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File #: 20-1157    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/26/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action: 9/22/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board rescind Resolution 048-2016 which was approved by the Board of Supervisors on March 22, 2016, supporting the mission and purpose of the Tahoe Prosperity Center and appointed the District V Supervisor to sit as a voting member of the Tahoe Prosperity Center Board of Directors, and adopt Resolution 142-2020 which affirms the County's support of the mission and purpose of the Tahoe Prosperity Center but appoints the District V Supervisor as a Board liaison instead of a voting member.
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval, 2. B - Revised Resolution, 3. C - Original Resolution, 4. Executed Resolution 142-2020
Related files: 16-0240
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board rescind Resolution 048-2016 which was approved by the Board of Supervisors on March 22, 2016, supporting the mission and purpose of the Tahoe Prosperity Center and appointed the District V Supervisor to sit as a voting member of the Tahoe Prosperity Center Board of Directors, and adopt Resolution 142-2020 which affirms the County's support of the mission and purpose of the Tahoe Prosperity Center but appoints the District V Supervisor as a Board liaison instead of a voting member.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On March 22, 2016, the Board approved Resolution 048-2016 (Legistar 16-0240), establishing participation by the County on the Tahoe Prosperity Center's (TPC) Board of Directors. The TPC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose stated mission is "uniting Tahoe's communities to strengthen regional prosperity." It partners with governments on economic and community development, expands opportunities for broadband infrastructure placement and improvements, and competes for federal, state and local grant funds that will contribute to its mission. The County of El Dorado has participated in the formation and funding of the TPC in collaboration with Tahoe Basin California and Nevada jurisdictions since 2010 to create the Tahoe Prosperity Plan.

Under the 2016 Resolution, the County's District 5 Supervisor occupies a seat as a voting member on the TPC's Board of Directors, with the term on the TPC's Board running concurrently with the Supervisor's term on the Board of Supervisors.

In August 2020, TPC CEO Heidi Hill Drum requested a change in the status of the County's representative on the TPC's Board. Instead of status as a voting member, the County representative would be a "board liaison." Ms. Drum made similar requests to all the jurisdictions represented on her Board, as well as adjusting the TPC's bylaws. The change in the District 5 Supervisor's status is meant to free staff from onerous lev...

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