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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s priority-setting study session passed on accepting a recommendation that Measure A sales tax revenue be spent on new initiatives falling into one of five targeted areas, instead preferring to take a step back and review funding more holistically.
With more than 300 requests seeking a portion of the county’s approximately $30 million in Measure A sales tax revenue available for new initiatives, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will discuss their funding priorities.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a resolution increasing the hourly wage for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) providers by 10 percent from $11.50 to $12.65 and expanding the number receiving transportation assistance.