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File #: 17-0584    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/18/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment 1 to Funding Agreement 090-F1811 with the El Dorado Arts Council to begin implementation of the Cultural Master Plan, increasing the agreement amount by $20,000, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $211,622. FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax. (General Fund)
Attachments: 1. 2A - Blue Route Agmt 090-F1811 Amd I 12-12-17, 2. 2B - Agmt 090-F1811 Amd I 12-12-17, 3. A - Econ Dev Funding Agreements 6-27-17, 4. B - Quarterly Reports from EDH Chamber of Commerce 6-27-17, 5. Staff Presentation - TOT 5 Year Funding and Expenditure Comparison, 6. Public Comment Rcvd 6-27-17 BOS 6-27-17, 7. Executed Agreement 085-F1811 Lake Tahoe So Shore, 8. Executed Agreement 086-F1811 COC Film, 9. Executed Agreement 087-F1811 Tahoe Prosperity, 10. Executed Agreement 088-F1811 COC Vis Auth, 11. Executed Agreement 089-F1811 EDH Chamber, 12. Executed Agreement 090-F1811 El Dorado Arts Council
Related files: 18-1589, 18-1601
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Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment 1 to Funding Agreement 090-F1811 with the El Dorado Arts Council to begin implementation of the Cultural Master Plan, increasing the agreement amount by $20,000, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $211,622.

FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax. (General Fund)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Chief Administrative Officer recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment 1 to Funding Agreement #090-F1811 with the El Dorado Arts Council to begin implementation of the Cultural Master Plan, increasing the agreement amount by $20,000, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $211,622.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On June 27, 2017 the Board entered into six two-year Funding Agreements for the issuance of Transient Occupancy Tax funding to promote tourism, entertainment, business, and leisure travel in the County, totaling $691,750 in Fiscal Year 2017-18 and $691,750 in Fiscal Year 2018-19, for a total two-year commitment of $1,383,500, with six organizations, including: the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce - El Dorado Visitors Authority; the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce - El Dorado Film Commission; the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce - California Welcome Center; the El Dorado Arts Council; the Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce; and the Tahoe Prosperity Center.

With the exception of the El Dorado Arts Council, which received $35,000 less than in FY 2016-17, the not-to-exceed amounts of the Funding Agreements remained the same as what was issued in FY 2016-17. The Arts Council received less funding because a one-time project, the Cultural Master Plan, was to be completed in FY 2016-17. The purpose of the Cultural Master Plan is to support cultural amenities that interest the creative labor force through creating points of reference to which arts and curltural organization, educators, social service non-profi...

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