Board of Supervisors Approves Three-Year Contract with SEIU Employees

The San Mateo Board of Supervisors today approved a new three-year agreement with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) which includes pay increases for cost of living adjustments, longevity and equity.

Public Charge updates, information and resources

English Spanish Tagalog Chinese Potential Changes in “Public Charge” Assessment  

Controller Releases County’s FY 2017-18 Financial Reports

San Mateo County Controller Juan Raigoza today released for public review the County’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which includes the County’s audited financial statements, management’s analysis, statistics, and other financial information.

Immigration Tool Kit

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has created this toolkit in English and Spanish which includes information about rights and resources for immigrants, as well as immigration options.

Dog Ordinance Changes Approved

On Oct 23, the SMC Board of Supervisors took the first step to amend County ordinance sections governing dog recreation in San Mateo County Parks.

Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Project Survey & Information Meetings

In addition to our recent informational meetings about the Ohlone-Portola Heritage Trail, we've conducted an on-line survey to gauge interest in the project.

Providing services to immigrants facing challenges in San Mateo County

Silicon Valley Community Foundation's Philanthropy Now podcast series, highlights the Immigrant Support and Coordination services

A New Way To Pay At San Mateo County Parks

San Mateo County Parks has installed machines at three park locations that make it easier for park visitors to pay the $6 entrance fee using cash, debit and credit cards. The three locations are San Bruno Mountain Park, Junipero Serra Park and Coyote Point Recreation Area.

Flood Park Final Environmental Impact Report Is Posted

The final Environmental Impact Report for the Flood Park improvement project is now available for review. The presentation on the project/EIR is scheduled for the Aug 2 Parks Commission meeting.

During a Mental Health Crisis, a SMART Approach

The teenage girl stood in her driveway in fuzzy slippers and a black coat pulled tight like a security blanket. She wiped at tears.   Her parents had called 9-1-1 because they didn't know where else to turn. They had discovered disturbing videos on social media of their daughter talking about drug use and suicide. Just four days earlier she had celebrated her 16th birthday. Now two police officers said she needed an immediate emergency mental health evaluation.

Board of Supervisors Names New San Mateo County Manager

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today named current Assistant County Manager Mike Callagy to succeed John L. Maltbie in the top post overseeing a $2.75 billion budget and a workforce of more than 5,500 who deliver vital services and programs to a county of more than 760,000 residents.