Funding

Funding for the Amador RCD includes:

  • Basic Funding: $2000 annual allotment from County of Amador plus provision of office space.
  • Additional Funding: Administrative fees received for administration of grants.
  • SAWQA membership fees: these fees are used to continue the SAWQA program and provide members with coverage and assistance in meeting requirements of the Sacramento Valley Waste Discharge Order under the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program.
  • Workshop Fees

Current grants include: 

  • Low Income Hazard Tree Abatement, $200,000 (Current)
  • Buckhorn Ridge Hazard Tree Abatement $200,000 (Current)

Some past grants include:

  • Forest Stewardship, $15,000 (1999)
  • Prop 204 Watershed Protection, $350K (2002)
  • Meath Road
  • CAG for Fuel Reduction
  • NRCS Cooperative agreement, $25,000 (2016)  for Irrigation Water Management demonstration in Jackson Valley.

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Amador County Resource Conservation District