Investigation of Surplus Safety Equipment, Cleaning Supplies Finds Lack of Controls, Communication

Redwood City – An independent investigation into what caused the County of San Mateo to leave surplus COVID-19 safety equipment and cleaning supplies in the rain found internal controls lacking. A report released today concluded boxes containing primarily non-medical grade gowns, goggles and face shields, as well as cleaning supplies and a number of sterile gowns, were stacked outside without a definitive timeline for how the surplus safety equipment would be ultimately distributed.

Online Services Available, In-Office Services By Appointment

The San Mateo County Parks website can be used to access most administrative services, such as making reservations, purchasing park passes, an dmore.

Rare Plant’s Resiliency Is Sign Of Hope In Pescadero Creek Park

Monitoring of the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn area in Pescadero Creek Park began as soon as it was safe to visit. Early on, safety precautions were necessary as tree roots and the ground continued to smolder and large trees fell.

Notice of Public Hearing: FY2023 MTW Annual Plan

On May 1, 2000, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) signed a 10-year Moving to Work (MTW) Agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (HACSM). Subsequently, the MTW agreement was extended through 2028.  The MTW demonstration provides HACSM more flexibility and authorization to develop policies that are outside the limitations of certain HUD regulations and enhances HACSM’s ability to serve the housing needs of low-income individuals and families in San Mateo County.

County Now Using Simplicity Mobile App to Connect Residents with Real-Time Information & Events

Redwood City — County of San Mateo has adopted the Simplicity app, a new mobile communication channel that directly connects with residents by delivering important announcements and events directly to the user’s phone.

Contractor Selected For Quarry Park Pump Track Project

By approval of the Board of Supervisors at their March 22 meeting, American Ramp Company has been selected to construct the pump track at Quarry Park.

Removing Guns from Prohibited Persons, Rental Help for People in Need Receive Funding

Redwood City – The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday pledged $1 million to keep firearms out of the hands of individuals prohibited from possessing guns, such as owners who are convicted of a violent crime or are subject to a domestic violence or workplace restraining order. The Board also committed $4 million to support ongoing efforts to end homelessness by the end of the year. The funds will subsidize rent and provide on-site services to ensure that individuals and families with low incomes can remain successfully housed.

Upcoming Opportunities To Realize Flood Park

The design phase for the Realize Flood Park project continues with three additional opportunities for you to share your ideas through events and a survey.

San Mateo County Parks Seeks Design Ideas for Flood County Park’s Landscape Plan

San Mateo County Parks is making it easy and fun for park users to share design ideas for Flood County Park’s 2020 Landscape Plan park features in person and online. Information gathered during this period of the Realize Flood Park project will guide the development of schematic designs for new and updated park features, including sports and play areas, picnic and gathering areas, historic resources and the park’s urban forest and ecology.  The design options will be presented to the public for comments beginning this summer.

March 2022 Benefits Newsletter