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File #: 20-780    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: Planning and Building
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Title: 10:00 a.m. - Consider placing a local measure on the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election ballot regarding development of affordable rental housing, pursuant to Article XXXIV of the Constitution of the State of California, and related options, and a supplemental budget request to fund the ballot measure (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1: Housing Unit Number Options.pdf, 3. Attachment 2_Public Opinion Research Results.pdf, 4. Attachment 3 Updated Supplemental Budget Request_6.24.2020.pdf
To: Board of Supervisors

From: Planning and Building Department

Agenda Section: Time Certain Matter

SUBJECT:
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10:00 a.m. - Consider placing a local measure on the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election ballot regarding development of affordable rental housing, pursuant to Article XXXIV of the Constitution of the State of California, and related options, and a supplemental budget request to fund the ballot measure (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Consider results of public opinion research conducted in June 2020 by Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) on likely success of a ballot measure for the development of low income housing, and housing for persons with disabilities at the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election, pursuant to Article XXXIV of the Constitution of the State of California;
2. Direct a ballot measure for the development of affordable housing pursuant to Article XXXIV of the California State Constitution be placed the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election and determine the language of the measure to be submitted to the qualified electorate; and
3. Direct staff to return on July 28, 2020 with a resolution for Board adoption containing language of the ballot measure to be consolidated with the November 3, 2020 General Election and to submit measure to qualified electors.

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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 $92,000 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:
On May 19, 2020, the Board elected to conduct public opinion research of potential voters to determine the likely success of a ballot meas...

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