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File #: 22-203    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2022 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 3/22/2022 Final action: 3/22/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to negotiate and execute an agreement with Pacifica Resource Center to contribute funding for its Pacifica Safe Parking Permit Program for a total obligation amount not to exceed $400,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds and for a term of January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025.
Attachments: 1. 20220322_r_PacificaSafeParkingPermitProgram.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Agreement to Contribute Funding for Pacifica Safe Parking Permit Program to be Operated by Pacifica Resource Center

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Manager, or designee, to negotiate and execute an agreement with Pacifica Resource Center to contribute funding for its Pacifica Safe Parking Permit Program for a total obligation amount not to exceed $400,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds and for a term of January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025.

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BACKGROUND:
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated our local housing crisis. In October 2021, the Department of Housing ("DOH") released a Request for Proposals for the inaugural round of the Equity Innovation Fund ("EIF"). Of the fourteen (14) applications submitted, ten (10) applications were recommended for funding, including one from Pacifica Resource Center ("PRC") for the Pacifica Safe Parking Permit ("PSPP") Program to assist vehicularly-housed individuals at risk of homelessness who have been negatively impacted by the pandemic.

On January 25, 2022, the Board, by Resolution No. 078663, approved the 10 recommended awardees pursuant to the EIF and authorized an award of $150,000 in federal American Rescue Plan Act ("ARPA") funds to PRC to operate its PSPP Program.

On February 8, 2022, the Board, by Resolution No. 078666, adopted a resolution allocating the remaining $10,000,000 in the first tranche of San Mateo County's ARPA funds to various San Mateo County Pandemic Recovery Initiatives. The allocation plan approved by the Board included a $400,000 contribution to the PSPP Program operated by PRC and directed staff to return to the Board for final approval of the agreement governing the use of these funds.

Then on February 28, 2022, the Pacifica City Council adopted a resolution approving the PSPP Program (...

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