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File #: 22-0821    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/28/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Approve the updated Veterans Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) allocation dated February 10, 2022; 2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, contingent upon approval of County Counsel and Risk Management, to execute an agreement with the El Dorado Community Foundation to distribute the remaining Fiscal Year 2021-22 Transient Occupancy Tax funds for mini-grants in the amount of $76,000, as recommended by the Veterans Affairs Commission on February 10, 2022; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to the Agreement, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments that do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement. FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax.
Attachments: 1. A - Veterans Commission Meeting Minutes 02-10-2022 05/24/22
Related files: 13-0280, 18-1341, 19-0742, 19-1460, 20-0121, 21-0523, 22-0200
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Approve the updated Veterans Affairs Commission recommendation for utilization of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) allocation dated February 10, 2022;
2) Approve and authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, contingent upon approval of County Counsel and Risk Management, to execute an agreement with the El Dorado Community Foundation to distribute the remaining Fiscal Year 2021-22 Transient Occupancy Tax funds for mini-grants in the amount of $76,000, as recommended by the Veterans Affairs Commission on February 10, 2022; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to the Agreement, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments that do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the agreement.

FUNDING: Transient Occupancy Tax.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 19, 2013 (Legistar item 13-0280), the Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation to establish an annual allocation of Transient Occupancy Tax funds, beginning with the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-14 Budget, for the purpose of funding projects, programs, and services that directly benefit the support and recognition of Veterans in the County of El Dorado. On an annual basis, the Board has approved the Veterans Affairs Commission recommendations for utilization of funding during each subsequent fiscal year. Prior to July 1, 2018, Veteran Affairs (VA) had been administratively supported by the Chief Administrative Office, and funds were distributed according to the Veterans Affairs Commission directly from the General Fund. Effective July 1, 2018, VA transitioned to the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and is included in the department budget in a VA Special Revenue Fund. The annual allocation amount for the support and recognition of Veterans was set at a fixed ...

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