FY 2016-17 Property Tax Rates and Levies Press Release

County Controller Finalizes Property Tax Rates and Levies for FY 2016-17 Redwood City – The tax rates and levies are set for fiscal year (FY) 2016-17, totaling $2.412 billion countywide, up from the $2.259 billion levied in FY 2015-16. The one-percent General Tax on secured properties accounts for $1.81 billion.

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.

RFQ: Gang Prevention and Intervention

The County of San Mateo seeks by way of this RFQ to obtain quotes from all qualified providers who have knowledge and expertise with providing gang intervention and prevention services, or similar services. The tentative target start date and term for the proposed services is December 2016 through December 2018, subject to negotiation of a final agreement.

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.