San Mateo County Manager Announces Retirement

San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie today announced his intention to retire by December 2018, ending a lengthy and effective tenure steering the County’s dozens of departments through economic ups and downs to successfully deliver vital services and programs.  Earlier today, Maltbie informed the Board of Supervisors of his plans, noting that the County and overall economy’s current strength makes next year a good time to hand over the reins. 

Board of Supervisors Approve Greenhouse Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today approved an ordinance allowing mixed-light (greenhouse) cannabis cultivation in the unincorporated areas and prohibiting for another year all other commercial cannabis-related activities.

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2017-18 Recommended Budget

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget after considering $123.1 million in revisions that include final fund balance adjustments, allocating Measure K sales tax revenue for housing and immigrant needs, and setting aside funds to replace the County’s homeless shelter and property tax system.

Board of Supervisors Approves New Protections for Mobile Home Tenants

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors acted today to require relocation assistance to help any displaced tenants of the seven mobile home parks in the unincorporated area resettle if, and when, those parks are closed or converted.

County of San Mateo Names New Directors for Parks, Project Development

The County of San Mateo is proud to announce new directors at the helm of its Parks Department and the newly formed Project Development Unit, bringing with them years of leadership experience and innovation to serve the community’s open space and infrastructure needs.

County of San Mateo Asks Public to Help to Protect Tunitas Creek Beach

New prohibitions on overnight camping, fires take effect July 24, 2017.

County of San Mateo Affirms Commitment to Paris Agreement

Board of Supervisors highlight local steps taken to curb climate change.

Board of Supervisors Endorses New Use Rules at Tunitas Creek Beach

Prohibitions aimed at protecting environmental and public safety.

Penalty Fees for Unauthorized Tree Removal

Did you know there are new penalty fees of $2,500 to $10,000 per tree for the unauthorized removal of Significant and Heritage Trees?

County of San Mateo Finances Strong but New Budget Urges Prudence

County Manager looks to future uncertainties in FY 2017-19 recommended budget.

Board of Supervisors Commits Funds for Affordable Housing

Supervisors direct Measure K revenue to bolster money for housing.

Board of Supervisors Endorses Affordable Housing Plan

Supervisors looking at ways to increase funding to $50 million.