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File #: 21-2000    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/10/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action: 1/25/2022
Title: Treasurer-Tax Collector Department recommending the Board renew delegation of fiduciary authority to the Treasurer-Tax Collector to invest and re-invest County funds, pursuant to Section 3.38.040 of the County Code and Section 53607 of the California Government Code. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A -Govt. Code Sections 53600 - 53610 21-2000, 2. B - Portfolio Summary 2021 12 31 21-2000, 3. C - EDC Ordinance Code CHAPTER 3.38. COUNTY INVESTMENTS BOS 21-2000
Related files: 21-0004, 23-0029
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Treasurer-Tax Collector Department recommending the Board renew delegation of fiduciary authority to the Treasurer-Tax Collector to invest and re-invest County funds, pursuant to Section 3.38.040 of the County Code and Section 53607 of the California Government Code.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In the interest of good governance, the State of California allows local governments to invest idle funds. Idle funds are funds belonging to the County or paid to the County which are not scheduled to be disbursed in the immediate future. These funds are then invested and earn interest rather than losing value to inflation. Specifically, California Government Code authorizes governing bodies (Board of Supervisors) or persons of local agencies to invest or reinvest public funds pursuant to Chapter 4, Sections 53600-53610. Additionally, Chapter 3.38.030 of the El Dorado County Code delegates the fiduciary investment or reinvestment power of the Board of Supervisors over County funds deposited in the County Treasury and the application of the prudent investor standard governing those investment powers to the County Treasurer-Tax Collector. Similarly, Government Code ยง 53607 gives authority to the Board of Supervisors to delegate to the County Treasurer for one year power to invest or to reinvest funds of the County, or to sell or exchange securities so purchased. As such, the Treasurer-Tax Collector is recommending the Board of Supervisors renew the annual delegation of fiduciary authority to the Treasurer-Tax Collector pursuant to the above Government Codes and in accordance with County Code 3.38.040. This action will cover the period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.

ALTERNATIVES
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PRIOR BOARD ACTION
The Board of Supervisors approves delegation of fiduciary authority annually as required by law.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
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CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS
Approve as recommended.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
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CLERK OF THE BOARD F...

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