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File #: 20-017    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Multi-Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/28/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER: OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Adopt resolutions: A) Authorizing an agreement with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to provide services increasing the capacity and infrastructure for grocery rescue and redistribution as part of the Edible Recovery Program as required under CA SB 1383, for the term of January 28, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $624,988; and B) Authorizing an agreement with Pacifica Resource Center to provide services increasing the capacity and infrastructure for grocery rescue and redistribution in their service area as part of the Edible Food Recovery Program as required under CA SB 1383, for the term of January 28, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $219,163; and C) Authorizing an agreement with Nuestra Casa East Palo Alto to provide services increasing the capacity and infrastructure for grocery rescue and redistribution in their service area as part of the Edible Food Recovery Program as required under CA SB 1383, for the term of January 28, 2020 th...
Attachments: 1. 20200211_r_Second Harvest.pdf, 2. 20200211_r_Pacifica Resource Center.pdf, 3. 20200211_r_Nuestra Casa.pdf, 4. 20200211_r_Fresh Approach.pdf, 5. 20200211_a_Second Harvest.docx, 6. 20200211_a_Pacifica Resource Center.docx, 7. 20200211_a_Nuestra Casa.docx, 8. 20200211_a_Fresh Approach.docx
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Jim Eggemeyer, Director, Office of Sustainability
Subject: Edible Food Recovery Program Update and Contracts

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt resolutions:

A) Authorizing an agreement with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to provide services increasing the capacity and infrastructure for grocery rescue and redistribution as part of the Edible Recovery Program as required under CA SB 1383, for the term of January 28, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $624,988; and

B) Authorizing an agreement with Pacifica Resource Center to provide services increasing the capacity and infrastructure for grocery rescue and redistribution in their service area as part of the Edible Food Recovery Program as required under CA SB 1383, for the term of January 28, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $219,163; and

C) Authorizing an agreement with Nuestra Casa East Palo Alto to provide services increasing the capacity and infrastructure for grocery rescue and redistribution in their service area as part of the Edible Food Recovery Program as required under CA SB 1383, for the term of January 28, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $492,240; and

D) Authorizing an agreement with Fresh Approach to provide public education and outreach about food waste prevention and food preservation, for the term of January 28, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $312,630.

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BACKGROUND:
According to Get Healthy San Mateo County, 30 to 40 percent of San Mateo County residents are food insecure. People experiencing food insecurity have a limited or uncertain ability to acquire nutritionally adequate foods. At the same time, there is a significant amount of food wasted in the county. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, 20 percent of the municipal waste stream in this country is food. Not only...

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