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File #: 22-353    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/12/2022 Departments: COUNTY EXECUTIVE
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action: 5/17/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Authorizing an allocation of $6,000,000 from the second tranche of San Mateo County's American Rescue Plan Act funds to various specified San Mateo County Recovery Initiatives related to housing and food security; and B) Authorizing the County Executive, or designee(s), to negotiate and enter into agreements with various providers to implement the $6,000,000 in specified American Rescue Plan Act funded San Mateo County Recovery Initiatives related to housing and food security; and C) Directing the County Executive, or designee, to report back on progress quarterly starting in July 2022.
Attachments: 1. 20220517_r_ARPA Tranche 2 Allocation Plan, 2. Item No. 11 - ARPA.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: San Mateo County Recovery Initiative Funding

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Authorizing an allocation of $6,000,000 from the second tranche of San Mateo County's American Rescue Plan Act funds to various specified San Mateo County Recovery Initiatives related to housing and food security; and

B) Authorizing the County Executive, or designee(s), to negotiate and enter into agreements with various providers to implement the $6,000,000 in specified American Rescue Plan Act funded San Mateo County Recovery Initiatives related to housing and food security; and

C) Directing the County Executive, or designee, to report back on progress quarterly starting in July 2022.

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BACKGROUND:
The federal government has allocated $148,897,819 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to San Mateo County. The first tranche of these ARPA funds, $74,448,909, was received on May 20, 2021 and appropriated by the board in the adopted budget on September 28, 2021. The second tranche is expected on May 20, 2022. The second tranche in the same amount ($74,448,909) is expected on May 20, 2022.

All ARPA fund expenses must be incurred by December 31, 2024, which means a service, program or investment must be committed or under contract by that date; and all the funds must be expended not later than December 21, 2026. The majority of the first tranche of ARPA funds has been expended and work is progressing on the last round of allocation that were approved by the Board on February 8, 2022.

Allocation of the County's ARPA funds has been guided by community priorities. Over 300 community members contributed to the initial strategic recovery plan, which was developed in the summer of 2020 and covered the distribution of all but $10,000,000 of the first tranche of ...

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