Mayor David Lim

Second Term: Expires 12/2017
Took office in 2009
Currently serving as Mayor in 2017. Served as Mayor in 2013.
Served as Deputy Mayor in 2012, 2016.
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Mayor David Lim has resided in San Mateo since 2001. David was elected to the City Council in November of 2009, re-elected in 2013, and is currently serving his second term. He served on San Mateo's Community Relations Commission for six years and served on the San Mateo Neighborhood Watch Board prior to being elected to the City Council.

City Council Subcommittee Assignments


  • City Council Audit and Budget Committee
  • City Council Legislative Committee
  • City Selection Committee

External Agency Committee Assignments


  • Fire Shared Services Working Group
  • Oversight Board for Successor Agency to the San Mateo Redevelopment Agency
  • San Mateo County Council of Cities
  • San Mateo County Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services Group
  • Sister City Association - Honorary Chairman
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