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File #: 22-238    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/30/2022 Departments: COUNTY EXECUTIVE
On agenda: 4/5/2022 Final action: 4/5/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing a sixth amendment to the agreement with the San Mateo County Economic Development Association to increase the maximum amount authorized to be expended thereunder by $180,000 for a new maximum amount not to exceed $744,810 and extend the term of the agreement through September 30, 2022, for support and assistance with implementation of the economic recovery components of the San Mateo County Recovery Initiative, including project management, user outreach and business enrollment in the Choose Local San Mateo County application. . body
Attachments: 1. 20220405_r_6th Amendment SAMCEDA, 2. 20220405_a_SAMCEDA unsigned Amendment 6.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Peggy Jensen, Assistant County Executive

Subject: Amendment to Agreement with SAMCEDA for Economic Recovery Support

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing a sixth amendment to the agreement with the San Mateo County Economic Development Association to increase the maximum amount authorized to be expended thereunder by $180,000 for a new maximum amount not to exceed $744,810 and extend the term of the agreement through September 30, 2022, for support and assistance with implementation of the economic recovery components of the San Mateo County Recovery Initiative, including project management, user outreach and business enrollment in the Choose Local San Mateo County application.

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BACKGROUND:
At the start of the pandemic, the County contracted with the San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA) to provide support and assistance with the Pandemic Recovery Initiative. We did not know, at that time, how long the pandemic would last. Over the past two years, the agreement between the County and SAMCEDA has been amended five times to continue and expand SAMCEDA's support for San Mateo County pandemic economic recovery initiatives.
Under this contract, SAMCEDA has organized and hosted webinars for businesses on health guidance and provided daily updates to the business community on resources to help them come through the pandemic successfully. SAMCEDA staff were key partners in the development, promotion and implementation of the multiple small business grant programs approved by your Board. SAMCEDA also engaged the Peninsula Chinese Business Association (PCBA) to conduct door-to-door outreach to assist Asian business owners with grant applications and to share information about COVID testing and vaccine events. Most recently, SAMCEDA has co-led the developm...

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