Board of Supervisors Approves $3.4 Billion Spending Plan for 2022-23

Budget funds critical services, prioritizes equity-based pandemic recovery Redwood City — The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today approved a $3.4 billion recommended budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

County of San Mateo Welcomes New Public Works Director

Redwood City — Ann Stillman will lead the Peninsula’s largest public works agency with responsibility for 315 miles of roads and two airports.

Resources for the Roe v. Wade Decision

On June 24th, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In a historic decision, the Court declared that the constitutional right to abortion, upheld for nearly a half-century, no longer exists. This leaves abortion rights to be determined by states unless the U.S. Congress acts to legislate federal protection for abortion.

June 2022 Benefits Newsletter

We Value Your Feedback. Thanks to all of you who have already responded to the 2022 Employee Benefits Survey. If you have not yet participated, please take a few minutes to respond by June 30.

Bay Area Health Officials Urge Awareness About Monkeypox as Summer Travel and Gatherings Begin

As the summer season begins with increased travel and major events and gatherings, Bay Area Health Officers urge people to protect themselves against the monkeypox virus, which spreads through prolonged skin-to-skin contact and bodily fluids, such as through crowded settings or sexual contact.

Permit Exemption for Hazardous Trees – Extended to July 1, 2023

In advance of fire season and drought conditions, the Community Development Director, in consultation with the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s San Mateo–Santa Cruz Unit and the San Mateo County Resource Conservation District, has issued a Notice Regarding Permit Exemption for Tree Removal

Huddart Park Forest Health Work Update

Crews have returned to Huddart Park to follow up on forest health work performed last November and December near the park entrance. Trails slated for closure include Redwood Nature Trail, and Bay Tree Trail.

San Mateo County Supervisors Approve Action Plan to Support Women’s Reproductive Rights

Supervisors Dave Pine and Warren Slocum Champion Financial Investments, Protections and Outreach Supporting Women’s Access to Reproductive Care

Vacancy Announcement for LGBTQ Commission

For Immediate Release - Notice of Vacancy Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Commission             President of the Board of Supervisors Don Horsley announced that applications for appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Commission are being accepted (About the Commission). There are currently three (3) vacancies. To be eligible, applicants must live in San Mateo County. The ideal candidate will possess several of the following attributes:

Quarry Park Fuel Reduction Project Begins June 6

Beginning the week of June 6, we will be treating up to 100 acres of dense fire fuels in Quarry Park. Some trail closures will occur, Monday through Friday.

Pescadero Creek Park Partially Reopened

In addition to the previously open northern portion of Pescadero Creek Park, a western portion of Old Haul Road is now open. The area south and west of the park, which was burned by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, remains closed.