2015 PAFR Press Release

San Mateo County Controller Releases Popular Annual Financial Report Report provides condensed version of County’s financial picture Redwood City — San Mateo County Controller Juan Raigoza today released the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. The PAFR boils down the details of the County’s financial picture documented in the much longer Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) released earlier this month.

2015 CAFR Press Release

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Controller wins award for Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REDWOOD CITY - The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to the County of San Mateo for its Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014.

Early education gets a big lift: County school districts receive more than $4M to improve access to preschool, raise literacy

More than $4 million is being granted to four northern San Mateo County school districts to raise literacy rates of hundreds of young students through expanded preschool offerings. The grants announced Wednesday, May 27, are part of a larger effort called the Big Lift, which has collected $28 million with an aim to replicate the initial effort elsewhere in the county.

Controller wins award for Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

For immediate release Redwood City—Ever wonder about the County of San Mateo’s state of financial health? Have a soft spot for all the facts and figures that illustrate the County’s tax revenue, pension expenses, capital project expenses and other economic nuances?

San Mateo County Launches Initiative to Improve Early Learning

San Mateo County Library and the LENA Research Foundation have announced an initiative to address the cycle of poverty by encouraging parents to increase the quantity and quality of language spoken with their children.

Supervisor Groom Elected Board President; Calls San Mateo County ‘Collaborative, Innovative, Cooperative’

Supervisor Carole Groom will serve as president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in 2015. She was elected president by her four colleagues at a meeting Tuesday morning at the Board of Supervisors Chambers in Redwood City. Speaking from the heart, President Groom noted that the Board will continue to work on special projects that will keep San Mateo County “prosperous and well-positioned for the future,” including sea rise and flooding issues, safe schools and enhanced mental health services especially for children, the revitalization and renaissance of the North Fair Oaks neighborhood and continuing the Big Lift with third grade reading initiatives.