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File #: 21-1536    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/17/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Sheriff to execute Grant Agreement C21L0608 with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, in the amount of $86,760.00 for the purchase of Personal Watercrafts and trailers for patrolling various waterways within the County. FUNDING: FY 21/22 Division of Boating and Waterways Equipment Grant.
Attachments: 1. A - Sheriff Boating and Waterways Equip Grant Blue Route, 2. B - Sheriff Boating and Waterways FY 21 22 Equip Grant Agreement
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Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Sheriff to execute Grant Agreement C21L0608 with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, in the amount of $86,760.00 for the purchase of Personal Watercrafts and trailers for patrolling various waterways within the County.

FUNDING: FY 21/22 Division of Boating and Waterways Equipment Grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The State of California Division of Boating and Waterways provides the Sheriff’s Office with an annual grant for an intervention program on the County’s lakes and waterways. As an extension of that program, the State also offers equipment grants for items above and beyond the cost of the day to day operation of the boat patrol program.

This grant cycle the State has awarded the Sheriff’s Office funding toward the purchase of four PWCs and two towing Trailers that will allow for patrol in multiple bodies of water. Upon acceptance of this funding, the Sheriff’s Office will begin the procurement process for this equipment. The goal is for the Sheriff’s Office to acquire PWCs that can be utilized year-round in various bodies of water.

ALTERNATIVES
N/A

PRIOR BOARD ACTION
Legistar # 20-1470, 11/17/2020 Legistar # 20-0066, 1/28/2020.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
County Counsel reviewed and approved the Agreement.

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS
Approve as recommended.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
There is no impact to Net County Cost. The State Division of Boating and Waterways will reimburse El Dorado County for 100% of the costs of the equipment, up to a maximum of $86,760.00, with no County matching requirement.

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS
Please return a certified Minute Order of this item to the Sheriff’s Office.

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT
The purchase of PWCs and trailers would provide the Sheriff’s Office the capability to expand resources and strengthen public safety throughout a myriad of po...

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