Yet Another TAX Rate Increase Proposed for Nov 2020 General Election



Article Source:  San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

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The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met via videoconference May 5, 2020. Below are the results of selected items on the agenda:

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

  • Adopt a resolution approving the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board's placement of a three-county measure on the ballot for the November 3, 2020, Presidential Election to impose a one-eighth of one percent (0.125%) retail transactions and use tax for a period of thirty (30) years, throughout San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, and the City and County of San Francisco to be used for operating and capital purposes of the Caltrain Rail Service.

The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt the resolution. See Regular Agenda, Item No. 8, for more information.

SHERIFF

  • Adopt a resolution:
  • A) Waiving the request for proposal process and authorizing an agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. to provide 310 model 7 Tasers for a five-year term from May 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025, in an amount not to exceed $922,110.83; and
  • B) Authorizing the Sheriff, or his designee to execute contract amendments and change orders which modify the County's maximum fiscal obligation by not more than $25,000 (in aggregate), and/or modify the contract term and/or services so long as the modified term or services is/are within the current or revised fiscal provisions.

The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt the resolution. See Regular Agenda, Item No. 9, for more information.

PARKS

  • Adopt a resolution authorizing:
  • A) The increase of berth rental fees at the Coyote Point Marina, effective July 1, 2020; and
  • B) The Parks Director to adjust berth rental fees at the Coyote Point Marina every year thereafter, based on changes to the Bay Area Consumer Price Index, beginning July 1, 2021.

The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt the resolution. See Consent Agenda, Item No. 37, for more information.

Videos are generally made available the same day as the board meeting unless delayed due to technical issues.

 

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