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File #: 19-1187    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/4/2019 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the San Mateo County Historical Association (SMCHA) to provide funding for pre-construction work associated with the Carriage House project at the San Mateo County History Museum, in an amount not to exceed $475,000.
Attachments: 1. 20191210_r_San Mateo County Historical Associaiton - Clean_SM.pdf, 2. 20191210_a_San Mateo County Historical Association - clean.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Agreement with the San Mateo County Historical Association

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the San Mateo County Historical Association (SMCHA) to provide funding for pre-construction work associated with the Carriage House project at the San Mateo County History Museum, in an amount not to exceed $475,000.

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BACKGROUND:
For many years the SMCHA, a nonprofit corporation, has operated and maintained the San Mateo County History Museum (located in the Old County Courthouse at 2200 Broadway in Redwood City) and hosted public programs at two County-owned and maintained historical sites, the Sanchez Adobe Historic Museum in Pacifica and the Woodside Store in Woodside. The County contracts with the SMCHA for the maintenance and operation of the Museum and for the docent-led programs for
the Woodside Store and Sanchez Adobe historical sites.


To allow for the expansion of the San Mateo County Government Center campus and construction of County Office Building #3, in 2019 the County relocated the historic Lathrop House one block from its former location at 627 Hamilton Street to the parking lot behind the San Mateo County History Museum at 2200 Broadway. Going forward, SMCHA will now operate the Lathrop House in the same manner it does for Sanchez Adobe and Woodside Store sites, under an agreement approved by your Board in 2018.

In addition, the SMCHA is in the process of planning for and designing a Carriage House, which will be constructed adjacent to both the Lathrop House and the San Mateo County History Museum. The Carriage House will house the SMCHA's unique collection of historical vehicles and will also contain event space. SMCHA has begun the pre-construction work necessary to initiate and complete construction of the Carriage House.

DISCUSSION:
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