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File #: 19-230    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/7/2019 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 1
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 Sojourn Project - Bay Area for the provision of mobile classroom presentations and immersion journeys for San Mateo County middle and high school students and teachers during the 2019-2020 school year, and authorizing the County Manager to execute the agreement.
Sponsors: Dave Pine
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_Soujourn.pdf, 2. 20190326_a_Soujourn.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Supervisor Dave Pine, District One
Subject: Use of District-Discretionary Measure K Funds - Supervisorial District 1


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 Sojourn Project - Bay Area for the provision of mobile classroom presentations and immersion journeys for San Mateo County middle and high school students and teachers during the 2019-2020 school year, and authorizing the County Manager to execute the 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 1 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 1 (Supervisor Dave Pine) - Sojourn Project - Bay Area: to support the provision of mobile classroom presentations and assist in providing scholarships for students in need


$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: Sojourn Project has requested half the grant amount as an up-front payment, with the remaini...

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