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File #: 21-1430    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/25/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign the retroactive Emergency Land Use Agreement 1291S82K4095, FENIX 5967, with the United States Forest Service accepting funds with a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000 for the use of one acre of land at the Maintenance Yard located at 2441 Headington during the Caldor Fire; and 2) Delegate signature authority to the Director of Department of Transportation to sign any additional Land Use Agreements or Facility Use Agreements for 2441 Headington Road with the United States Forest Service or CalFire during the Caldor Fire with a not-to-exceed amount of $65,000. FUNDING: Incoming Revenue, United States Forest Service.
Attachments: 1. A - Land Use Agreement, 2. B - Approved Blue Route, 3. Executed Land Use Agreement
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign the retroactive Emergency Land Use Agreement 1291S82K4095, FENIX 5967, with the United States Forest Service accepting funds with a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000 for the use of one acre of land at the Maintenance Yard located at 2441 Headington during the Caldor Fire; and
2) Delegate signature authority to the Director of Department of Transportation to sign any additional Land Use Agreements or Facility Use Agreements for 2441 Headington Road with the United States Forest Service or CalFire during the Caldor Fire with a not-to-exceed amount of $65,000.

FUNDING: Incoming Revenue, United States Forest Service.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Department of Transportation, Maintenance and Operations (Transportation) was contacted by CalFire on August 18, 2021, regarding the potential use of one acre of land at 2441 Headington Road, Placerville, CA 95667. On August 18, 2021, the Maintenance staff met with CalFire at the Fairgrounds and provided all the necessary information for the agreement. Likewise, Maintenance staff completed a walkthrough with CalFire personnel and took photos documenting the Maintenance Yard condition. Ultimately, it was determined to move forward, allowing CalFire and other fire personnel to use the location for ground support services. The evening of August 18, 2021, fire personnel began moving in equipment and using the Maintenance yard for ground support.

On Monday, August 23, 2021, CalFire finance staff visited the Maintenance Yard and completed additional paperwork since it had been determined the agreement would be with the United States Forest Service due to unified command. The United States Forest Service has authorized $200 per day for the use of the land. There is also the potential of an additional Land Use Agreement or Facility Use Agreement allowing fire equipment to use the wash rack located at 2441 Headington Road during the demob...

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