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File #: 20-0882    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/30/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $351,851.85 to the El Dorado Hills Community Services District from its park and recreation development impact mitigation fee account for fee program administration and expenditures related to the Bass Lake Community Park, Kalithea Park, Valley View Park, and Heritage Village Park. FUNDING: Development Impact Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - District Request
Related files: 20-0312, 21-0022
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $351,851.85 to the El Dorado Hills Community Services District from its park and recreation development impact mitigation fee account for fee program administration and expenditures related to the Bass Lake Community Park, Kalithea Park, Valley View Park, and Heritage Village Park.

FUNDING: Development Impact Fees.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The California Mitigation Fee Act (Cal. Gov. §66000 et seq.) provides for the establishment of fees to mitigate the impacts of new development on public facilities in order to maintain the established level of service. Individual Special Districts do not have the authority to establish these fees; as a result, the County establishes fees on behalf of the districts. In accordance with the Mitigation Fee Act, these revenues are segregated and deposited into a separate account for each district.

In addition to the purchase of facilities and equipment necessary to mitigate the effects of new development on the districts' ability to provide services, the Mitigation Fee Act provides for use of the fee revenue to fund administration of the fee program. The EDHCSD charges 2% of revenue collected to fund its fee program administration. The District's current request includes $12,990.57 for administration costs, $221,010.05 for Bass Lake Park, $61,348.32 for Valley View Park, $1,000 for Kalithea Park, and $55,502.91 for Heritage Village Park. This request covers expenses incurred during the period of July 1, 2020 through June 22, 2020. The District's request is attached.

The County has entered into an agreement with EDHCSD, whereby the district agrees to "hold County harmless and defend County and its employees, officers, and agents from any claim, liability, or action" resulting from the County’s calculation, imposition, and collection of impact fees on the District’s behalf.

The Chief Administrative Office recommends th...

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