THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
COMMUNITY FINANCING COMMITTEE
WHEREAS, the Community Financing Committee was created by the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Adult Health Coverage Expansion in order to develop a financing plan to expand health coverage to more than 40,000 uninsured adults in San Mateo County; and
WHEREAS, the Community Financing Committee’s membership consists of a broad-based, community-wide coalition of representatives from healthcare providers, chambers of commerce, labor, local governments, and community advocacy organizations; and
WHEREAS, the work of the Community Financing Committee, like those of many other local health coverage initiatives across the country, helped advance the cause of national healthcare reform; and
WHEREAS, national healthcare reform will result in 65,000 previously uninsured residents of San Mateo County gaining health insurance; and
WHEREAS, the work of the Community Financing Committee is an enduring symbol of the compassion, commitment, and talent of the residents of San Mateo County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo commends the Community Financing Committee for its leadership in helping solve one of the County’s most pressing problems and, in the process, advancing the cause of nationwide healthcare reform.
Richard S. Gordon, President
Rose Jacobs Gibson
Adrienne J. Tissier