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The Planning Commission currently has one vacant seat, the City Clerk’s Office will be accepting application packets until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25th.

The Planning Commission Governs principal land use issues, additions to residential structures, new construction projects and programs, variances and parking exceptions, and code enforcement cases. They meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, the meeting is televised and shown live on San Bruno Cable T.V. Channel 1.

An application process has been established for this recruitment. If you are interested in being considered for this specific appointment, CLICK HERE to review the Planning Commissioner Selection Information. Contact Staff Liaison, David Woltering at 616-7074 or by email at with questions.

To apply you will need to submit:

• A short letter of interest
• Your written response to the questions and exercise
• A completed application

Water Main Leak in Junipero Serra Park
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 – 5:30 p.m. – Update: The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) continues to respond to a major water main leak in the SFPUC system at Junipero Serra Park in San Bruno, which began late Monday, July 27th. San Bruno water staff are coordinating closely with the SFPUC and have taken the necessary steps to assure adequate water supply in the City’s system. SFPUC crews have identified and isolated the damage to the pipeline and repairs are currently underway. The pipeline was built in the late 1920s and the break was due to age. The pipeline is expected to be back in service on Saturday, August 1st. Water service will not be interrupted during the repairs. The SFPUC estimates the total loss of water due to this break at fifteen million gallons. To view the press release issued by the SFPUC, please click HERE.

The City of San Bruno Kicks Off the San Bruno Walk ‘n Bike Plan
The objective of the plan is to make walking and biking in San Bruno safer and easier. Please read the announcement HERE to learn more about the plan. To be added to the email notification list or to offer comments please submit a feedback form found HERE.

Advanced Water Meter Project
Beginning in Mid-July, the City of San Bruno will be starting the Advanced Water Meter Project. This important project will replace all of the residential water meters in the City’s water system which are more than 20 years old. Project updates can be found by clicking HERE.

Annual Beautification Awards Program
The San Bruno Beautification Task Force (BTF) is now accepting nominations for the Annual Beautification Awards Program! To nominate a residence and/or business in San Bruno who has made an outstanding effort to beautify their property click HERE

Whitman Way Closures
Beginning on June 22, Whitman Way will be closed between Shelter Creek Lane and Courtland Drive from 9:00am to 3:30pm as part of SFPUC’s Peninsula Pipeline Seismic Upgrade Project. Work is expected to occur on weekdays (Monday – Friday) until July 24. Traffic will be detoured to San Bruno Avenue via Shelter Creek Lane, Madison Avenue, and Crestmoor Drive. For more information and updates on the closure, please call the 24-hour answering service at (866) 973-1476 or visit the project website at

Water Conservation
CLICK HERE for information regarding current water use restrictions, fire safety measures during the drought, and the top ways you can conserve water.

Questions? Please call the Water Department at (650) 616-7160 or visit the water conservation website at

City of San Bruno Proposed 2015-16 Operating Budget

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City of San Bruno Proposed 2015-16 Capital Improvement Plan Budget

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Point of Sale Sewer Lateral Requirement
Effective May 8, 2015, the City of San Bruno will begin enforcement of a point-of-sale requirement for sewer lateral inspections. If your home is over 50 years old, your sewer lateral must be inspected and certified by the City before it is sold. Click here for more information.

San Bruno voters approve the Economic Enhancement Initiative (Measure N)
San Bruno voters approved Measure N with 67.3 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014. Measure N adjusts zoning regulations to allow taller buildings, increased residential densities and above-ground, multi-story parking structures in the Transit Corridors Plan (TCP) area. The Measure N changes will help to implement the TCP, which provides a guide for revitalization of San Bruno’s downtown and the Caltrain Station areas including well-designed buildings, more housing, jobs, and shops, and new City revenues for vital public services, including public safety, parks and public infrastructure. Click HERE for more information about implementation of the Transit Corridors Plan.

West Nile Virus Update
The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District ("District") has confirmed that they have had three dead birds to date in 2015, two in Menlo Park and one in Redwood City and were subsequently determined to be carrying West Nile Virus. It is advised that you be extra observant of birds in the area and do not touch any dead birds. Please call the District directly for proper handling of sick or dead birds, (650) 344-8592. The District continues their aggressive surveillance and testing efforts county-wide to combat the spread of West Nile Virus. For tips on how to help prevent the spread of West Nile Virus, please visit the District's website,

There are expired terms and routine vacancies on our commissions, boards and committees. CLICK HERE for more information

Crestmoor (Glenview) Trust Agreement
A Crestmoor (Glenview) Trust has been established for the City of San Bruno to respond to immediate and long-term expenses of the Glenview Fire incident of September 9, 2010. To view a summary of Crestmoor (Glenview) expenditures, please click HERE.

PG&E Settlement Not-For-Profit
In April 2012, the City reached a settlement agreement with PG&E for $68.75 million and five vacant property lots valued at $1.25 million. This legally binding agreement specifies that a Not for Profit entity shall be established to manage the use of the funds for the benefit of the entire City and can not can be used for general City operations. The funds from this settlement agreement are distinct and separate from the $50 million trust agreement to specifically benefit the Crestmoor neighborhood.

Those interested in being involved with the Not-For-Profit can email

Regular and Special City Council Meeting Notices
Please visit the City Council Agendas and Minutes page for additional details about regular and special meetings, Study Sessions, and other City Council discussion topics. For additional details related to the San Bruno Successor Agency, visit the Oversight Board Agendas and Minutes. For additional details related to the San Bruno Community Foundation (SBCF), visit the SBCF Board, Agenda, and Minutes.