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File #: 21-0307    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/18/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/13/2021 Final action: 4/13/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) In accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030 (f), find that a contract is necessary to protect against a conflict of interest or to ensure independent and unbiased findings where there is a need for an outside perspective, and oversight of the Local Enforcement Agency activities is provided by the Public Health Division, whose staff have neither the classification nor staff to provide these services; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5504 with the County of Placer, for the provision of solid waste permitting services and enforcement activities within the County of El Dorado’s jurisdiction, for the term May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2026, with a maximum contractual obligation of $625,000; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5504, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar am...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 5504 Co. of Placer - LEA Solid Waste Mgmt 04/13/21, 2. B - 5504 Co. of Placer LEA 04/13/21
Related files: 10-0778
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) In accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030 (f), find that a contract is necessary to protect against a conflict of interest or to ensure independent and unbiased findings where there is a need for an outside perspective, and oversight of the Local Enforcement Agency activities is provided by the Public Health Division, whose staff have neither the classification nor staff to provide these services;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5504 with the County of Placer, for the provision of solid waste permitting services and enforcement activities within the County of El Dorado’s jurisdiction, for the term May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2026, with a maximum contractual obligation of $625,000; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5504, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: State of California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery Grant and County Service Area No. 10 Solid Waste from the Environmental Management Department.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The County of El Dorado is mandated by the State to have a Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) oversee the enforcement of regulations related to solid waste facilities within the County. While the LEA was initially placed under the County’s Environmental Management Department, its operation of the Union Mine Landfill was viewed as a potential conflict of interest by the California Integrated Waste Management Board (now known as the California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery [Cal Recycle]). Therefore, in 1992 CalRecycle officially designated and certified the El Dorado County Building Department (now known as the Planning and Building Department) as the Local Enforce...

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