Measure K, a voter-approved half-cent sales tax extension, raises approximately $80 million annual ini local funds for local needs. The maps on this page are designed to provide information on projects and programs funded by Measure K

Since 2013, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has invested funds from Measure K to maintain or improve parks, libraries, fire stations and roads as well as build a new seismically safe home for 9-1-1 public safety dispatchers and Regional Operations Center to lead response and recovery efforts during an major earthquake or other disaster. Click here or on the image below to view select infrastructure projects.

Infrastructure: Parks, Libraries, Public Works

This map tour shows the locations of select infrastructure projects funded by Measure K, the countywide half-cent sales tax extension for local needs. These projects include those managed by the County of San Mateo as well as by local cities, special districts and other organizations. View the map.

SMC Public Wifi: The 21st Century Equivalent to Roads

The County believes that providing high-speed Internet access is the 21st century equivalent to building roads. SMC Public WiFi supports educational opportunities for students, spurs local economic development, and provides greater access to County services. Check out this map for current and planned hotspots.


Public Safety

Ensuring public safety is a top priority of the County of San Mateo. The Board of Supervisors has allocated local sales tax funds (Measure K) to build a new regional operations center that will house 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatchers and other key disaster-response personnel, purchase new firefighting equipment, prepare former jail inmates for jobs and improve school safety, among other initiatives. This map shows major public safety investments using Measure K funds.