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File #: 21-0500    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, recommending the Board: 1) Receive and file this Oak Resources Management Plan Implementation Report; 2) Defer any potential adjustments to the in-lieu fees until the next biennial report is performed in 2022; and 3) Provide direction for staff to explore alternative methodologies for determining the amount of any potential future adjustment of In-Lieu Fees. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Oak Implementation Report, 2. B - ORMP and Appendices
Related files: 17-0937, 12-1203
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, recommending the Board:
1) Receive and file this Oak Resources Management Plan Implementation Report;
2) Defer any potential adjustments to the in-lieu fees until the next biennial report is performed in 2022; and
3) Provide direction for staff to explore alternative methodologies for determining the amount of any potential future adjustment of In-Lieu Fees.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On October 7, 2001, the Governor approved the California Oak Woodlands Conservation Act (AB 242) which requires that local governments develop an Oak Woodlands Conservation Management Plan (Plan) to qualify for funding to preserve oak woodlands through the State of California’s Oak Woodlands Conservation Fund (Fund). In addition, as of January 2005, California Public Resources Code Section 21083.4 (2004 Senate Bill 1334) requires that when a county is determining the applicability of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to a project, it must determine whether that project “may result in a conversion of oak woodlands that will have a significant effect on the environment.” If such effects (either individual impacts or cumulative) are identified, the law requires that they be mitigated.

On October 24, 2017, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors adopted a General Plan Amendment that revises the biological resources policies and related objectives and implementation measures in the Conservation and Open Space Element of the General Plan. Specifically, this amendment makes changes to the County’s OWMP, which subsequently was retitled the Oak Resources Management Plan (ORMP) under Resolution 129-2017 and 130-2017. By way of the Resolutions, the Board approved the Oak Resources Conservation Ordinance, 5061, which became effective on November 23, 2017 and the In-Lieu Mitigation fee which became effective on December 23, 2017.

The attached Oak Resources Management Plan (ORMP) Impleme...

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