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File #: 20-594    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/22/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing a third amendment to the agreement with Storefront Political Media to revise the scope of services to provide for increased media outreach, extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2021, increasing the maximum amount payable by $76,000 to an amount not to exceed $701,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200804_r_Storefront_July 2020 Amendment_Reso, 2. 20200804_a_Storefront Third Amendment_Census
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Amendment to Agreement with Storefront Political Media for Census 2020 and Media Support

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing a third amendment to the agreement with Storefront Political Media to revise the scope of services to provide for increased media outreach, extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2021, increasing the maximum amount payable by $76,000 to an amount not to exceed $701,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Ensuring a complete count of San Mateo County residents is essential for many reasons and the Board of Supervisors has indicated that it is a priority. In addressing this priority of ensuring a complete and accurate count for Census 2020, San Mateo County has entered into several contracts with community partners and service providers to develop and pursue Census-related outreach, particularly among typically hard to count groups. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the census self-response deadline has been extended until October 31, 2020.

On July 11, 2020, the President of the United States issued a memorandum to the Secretary of Commerce directing the Secretary to take action to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the enumeration of the 2020 Census used for apportionment of representation in the United States House of Representatives. While this action is of doubtful legality and likely not possible to implement, it does have the potential to create fear and confusion in the community and suppress participation in the 2020 Census.

DISCUSSION:
On January 14, 2020, pursuant to Resolution No. 077181, the Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with Storefront Political Media, for the term of January 14, 2020 through August 1, 2020, for an amount not to exceed $300,000. The scope of services for this agreement included working with the County to provide com...

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