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File #: 20-1159    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/27/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action: 9/22/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $128,000 to the Cameron Park Community Services District (Cameron Park Fire Department) from its Development Impact Mitigation Fee Account for the construction of a new fire and rescue training facility. FUNDING: Development Impact Mitigation Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - District Request
Related files: 20-0213
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $128,000 to the Cameron Park Community Services District (Cameron Park Fire Department) from its Development Impact Mitigation Fee Account for the construction of a new fire and rescue training facility.

FUNDING: Development Impact Mitigation Fees.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The California Mitigation Fee Act (Cal. Gov. ยง66000 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.

The development impact fees were last revised by the County on the District's behalf on May 22, 2018 (Legistar file 18-0769) via Resolution 098-2018. On February 25, 2020 (File #20-0213), the Board approved a disbursement of $450,000 for the construction of a new fire and rescue training facility. The District does not have a dedicated training facility and relies on traveling to Ione to use a CAL FIRE facility or using public buildings and lots to train staff. In accordance with the District's impact fee nexus study, new equipment and facilities to expand services based on the demand created by new development may be funded 100% by impact fees. This is a new facility and expands training capacity.

The project has been initiated, and soil reports have resulted in necessary modifications that will increase costs. The District is requesting an additional $128,000 to cover the additional grading and reinforcement needed.

The County has entered into an agreement with the District, whereby the District agrees to "hold County harmless and defend County and its employees, officers, and agents from an...

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