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File #: 18-0889    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/23/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Community Development Services, Planning and Building Department, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Cooperative Management Agreement renewal with the Bureau of Land Management and other agencies for management of eight rare plant species and the ecosystem that they inhabit, known as the Pine Hill Preserve, for a period of ten years from October 1, 2016 terminating on September 30, 2026. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - 2018 CMA Renewal Staff Report, 2. B - CRS CMA Renewal, 3. C - CMA Agreement Pine Hill, 4. Executed Agreement
Title
Community Development Services, Planning and Building Department, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Cooperative Management Agreement renewal with the Bureau of Land Management and other agencies for management of eight rare plant species and the ecosystem that they inhabit, known as the Pine Hill Preserve, for a period of ten years from October 1, 2016 terminating on September 30, 2026.

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services (CDS), Planning and Building Department, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Cooperative Management Agreement with ten parties including: El Dorado County, El Dorado Irrigation District, and the El Dorado Water Agency as the local agencies; California Department of Fish and Wildlife and CAL FIRE as the state agencies; Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and US Fish and Wildlife Service as the federal agencies; and the American River Conservancy and California Native Plant Society as the non-governmental entities.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Staff Memo dated May 1, 2018, and the Cooperative Management Agreement (Exhibit A) are attached.

The County Ecological Preserve Ordinance ( Ordinance 4500) established an Impact Fee Program for acquisition and management of land intended for rare plant preserves. The County had a previous Cooperative Management Agreement with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other agencies for management of rare plant preserves, which has since expired. In order to continue management of the Pine Hill Preserve lands, staff recommends the Board approve the Cooperative Management Agreement. Funding is from the Rare Plant Special Revenue account.

The term of the agreement is ten years, starting from September 30, 2016 and ending September 30, 2026. The date indicates the continued cooperation between the agencies and non government organizations over the past two years and the ongoing ...

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