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File #: 19-1495    Version: 1 Name: Vote Center Facility Use Agreement
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/25/2019 In control: County Clerk/Registrar of Voters
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Authorize the Director of Internal Services/Chief Information Officer or his designee to execute Vote Center Facility Use Agreements as Vote Centers are identified by the Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters and agree to the terms and conditions of the Vote Center Facility Use Agreement, without returning to the Board of Supervisors, subject to the review and approval of County Counsel, Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters and the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Exhibit A - Vote Center Facility Use Agreement
DATE: November 5, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Brandi L. Orth, County Clerk/Registrar of Voters
Robert W. Bash, Director, Internal Services/Chief Information Officer

SUBJECT: Vote Center Facility Use Agreement

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Authorize the Director of Internal Services/Chief Information Officer or his designee to execute Vote Center Facility Use Agreements as Vote Centers are identified by the Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters and agree to the terms and conditions of the Vote Center Facility Use Agreement, without returning to the Board of Supervisors, subject to the review and approval of County Counsel, Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters and the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will allow the Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters (County Clerk/ROV) to utilize space to be utilized during elections. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If this authorization and Vote Center Facility Use Agreement is not authorized and approved the County Clerk/ROV will be required to return to your Board with an estimated 50 Vote Center Facility Use Agreements as Vote Centers are identified. That action would delay chosen Vote Center Facilities from executing the Vote Center Facility Use Agreements in a timely manner.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. Usage of Vote Center Facilities may be reimbursed at the same rate as previous polling place rentals, i.e. $35.00/day or reasonable janitorial fees. Sufficient appropriations and estimated revenues to cover reimbursement costs have been included in the County Clerk - Elections Org 2850 FY 2019-20 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION:

On March 12, 2019, the Board approved the implementation of the California Voters Choice Act ("VCA") beginning with the March 2020 State-wide Presidential Primary election. In moving to the Vote Center model under the VCA, the County Cl...

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