County of San Mateo Names Long-Time Journalist Chief Communications Officer

The County of San Mateo has appointed Michelle Durand as Chief Communications Officer, County Manager John Maltbie announced Tuesday.

Board of Supervisors Hold Workshop to Set Priorities for Fiscal Years 2015-17

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at 10 a.m. the Board of Supervisors will hold a workshop to set priorities for a two-year budget for Fiscal Years (FY) 2015-17, including the allocation of Measure A funds.

County Releases Children, Youth and Family Budget 2013-2015

San Mateo County for fiscal years 2013-2015 will spend more than half a billion dollars of federal, state and local funds for programs that directly benefit children and their families, according to the newly released San Mateo County Children, Youth and Family Budget.

Board of Supervisors Vote to Establish the San Mateo County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Commission

Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution to establish California’s first county or city commission focused on the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community.

Circle Star Plaza Auction and Property Information

Circle Star Plaza Auction and Property Information

Circle Star Plaza Auction: Official Proposal Form, Due Diligence Reports, San Mateo County Resolution of Intent

The Board of Supervisors has declared the Circle Star Plaza property as surplus and intends to sell it.

Board of Supervisors Approves Donation of 478 Acres in El Granada from POST

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors  has agreed to accept a donation of 478 acres of forest and grassy hillsides  near El Granada from Peninsula Open Space Trust.

Supervisor Pine elected Board president; calls for “more risk taking, innovation and efficiency” in 2014

Supervisor Dave Pine will serve as president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in 2014. He was elected president by his four colleagues at a meeting Tuesday evening at Burlingame High School.  Pine, in a brief speech, said that for the most part, “the Great Recession is in the rear view mirror” and pointed to a low unemployment rate and high median family income as signs of good news in San Mateo County.