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File #: 3262   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/12/2020 Department: San Bernardino County Flood Control District
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service for Financial Assistance to Address Flooding Risk from the El Dorado Fire
Attachments: 1. ATT-FCD 11-17-20 Agr with NRCS for Financial Assistance to Address Flooding Risk from the El Dorado Fire - Sample Agreement, 2. COV-FCD 11-17-20 Agr with NRCS for Financial Assistance to Address Flooding Risk from the El Dorado Fire
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
BRENDON BIGGS, Chief Flood Control Engineer, Flood Control District

SUBJECT
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Agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service for Financial Assistance to Address Flooding Risk from the El Dorado Fire
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Acting as the governing body of the San Bernardino County Flood Control District:
1. Approve the form funding agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), under which NRCS will contribute up to 75% (approximately $375,000) of the cost of installing emergency watershed protection measures to mitigate flood risks and damages created by the El Dorado wildfire in the Yucaipa, Oak Glen, Forest Falls, and Angelus Oaks areas.
2. Authorize the Chief Executive Officer or his designee (subject to review and approval by County Counsel) to execute the funding agreement with NRCS.
3. Direct the Chief Executive Officer or his designee to transmit the funding agreement with NRCS to the Clerk of the Board within 30 days of execution.
(Presenter: Brendon Biggs, Chief Flood Control Engineer, 387-7906)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The San Bernardino County Flood Control District (District) is funded by property tax revenue, fee revenue, and local, state, and federal funding. The estimated construction cost for the flood mitigation work required to address the impacts of the El Dorado Fire is $500,000. NRCS will reimburse the District up to $375,000 (75%) of such costs. The District wil...

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