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File #: 21-0162    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/15/2021 In control: Sheriff-Coroner
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of Retroactive Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement with the USDA, Forest Services Mendocino National Forest, in the Amount of $65,000 to Provide Law Enforcement Services on National Forest System Lands, for the Period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025
Attachments: 1. Agreement 21-024
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TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Sheriff-Coroner
MEETING DATE: February 9, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Matthew Kendall
PHONE:
463-4085
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
My Lan Do Nguyen
PHONE:
463-4408


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
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Approval of Retroactive Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement with the USDA, Forest Services Mendocino National Forest, in the Amount of $65,000 to Provide Law Enforcement Services on National Forest System Lands, for the Period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve Retroactive Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement with the USDA, Forest Services Mendocino National Forest (U.S. Forest Service), in the amount of $65,000 to provide law enforcement services on National Forest System Lands (NFS lands), for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025; authorize the Sheriff to sign any future amendments that do not affect the contract total; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
None.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) and U.S. Forest Service-collectively referred to as "the parties"-recognize that the public use of NFS lands is usually located in areas that are remote or sparsely populated. The parties also recognize that the enforcement of State and local law is related to the administration and regulation of NFS lands and MCSO has a limited amount of financing to meet its responsibility of enforcing these laws. The purpose of the Cooperative Law Enforcement Agreement is to document a cooperative effort between the parties to enhance State and local law enforcement in connection with activities on NFS lands. The U.S. Forest Service provides reimbursement to MCSO for law enforcement services it provides on NFS lands. The U.S. Forest Service allocates an annual amount of $13,000 to MCSO for patrol and controlled substance services.

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