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File #: 18-0332    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/20/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/3/2018 Final action: 4/3/2018
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 051-2018 approving the submission of an application to California State Parks, Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Division Grant Program in the amount of $410,844 for law enforcement services on the Rubicon Trail and OHV areas within El Dorado County. FUNDING: OHV Grant Funds of $308,131, and 25% required match from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Upper American River Project Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Special Revenue monies of $102,713, for a total of $410,844.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 04-03-18, 2. B - Resolution 04-03-18, 3. Executed Resolution 051-2018
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Sheriff's Office recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 051-2018 approving the submission of an application to California State Parks, Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Division Grant Program in the amount of $410,844 for law enforcement services on the Rubicon Trail and OHV areas within El Dorado County.

FUNDING: OHV Grant Funds of $308,131, and 25% required match from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District Upper American River Project Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Special Revenue monies of $102,713, for a total of $410,844.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The Sheriff's Office is recommending the adoption of a Resolution as a part of the final application package to be submitted to the California State Parks, OHV Division Grant Program for funding for law enforcement patrol of the Rubicon Trail and OHV areas within El Dorado County.

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 Fisc...

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