Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-0187    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/30/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency to submit Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) Grant Program applications to California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to assist in the cost of the solid waste facilities permit and inspection program commencing with the 2020-2021 LEA Grant through the 2026-2027 LEA Grant with an estimated grant amount of $20,000 for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 073-2020, to delegate authority to the Health and Human Services Agency Director, Chief Fiscal Officer, or Public Health Officer to execute in the name of the County of El Dorado all grant documents, including but not limited to applications, agreements, amendments and requests for payment necessary to secure grant funds, implement the approved grant projects, and close out each grant. FUNDING: State funding through the California Department of Resources, Recycling...
Attachments: 1. A CRS & Resolution CalRecycle 04/21/20, 2. Executed Resolution 073-2020
Related files: 09-0559
Title
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency to submit Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) Grant Program applications to California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to assist in the cost of the solid waste facilities permit and inspection program commencing with the 2020-2021 LEA Grant through the 2026-2027 LEA Grant with an estimated grant amount of $20,000 for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 073-2020, to delegate authority to the Health and Human Services Agency Director, Chief Fiscal Officer, or Public Health Officer to execute in the name of the County of El Dorado all grant documents, including but not limited to applications, agreements, amendments and requests for payment necessary to secure grant funds, implement the approved grant projects, and close out each grant.

FUNDING: State funding through the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery.
Body

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The County of El Dorado is mandated by the State to have a Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) to oversee the enforcement of solid waste laws. While the LEA is normally placed in county environmental health departments, El Dorado County Environmental Management is the operator of Union Mine Landfill, and faces a potential conflict of interest. State law requires the County to staff the LEA with a full time environmental health specialist. This requirement can be met by contracting with a neighboring jurisdiction with full time staff who have expertise in solid waste management. This requirement is satisfied through an Agreement for Services with the County of Placer, which has been renewed sequentially since at least 2008. The Agreement with County of Placer is partially funded by the annual grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and solid waste franchise fees collected by Environmen...

Click here for full text