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File #: 20-0516    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/3/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board: 1) Find that a public benefit is derived from supporting the El Dorado County Water Agency’s efforts to conduct a feasibility study of the stormwater runoff at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds to be used for advancing the project planning, design, and approval for potential implementation as funding becomes available; 2) Approve and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, consistent with the County’s standard form and upon the approval of County Counsel, with the El Dorado County Water Agency authorizing payment of an amount not to exceed $47,050 as a Non-Departmental General Fund Contribution in support of these efforts; and 3) Approve a budget transfer appropriating the $47,050 from the Capital Projects Reserve and increasing contribution expense to fund the project. (4/5 vote required). (Est. Time: 15 Min.) FUNDING: General Fund Capital Projects Reserve.
Attachments: 1. A - Feasibility Study Project Plan, 2. B - Budget Transfer, 3. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 19-1121, 20-1139
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board:
1) Find that a public benefit is derived from supporting the El Dorado County Water Agency’s efforts to conduct a feasibility study of the stormwater runoff at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds to be used for advancing the project planning, design, and approval for potential implementation as funding becomes available;
2) Approve and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, consistent with the County’s standard form and upon the approval of County Counsel, with the El Dorado County Water Agency authorizing payment of an amount not to exceed $47,050 as a Non-Departmental General Fund Contribution in support of these efforts; and
3) Approve a budget transfer appropriating the $47,050 from the Capital Projects Reserve and increasing contribution expense to fund the project. (4/5 vote required). (Est. Time: 15 Min.)

FUNDING: General Fund Capital Projects Reserve.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
El Dorado County owns the land and buildings known as the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds property and buildings have been acquired, built, developed, and maintained over the past 80 years by the El Dorado County Fair Association. The County continued this relationship, at its March 29, 2005 meeting, when the Board of Supervisors entered into an agreement with the El Dorado County Fair Association, Inc., a general non-profit corporation, for the continued management of the County Fair and Fairgrounds. The agreement states that the Fair Association will “have the use, possession and management of the fairgrounds for the period of this agreement.” The agreement also states, “the buildings, tenant improvements and all other fixed assets on the fairgrounds are property of County.”

During a presentation to the Board on July 23, 2019 (Legistar 19-1121), the Fair Association discussed the failing stormwater runoff infrastructure at the Fairgrounds and the need to identify...

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