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File #: 16-665    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/17/2017 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 2
On agenda: 10/31/2017 Final action: 10/31/2017
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-specific Measure K funds, not to exceed $30,000 to the St. James Community Foundation for the Math Scholars Program, for the term of October 31, 2017 through August 1, 2018, and authorizing the County Manager, or his designee, to prepare and execute the grant agreement.
Sponsors: Carole Groom
Attachments: 1. 20171031_r_St. James Community Foundation 2017 Resolution
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Carole Groom
Subject: Use of District-Specific Measure K Funds - Supervisorial District Two

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-specific Measure K funds, not to exceed $30,000 to the St. James Community Foundation for the Math Scholars Program, for the term of October 31, 2017 through August 1, 2018, and authorizing the County Manager, or his designee, to prepare and execute the grant agreement.
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BACKGROUND:
Measure K is the half-cent general sales tax initially approved by San Mateo County voters in November 2012 and extended in November 2016 for a total of thirty years. The Board of Supervisors ("Board") and County staff have conducted study sessions and community outreach efforts to inform priorities for Measure K spending for FY2017-19.

On May 16, 2017, the Board approved the FY 2017-19 Measure K allocation plan in which the County anticipates Measure K receipts of approximately $81.6 million annually. The plan included $7 million in one-time loans or grants during FY 2017-19, divided equally among the five supervisorial districts, for district-specific needs and projects. District Two has submitted a request to use its district-specific Measure K funds as shown below and described in the Project Summary section of this memorandum:
District/Project
Amount
District 2 (Supervisor Groom) - St. James Community Foundation for the Math Scholars Program
$30,000

This item is consistent with the criteria for district-specific Measure K funds, which were developed during the initial round of district-specific allocations and approved by the Board in April 2015.

PROJECT SUMMARY:
This is a request to authorize a grant to St. James Community Foundation (Foundation), and resulting grant agreement in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to support the operating costs associated with the...

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