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File #: 14-1361    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/3/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/19/2017 Final action: 12/19/2017
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board: 1) Determine that a public benefit is derived from continuing efforts that arose from the Sustainable Forest Action Coalition social/economic roundtables that began in 2014 with the United States Forest Service (Region 5) and California State University, Chico, including initiating a social/economic survey and study at the community level to gain a better understanding of the impacts of forest activities on communities that depend on forest-based commodity extraction and tourism for their economic well-being; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 192-2017 authorizing a contribution in the amount of $500 to be made payable to the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce to contribute toward the cost of conducting the social/economic survey and study. FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax.
Attachments: 1. 2A - SFAC-CSUCED Funding Request Letter 12-19-17, 2. 2B - 2016 SFAC Survey Results 12-19-17, 3. 2C - USFS Study Briefing 12-19-17, 4. 2D - Blue Route 12-4-17 BOS 12-19-17, 5. 2E - SFAC Resolution_112917_clean 12-19-17, 6. Executed Resolution 192-2017 BOS 12-19-17, 7. A - SFAC funding request letter 7/2/2014 10-21-14, 8. B - Blue Route 10-14-14, 9. C - Resolution 10-21-14, 10. Executed Resolution 180-2014 10-21-14 item 27.pdf
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board:
1) Determine that a public benefit is derived from continuing efforts that arose from the Sustainable Forest Action Coalition social/economic roundtables that began in 2014 with the United States Forest Service (Region 5) and California State University, Chico, including initiating a social/economic survey and study at the community level to gain a better understanding of the impacts of forest activities on communities that depend on forest-based commodity extraction and tourism for their economic well-being; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 192-2017 authorizing a contribution in the amount of $500 to be made payable to the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce to contribute toward the cost of conducting the social/economic survey and study.

FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board:
1) Determine that a public benefit is derived from continuing efforts that arose from the Sustainable Forest Action Coalition social/economic roundtables that began in 2014 with the United States Forest Service (Region 5) and California State University, Chico, including initiating a social/economic survey and study at the community level to gain a better understanding of the impacts of forest activities on communities that depend on forest-based commodity extraction and tourism for their economic well-being; and
2) Adopt Resolution xx-2017 authorizing a contribution in the amount of $500 to be made payable to the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce to contribute toward the cost of conducting the social/economic survey and study.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Sustainable Forest Action Coalition (SFAC) is a grass roots organization that was formed approximately seven years ago. SFAC connects county and community organizations and coalition participants in the healthy sustainable management of forest ecosystems, while maintaining...

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