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File #: 11-0381    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/12/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/20/2012 Final action: 3/20/2012
Title: Supervisor Briggs recommending the Board approve the re-appointment of Supervisor Briggs and Supervisor Sweeney as the County Board of Supervisors representatives to the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee. (Refer 4/2/11, Item 22)
Attachments: 1. State Controller Ltr - IGLCBC.pdf, 2. GC 12710.pdf, 3. GC 12012.85.pdf, 4. D - 11-0381 - City of Placerville Letter, 5. Memo from Raymond J. Nutting, 6. 11-0381 A - March 20 2012 Agenda.pdf
Related files: 20-1265
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Supervisor Briggs recommending the Board approve the re-appointment of Supervisor Briggs and Supervisor Sweeney as the County Board of Supervisors representatives to the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee. (Refer 4/2/11, Item 22)
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Within State gaming compacts with various Tribes, the State collects a percentage from gaming operations for the specific purpose of mitigating most any impact created by Indian Casinos. Each jurisdiction affected by Indian Gaming is credited money annually that is additional from any other MOU.

On April 12, 2011, (File #11-0381) the Board of Supervisors approved the both the establishment of and the Board's participation in an Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee. The Board then approved the appointment of Supervisors Briggs and Sweeney to this Committee.

The County of El Dorado has been appropriated $51,593.68 from the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Funds to be distributed by the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee pursuant to the application policies and procedures defined within State Government Code Section 12715 (g).

The City of Placerville has appointed City Councilwoman Wendy Mattson, and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians has appointed Kim Stock and Sam Daniels, respectively, as their representatives to the Committee.

The applicable state code sections are as follows:

Government Code Section 12715 (b)(1) provides direction for the establishment of Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committees ("The Committee") to select proposals to receive grant funds from the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund. The Government Code establishes application policies and procedures for the grant selection process; specified priorities and requirements for funding eligibility; and the composition of The Committee.

Government Code Section 12012.85 created in the State Treasury the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund for the receipt and deposit of moneys received by t...

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