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File #: 18-0708    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/24/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/8/2018 Final action: 5/8/2018
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $27,653.06 from the Georgetown Fire Protection District (“District”) Fire Impact Mitigation Fee account to the District, or to a District account as designated by the District, to fund a portion of the District's purchase of land for the construction of a new headquarters facility. FUNDING: Georegetown Fire Protection District Development Impact Mitigation Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - Disbursement Request
Related files: 20-0469, 19-1583
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $27,653.06 from the Georgetown Fire Protection District (“District”) Fire Impact Mitigation Fee account to the District, or to a District account as designated by the District, to fund a portion of the District's purchase of land for the construction of a new headquarters facility.

FUNDING: Georegetown Fire Protection District Development Impact Mitigation Fees.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $27,653.06 from the Georgetown Fire Protection District (“District”) Fire Impact Mitigation Fee account to the District, or to a District account as designated by the District, to fund a portion of the District's purchase of land for the construction of a new headquarters facility.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The California Mitigation Fee Act (Cal. Gov. §66000 et seq.) provides for the establishment of fees to mitigate the impacts of new development on public facilities in order to maintain the established level of service. Individual Special Districts do not have the authority to establish these fees; as a result, the County establishes fees on behalf of the districts. Development impact mitigation fees were first collected on the District's behalf in 1985. The District's fee was last updated in 2017.

In accordance with the Mitigation Fee Act, these revenues have been placed in a separate account. The District's 2014-2018 capital improvement plan includes the construction of a new headquarters facility and provides for 50% of the cost to be paid from development impact fees. This disbursement will fund half of the District's mortgage payments on the parcel the District has purchased for construction of the headquarters facility. As noted in the District's attached request, the current headquarters facility was built in 1966 and is not able to support the growth in staff, appara...

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