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File #: 19-1460    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/23/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 11/19/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer that addresses unspent FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenues allocated for distribution to veteran service and supports, as follows: 1) Decrease Appropriation for Contingency by $89,000 and increase Special Projects by $73,000 in the Veteran Affairs Special Revenue Fund (org 4270700) and increase $16,000 in appropriations in the Veteran Affairs Department (org 4200000) to pay for an intern, to rebudget FY 2018-19 appropriations that were previously approved by Veteran Affairs Commission, but not yet distributed; and 2) Decrease the FY 2019-20 General Fund Appropriation for Contingency by $265,739, and increase the Veteran Affairs Special Revenue Fund by $265,739 to budget the FY 2019-20 TOT allocation to be distributed to Veteran services and supports according to the Veteran Affairs Commission FY 2019-20 Plan, yet to be determined. (4/5 vote req...
Attachments: 1. A - FY 19-20 VA BTR TOT 11/5/19, 2. B - Resolution 162-2019 11/5/19, 3. C - Govt Code 29084 11/5/19, 4. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 19-1410, 19-0742, 22-0200, 22-0821, 20-0121, 21-0523
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer that addresses unspent FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenues allocated for distribution to veteran service and supports, as follows:
1) Decrease Appropriation for Contingency by $89,000 and increase Special Projects by $73,000 in the Veteran Affairs Special Revenue Fund (org 4270700) and increase $16,000 in appropriations in the Veteran Affairs Department (org 4200000) to pay for an intern, to rebudget FY 2018-19 appropriations that were previously approved by Veteran Affairs Commission, but not yet distributed; and
2) Decrease the FY 2019-20 General Fund Appropriation for Contingency by $265,739, and increase the Veteran Affairs Special Revenue Fund by $265,739 to budget the FY 2019-20 TOT allocation to be distributed to Veteran services and supports according to the Veteran Affairs Commission FY 2019-20 Plan, yet to be determined. (4/5 vote required) (Est. Time: 15 Min.)

FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax, General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Veteran services and supports in El Dorado County (EDC) are funded in part through a portion of the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT). The prior year TOT collections are calculated after the fiscal year end closes, and five percent (5%) is allocated to veteran services and supports.

Following fiscal year-end close for 2017-18, the Veteran Affairs Commission was notified of the TOT funding allocation, based on the 5% indicated above. This amount was determined to be $205,770, and then became referred to as the FY 2018-19 TOT allocation. The Veteran Affairs Commission developed a plan to use the funding, and at their January 2019 Board meeting, selected various organizations, including several non-profits, to receive funding for veteran services and supports programs. The minutes from the Board meeting, including the final list of contributions, was approved by the Veter...

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