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File #: 20-842    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2020 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 1
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Approving an additional allocation of $2,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ("CARES") Act funds to the San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund for grants to San Mateo County Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes that have been directly and adversely impacted by COVID-19 public health emergency; and B) Authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to amend an agreement with the Community Equity Collaborative and the SMCU Community Fund for the distribution and administration of an additional allocation of $2,000,000 in CARES Act funds to the San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund for grants to San Mateo County Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes that have been directly and adversely impacted by COVID-19 public health emergency, extending the term through December 30, 2020, increasing the total administration fee to an amount not to exceed $20,000, and authorizing the County Manager to redirect any undistributed funds to o...
Sponsors: Dave Pine, Carole Groom
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_Child Care Grant CARES, 2. PRESENTATION, 3. Written Public Comment
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Dave Pine, District 1
Supervisor Carole Groom, District 2
Subject: Amended Agreement with SMCU Community Fund and Community Equity Collaborative Regarding San Mateo County Child Care Relief Fund

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Approving an additional allocation of $2,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ("CARES") Act funds to the San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund for grants to San Mateo County Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes that have been directly and adversely impacted by COVID-19 public health emergency; and

B) Authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to amend an agreement with the Community Equity Collaborative and the SMCU Community Fund for the distribution and administration of an additional allocation of $2,000,000 in CARES Act funds to the San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund for grants to San Mateo County Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes that have been directly and adversely impacted by COVID-19 public health emergency, extending the term through December 30, 2020, increasing the total administration fee to an amount not to exceed $20,000, and authorizing the County Manager to redirect any undistributed funds to other CARES Act eligible programs established by the County; and

C) Authorizing the County Manager, or designee, upon determination by the County Manager, to redirect any undistributed amounts of the additional $2,000,000 allocated to San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund to another program or programs established by the County for the distribution of CARES Act funds that have been authorized by this Board.

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BACKGROUND:
The child care industry has been among the hardest hit, and least supported, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (See, e.g., Center for American Progress, The True Cost of Providing Safe Child Care During the Coron...

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