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File #: 22-354    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/22/2022 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 3
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action: 5/17/2022
Title: Measure K: Recommendation to: A) Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant to Rebuilding Together Peninsula for the "Raise the Roof" program, for a total amount not to exceed $67,500, and authorizing the County Executive, or designee, to execute the grant agreement; and B) Authorize an Appropriations Transfer Request (ATR) appropriating $67,500 from Non-Departmental Services Measure K Reserves to Non-Departmental Services Miscellaneous Other Contributions to fund the grant.
Sponsors: Don Horsley
Attachments: 1. 20220517_r_Rebuilding Together.pdf, 2. 20220517_atr_Rebuilding Together.pdf, 3. 20220517_a_Rebuilding Together Peninsula Grant.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: 4/5 Vote

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Subject: Measure K: Agreement with Rebuilding Together Peninsula for the "The Raise the Roof" program


RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Recommendation to:

A) Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant to Rebuilding Together Peninsula for the "Raise the Roof" program, for a total amount not to exceed $67,500, and authorizing the County Executive, or designee, to execute the grant agreement; and

B) Authorize an Appropriations Transfer Request (ATR) appropriating $67,500 from Non-Departmental Services Measure K Reserves to Non-Departmental Services Miscellaneous Other Contributions to fund the grant.

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BACKGROUND:
Rebuilding Together Peninsula's (RTP) mission is to repair homes, revitalize communities, and rebuild lives. Their work, which is unique because it preserves single family homes in vulnerable communities, preserves affordable housing by bringing together skilled staff and volunteers to address critical health and safety-related repairs for vulnerable, low-income homeowners. Their projects help bring hope and dignity, and build intergenerational housing equity to low-income families who might otherwise become displaced. Since 1989, with the help of approximately 2,000 volunteers each year, RTP has repaired over 2,900 homes and community centers throughout San Mateo County and Sunnyvale. These repairs are valued at more than $45 million in donated time and materials.
RTP works with local governments through the Community Development Block Grant program to offer minor home rehabilitation. However, this federal funding stream limits repairs to less than $5,000 per household, often a fraction of what is needed to make a home healthy and safe and remain part of our community's affordable housing stock. The most difficult aspects of RTP's work are repair and construction costs, and the increas...

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