Mayor Rick Bonilla

First Term: Expires 12/2022*
Took office in 2015
Currently serving as Mayor in 2018
Served as Deputy Mayor in 2017
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(650) 522-7522 ext. 6263
Mayor Rick Bonilla was born in San Francisco and grew up on the peninsula. He and his wife have resided in San Mateo since 1991. Rick was appointed to the City Council in January 2015, elected in November 2015 to a two-year term, and re-elected in 2017 to his first full term. Rick served as the Chair of San Mateo's Planning Commission, and also served six years on the Public Works Commission and several years on the Bay Meadows and Transportation Corridor Citizen's Advisory Committee.  

*Current term was extended by one year as the City moves to even-year elections with the passage of Measure B in 2017.
Mayor Rick Bonilla

Internal Assignments

  • Audit and Budget Committee
  • Legislative Committee
  • Selection Committee

External Assignments

  • Association of Bay Area Governments - General Assembly
  • City/County Association of Governments - Congestion Management and Environmental Quality Subcommittee
  • Housing Endowment and Regional Trust (HEART)
  • Peninsula Clean Energy
  • Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance - alternate
  • San Mateo - Foster City Public Financing Authority
  • San Mateo County Council of Cities
  • San Mateo County Economic Development Association
  • Sister City Association - Honorary Chairman
  • South Bayside Waste Management Authority