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File #: 20-0413    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/11/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/14/2020 Final action: 4/14/2020
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Contract with the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways in the amount of $319,546 for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to provide revenue to support boating safety and enforcement activities on the County’s rivers and lakes; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 064-2020 adopting language pursuant to Harbors and Navigation Code Section 663.7(3) relative to the use of 100% of the annual Boat Taxes in conjunction with the 2020-2021 Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Contract with the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways for the Sheriff’s Office annual Boating Safety and Enforcement Program. FUNDING: State of California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways Boating Safety and Enfo...
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route Grant 04-14-20.pdf, 2. B - Grant Agreement 04-14-20.pdf, 3. C - Blue Route Resolution 04-14-20.pdf, 4. D - Resolution 04-14-20.pdf, 5. Executed Resolution 064-2020
Related files: 17-0948, 18-0211, 19-0486, 19-0721
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Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Contract with the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways in the amount of $319,546 for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to provide revenue to support boating safety and enforcement activities on the County’s rivers and lakes; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 064-2020 adopting language pursuant to Harbors and Navigation Code Section 663.7(3) relative to the use of 100% of the annual Boat Taxes in conjunction with the 2020-2021 Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid Contract with the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways for the Sheriff’s Office annual Boating Safety and Enforcement Program.

FUNDING: State of California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways Boating Safety and Enforcement Financial Aid and County Boat Taxes.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Each year the County receives funds from the California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways to patrol the County’s rivers and lakes. Funding received by the Sheriff pays for Extra-Help Deputy Sheriffs who patrol rivers and lakes in the unincorporated area of the County from May through September. Funding is also provided for permanent staff who provide river and lake patrol service on a year-round basis, as well as for the supplies and equipment needed to operate the boating program.

As a condition of participating in this program, the County must use the boat property taxes to partially fund this program. The Auditor’s Office provides the estimated funding, which will be included in the Sheriff’s Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget in the amount of $149,010.

Additionally, the California Division of Boating and Waterways requires that the County sign a Resolution accept...

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