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. San Mateo’s local urgency ordinance prohibits evictions without cause, and retroactively applies starting Oct. 1, 2019. Certain limits apply based on building type and term of occupancy.Continue reading “San Mateo Enacts Tenant Protection Measures”
Category Archives: Community Resources
Celebrate Thanksgiving at the King Center
Everyone is welcome to join the community for a Thanksgiving Meal Thursday, November 28th from 12pm-3pmKing Center (725 Monte Diablo Dr, San Mateo)
Community Needs Assessment for 2019
All are invited to participate in the Community Needs Assessment for 2019. The Community Needs Assessment is a vital part of the City’s engagement with the community and stakeholders to identify priority needs for programs and projects in the areas of community development, housing, and public services. Many of these programs and projects are fundedContinue reading “Community Needs Assessment for 2019”
Learn about the new statewide renter protection law on Sunday, 10/27/19
Sunday, October 27, One San Mateo will host a special renter meet-up to be held at the Congregational Church of San Mateo from 4 to 6 pm. A primary purpose of the meet-up will be to inform renters about AB 1482, the new statewide renter protection law that was just signed into law by GovernorContinue reading “Learn about the new statewide renter protection law on Sunday, 10/27/19”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center – 50th Anniversary
You are invited to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 50th Anniversary Celebration! ✨ Saturday, March 9, 2019 1-4pm Open House 🕐Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center725 Monte Diablo Avenue, CA 94401—2:00pm – Welcome and Ceremonial Address by:• Diane Papan, Mayor of the City of San Mateo• Sheila Canzian, Director of ParksContinue reading “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center – 50th Anniversary”
Apply for FREE home repairs
Rebuilding Together Peninsula is seeking applications for FREE home repairs in San Mateo for low-income home-owners. All repairs are done free of charge to the homeowner, with the support of community volunteers, skilled vendors, and staff support. Apply online by January 18: https://www.rebuildingtogetherpeninsula.org/apply-for-repair/homeowners To qualify for our repair programs, a homeowner must have repairs thatContinue reading “Apply for FREE home repairs”
Join the ESL City Government Academy!
The San Mateo Adult School and City of San Mateo are partnering to offer a unique opportunity to participate in the English as a Second Language (ESL) City Government Academy. The Academy is designed to expand participants’ awareness of local government, City services, and increase civic engagement, leadership, and volunteering. Participants will have an opportunity to: LearnContinue reading “Join the ESL City Government Academy!”
Community Meeting on New Affordable Housing Development
In April 2018, the City of San Mateo selected MidPen Housing to redevelop two adjacent lots at 480 E. 4th Avenue and 400 E. 5th Avenue – the parking lots off 4th and 5th between Railroad and Claremont. MidPen proposes building 164 affordable rental homes for families on one lot and a 699-stall parking garageContinue reading “Community Meeting on New Affordable Housing Development”
What do you like and dislike about San Mateo? What’s your vision of San Mateo in 2040?
On October 25th Julia Klein, Principal Planner, gave a presentation at our HANCSM General Meeting about the General Plan process. She invited everyone to participate and share your input about the things you like about San Mateo, the things you wish to change, and your vision of the City’s future. Visit StriveSanMateo.org to take anContinue reading “What do you like and dislike about San Mateo? What’s your vision of San Mateo in 2040?”
The 14th Annual Disaster Preparedness Day
The 14th Annual Disaster Preparedness Day in San Mateo County will be held Saturday, September 22 from 10 AM-4 PM at the San Mateo County Event Center. The event will provide vital information on preparing, surviving, and recovering from emergencies/disasters as well as great networking and hands-on learning opportunities, plus a lot of fun for the whole family!