Board Bids Farewell to Supervisor Adrienne Tissier

Calling her smart, dedicated and visionary, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors bid farewell to outgoing District Five Supervisor Adrienne Tissier who today ended a three-term tenure forging a path on issues of transportation, public safety and senior needs. “This has been an amazing 12 years,” Tissier said during the Board’s Dec. 13th meeting. “I couldn’t have imagined how fulfilling it could be.”

San Mateo County Supervisors Seek Temporary Moratorium on Marijuana Activity

Urgency ordinance allows time to work with local cities on regional approach to Prop. 64.

San Mateo County Controller Releases Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) provides transparent look at County’s financial status.

Board of Supervisors Greenlights Living Wage Ordinance For Service Contractors

The five-year pilot program aims to narrow the income gap for all service contractors and subcontractors doing business with the County.

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Appoint Lisa Rosenberg as Next Poet Laureate

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors appointed Lisa Rosenberg of Menlo Park to the honorary post of Poet Laureate at the Oct. 4, 2016 Board meeting. 

Supervisor Warren Slocum Convenes First-Ever Immigrant Integration Summit

The purpose of the summit is to foster dialogue about the current challenges immigrants face in San Mateo County, look at innovative programs that support immigrant residents and shape an approach for San Mateo County.

County of San Mateo Proposes Improvements to Private Defender Program Contract

San Mateo County’s Private Defender Program is in compliance with state and national standards, but has failed to provide reliable information on costs and cases necessary to effectively oversee and evaluate it as a service provider.

County of San Mateo Releases Final FY 2016-17 Budget Changes

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to consider $2.7 billion budget after September revisions.

Board of Supervisors Approves Countywide Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The updated document will help the community prepare and respond to disasters.

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to Study Drone-Related Legislation

At its upcoming Sept. 6 meeting, the Board of Supervisors will hold a study session to review options for drone use in San Mateo County.

County of San Mateo Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Commission on Disabilities

The San Mateo County Commission on Disabilities celebrated its 25th anniversary, marking more than two decades promoting independence and inclusivity of all people by finding solutions, creating opportunities and coordinating resources.