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File #: 18-0562    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/3/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/10/2018 Final action: 4/10/2018
Title: Supervisor Ranalli recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Direct the Planning and Building Director, pursuant to his recommendation and Section 130.71.110 of the County Ordinance Code pertaining to the Ecological Preserve Fee, that Rare Plant Endowment funds be used for any specialized cleanup and/or maintenance work that might be required for the approximately 30 acres of County-owned land near Palmer Drive and Loma Drive acquired by the County for the purposes of rare plant preservation and project mitigation, with a not to exceed amount of $20,000; and 2) Direct the Planning and Building Director and the Transportation Director to provide a report to the Board before the end of 2018, on the condition of this property following the completion of work to cleanup and secure this property. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)
Related files: 18-0536, 10-1206, 10-0056, 19-1617, 21-1369
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Supervisor Ranalli recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Direct the Planning and Building Director, pursuant to his recommendation and Section 130.71.110 of the County Ordinance Code pertaining to the Ecological Preserve Fee, that Rare Plant Endowment funds be used for any specialized cleanup and/or maintenance work that might be required for the approximately 30 acres of County-owned land near Palmer Drive and Loma Drive acquired by the County for the purposes of rare plant preservation and project mitigation, with a not to exceed amount of $20,000; and
2) Direct the Planning and Building Director and the Transportation Director to provide a report to the Board before the end of 2018, on the condition of this property following the completion of work to cleanup and secure this property. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)
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The Planning and Building Director is recommending the use of Rare Plant Endowment funds in the event that specialized maintenance work is required or if hazardous waste/materials are encountered during the cleanup of this property. The handling, removal and disposal of hazardous waste/materials will require the services of an outside contractor.

In the event that special maintenance work and/or that an outside contractor is required to remove and dispose of any hazardous waste/materials discovered at this site, the Planning and Building Director recommends the use of Rare Plant Endowment funds for the following reasons:

· The Rare Plant Ecological Fee collected by the County on building permits is generally split into two funds: The Special Revenue Fund is used only for acquisition. The Endowment fund is intended for maintenance and management. The cleanup, fuel modification, and restriction of the public access are consistent with maintenance and management.
· The cleanup, fuel modification, and restriction of public access would be consistent with the County Rare Plant Ecological Fee Endowment fund.
· Specifically, the Econ...

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