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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Free Sandbags – New Location

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Free Sandbags – New Location

We’ve moved one of our sand bag stations. Our Public Works Department makes free sand and sandbags available throughout the winter. The sandbag stations are accessible 24/7 and all you need is your own shove...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Renew Your Residential Parking Permit Online

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Renew Your Residential Parking Permit Online

Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) permit renewals can now be submitted online, including required supplemental documents. A How-To Guide is posted online to assist customers with completing the online ap...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Learn About Our Sustainability Programs

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Along with our partner agencies, we offer a variety of sustainability programs and information. Learn how to get discounts on electric vehicles, recycle, conserve water, and other ways you can help make the San Mateo community more sustainable.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Help Shape the Future of San Mateo

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We've embarked on an update of San Mateo's General Plan - a comprehensive policy document that serves as the blueprint for growth in the City through 2040. Community input is vital and we encourage everyone to participate in this multi-year effort.

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

We've Got a Map for That

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The City has an enhanced interactive maps and geographical information system portal. Learn about transportation improvements, private development projects, street repaving and sweeping, crime data, flood zones, homeowners association boundaries and more!

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

New Mayor After City Council Annual Reorganization

New Mayor After City Council Annual Reorganization

San Mateo’s annual City Council reorganization took place Monday, Dec. 2. Council members are elected to 4-year terms and rotate the mayoral position annually. Joe Goethals was chosen as Mayor an...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Happy Holidays! Mark Your Calendars for City Hall Closures

From all of us at the City of San Mateo, we wish our community a safe and happy holiday season. City Hall and respective offices will be closing at noon on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, and closed all day for Christmas and New Year's Day Jan. 1.

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

New Year Brings Minimum Wage Increase

New Year Brings Minimum Wage Increase

The minimum wage in San Mateo will increase to $15.38 starting Jan. 1, 2020. To help balance the rising cost of living in the Bay Area, in 2016 the San Mateo City Council adopted an ordinance approving a local minimum ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

City Council Adopts Urgency Ordinance to Protect Tenants

City Council Adopts Urgency Ordinance to Protect Tenants

The City Council unanimously approved an urgency ordinance to provide many San Mateo renters just cause eviction protections until new statewide tenant protection laws go into effect Jan. 1, 2020. Sa...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

What's News in San Mateo? Check Out Our Latest eNewsletter

Learn about upcoming activities, events, projects, initiatives and more! Brought to you by the City Manager's Office, it includes the latest information from all of our departments. Visit our email notification page to sign up for future newsletters.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Are You in the Know? Sign up for Email Updates

Want to know what our City Council will be discussing at its next meeting? Interested in learning about sustainability programs? Wonder what transportation projects our Public Works Department has planned? Stay engaged by signing up for email alerts.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Consumer Reports

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Make better purchasing decisions by searching Consumer Reports online through our EBSCO databases.  Find ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Food For Fines

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During the months of November and December bring non-perishable food items into one of the participating Peninsula Library System's libraries and your fines/fees will be waived.  All food collected will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. &am...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

RBdigital - Electronic Magazines

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With RBdigital you can read and download your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere with your library card.  Select from over 120 titles in English, Chinese, and Spanish.  Check out as many magazines as you want—there are never any holds ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Ebsco Databases

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21 databases are available covering a wide variety of topics!  Try them for your next research project.

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Streaming Movies

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Enjoy more than 30,000 independent, international, classic, or documentary films through Kanopy.   Create an account, download the app, and watch them on your smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV.  You may view 10 movies per month; the loa...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Job Seekers @ Your Library

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Searching for work?  Need help writing your resume?  Want assistance applying for a job online?  Volunteers with experience in human resources, coaching, and teaching are available to help you.  Free.  Open on ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Hoopla

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Thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to a smartphone, tablet, or computer with your library card.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Pronunciator

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Pronunciator is a fun way to learn a new language with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music and more!  Plus, ESL students can access English language lessons in 50 non-English languages. 

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Posted on: June 29, 2019

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