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File #: 21-0523    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/24/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve the Veterans Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) allocation to the Veterans Affairs Commission; 2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, contingent upon approval of County Counsel and Risk Management, to execute six (6) agreements to distribute the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Transient Occupancy Tax funds as recommended by the Veterans Affairs Commission as of January 14, 2021; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to the Agreements, including amendments that do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: 100% Transient Occupancy Tax / General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - VA Commission Minutes & Approval 05/04/21
Related files: 20-0121, 19-1460, 13-0280, 18-1341, 19-0742, 22-0200, 22-0821
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve the Veterans Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) allocation to the Veterans Affairs Commission;
2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, contingent upon approval of County Counsel and Risk Management, to execute six (6) agreements to distribute the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Transient Occupancy Tax funds as recommended by the Veterans Affairs Commission as of January 14, 2021; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to the Agreements, including amendments that do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: 100% Transient Occupancy Tax / General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 19, 2013, the Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation to establish an annual allocation beginning with the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-14 Budget in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Revenue collected pursuant to County Ordinance Code Section 3.28.030, for the purpose of funding projects, programs, and services that directly benefit the support and recognition of Veterans in the County of El Dorado.

Legistar #13-0280, versions 1 through 7, includes the historical submission of the Veterans Affairs Commission recommendations to use TOT funding beginning August 27, 2013, for FY 2013-14. Thereafter, the Board approved the Veterans Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of funding for FY 2014-15 on January 27, 2015; FY 2015-16 on February 23, 2016; FY 2016-17 on March 21, 2017; FY17-18 on December 13, 2018, and FY 18-19 on June 25, 2019.

Prior to July 1, 2018, Veteran Affairs (VA) had been administratively supported by the Chief Administrative Office, and funds were distr...

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