Service will prepare and submit an Annual Financial and Operating Plan as Exhibit A for patrolling on Forest Service lands, and Exhibit B for controlled substances investigation, following adoption of this Agreement by the participants. These exhibits will provide for the reimbursement to the County for the costs of law enforcement. Following receipt from the US Forest Service, Exhibits A and B will be submitted to the Board for approval and signature at a later date upon review by County Counsel. Annual revenue is estimated at $20,000.

ALTERNATIVES
N/A

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
County Counsel reviewed and approved the Agreement.

CAO RE...

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