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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Are You Prepared for a Storm?

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San Mateo residents can get free sandbags at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, 2015 Detroit Drive, and the Corp Yard, 1949 Pacific Blvd. Is your road flooded? Call us at 650-522-7300. You can also check out our flood preparedness page for more tips.

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Composting Your Holiday Tree is Easy

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The City wants to help you compost your Christmas tree. Leave undecorated trees beside compost bins during regularly scheduled solid waste pick up dates. Recology will take it through January 31. After that, trees should be cut and placed in compost bins.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Help Shape the Future of San Mateo

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Join one of the most important planning efforts by sharing your input during the General Plan update. This citywide policy document covers issues like sustainability, circulation, housing, land use, infrastructure and more. Learn how you can participate!

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Bicycle Master Plan Update Underway

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Help make our City the best for bicycling on the Peninsula. We're updating our Bicycle Master Plan and want to hear from you! Tell us your favorite routes, your best bike paths, and let us know where you think we should make improvements.

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

We've Got a Map for That


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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