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File #: 21-1196    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/15/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/10/2021 Final action: 8/10/2021
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer adjusting the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 to pay the final Clean Tahoe Program invoice for FY 2020-21. FUNDING: Non-General Fund / County Service Area No. 10, Zone C Parcel Assessment Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer, 2. Executed Budget Transfer TR2021182
Related files: 18-0731, 21-0668
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer adjusting the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 to pay the final Clean Tahoe Program invoice for FY 2020-21.

FUNDING: Non-General Fund / County Service Area No. 10, Zone C Parcel Assessment Fees.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Clean Tahoe Program (Clean Tahoe) began in 1988, and by 1989, began receiving parcel fees assessed on the County tax rolls in the South Lake Tahoe Basin in exchange for litter pick-up services. Currently, Clean Tahoe receives approximately $29,000 of the total CSA 10, Zone C parcel fees collected. In addition to parcel fees, and as authorized by Board Resolution No. 218-99, Clean Tahoe is also funded by a surcharge of fifteen cents ($0.15) per month on each refuse account serviced by South Tahoe Refuse, Inc. in the unincorporated area of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Under a separate agreement, the City of South Lake Tahoe also funds and receives litter services from this program. In May, 1992, the City of South Lake Tahoe and the County entered into a Joint Powers Agreement and a City/County Joint Board of Commissioners was appointed to oversee the program. In 1995, Clean Tahoe became a non-profit corporation overseen by a Board of Directors. On June 29, 1999, a formal written agreement documenting the expectations for Clean Tahoe in exchange for revenue provided by the County was executed. Under the agreement with Clean Tahoe, dated June 29, 1999, the County paid $21.00 per hour for 23 hours of service per week.

On August 10, 2011, Environmental Management received an email from Clean Tahoe requesting to negotiate the agreement between the County and Clean Tahoe. At that time, the hourly cost of operations had risen to $38.25 per hour, resulting in a loss of $17.25 per hour for each hour worked in the County. Environmental Management met with Clean Tahoe to discuss this request and reviewed Clean Tahoe’s ...

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