Date of Formation: August 23, 1939

Enabling Legislation: Section 6400 et seq. of the CA Health and Safety Code

Services Provided: Sewage collection and disposal

Sphere of Influence: Dissolution: Upon dissolution, the City of East Palo Alto or the West Bay Sanitary District would become the successor agency*

Communities Served: Portions of East Palo Alto and a portion of Menlo Park

Board of Directors

East Palo Alto Sanitary District is governed by a five-member board of directors elected to four-year terms.

Board Member Term Ending
Betsy Yañez 2024
Dennis C. Scherzer 2027
Glenda Savage-Johnson 2024
Ofelia Bello 2027
Martha Stryker 2024

The board of directors typically meets the first Thursday of every month.

All meetings are held at the District Office, 901 Weeks Street, East Palo Alto, CA 94303.

Meeting time is 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted in the agenda. Future agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to regular meetings and 24 hours prior to special meetings.

East Palo Alto
Contact Information
East Palo Alto Sanitary District
District Office:
901 Weeks Street
East Palo Alto, CA 94303Get Directions
Contact Information
General Inquiries: (650) 325-9021 After Hours and Emergencies: (650) 688-0495 Phone: (650) 325-9021 Fax: (650) 325-5173 Email: Email:

*LAFCo sphere policy indicates: "Where a special district is coterminous with or lies substantially within the boundary or sphere of influence of a general-purpose government which is capable of assuming the public service responsibilities and functions of that special district, the special district may be allocated a designation of dissolution sphere of influence which encompasses no territory."