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File #: 19-235    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2019 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 5
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $50,000, to the San Mateo Community College Foundation which will provide financial, academic, and social support for student participants, and authorizing the County Manager, or his designee, to execute the grant agreement.
Sponsors: David J. Canepa
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_Skyline College Promise Scholars, 2. 20190326_a_Skyline College Promise Scholars
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Use of District-Discretionary Measure K Funds - Supervisorial District Five

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $50,000, to the San Mateo Community College Foundation which will provide financial, academic, and social support for student participants, and authorizing the County Manager, or his designee, to 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 FY 2017-19.

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 each year during FY 2017-19, divided equally among the five supervisorial districts, for district-specific needs and projects. District Five has submitted a request to use its district-discretionary Measure K funds as shown below and described in the Project Summary section of this memorandum:
District/Project
Amount
District Five (Supervisor David J. Canepa) - Skyline College Promise Scholars Program
$50,000


This item is consistent with the criteria for district-discretionary Measure K funds approved by the Board in December 2018, with the following exception: the proposed grant, if approved, would be the second grant of district-discretionary funding to the same organization within the current FY 2017-19 budget cycle. The Board may approve this exception to the criteria by adopting the resolution....

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