ADOPT Resolution No. 2020/316 approving and authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner or designee, to apply for and accept the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways Financial Aid Program Agreement in an initial amount of $738,249 for marine patrol and boating regulation enforcement for the period July 1, 2021 through the end of available funding.
Initial Revenue of $738,249, 100% State funds. The Office of the Sheriff receives annual funding from the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways that is incorporated in the baseline budget. No County match.
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) provides funding to maintain the service level of the Office of the Sheriff's Marine Patrol Unit on the Delta Waterways. Marine patrol operations cost roughly $2.4 million per year of which DBW has awarded $638,249 for each of the past seven years. Beginning July 1, 2016, DBW funded an additional $100,000 for a total initial amount of $738,249. DBW funding provides the ability for more vigilant enforcement of boating regulations.