Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission Launches First Hearing on Wednesday, Aug. 25

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 under the schedule tab.

Board of Supervisors Approves $6.3 Billion Two-Year Spending Plan

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.

Board of Supervisors Supports Ordinance to Improve Oversight of Firearms Sales

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. 

Board of Supervisors Pass Ambitious Climate Goals for County Operations

Redwood City – The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on January 26 adopted the Government Operations Climate Action Plan (GOCAP), a comprehensive strategy to address the climate crisis making significant reductions to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035. The passage of the GOCAP establishes the County of San Mateo as a regional climate leader with the strongest climate action plan for government operations among the Bay Area counties. ​​

Jan. 5, 2021: San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Names New President

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today unanimously selected Supervisor David Canepa, who represents District Five in the North County, as the 2021 president during its annual reorganization. The Board also chose District Three Supervisor Don Horsley as 2021 vice president.

Sept. 14, 2020 - From Daly City to East Palo Alto, Affordable Housing on Board of Supervisors' Agenda

“Now, more than ever, people need a safe, affordable place they can call home,” said Warren Slocum, President of the Board of Supervisors. “Rent is the single biggest expense for most people. Families that have a stable, affordable rent can then spend more on nutritious food and other essential needs.”

Sept. 8, 2020 - Board of Supervisors to Consider FY2020-21 Budget

Redwood City — As the Bay Area and nation struggle with the economic shutdowns and resulting job losses caused by the coronavirus, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will consider a spending plan for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year that relies heavily on reserves to maintain safety-net services.

Board of Supervisors Declare Climate Emergency in San Mateo County

Resolution calls for accelerated actions and local collaboration to combat climate change.  

Board of Supervisors Pleased SCOTUS Blocked Census Citizenship Question

 The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on June 27, 2019, that the 2020 U.S. Census cannot — at least for now — ask respondents about their citizenship status was lauded by the president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors who hopes an ultimate resolution will ease fears in local immigrant communities.

Board of Supervisors Approves FY2019-21 Recommended Budget

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today approved the Recommended Budget for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-21 — financial commitments that County Manager Mike Callagy said is a $3 billion investment in the future and our youth.

Board of Supervisors Approves Three-Year Contract with AFSCME

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today approved a new three-year agreement with 10 of 11 representation units of employees represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 829.

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to Hold Study Session on Tasers

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will hold a special evening study session next Monday to learn more about the electronic control devices commonly known by the brand name Taser, including how they work, when they are utilized by law enforcement and the County’s current policy governing their use.