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File #: 23-1539    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/7/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/29/2023 Final action: 8/29/2023
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair and the Sheriff to sign Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement 23-LE-11051360-058 and Exhibits A & B (Operating and Financial Plan) to the Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement between the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Department of Agriculture, US Forest Service Eldorado National Forest, and the US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in the total amount of $37,000 to provide funding for the Sheriff’s patrol services on national forest system roads within the El Dorado County National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, as well as funding for Sheriff’s Office expenditures associated with the detection of locations and activities related to the illegal production and trafficking of controlled substances effective upon execution for a five-year term that ends on August 5, 2028; and 2) Authorize the Sheriff and the Undersheriff to execute on behalf of El Dorado County ext...
Attachments: 1. A - USFS Agreement, 2. B - Sheriff USFS Agreement Blue0001.pdf, 3. Executed USFS Agreement
Related files: 17-1191, 18-0632, 19-1265, 20-0460, 21-1027, 22-0882
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Sheriff’s Office recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair and the Sheriff to sign Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement 23-LE-11051360-058 and Exhibits A & B (Operating and Financial Plan) to the Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement between the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Department of Agriculture, US Forest Service Eldorado National Forest, and the US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in the total amount of $37,000 to provide funding for the Sheriff’s patrol services on national forest system roads within the El Dorado County National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, as well as funding for Sheriff’s Office expenditures associated with the detection of locations and activities related to the illegal production and trafficking of controlled substances effective upon execution for a five-year term that ends on August 5, 2028; and
2) Authorize the Sheriff and the Undersheriff to execute on behalf of El Dorado County extensions and amendments to the Agreement and Operating and Financial Plans with the US Forest Service for the services, subject to approval by County Counsel.

FUNDING: United States Forest Service Funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement between the El Dorado County Sheriff and the United States Forest Service (USFS) outlines the general parameters of the working relationship between the two agencies for the enforcement of state and local laws in connection with activities on USFS lands and provide for reimbursement to the County for this effort.

Approval of this recommendation will allow the Sheriff’s Office to be reimbursed for services provided in accordance with Exhibits A and B upon approval by your Board through August 5, 2028. Specifically, patrol services provided during this period will be reimbursed based on Deputy and/or Sergeant time worked and mileage for patrol of USFS land up to the total amount of $12,000, $7,000 of...

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