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Browse or Search for Legislative Records for City Council, Boards and Commissions

As part of the City's ongoing commitment to transparency, you can search legislative records of City Council, boards and commissions.

The Public Records Portal is an ongoing work in progress. The digital inventory is currently limited to available City Council records dating back to 1894, and records from boards and commissions may vary in date.

How long are records retained?

The City of San Mateo's Retention Schedule defines how long a document is retained.

What information can I find on the Public Records Portal?

Currently, you can only view legislative records of City Council, boards and commissions. The Public Records Portal is an ongoing work in progress. 

Search Tips for Public Records Portal

Make the most out of your search with these Public Portal Search Tips.

Need Help?

If you need help searching for records, please contact the City Clerk's Office at clerk@cityofsanmateo.org or (650) 522-7040.

Where can I find City Codes and Ordinances?
Visit San Mateo Law Library for San Mateo City Charter, City of San Mateo Municipal Code and our Codified Ordinances

Submit a Public Records Request
Don't see what you are looking for? Submit a public records request.