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File #: 21-0920    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/27/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/7/2021
Title: Chief Administrative Office and Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Authorize the use of $1,341,000 in General Fund savings generated by reimbursement for Coronavirus mitigation and response activities by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in 2020 to increase the designation for the El Dorado Center building project in South Lake Tahoe; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer to align the budgets for Department 15, the Sheriff’s Office, and Public Health with the approved CARES Act spending allocations: a) Increase General Fund designations by $1,341,000 for the El Dorado Center building project; b) Increase transfers out from Department 15 by $5,780,740; and c) Increase transfers in to the Sheriff’s Office and Public Health by $5,632,740 and $150,000, respectively. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer, 2. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 20-1013, 21-0366
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Chief Administrative Office and Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Authorize the use of $1,341,000 in General Fund savings generated by reimbursement for Coronavirus mitigation and response activities by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in 2020 to increase the designation for the El Dorado Center building project in South Lake Tahoe; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer to align the budgets for Department 15, the Sheriff’s Office, and Public Health with the approved CARES Act spending allocations:
a) Increase General Fund designations by $1,341,000 for the El Dorado Center building project;
b) Increase transfers out from Department 15 by $5,780,740; and
c) Increase transfers in to the Sheriff’s Office and Public Health by $5,632,740 and $150,000, respectively.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the CARES Act, an economic relief package to provide assistance to families, workers, businesses, and state, local, and tribal governments to help mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 public health emergency. The Fiscal Year 2020-21 California State budget included pass-through allocations to Counties and Cities. El Dorado County received $19,701,722 to cover expenses that were necessary due to the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19 and were incurred during the period March 1, 2020, through December 30, 2020.

The Chief Administrative Office asked County departments to identify costs related to the public health emergency that were incurred in Fiscal Year 2019-20 and to project needs through December 30, 2020, and reached out to other local agencies, including fire districts, school districts, chambers of commerce, and hospitals to see if they needed assistance, or could help provide assistance to the community through use of these funds. The Board approved a spending plan for these fun...

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