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File #: 19-117    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2019 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: Supplemental Budget for McKay Community Forest FY 2018-19 (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. McKay Supplemental Request 1-17-19

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Supplemental Budget for McKay Community Forest FY 2018-19 (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Approve the attached supplemental budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
3704 Eureka Community Plan Dedication Fee

DISCUSSION:
The McKay Community Forest was established in 2014 by your Board, with the acquisition of one thousand (1,000) acres of forestland utilizing grant funds. Since the acquisition, Public Works has focused on developing plans for public access. Public Works created an access point along Northridge Road and has been actively working implementing the design for the Northridge Access Point. This design includes twenty-six (26) standard vehicle parking spaces, four (4) equestrian parking spaces, two (2) accessible parking spaces, portable restroom, gate, storm water features and signs. In addition, a footpath connecting Walnut Drive and the Northridge Parking area will be implemented with assistance from the California Conservation Corp.

Funding for the project comes from the Parkland Dedication fees which are collected during approval of major- subdivisions within the Eureka Community Planning Area pursuant to the Quimby Act (California Government Code Section 66477) and Section 314-110.1 of the Humboldt County Code to support planning and development of park and recreation facilities. On September 3, 2013, the Board amended the list of projects eligible for Parkland Dedication funds to include the McKay Community Forest. The current balance in the Parkland Dedication fee account for the Eureka Community Planning Area is $185,990.

Construction of the Walnut left-turn pocket has been completed as well as the majority of the Northridge Access Parking. Finalization of the project is pending inspection and accessibility approval. The connecting footpath may be implemented a...

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