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File #: 20-0337    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/26/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Title: Library Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the following for the purpose of repairing 2.2 miles of the railroad tracks between the El Dorado Station and bringing the rail up to Federal Railroad Administration standards for the future goal of operating a full size train: 1) Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign a budget amendment to transfer $25,000 from the Museum Donations Special Revenue Fund into the Library 2019-20 budget; and 2) Accept a donation of $5,648 from the El Dorado Western Railway Foundation. FUNDING: Museum Donations Special Revenue Fund ($25,000) and El Dorado Railway Foundation Donation ($5,648).
Attachments: 1. A - Museum budget xfr.pdf, 2. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 21-1269
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Library Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the following for the purpose of repairing 2.2 miles of the railroad tracks between the El Dorado Station and bringing the rail up to Federal Railroad Administration standards for the future goal of operating a full size train:
1) Approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign a budget amendment to transfer $25,000 from the Museum Donations Special Revenue Fund into the Library 2019-20 budget; and
2) Accept a donation of $5,648 from the El Dorado Western Railway Foundation.

FUNDING: Museum Donations Special Revenue Fund ($25,000) and El Dorado Railway Foundation Donation ($5,648).

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
On April 30, 2019 (18-1754 Item #39) the Board authorized the use of standard rolling stock on the section of track from Milepost (MP) 142 to MP 144.8 (El Dorado Road to Missouri Flat Road) in compliance with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) requirements. At that meeting the Board approved a similar repair of tracks at Rustling Pines Road in Shingle Springs to meet FRA and CPUC compliance requirements. In order to meet FRA and CPUC compliance requirements for the section of track from MP 142 to MP 144.8, this requires the replacement of rotting railroad ties on this stretch of track. The total distance is approximately 2.2 miles and a track crew with necessary equipment will work for four days to replace the ties and perform various railroad track maintenance tasks. H & H Engineering Construction, Inc. -Railroad Builder- has submitted a quote to perform this work, to be completed in this fiscal year. The Park and Recreation Department is receiving regular updates and communication on the progress of this project.

This item will authorize a Budget Transfer of $25,000 from the Museum Donations Special Revenue Fund, a fund that was created to deposit donations from Museum visitors to be used for the acquisition and restoratio...

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