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File #: 2487   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 Department: San Bernardino County Fire Protection District
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Subject: Resolution Regarding Initiative to Repeal FP-5 Special Tax on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot
Attachments: 1. RES-SBCPFD-062320-Resolution to Submit Initiative Petition to Repeal FP-5 Final, 2. Item #110 Executed BAI, 3. 2020-132 Executed Resolution
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 23, 2020

FROM
DAN MUNSEY, Fire Chief/Fire Warden, San Bernardino County Fire Protection District
GARY McBRIDE, Chief Executive Officer, San Bernardino County Fire Protection District

SUBJECT
Title
Resolution Regarding Initiative to Repeal FP-5 Special Tax on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Acting as the governing body of the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District, adopt resolution providing direction to the Registrar of Voters to place "Initiative to Repeal the Special Tax Associated with Fire Protection Service Zone Five" on the November 3, 2020 General Election ballot.
(Presenter: Dan Munsey, Fire Chief/Fire Warden, 387-5779)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). Pursuant to County Code section 16.0224(a) of the County Fee Ordinance, the Registrar of Voters (ROV) will bill the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District (SBCFPD) for all costs plus overhead related to conducting the election for the initiative, which is estimated to cost approximately $861,000. This cost will be funded by SBCFPD through the use of available reserves. Appropriation for election costs and revenue from election fees were included in ROV's 2020-21 budget. However, SBCFPD's 2020-21 budget does not include appropriation for this item. Therefore, SBCFPD will submit an adjustment for approval from the Board of Directors in a future quarterly budget report.

This election cost estimate does not include potential additional costs related to compliance with COVID-19 health and safety guidelines and potential new State mandates, which could be eligibl...

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