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File #: 09-1436    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/17/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/8/2009 Final action: 12/10/2009
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board authorize the Chairman to sign a Grant Deed with the State of California to complete the transfer of the Cameron Park Courthouse (APN: 083-020-39-100) to the State; receive and file update regarding Main Street Courthouse; and receive and file update from the Administrative Office of the Courts regarding potential new Placerville Courthouse.
Attachments: 1. A - Grant Deed, 2. B - Transfer Agreement-Item 08-1441, 3. C - NOC Global Modular-Item 09-0928, 4. D - Letter from Judicial Council
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board authorize the Chairman to sign a Grant Deed with the State of California to complete the transfer of the Cameron Park Courthouse (APN: 083-020-39-100) to the State; receive and file update regarding Main Street Courthouse; and receive and file update from the Administrative Office of the Courts regarding potential new Placerville Courthouse.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No cost is associated with these items.

Background:
Cameron Park Courthouse - Senate Bill 1732 - Trial Court Facilities Legislation and subsequent Assembly Bill 1491 require all counties to transfer their court facilities to the State. On November 18, 2008 (Agenda Item 53, File 08-1441) the Board signed a Transfer of Responsibility Agreement for the Cameron Park Courthouse as required by the above noted legislation. The Cameron Park Courthouse transfer of Title could not be completed at that time because the Cameron Park Alternative Dispute Resolution building project was not yet completed.

Main Street Courthouse - The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) requested and performed a Limited Phase II Environmental Investigation at the Main Street Courthouse. The survey indicated that there may be underground issues associated with an old underground storage tank. The letter from the AOC indicates that considering the age of the facility, existing environmental conditions at the site and the AOC's long term plan for building a new courthouse in Placerville, they do not want to proceed with transferring title to the building to the State.

New Placerville Courthouse - Information has been received by the County indicating that the plans for a new courthouse in Placerville are still moving forward. The estimated timeframe for funding authorization from the State is late 2009; however, it is noted that the estimated authorization date is revenue dependent and subject to change.

Reason for Recommendation:
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