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File #: 20-525    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Board Order Status: Passed
File created: 4/23/2020 In control: Planning and Building
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: title Consideration of Placing a Local Measure on the November 3, 2020, General Election Ballot Regarding the Development of Affordable Rental Housing and a Supplemental Budget to Transfer from Contingencies to Fund the Ballot Measure (4/5 Vote Required) f
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1_Sample of successful ballot measures.pdf, 3. Attachment 2a Art XXXIV.pdf, 4. Attachment 2b HSC 37000.pdf, 5. Attachment 3 FM3 Polling bid.pdf, 6. Ballot Measure Supplemental Budget.pdf

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Planning and Building Department

Agenda Section: Departmental

SUBJECT:
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Consideration of Placing a Local Measure on the November 3, 2020, General Election Ballot Regarding the Development of Affordable Rental Housing and a Supplemental Budget to Transfer from Contingencies to Fund the Ballot Measure (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
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That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Receive a report on submitting a measure to the voters for the development of housing for lower income persons and families, and persons with disabilities at the November 3, 2020 General Election, pursuant to Article XXXIV of the Constitution of the State of California;
2. Authorize the Planning Director to contract with the polling firm Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates ("FM3") for polling to increase the likelihood of the passage of a local Article XXXIV measure and select the type of desired polling;
3. Approve the transfer of $121,500 from General Fund Contingencies for the polling and ballot measure expenses (4/5 vote required);
4. Designate two members of the Board to work with the Planning and Building Director in providing any necessary direction to the selected polling firm; and
5. Direct staff to return on July 7, 2020 with the results of the polling and optional language for the ballot measure and a report on including the cities in the ballot measure.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
The salary funding for preparing this staff report and managing the proposed ballot measure is included is in the General Fund contribution to the Advanced Planning budget unit 1100-282. The proposed supplemental budget of $121,500 to transfer from Contingencies will be funded by the General Fund. There will be no additional assessment or increase in taxes as a result of the proposed ballot measure. See below for further discussion.

DISCUSSION:
During public meetings for the 2019 Housi...

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