Members of the public have the opportunity to make history by serving on California’s first county or city commission focused on the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community. As of today, applications are being accepted for the newly established San Mateo County Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBT) Commission.
Redwood City – The San Mateo County Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission will hold the first in a series of meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. This first meeting launches a months-long public process to hear from the community about district boundaries for electing the Board of Supervisors for the next decade. The agenda is posted on https://smcdistrictlines.org/ under the schedule tab.
Redwood City — The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today approved a $6.3 billion two-year budget shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, the structural inequities it brought to the forefront and the innovations developed to continue providing critical services.
The following is a statement from County Manager Michael P. Callagy: It goes without saying the County of San Mateo is a welcoming community dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion in the services it provides. Juneteenth, or Juneteenth Independence Day, commemorates the traditional observance of the end of slavery in the United Stated and is observed annually on June 19.
Redwood City – Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved the first reading of an ordinance to regulate the sale of firearms in the unincorporated areas of the county. The ordinance was sponsored by Supervisors Dave Pine and Don Horsley.
Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors authorized County Health to establish a permit fee relief program that would provide a one-time credit covering the costs of annual permit fees paid by certain local businesses regulated by the department.
County Manager Mike Callagy today unveiled a $6.3 billion two-year spending plan that focuses on safety-net services and helping the community respond to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Redwood City – The San Mateo County Veterans Commission is calling for nominations for its 6th annual Veterans Recognition Event that will take place in November 2021. Nominations will be accepted from now until the close of business on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
The County of San Mateo is building a campus where adults experiencing a severe mental illness can receive care in setting that feels more residential than institutional. This new campus will replace a concrete colossus that first housed tuberculosis patients during the Truman Administration. The design -- small-scale buildings, open-air courtyards and communal spaces -- reflects advances in treatment with a focus on recovery and well-being.
Redwood City – Applications are now open for residents who want to serve on a County of San Mateo commission that will study and recommend draft boundaries for the five supervisorial districts based on the 2020 Census.