Background: On November 2, 2021, the BOCC approved the City of Klamath Falls Construction Improvement Agreement (CIA) between Klamath County (Juvenile Department) and the City of Klamath Falls. The BOCC approved permission for the Juvenile Director to sign the CIA. The CIA gives assurances that the County, through their bonded contractor, will meet the engineering requirements of the KCR Construction grading project on the grounds of the Klamath County Juvenile Department.
Fiscal Impact: Funds for the KCR Construction grading project are reimbursed to Klamath County from Oregon Lottery bond funds administered by the State of Oregon. There is no fiscal impact.
Recommended Motion: The Board of Commissioners of Klamath County, Oregon approve the City of Klamath Falls Construction Improvement Agreement (CIA) between Klamath County by and through the Juvenile Department and the City of Klamath Falls. The Juvenile Director is authorized to sign the agreement. The Board of Commissioners approved the CIA and approved the Juvenile Director to sign the CIA at the BOCC Administrative meeting on November 2, 2021. Funds for the KCR grading project are reimbursed to Klamath County from Oregon Lottery bond funds administered by the State of Oregon. There is no fiscal impact. The Juvenile Director has permission to sign the CIA.
Background: The Economic Development Advisory Committee met on October 8, 2021 to review and recommend grant applications to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) for funding. The BOCC reviewed the recommendations and approved funding to grant recipients at the October 12th Work Session as detailed below:
Viowiess Co. $21,164
Klamath Youth Baseball & Softball $28,836
All grant submission requirements have been satisfied and the contracts are complete and signed by grantees.
Fiscal Impact: Expenditure of $50,000.00 from the Economic Development Grant Fund.
Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the Klamath County Economic Development Grant agreements. Fiscal impact of $50,000.00 expenditure from the Economic Development Grant Fund.
Background: In May of 2021, Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) received board approval to enter into agreement 156-21 with Department of Environmental Quality for the Targeted Airshed Grant Program. Upon beginning the work with South Central Economic Development District, it was determined that $5000 per changeout is insufficient to cover all costs of the changeout. Rather than passing costs onto the participant, DEQ approved the increase of an additional $1000 for each project, subsequently decreasing the total amount of changeouts performed. The project agreement remains effective through November 30, 2025.
Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.
Recommended Motion: Move to approve amendment 1 to Agreement 156-21 between the State of Oregon acting by and through its Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Klamath County. No fiscal impact. Authorize department head to sign.
Background: In July 2021 Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) entered into an intergovernmental agreement with SCOEDD to conduct 144 woodstove changeouts and 125 weatherization projects for the Targeted Airshed Grant. After beginning the project, SCOEDD notified KCPH that costs have risen for these projects and $5000 was not sufficient for each woodstove changeout. They requested the maximum allocation to be $6000, which was approved by Department of Environmental Quality. With the increased maximum dollar amount the total number of changeouts will be decreased to a minimum of 120. All other elements of the agreement remain the same.
Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.
Recommended Motion: Move to approve Amendment 1 to the Intergovernmental Agreement between South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) and Klamath County Public Health. No fiscal impact. Authorize department head to sign.
Background: This project provides additional funding for Klamath County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Management Division to develop, organize, and complete exercises and training. These programs will be working with Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, and other community stakeholders on various exercises and trainings that will improve our ability to respond to and recover from various emergencies and disasters.
Fiscal Impact: This multi-year grant provides funding in the amount of $43,928.00 into General Fund Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management with zero dollars in match required.
Recommended Motion: To approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign a grant agreement with the State of Oregon, Oregon Military Department, Office of Emergency Management. Fiscal impact is $43,928.00 in grant revenue into General Fund Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management.