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File #: 2020-1039    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: STEERING COMMITTEE
On agenda: 4/22/2020 Final action: 4/22/2020
Title: 2020-23 SPONSORSHIP OF THE CENTER FOR DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
Sponsors: Kathy Millea
Attachments: 1. Agenda Report, 2. CDR MOU 2020-23
Related files: 2020-887
FROM: James D. Herberg, General Manager
Originator: Kathy Millea, Director of Engineering

SUBJECT:

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2020-23 SPONSORSHIP OF THE CENTER FOR DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
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GENERAL MANAGER'S RECOMMENDATION

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RECOMMENDATION:

Approve a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with California State University Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation for operation of the Center for Demographic Research for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, for a total amount not to exceed $331,504.
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BACKGROUND

The Center for Demographic Research (CDR), located at California State University Fullerton, develops demographic and related information for Orange County. Since 1996, CDR has been supported by sponsoring agencies, including the Orange County Sanitation District (Sanitation District). The Sanitation District uses CDR information to develop wastewater flow projections and to assess capacity needs for sewer conveyance and treatment facilities, and to project revenues from connection fees.

RELEVANT STANDARDS

* Maintain and adhere to appropriate internal planning documents
* Sustain 1, 5, 20-year planning horizons
* Maintain collaborative and cooperative relationships with regulators, stakeholders, and neighboring communities.

PROBLEM

The Sanitation District sponsorship of the CDR for 2017-2020 will be ending on June 30, 2020. Without our sponsorship of the CDR, the program will be impacted and will affect the products that can be produced. The products produced by CDR are used for various master planning efforts at the Sanitation District.




PROPOSED SOLUTION

Continue Sanitation District sponsorship of the CDR by approving the 2020-2023 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

TIMING CONCERNS

Execution of the CDR MOU by the Sanitation District's General Manager required to be returned to CDR by June 30, 2020.

RAMIFICATIONS OF NOT TAKING ACTION

The Sanitation District will no longer be a sponsor of the CDR and not entitled to CDR...

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