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File #: 20-183    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/20/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $76,500, to Pescadero Public Radio, Inc. to enable the local radio station, KPDO, to broadcast live, providing an exception to the criteria for district-discretionary Measure K funds to allow for advance payment, and authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to execute the grant agreement.
Sponsors: Don Horsley
Attachments: 1. 20200407_r_D3 Pescadero Public Radio Reso.pdf, 2. 20200407_a_KPDO GRANT, 3. Item No. 10 - Public Comment.pdf
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 3
RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $76,500, to Pescadero Public Radio, Inc. to enable the local radio station, KPDO, to broadcast live, providing an exception to the criteria for district-discretionary Measure K funds to allow for advance payment, and authorizing the County Manager, or 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.

On February 12, 2019 the Board of Supervisors (Board) held a study session on Measure K expenditures and anticipated revenue for fiscal years (FY) 2019-21. The Board-appointed Measure K sub-committee, consisting of Supervisor Pine and Supervisor Canepa, convened the study session top, among other things, work with staff to facilitate the Board's development of Measure K priorities and continuing initiatives for FY 2019-21. The Board approved $3.75 million in one-time loans or grants each fiscal year for FY 2019-21, divided equally among the five supervisorial districts, for district-discretionary needs and projects. District 3 has submitted a request to use its district-discretionary Measure K funds as shown below and escribed in the Project Summary section of this memorandum:

District/Project
Amount
District 3 (Supervisor Horsley) - Pescadero Public Radio, Inc. to enable KPDO to broadcast live.
$76,500

This item is consistent with the criteria for district-discretionary Measure K funds approved by the Board in December 2018, with the following exception: Pescadero Public Radio has requested the grant amount as an u...

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