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File #: 20-1581    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/18/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve the addition of one (1) Moyno Progressive Cavity Pump and one (1) side-by-side all-terrain vehicle to the Fiscal Year 2020-21 fixed asset list; and 2) Approve the addition of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant to the Environmental Management Department’s Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget (4/5 vote required). FUNDING: Non-General Fund / County Service Area No. 10 - Liquid Waste funds, and US Department of Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. A - EMD Budget Transfer, 2. Executed Budget Transfer
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve the addition of one (1) Moyno Progressive Cavity Pump and one (1) side-by-side all-terrain vehicle to the Fiscal Year 2020-21 fixed asset list; and
2) Approve the addition of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant to the Environmental Management Department’s Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget (4/5 vote required).

FUNDING: Non-General Fund / County Service Area No. 10 - Liquid Waste funds, and US Department of Transportation funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
This Fiscal Year 2020/21 fixed asset list was approved by the Board during the adoption of the recommended budget. Prior to adoption of the recommended budget, the Environmental Management Department (Environmental Management), did not have sufficient details necessary to have these items added to the Fiscal Year 2020/21 Budget. Additional details for each of these requests are provided below.

Moyno Progressive Cavity Pump
Each year, wastewater discharge from the County’s Union Mine Wastewater Treatment Plant is pumped to the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID). Doing so requires a specialty pump in order to pump the effluent 2.5 miles up Union Mine Road to EID’s main sewer line. The Moyno Progressive Cavity Pump is specifically designed to overcome the head pressure due to the significant elevation changes in this area and is also equipped with a specially designed hardened rotor that is compatible with the discharge from the Union Mine Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The Union Mine Wastewater Treatment Plant’s pump station is equipped with two pumps for discharging effluent to EID. Currently, only one of the pumps is operational. The second pump recently failed and was taken to the local authorized distributor for inspection and repairs, but upon completing the inspection, the vendor advised staff that it would cost more to repair the current pump than to replace it with a new pum...

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