Relay For Life San Bruno Event on April 26-27, 2014
Each year, more than 4 million people in over 20 countries raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer through the Relay For Life movement. Relay For Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising walk and the City is proud to be a sponsor of the event this year. The San Bruno Relay will take place on April 26 - April 27, 2014 for 24 hours from 10:00 am - 10:00 am at Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Avenue, San Bruno.
If you would like information on starting a team or learning how you can support the event please contact:
or contact Ken Ibarra, Event Chair at (650) 400-1005
The Celebration of the Century has begun!
Join us for a year-long salute to San Bruno's Centennial. Through this celebration, we are exploring and recognizing our community’s heritage and history — and solidifying our civic pride — through family-friendly events and activities.
Whether you’ve lived in San Bruno for decades or just moved here, whether you work here every day or simply visit on occasion, come be a part of our Centennial festivities and join us as we honor our past, celebrate the present, and look forward to the next 100 years!
Click HERE for more information.
Sewer Master Plan - Final Draft for Review
A final draft of the City's Sewer Master Plan is available for review HERE
This past fall and winter has been one of the driest years on record across the state of California. At the State level, Governor Brown has declared a drought emergency and has asked California residents and businesses to reduce their water consumption by at least 20%.
At the local level, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has issued a statement today requesting a voluntary 10% reduction on the SF Regional Water System in response to the dry weather conditions and to ensure that available water supplies are prudently managed.
In coordination with this local advisory, the City of San Bruno is asking residents and businesses to conserve water to help meet the 10% voluntary reduction goal that will help preserve Hetch Hetchy’s and our own groundwater’s valuable resources.
The SFPUC is closely monitoring water levels in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and snow pack data. Within the next 90 days, the SFPUC will have survey data from snow pack depths and reservoir resource levels throughout the SF Regional Water Supply to share with other water agencies. The data results will allow water agencies to develop their specific water supply strategies for the future. Residents of San Bruno are requested to follow water conservation practices at all times. The City will update residents on any changes made to the request of a 10% voluntary reduction when new information is available.
Water Conservation Tips and additional information is available on the city’s website at www.sanbrunowater.ca.gov and on Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency’s (BAWSCA) website at http://bawsca.org/
Police Warning Residents of Recent Burglaries
The San Bruno Police Department wants to inform residents of a recent increase in residential burglaries in San Bruno. The crimes are not specific to one neighborhood and have occurred at homes in different areas of the City. Investigators are continuing to work on apprehending those responsible for these crimes, and have partnered with investigators in other jurisdictions in San Mateo County that have also experienced a recent increase in these crimes.
CLICK HERE for additional information and safety tips.
Caltrain Grade Separation
CLICK HERE for information including detours and no parking zones.
City Council Adopted 2013-2014 Operating Budget
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SamTrans Bus Route Adjustments
SamTrans will be adjusting seven bus routes on Sunday, June 16, 2013. The adjustments are intended to improve on-time performance and convenience to customers. Please visit www.samtrans.com/ridersdigest to review changes that may affect you.
Be where the action is…Get involved!
The City of San Bruno has several Citizen Advisory Commissions, Boards and Committees, whose volunteer members are San Bruno residents appointed by the City Council. Members meet in the evening, once a month or less, serving staggered four-year terms that expire in October of every even year, at that time they may wish to seek re-appointment for another term. Please click here for more information.
Ban On Plastic Shopping Bags Begins Earth Day 2013
On Earth Day, April 22, 2013, the San Mateo County Reusable Bag Ordinance will launch, requiring that County retailers no longer provide customers with plastic carry-out bags. On that day, San Mateo County joins other cities and counties that encourage the use of reusable bags, promoting healthier environments for citizens through the decreased use of single-use plastic bags.
The ban will apply to all County retail outlets, including grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies and other shops. It does not apply to plastic bags used for restaurant food take-outs or for produce, meats, bulk foods and prescription medicines. Shop owners are encouraged return any unused plastic bags to their vendors for repurposing and/or refund.
If retail customers do not bring a reusable bag, the retailer will charge them 10-cents per paper bag until Jan. 1, 2015, after which a 25-cent per bag charge may apply. Shoppers using reusable bags are encouraged to practice “healthy bag habits” that include washing reusable bags regularly to remove bacteria and other potential food contaminants. Other recommendations for bag safety can be found on the San Mateo County Health System website at http://smchealth.org/BagBan
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.
State of the City Address
On January 7, 2013, Mayor Jim Ruane presented the State of the City Address. To view the Mayor's comments, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Regular and Special City Council Meeting Notices
Please visit the City Council Agendas and Minutes page for additional details about regular and special meetings, as related to PG&E Settlement Not-For-Profit, 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.
Announcing the REBUILDCRESTMOOR.ORG Website
The latest updates for the Crestmoor neighborhood rebuilding and infrastructure reconstruction can be found HERE.