Date of Incorporation: September 4, 1894
Services Provided: Fire, library, police, public works, recreation, senior centers and activities, sewer service
Area: 14.7 square miles
Population: 104,570 (CA Department of Finance 2019)
Sphere of Influence: Boundaries of 1984 plus the unincorporated communities of Highlands, Baywood Park, Baywood Plaza, the San Mateo County Campus at Paul Scannell Way, and Peninsula Golf Club
The City of San Mateo is governed by a five-member city council elected to four-year terms. The mayor is elected to a one-year term.
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The city council meets regularly the first and third Monday of every month.
All meetings are held at the Council Chambers, City Hall, 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403.
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.