2017 PAFR Press Release

Redwood City - San Mateo County Controller Juan Raigoza today released the County's Financial Highlights report, also known as the Popular Annual Finanacial Report (PAFR), for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.  This report summarizes the details of the County's financial picture documented in the much longer Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) released in November.

Commission Approves Dog Management Recommendations

The Parks and Recreation Commission approved dog management policy recommendations presented at the December 7 meeting by the Dog Management Committee.

2017 CAFR Press Release

San Mateo County Controller Releases Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Redwood City, Calif. - Controller Juan Raigoza today released for public review the San Mateo County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017.

Flood Park Draft EIR Review Period Complete

From October 3 through November 16, San Mateo County Parks received input on a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to restore and improve Flood Park via a form on the Parks website. The review period is now complete. All written comments regarding the adequacy of the Draft EIR were required to be submitted during this time period.

Working To Connect People To Parks

See how SMC Parks is working to improve park access through assistance in establishing small parks in unincorporated communities.

Ohlone-Portolà Heritage Trail Committee to Commission Feasibility Study

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has directed the formation of a committee to explore the best ways to design and interpret the path that Gaspar de Portolà took during his expedition of the San Mateo County coast and the San Francisco Bay.

District Elections Are Good For Democracy

Tonight, the Board of Trustees of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) will consider adopting district based elections for its trustees in lieu of the existing at-large model. Their support of district elections would align the SMCCCD with the voters’ decision in November 2012 to elect County supervisors by district and lead the way for other countywide bodies to move to district elections.

Quarry Park Overlook Closed

The overlook above Quarry Park's quarry face is remains closed until further notice due to exposed footings.

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?

Controller wins GFOA award for FY 15/16 CAFR

For Immediate Release Redwood City —  Continuing its winning streak, the San Mateo County Controller’s Office was honored for a 17th straight year with the highest recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting.