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File #: 21-571    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/24/2021 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $75,000, to Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley to assist in the transition of their educational excellence virtual programming for middle and high school students and their parents beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, and authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to execute the grant agreement.
Sponsors: Warren Slocum
Attachments: 1. 20210713_r_HFSV.pdf, 2. 20210713_a_Hispanic Foundation D4 Measure K

Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Use of District-Discretionary Measure K Funds - Supervisorial District 4

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $75,000, to Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley to assist in the transition of their educational excellence virtual programming for middle and high school students and their parents beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, and authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to execute the grant agreement.

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BACKGROUND:
Measure K is the half-cent general sales tax initially approved by San Mateo County voters in November 2012 and extended in November 2016 for a total of thirty years.

On March 9, 2021, and March 23, 2021, the Board of Supervisors (Board) held study sessions on Measure K expenditures and anticipated revenue for fiscal years (FY) 2021-23. The Board-appointed Measure K sub-committee, consisting of Supervisor Pine and Supervisor Canepa, convened the study sessions to, among other things, work with staff to facilitate the Board's development of Measure K priorities and continuing initiatives for FYs 2021-23. The Board approved $5 million in one-time loans or grants for the FY 2021-23 budget cycle, divided equally among the five supervisorial districts, for district-discretionary needs and projects. District 4 has submitted a request to use their district-discretionary Measure K funds as shown below and described in the Project Summary section of this memorandum:

District/Project
Amount
District 4 (Supervisor Warren Slocum) - Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley: to assist in the transition of their educational excellence virtual programming for middle and high school students and their parents beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
$75,000

This item is consistent with the criteria for district-discre...

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