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Community Enhancement Funds, Allocated

 

Last updated 7/13/2016 at 12:44pm



Non-profit organizations gathered together Monday, June 13, for the public hearings on the county’s proposed $5.35 billion budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Representatives of the organizations stood before the Board of Supervisors to give a two-minute speech seeking funding for causes they say stimulates tourism, creates jobs, and to hold civic and cultural events that lead to a better quality of life.

The Community Enhancement Program (CEP) is funded by a set percent of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenues. Programs that have received allocations from TOT revenues are as follows:

Borrego Springs;

Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association – $10,000,

Anza-Borrego Foundation – $10,000,

Basic Assistance to Sudents in the Community – $7,000,

Borrego Springs Chamber – $90.000,

Borrego Springs Community Concert Association – $5,000,

Christmas Circle Community Park – $34,250.

Warner Springs;

Warner Springs Community Resource Board – $8,0000.

Julian;

4th of July Parade, Inc. – $6,000,

Julian Arts Guild – $5,000,

Julian Chamber of Commerce – $115,000,

Julian Historical Society – $25,000,

Julian Merchants Association – $30,000

Julian Pioneer Museum Charitable Trust – $15,000.

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