By Michael G. Stogner
“Surplus Safety Equipment.”
How many of the 760,000 San Mateo County Residents knew this subject was on the agenda yesterday? The reason I ask is there was only one Public Comment at the 14:08 mark and NONE after the item 12 was discussed by the Government.
See what it says about Agenda Item 12, the More than $10,000,000 PPE Scandal at the San Mateo County Event Center, Convoy of Garbage Trucks FULL of PPE, reported by ABC 7 Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes on January 13, 2022 @ 6:12 PM.
2:58:25 Mark, San Mateo County Executive Mike Callagy acknowledges “that those Changes did take place.” Supervisor David Canepa asked him “Did you make any amendments or did staff make any amendments or changes to the Report or did we just accept the report?
Misinformation and Omission is a deliberate action. Michelle Durand is Mike Callagy’s Chief Communications person. Below are the results of selected items on the agenda: The key word is SELECTED
County of San Mateo Board Meeting Update: April 19, 2022
- San Mateo County <email@example.com> To:firstname.lastname@example.orgTue, Apr 19 at 2:09 PM Actions from today’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting.
- The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met via videoconference April 19, 2022. Below are the results of selected items on the agenda:
- Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Executive, or Director of Department of Housing as designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the County of San Mateo and the City of East Palo Alto for due diligence activities regarding a potential real property exchange.The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt the resolution. See Regular Agenda, Item No. 7, for more information. SHERIFF
- Introduction of an uncodified ordinance approving a Military Equipment Use Policy for the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety.The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to approve the introduction of an uncodified ordinance with Supervisor Warren Slocum dissenting. See Regular Agenda, Item No. 8, for more information.TREASURER
- Adopt a resolution approving the amended 2022 San Mateo County Investment Policy Statement.The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to adopt the resolution with Supervisor David Canepa dissenting. See Regular Agenda, Item No. 9, for more information. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
- Introduction of an ordinance amending section 3.53.030 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code to add an exception to the prohibition on firearm possession on County Property, permitting a person to possess a firearm for the purpose of immediately turning in that firearm to the San Mateo County Sheriff or any person or persons designated by the Sheriff at a County-sanctioned firearm buyback event taking place on that County Property, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entiretyThe Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve the introduction of an ordinance. See Regular Agenda, Item No. 11, for more information.HOUSING
- Adopt a resolution:
- A) Approving and adopting a form resolution from the State Department of Housing and Community Development, authorizing the County’s application to the Homekey Program for funding in a total amount not to exceed $22,074,495 to cover capital and operating expenses for a 53-unit hotel in the City of San Mateo (“Project”); and
- B) Authorizing an allocation of up to $10,396,410 in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds, or other funds as determined by the County Executive, as a match of local funds from the County required by the Homekey Program, in the event the County’s application for funds from the Homekey Program for the Project is approved. The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt the resolution. See Consent Agenda, Item No. 32, for more information.
- Measure K: Adopt a resolution:
- A) Authorizing and directing the Director of the Department of Housing, or designee, to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Alta Housing Corporation (“Alta”) to afford the parties sufficient time to negotiate the terms of a Ground Lease Agreement and all documents evidencing and securing a predevelopment loan related to the operation and management of a permanent affordable housing development for homeless individuals and households/families or those who are at risk of homelessness (“project”) on County property located at 1818 EL Camino Real in Redwood City; and
- B) Authorizing and directing the Director of the Department of Housing, or designee, in consultation with County Attorney, to negotiate and execute a Ground Lease Agreement and all documents evidencing and securing a predevelopment loan, in a total amount not to exceed $1,500,000 in Measure K funds, with Alta housing corporation, to cover costs associated with the operation and management of the subject property; and
- C) Authorizing the Director of the Department of Housing, or designee, to execute contract amendments, which modify the County’s maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 (in aggregate).The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt the resolution. See Consent Agenda, Item No. 33, for more information.
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