Eleven men and women, both military veterans and those who serve them, were named to the newly created San Mateo County Veterans Commission today by the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors which also expanded the panel’s size.
Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in support of a new initiative, the Elder and Dependent Adult Protection Team (EDAPT), to raise awareness about how to prevent and protect dependent and older adults from abuse in San Mateo County.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is expected to extend County Manager John L. Maltbie’s stay for a second time since his official retirement, keeping him in place another two years to oversee the County’s daily operations and several considerable projects.
The Closing the Jobs/Housing Gap Task Force, a group of diverse stakeholders working to preserve and increase housing at all price levels in San Mateo County, held its inaugural meeting this morning with Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, as the keynote speaker.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved its $2.5 billion recommended budget after first making $21.4 million in September revisions, including $9 million for initiatives funded by the voter-approved Measure A half-cent sales tax.
August is Child Support Awareness Month serving to remind parents that providing child support is one of the many ways they demonstrate love for their children. This year’s theme is “Giving them roots to reach for the sky.”
The County’s newest office, which began as a pilot in July 2014, officially became a permanent fixture July 1. Director Jim Eggemeyer, the acting director since the office’s creation, was named permanently to the post in May and the office as a whole is settling into a new location on the County Center campus.
The Board of Supervisors today approved $1.85 million of Measure A funding for a variety of needs in parks, health and housing, including allocating the remaining $1 million reserved for affordable housing programs and projects.
San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Mark Church, announced today that 41 cities, special districts and school districts in San Mateo County have approved a resolution for an all-mailed ballot election for the upcoming Nov. 3, 2015 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election. The county will be the first in California to hold a county-wide all-mailed ballot election.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to enact Laura’s Law -- state legislation authorizing the courts to order outpatient treatment for individuals with a mental illness who may be a danger to themselves or others -- on a one-year trial basis.
San Mateo County Manager John L. Maltbie today unveiled a two-year balanced budget for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 fiscal years that invests in affordable housing, foster care, early childhood education and public safety while rebuilding aging infrastructure and continuing the County’s implementation of federal health care reform.
Prompted by the current affordable housing crisis in the community, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is convening a March 17 study session on affordable options aimed at keeping current occupants in their homes and adding to the available stock.