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File #: 18-0961    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/7/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Community Development Services, Department of Transportation and Chief Administrative Office, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer adjusting the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/18 to allow for a general fund contribution to the Road Fund in the amount of $68,000 to reimburse the Road Fund for negative interest charged during FY 2017/2018. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer, 2. Executed Budget Transfer
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Community Development Services, Department of Transportation and Chief Administrative Office, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer adjusting the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/18 to allow for a general fund contribution to the Road Fund in the amount of $68,000 to reimburse the Road Fund for negative interest charged during FY 2017/2018.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services, Department of Transportation and Chief Administrative Office, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer adjusting the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/18 to allow for a general fund contribution to the Road Fund in the amount of $68,000 to reimburse the Road Fund for negative interest charged during FY 2017/2018.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Community Development Services Budget Transfers

Community Development Services (CDS) Department of Transportation
Budgeted revenue for the Road Fund needs to be increased for Operating Transfers In by $68,000, offset by Interest Revenue in the amount of $68,000. Transportation requests a general fund contribution to the Road Fund to reimburse negative interest that was charged during FY 2017/2018. The Road Fund was charged negative interest due to having a negative cash balance in the pooled treasury for a period of time during FY 2017-18. The Streets and Highways Code Sections 2101 and 2150 state that Road Fund money can be expended only for road or road-related purposes. The negative cash balance in the Road Fund is mainly attributed to projects funded initially by local discretionary funds in excess of $24 million dollars for damage to El Dorado County roadway infrastructure that was caused by four major storm systems beginning January 3, 2017. Transportation staff are currently working with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the Governor’s Office of Emergen...

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