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File #: 20-1015    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/26/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer request for County Service Area 5 Zone of Benefit to reallocate funds to allow for the posting of Transportation Engineering and administration staff charges and non-road costs during Fiscal Year 2019/20. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: County Service Area 5 Zone of Benefit Special Taxes and Assessments.
Attachments: 1. BOS Budget Transfer 20-1015 ZOB CSA#5 Tahoma Interfund Transfer, 2. Executed Budget Transfer
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer request for County Service Area 5 Zone of Benefit to reallocate funds to allow for the posting of Transportation Engineering and administration staff charges and non-road costs during Fiscal Year 2019/20. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: County Service Area 5 Zone of Benefit Special Taxes and Assessments.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Department of Transportation’s (Transportation) County Service Area Zone of Benefit (ZOB) Program is established as a method to finance and provide needed public facilities and services to residents and property owners within these areas. The following budget transfer is necessary in order to post Transportation Engineering and administration staff charges and non-road costs incurred to support the Zone of Benefit program for the CSA #5 Tahoma Drainage Zone of Benefit.

The Department of Transportation is responsible for maintenance activities associated with storm water infrastructure within the County limits in the Tahoe basin. Routine maintenance of storm drain inlets and pipes are completed by maintenance staff using a vactor truck. The Department is obligated to comply with the environmental regulations as set by permits for the disposal of vactor waste. Prior to this year, the only available County vactor disposal site was at the Shakori Maintenance Yard in South Lake Tahoe. In order to allow for proper disposal times when the vactor crew is working on the west shore of Tahoe, the Department determined it necessary to construct a vactor disposal facility along with other best management practices at the County Tahoma Maintenance Yard on Wilson Ave. The Department, in consultation with Counsel, determined that CSA 5 funds, commensurate with the amount of vactor waste attributed to the CSA 5 area, could be used to design and construct the improvements. The increase in costs were due to the remote location o...

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