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File #: 21-0913    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/29/2021 Final action: 6/29/2021
Title: Agriculture Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chief Administrative Office to sign the Annual First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement (Attachment C) to extend the term of the agreement for an additional five years with the Regents of the University of California Cooperative Extension, for the contribution (Agreement 2941) of $275,535 per year for a total amount of $1,377,675, plus in-kind contributions including 3,445 square feet of office space, utilities, building maintenance, and janitorial services, and phone line access, for a five-year term from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2026. FUNDING: State/Federal (57%), Amador County (9%), Calaveras County (9%), Tuolumne County (9%), El Dorado County General Fund (16%).
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route Sheet, 2. B - First Amendment Interlocal Agreement UCCE, 3. Executed First Amendment Interlocal Agreement UCCE
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Agriculture Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chief Administrative Office to sign the Annual First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement (Attachment C) to extend the term of the agreement for an additional five years with the Regents of the University of California Cooperative Extension, for the contribution (Agreement 2941) of $275,535 per year for a total amount of $1,377,675, plus in-kind contributions including 3,445 square feet of office space, utilities, building maintenance, and janitorial services, and phone line access, for a five-year term from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2026.

FUNDING: State/Federal (57%), Amador County (9%), Calaveras County (9%), Tuolumne County (9%), El Dorado County General Fund (16%).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Foothill Multi-County Partnership provides for partial funding of the University of California Cooperative Extension program to foothill Counties, which brings researchers and educators into rural areas to help bring the results of agricultural research to the end users to address local agricultural, environmental and health issues. This partnership comprises The Regent of the University of California, The County of Amador, the County of Calaveras, the County of El Dorado and the County of Tuolumne, and is established by the interlocal agreement. Programs are determined by representatives from each of the partner organizations through the Advisory Council and include services such as 4-H Youth Development Staff, Master Gardener Staff, Natural Resources Advisors, Specialty Crops Advisor and the Forestry Advisor program.

On June 14, 2011, the Board approved a UCCE Foothill Multi-County Partnership in effect from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2016. On June 6, 2017 the Board approved a first five-year extension. On September 19, 2017 the Board approved the annual contribution amount provided to the UCCE for FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18. The Board also authorized the Chief Administrative Offi...

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