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File #: 11-0643    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 6/3/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/21/2011 Final action: 6/21/2011
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of said Department to execute Agreement 11-003-250 with the State of California Water Resources Control Board, in the amount of $96,337 for the term July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 to provide services for the Local Oversight Program. FUNDING: California State Water Resources Control Board. Resolution 091-2011
Attachments: 1. A - BOS_resolution_LOP 1112, 2. B - El Dorado County, 11-003-250, 3. C - Blue Route - signed, 4. D - Fully executed Resolution 091-2011
Title
Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of said Department to execute Agreement 11-003-250 with the State of California Water Resources Control Board, in the amount of $96,337 for the term July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 to provide services for the Local Oversight Program.
FUNDING: California State Water Resources Control Board.
Resolution 091-2011
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $

Funding
Budgeted $ 96,337
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $ 96,337
Change To Net County Cost $0.00

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: Revenue is generated from the California State Water Resources Control Board; there is no change to Net County Cost. Revenue will be appropriated in the Fiscal Year 2011/2012 Recommended Budget.

Background: In the State of California, petroleum underground storage tank (UST) release abatement activities and regulatory oversight are funded by a $.02/gallon tax on motor vehicle fuels. In 36 California Counties, regulatory oversight is provided by the California Regional Water Quality Control Boards (CRWQCB). In 22 Counties, regulatory oversight is provided by local government agencies.

Programs administered by local agencies are known as Local Oversight Programs (LOP). Under annual, renewable contracts between the State and LOP agencies, fuel tax revenues are transferred to the local agencies for program implementation. The LOP staff work directly with property owners, business operators and third parties to remediate the effects of petroleum releases.

There are 44 sites in El Dorado County that are currently implementing groundwater remediation activities - the County LOP provides oversight for 23 of them. The Central Valley Region Water Quality Control Board provides oversight of 8 severely contaminated UST sites, and The Lahontan Region Water Quality Control Boar...

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