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File #: 21-155    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/20/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution to: A) Continue to support initiatives that engage in the World Health Organization's Age-Friendly Communities Network by encouraging and promoting public policies and projects in support of healthy and active living; and B) Authorize the Chief of San Mateo County Health or the Chief's designee to prepare and execute an amendment to the agreement with the Los Altos Community Foundation for the benefit of the Center for Age-Friendly Excellence, increasing the amount by $115,000 in Measure K funds, for a new total amount not to exceed $347,000 and extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2022; and C) Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) transferring Measure K funds, not to exceed $50,000, from Non-Departmental Services to County Health, Aging and Adult Services for the Age-Friendly Initiative.
Attachments: 1. 20210223_r_Age Friendly, 2. 20210223_a_Los Altos Comm Found _Amd2, 3. 20210223_atr_Measure K Age Friendly
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: 4/5ths

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Lisa Mancini, Director, Aging and Adult Services

Subject: Continuing Support for Initiatives that Engage in the World Health Organization's Age-Friendly Communities Network and Amending the Agreement with the Los Altos Community Foundation for the Center for Age-Friendly Community Initiative

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution to:

A) Continue to support initiatives that engage in the World Health Organization's Age-Friendly Communities Network by encouraging and promoting public policies and projects in support of healthy and active living; and

B) Authorize the Chief of San Mateo County Health or the Chief's designee to prepare and execute an amendment to the agreement with the Los Altos Community Foundation for the benefit of the Center for Age-Friendly Excellence, increasing the amount by $115,000 in Measure K funds, for a new total amount not to exceed $347,000 and extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2022; and

C) Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request (ATR) transferring Measure K funds, not to exceed $50,000, from Non-Departmental Services to County Health, Aging and Adult Services for the Age-Friendly Initiative.

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BACKGROUND:
Since 1969, the Commission on Aging's mission has been to maintain, enhance, and improve the quality of life for older adults in San Mateo County through the promotion of independence and self- sufficiency, mental and physical health, and social and community involvement. The Commission reports that, by 2030, 25 percent of the county's population will be 65 years or older.

In 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the concept of Global Age-Friendly Cities to help cities implement policies and services to help older adults live healthy and vibrant lives as they age. According to the WHO, population, ag...

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