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File #: 20-0121    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/16/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve the Veteran Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Transient Occupancy Tax; 2) Approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute the eight (8) Funding Agreements identified by the Veteran Affairs Commission, to distribute the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) funds as recommended by the Veteran Affairs Commission; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to the Funding Agreements, including amendments that do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: 100% Transient Occupancy Tax / General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - VA Commision Minutes & Approval FY 2019-2020 TOT 02-25-20
Related files: 19-1460, 18-1341, 13-0280, 19-0742, 22-0200, 22-0821, 20-1323, 21-0523
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve the Veteran Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Transient Occupancy Tax;
2) Approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute the eight (8) Funding Agreements identified by the Veteran Affairs Commission, to distribute the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) funds as recommended by the Veteran Affairs Commission; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to the Funding Agreements, including amendments that do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: 100% Transient Occupancy Tax / General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 19, 2013, the Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation to establish an annual allocation beginning with the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-14 budget in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Revenue collected pursuant to County Ordinance Code Section 3.28.030, for the purpose of funding projects, programs, and services that directly benefit the support and recognition of Veterans in the County of El Dorado.

Legistar #13-0280, versions 1 through 7, includes the historical submission of the Veterans Commission recommendations to use TOT funding beginning August 27, 2013, for FY 2013-14. Thereafter, the Board approved the Veterans Commission recommendation for utilization of funding for fiscal year (FY) 2014-15 on January 27, 2015; FY 2015-16 on February 23, 2016; FY 2016-17 on March 21, 2017; FY17-18 on December 13, 2018, and FY 18-19 on June 25, 2019.

The Veterans Affairs Commission voted on December 12, 2019 (minutes approved January 09, 2020) to allocate the FY 2019-20 TOT funds in the amount of $265,739; $116,000 to various organizations to provide support to Veterans as belo...

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