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File #: 21-141    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 2/10/2021 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 1
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Title: Recommendation to: A) Receive the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council Public Policy Platform for 2020-2023 ("Public Policy Platform''); and B) Authorize the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council, including the member of the Board of Supervisors serving as a Co-Chair of the Council, to engage in direct legislative and policy advocacy in alignment with the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council Public Policy Platform 2020-2023 for the period from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023.
Sponsors: Dave Pine
Attachments: 1. 20210223_att_Exhibit A - SMC CCPC Public Policy Platform 2020-2023 FINAL.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Dave Pine, District 1
Subject: San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council Public Policy Platform for 2020-2023

RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommendation to:

A) Receive the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council Public Policy Platform for 2020-2023 ("Public Policy Platform''); and

B) Authorize the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council, including the member of the Board of Supervisors serving as a Co-Chair of the Council, to engage in direct legislative and policy advocacy in alignment with the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council Public Policy Platform 2020-2023 for the period from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023.

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BACKGROUND:
In 1991 local Child Care Planning Councils were established by the California State Legislature in every county in California. San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council ("Council') is the local Child Care Planning Council in San Mateo County. The Council is a publicly funded and appointed body under joint auspices of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and the San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools, which is mandated to:

* identify priorities for the local distribution of state funding for child care and early learning services for low income children, from birth to age thirteen, and families;
* conduct a child care and early learning needs assessment;
* create a county-wide child care and early learning strategic plan every five years;
* develop policies, strategies and resources to promote the goals of the strategic plan; and
* advise San Mateo County on the potential local impact of state and national policies and legislation related to child care and early learning.

The Council is co-chaired by a member of the Board of Supervisors (currently Supervisor Dave Pine) and the County Superintendent of Schools (currently Nancy Magee). Twenty a...

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