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File #: 16-666    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2017 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 10/31/2017 Final action: 10/31/2017
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) transferring Measure K revenue and expenditure appropriations in the amount of $75,000 to the Parks Department to engage a planning consultant to complete a feasibility study for the Ohlone/Portola Heritage Trail, to assess the opportunities and constraints for the designation of the Ohlone/Portola Heritage Trail as a National Historic Trail, and promoting completion of the California Coastal Trail through San Mateo County.
Sponsors: Carole Groom
Attachments: 1. 20171031_atr_Parks Ohlone Portola Heritage District 2
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 2

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) transferring Measure K revenue and expenditure appropriations in the amount of $75,000 to the Parks Department to engage a planning consultant to complete a feasibility study for the Ohlone/Portola Heritage Trail, to assess the opportunities and constraints for the designation of the Ohlone/Portola Heritage Trail as a National Historic Trail, and promoting completion of the California Coastal Trail through San Mateo County.
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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 2 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 Carole Groom) - Transfer district-specific Measure K funding to the Parks Department to complete a feasibility study for the Ohlone/Portola Heritage Trail
$75,000

PROJECT SUMMARY:
The Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) in the amount of $75,000 for the Ohlone/Portola Heritage Trail Project will provide funding for the Parks Departm...

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