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File #: 22-0418    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/28/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 6449 with Clean Tahoe to provide litter abatement services in the Lake Tahoe Basin, with a not-to-exceed amount of $35,455 and retroactive to a term beginning December 31, 2021 and ending June 30, 2023. FUNDING: County Service Area No. 10, Zone C Parcel Fees. (No Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A. Approved Blue Route, 2. B. 6449 Agmt.4.4.22, 3. C. Amendment 1 to 3038, 4. D. 3038 Funding Agreement - FE, 5. E. Clean Tahoe memo for JPA - proposed surcharge increase - June 2020, 6. F. BOS Memo Clean Tahoe March 18, 2022, 7. Executed Agreement 6449
Related files: 12-0660, 21-0668, 18-0731
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 6449 with Clean Tahoe to provide litter abatement services in the Lake Tahoe Basin, with a not-to-exceed amount of $35,455 and retroactive to a term beginning December 31, 2021 and ending June 30, 2023.

FUNDING: County Service Area No. 10, Zone C Parcel Fees. (No Federal Funds)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Clean Tahoe began in 1988, and by 1989, began receiving parcel fees assessed on the County tax rolls in the South Lake Tahoe Basin in exchange for litter pick-up services. Currently, Clean Tahoe receives annually approximately $29,000 of the total CSA 10, Zone C parcel fees collected. In addition to parcel fees, and as authorized by Board Resolution No. 218-99, Clean Tahoe is also funded by a surcharge of fifteen cents ($0.15) per month on each refuse account serviced by South Tahoe Refuse, Inc. in the unincorporated area of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Under a separate agreement, the City of South Lake Tahoe also funds and receives litter services from this program. In May 1992, the City of South Lake Tahoe and the County entered into a Joint Powers Agreement, and a City/County Joint Board of Commissioners was appointed to oversee the program. In 1995, Clean Tahoe became a non-profit corporation overseen by a Board of Directors. On June 29, 1999, a formal written agreement documenting the expectations for Clean Tahoe in exchange for revenue provided by the County was executed. Under this Funding Agreement with Clean Tahoe, dated June 29, 1999, the County paid $21.00 per hour for 23 hours of service per week year-round.

Over the course of the following decade since the 1999 agreement, the costs to run the Clean Tahoe program increased. As a result, on June 19, 2012 (Legistar 12-0660, Item 3), the Board approved Agreement #245-F1311 with a three-year term, commencing July 1, 2012, that allowed for the increased hourly rate of $36.06 and reduc...

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