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File #: 22-1288    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/7/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 7/26/2022
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board approve, and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to sign, Subrecipient Agreement 6820 with the El Dorado County Water Agency, providing $5,445,000 in American Rescue Plan Act ("ARPA") funds for the completion of ten water infrastructure projects. FUNDING: American Rescue Plan Act, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - 6820 County ARPA Subrecipient Agreement Water Agency Final.pdf, 2. B - CRS C6820 Water Agency ARPA Subrecipient Agmt
Related files: 22-0567, 21-1680, 24-0196
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board approve, and authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to sign, Subrecipient Agreement 6820 with the El Dorado County Water Agency, providing $5,445,000 in American Rescue Plan Act ("ARPA") funds for the completion of ten water infrastructure projects.

FUNDING: American Rescue Plan Act, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which allocated $1.9 trillion to assist in the recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. El Dorado County has received a direct allocation of $37.46 million. On November 9, 2021 (21-1680), the Board allocated $6,020,000 in ARPA funds for water infrastructure projects identified as "Tier 1" projects by the El Dorado County Water Agency:

Fairgrounds Water Quality and Drainage Improvements $400,000
Rubicon Tank 1 Water Feed Line Replacement 75,000
Lower Meeks Bay Pressure Reducing Station 200,000
Sly Park Intertie Improvement 750,000
Outingdale Dam Rehabilitation 440,000
South Upper Truckee Erosion Control Project* 575,000
Grizzly Flats Pump Station Reliability Improvements 2,530,000
Grizzly Flats Reservoir Lining Rehabilitation 300,000
Rubicon Wells 2 and 3 Backup Power Project 200,000
West Lake Tahoe Regional Water Treatment Plant 500,000
Georgetown Divide Water System Assessment 50,000
TOTAL $6,020,000

*The South Upper Truckee Erosion Control Project will be completed by the County's Transportation Department. The remaining projects, totaling $5,445,000 will be administered by the Water Agency, who will further sub-award funds to various implementing agencies.

The Board previously authorized the use of a subrecipient agreement template for use with ARPA funding (Legistar 22-0567, 4/5/22)...

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