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File #: 22-571    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2022 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 5
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 7/26/2022
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $50,000, to Catalino Tapia Scholarship Foundation to support low-income students in pursuing a college education, and authorizing the County Executive or designee, to execute the grant agreement.
Sponsors: David J. Canepa
Attachments: 1. 20220726_r_Catalino D5, 2. 20220726_a_Catalino Tapia D5
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Subject: Use of District-Discretionary Measure K Funds - Supervisorial District 5

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing a one-time grant of district-discretionary Measure K funds, not to exceed $50,000, to Catalino Tapia Scholarship Foundation to support low-income students in pursuing a college education, and authorizing the County Executive or designee, to execute the grant agreement.
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BACKGROUND:
Measure K is the half-cent general sales tax initially approved by San Mateo County voters in November 2012 and extended in November 2016 for a total of thirty years.

On March 9, 2021, and March 23, 2021, the Board of Supervisors (Board) held study sessions on Measure K expenditures and anticipated revenue for fiscal years (FY) 2021-23. The Board-appointed Measure K sub-committee, consisting of Supervisor Pine and Supervisor Canepa, convened the study sessions to, among other things, work with staff to facilitate the Board's development of Measure K priorities and continuing initiatives for FYs 2021-23. The Board approved $5 million in one-time loans or grants for the FY 2021-23 budget cycle, divided equally among the five supervisorial districts, for district-discretionary needs and projects. District 5 has submitted a request to use their district-discretionary Measure K funds as shown below and described in the Project Summary section of this memorandum:
District/Project
Amount
District 5 (Supervisor David J. Canepa) - Catalino Tapia Scholarship Foundation: 20 scholarship awards for 20 low-income students. Each award consists of $2,000 and a gift cards with a value of $250.
$50,000

This item is consistent with the criteria for district-discretionary Measure K funds approved by the Board in December 2018.
PROJECT SUMMARY:
This is a request to authorize a grant to Catalino Tapia Sc...

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