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File #: 20-194    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Manager, or the County Manager's designee, to: A) Submit a comprehensive coordinated application package for Stanford Recreation Mitigation Funding to the County of Santa Clara that includes $1,300,000 to support recreation improvements identified in the Flood Park Landscape Plan and additional proposals from the Town of Atherton, City of East Palo Alto, City of Menlo Park, City of Redwood City, and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, in a total amount of $5,242,711, and B) Enter into a Project Agreement with the County of Santa Clara to receive Stanford Recreation Mitigation Funding, after the County of Santa Clara makes a formal commitment to allocate funding for recreation improvements.
Attachments: 1. 20200407_r_Stanford Recreation Mitigation Funding Application.pdf, 2. 20200407_att_Exhibit 1 Stanford Recreation Mitigation Fund Boundary Map.pdf, 3. 20200407_att_Exhibit 2 Stanford Recreation Mitigation Fund Template Funding Agreement.pdf, 4. 20200407_att_Exhibit 3 Stanford Recreation Mitigation Fund County of San Mateo Flood Park Application .pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael Callagy, County Manager/Clerk of the Board
Subject: Stanford Recreation Mitigation Funding Proposal

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Manager, or the County Manager's designee, to:

A) Submit a comprehensive coordinated application package for Stanford Recreation Mitigation Funding to the County of Santa Clara that includes $1,300,000 to support recreation improvements identified in the Flood Park Landscape Plan and additional proposals from the Town of Atherton, City of East Palo Alto, City of Menlo Park, City of Redwood City, and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, in a total amount of $5,242,711, and

B) Enter into a Project Agreement with the County of Santa Clara to receive Stanford Recreation Mitigation Funding, after the County of Santa Clara makes a formal commitment to allocate funding for recreation improvements.

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BACKGROUND:
The County of Santa Clara has made $5,242,711 available for projects that mitigate the loss of recreational opportunities for existing or new Stanford residents and facility users due to development on the Stanford University campus resulting from the approval of the 2000 Stanford General Use Permit (GUP). To alleviate the loss of recreational opportunities, mitigation measures were adopted in the 2000 GUP Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that require Stanford to improve parks and dedicate trail easements.
The current funding available is from prior projects for which the County of Santa Clara previously declared its intent to fund; however, some of those projects were either not implemented or were implemented without the promised funding being used. The County of Santa Clara, at its January 28, 2020 meeting, directed that the remainder of the Stanford Recreation Mitigation funding be allocated to projects in the southern part of San Mateo County most ...

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