County Now Evaluating Measure K Funding Proposals

Redwood City – San Mateo County staff are now evaluating 315 applications requesting Measure K sales tax funds as part of a community process to match Board of Supervisors’ priorities in three critical areas: children, families and seniors; emergency preparedness; and, housing and homelessness.

Big Ideas Wanted: County Seeks Applications in Key Service Areas

Redwood City – The County of San Mateo today announced the release of Measure K funding opportunities to provide services for residents in three priority areas: children, families and seniors; emergency preparedness; and housing and homelessness.

Education, Enforcement Removes Guns from People Under Restraining Orders

Redwood City – A year ago, the County of San Mateo launched a targeted effort to get firearms out of the hands of people with domestic-violence, gun-violence and certain other civil restraining orders against them.

Across San Mateo County, Residents Shared Their Greatest Needs and Challenges. Now What?

Redwood City – The County of San Mateo today released a report detailing the results of a monthslong process to learn about residents’ needs in four key areas. The insight will inform a Board of Supervisors study session scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3.

We Asked You to Attend a Listening Session or Take a Survey: Now What?

Redwood City – What are your needs? That was the basic question residents we invited you to answer at a series of listening sessions and in a survey that focused on four key areas: housing and homelessness, emergency preparedness, children and families and mental health. The listening sessions concluded last week. The survey closed Monday at midnight.

Deadline Extended – Take the Community Needs Survey

Redwood City – To help ensure wide participation, the County has extended the deadline to complete a survey on key community needs through Monday, Aug. 28. The survey “survey seeks to understand what San Mateo County residents need for themselves, their families, and their communities to thrive.”

Public Invited to Share Your Needs at New Listening Session Added in San Mateo

San Mateo – Residents are invited to share their needs in four key areas at a newly scheduled listening session this Thursday, Aug. 24, in San Mateo. The session will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at College Park Elementary School, Multi-Purpose Room, 715 Indian Ave., San Mateo. (Google map link.)

Supervisors Award Nearly $1 Million to Help Local Businesses Through Construction Project

Redwood City – The County will soon start taking applications for a grant fund for small businesses along Middlefield Road in North Fair Oaks that are struggling financially due to a road improvement project delayed by record winter rains and other challenges.

Work Starts on New Affordable Housing Project in North Fair Oaks

Redwood City – After years of planning, construction is now under way on a 179-unit affordable housing project known as Middlefield Junction in North Fair Oaks, the unincorporated neighborhood south of Redwood City. 

County Pledges $1 Million to Spur Farmworker Housing

Redwood City – The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today put $1 million toward an expanding effort to build affordable housing for local farmworkers.

Gun Buyback Event: Saturday, May 6, 2023

South San Francisco – San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the County of San Mateo, the South San Francisco Police Department, the San Bruno Police Department, the Daly City Police Department, the Colma Police Department, and the Citizens for San Mateo County Gun Buyback will hold an anonymous Gun Buyback event at the North County Courthouse Parking Lot: 1050 Mission Road in South San

Ten Years of Progress: Report on the Measure K Half-Cent Sales Tax

Redwood City – The Measure K Oversight Committee today presented a “Ten Years of Progress” report to the Board of Supervisors. The report lists accomplishments from the Measure K half-cent sales tax, first approved by voters in November 2012.