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File #: 20-865    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/14/2020 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) The President of the Board of Supervisors to execute a Memorandum of Understanding among the San Mateo County Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District, City of Redwood City, City of Menlo Park, Town of Atherton, and County of San Mateo to Prepare for Construction, and Operate the Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration Project for up to $7,455,000; and B) The County Manager, or County Manager's designee, to execute the Memorandum of Understanding among the San Mateo County Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District, City of Redwood City, City of Menlo Park, Town of Atherton, and County of San Mateo to Prepare for Construction, and Operate the Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration Project with any additions, clarifications and other changes as the County Manager, or County Manager's designee, deems necessary or advisable after consultation with County Counsel.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_Bayfront-MOU_Construction_final Legistar, 2. 20201110_mou_Bayfront MOU_Construction_10-19-2020, 3. 20201110_mou_Bayfront MOU_Exhibit_Construction_10-19-2020, 4. 20201110_MOU_Exhbit Attachment_10-19-2020
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: James C. Porter, Director of Public Works
Subject: Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration Project Memorandum of Understanding

RECOMMENDATION:
title
Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The President of the Board of Supervisors to execute a Memorandum of Understanding among the San Mateo County Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District, City of Redwood City, City of Menlo Park, Town of Atherton, and County of San Mateo to Prepare for Construction, and Operate the Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration Project for up to $7,455,000; and

B) The County Manager, or County Manager's designee, to execute the Memorandum of Understanding among the San Mateo County Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District, City of Redwood City, City of Menlo Park, Town of Atherton, and County of San Mateo to Prepare for Construction, and Operate the Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration Project with any additions, clarifications and other changes as the County Manager, or County Manager's designee, deems necessary or advisable after consultation with County Counsel.

bBACKGROUND:
On February 23, 2016, this Board accepted the report entitled "Improving Flood Control in San Mateo County's Areas of Responsibilities" (report) and approved Resolution No. 074363 for an Appropriation Transfer Request to fund implementation of the report recommendations by the County. The Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Management and Restoration Project, now referred to as the Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration Project (Project), was described as an anticipated project related to flood protection that would be evaluated, studied, permitted, and designed by the County's Enhanced Flood Control Program.

On December 5, 2017...

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