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File #: 20-136    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/20/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 3/24/2020 Final action:
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing the donation of Three Million Dollars in Measure K funds to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to benefit San Mateo County families and individuals, non-profit organizations, and small businesses adversely impacted by COVID-19.
Attachments: 1. 20200324_r_San Mateo County STRONG.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager

Subject: Resolution Authorizing Donation of Three Million Dollars in Measure K Funds to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Benefit San Mateo County Families and Individuals, Non-Profit Organizations, and Small Businesses Adversely Impacted by COVID-19.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing the donation of Three Million Dollars in Measure K funds to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to benefit San Mateo County families and individuals, non-profit organizations, and small businesses adversely impacted by COVID-19.

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BACKGROUND:
The impacts of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 have been swift and far-reaching.

On March 3, 2020, the San Mateo County Health Officer (the "County Health Officer") declared a local health emergency throughout San Mateo County related to COVID-19. The same day, the San Mateo County Director of Emergency Services proclaimed a state of local emergency throughout San Mateo County related to COVID-19. A week later, on March 10, 2020, the Board of Supervisors ratified and extended the proclamation of state of emergency.

On March 14, 2020, the County Health Officer prohibited all public or private gatherings of 50 of more people and urged the cancelation of all gatherings of 10 or more people in a single confined space.

On March 16, 2020, the County Health Officer issued an order that, among other things, directs all individuals currently living within San Mateo County to shelter in their place of residence, and authorizes individuals to leave their residences only for certain "Essential Activities," Essential Governmental Functions," or to operate "Essential Businesses," all as defined in the Shelter-in Place-Order. On March 19, 2020, the Governor issued as statewide shelter-in-place order.

Even with these actions, the numb...

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