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File #: 21-683    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/25/2021 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the President of the Board of Supervisors to execute an agreement with the San Mateo County Historical Association ("Association") to provide funding for work associated with the Carriage House project at the San Mateo County History Museum, for the term of September 20, 2021 through December 31, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $160,000.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_SMCHA.pdf, 2. 20210914_a_SMCHA.docx, 3. 20210914_att_2019 Resolution No. 077119 San Mateo County Historical Associaiton
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Authorize the President of the Board of Supervisors to Execute an Agreement with San Mateo County Historical Association to Contribute One Hundred and Sixty Thousand Dollars toward the Carriage House Project

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the President of the Board of Supervisors to execute an agreement with the San Mateo County Historical Association ("Association") to provide funding for work associated with the Carriage House project at the San Mateo County History Museum, for the term of September 20, 2021 through December 31, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $160,000.

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BACKGROUND:
The County is the owner of the San Mateo County History Museum ("Museum") previously known as the Old Courthouse, located at 2200 Broadway Street, in Redwood City. As approved and authorized by Resolution No. 59166, the County has leased the Museum to the Association since March 1995, for a term of 30 years, wherein the Association operates the Museum. The Association has been granted authority to expand the Museum by constructing a carriage museum ("Carriage House") adjacent to the existing Museum building. Toward this end, in December 2019, this Board authorized an agreement with the Association to provide funding for pre-construction work associated with the Carriage House, in an amount not to exceed $475,000. See Resolution No. 077119.

The Carriage House will be a 3-story, 15,000 square foot building. It will include a ground floor gallery for changing carriage and automobile exhibits, a second floor dedicated to the permanent display of the Museum's Brewster Carriage collection, and a roof-top terrace that can be used for public events.

This new Carriage House will enable the public to appreciate an important part of San Mateo County's history. From Phaetons, to Broughams, to ...

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