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File #: 20-0454    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/20/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the California Conservation Corps Sponsor Agreement CCC-96 (FENIX 4824) for El Dorado County Project work, as well as the Project Evaluation and Agreement Addendum Form CCC-96A, collectively representing a new contract in an amount not to exceed $303,000, for revegetation, drainage maintenance, tree removal, erosion control work, and miscellaneous work on various projects, with a term effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023. FUNDING: California Tahoe Conservancy and United States Forest Service Grant Funds, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Mitigation Funds, and other various Capital Improvement Program funding sources.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Counsel, 2. B - Agreement, 3. Executed Agreement CCC-96 (FENIX 4824)
Related files: 17-0799
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the California Conservation Corps Sponsor Agreement CCC-96 (FENIX 4824) for El Dorado County Project work, as well as the Project Evaluation and Agreement Addendum Form CCC-96A, collectively representing a new contract in an amount not to exceed $303,000, for revegetation, drainage maintenance, tree removal, erosion control work, and miscellaneous work on various projects, with a term effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.

FUNDING: California Tahoe Conservancy and United States Forest Service Grant Funds, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Mitigation Funds, and other various Capital Improvement Program funding sources.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In the Tahoe Basin, the Department of Transportation's (Transportation) Erosion Control Projects (ECPs), funded in part by grants from the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy), include revegetation and drainage improvement work to stabilize eroding slopes and drainage channels. Conservancy grant guidelines require the inclusion of California Conservation Corp (CCC) labor and other cost-saving measures to be used on the projects. Transportation has contracted with the CCC to provide very flexible and cost effective labor for over twenty years for ECPs that enhance and maintain environmentally sensitive lands and waters.

Under this new Agreement, the CCC will perform work on projects on an as-needed basis. This work is including, but not limited to, revegetation efforts, drainage improvement work, and repair on various ECPs in the Tahoe Basin. In addition, the Agreement will also be used for work including, but not limited to, tree and brush removal, tree trimming, and tree and shrub planting as noise mitigation on various West Slope Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects.

Pursuant to Article II, Section 210b (6) of the El Dorado County Charter, the County may enter into any contract or agreement in c...

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