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File #: 2022-1259    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 2/9/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 3/22/2022 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Commission District Accept the offered technical advice and assistance from The Trust for Public Land and The Nature Conservancy in connection with our efforts to develop and sustain reliable, ongoing sources of funding for parks, trails and land and water conservation.

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Board of Commissioners - District 6

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): All Commission District
Accept the offered technical advice and assistance from The Trust for Public Land and The Nature Conservancy in connection with our efforts to develop and sustain reliable, ongoing sources of funding for parks, trails and land and water conservation.
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Information Contact: Commissioner Edward "Ted" Terry
Phone Number: 404-371-4909

PURPOSE:
A TPL Referendum would provide recommendations on public funding measures available and strategies to enact such measures. That would include understanding the public's priorities and attitudes concerning land preservation, water quality and natural areas-including parks, trails, and fish and wildlife habitat-and how the public would respond to different methods of presenting those issues.

This request does not in any way commit public funds to the efforts of The Trust for Public Land or The Nature Conservancy, nor does it require public disclosure of any confidential information of either organization. Information provided to the County will be public record as a matter of law.

This request will continue in effect for any advice offered or presentations submitted for the use of this body related to such matters. In addition, this opportunity will continue availability to provide technical advice and assistance in this area and on related matters in the future.

NEED/IMPACT:
This item will provide particular focus on park equity, climate resilience and health outcomes and interests of the County and its taxpayers.

FISCAL IMPACT:
Note the cost of the item(s) - if any; also note the fiscal year budget impact to include funding source.

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
Approve to acceptance of the technical assistance and authorize the Chief Executive Officer, or his designee, to execute all necessary document...

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