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November 2019 Election Information

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The California Voter’s Choice Act is a  law passed in 2016 that aim to modernize elections in California by allowing counties to conduct elections under a new model which provides greater flexibility and convenience for voters.  The  General Election, taking place on November 5, 2019, will be a Vote Center/All-Mail Ballot Model.

This new election model allows voters to choose how, when, and where to cast their ballot by: 1) Mailing every voter a ballot, 2) Expanding in-person early voting, and 3) Allowing voters to cast a ballot at any vote center within their county

This November 5th,  there will be an election for two City of Brisbane City Council seats, for a shortened term of 3 years each.   The candidates are: 

Madison Davis

Terry O'Connell 


Also this November, there will be three City Measures on the ballot.

Measure C – City of Brisbane: Liquid Storage Facilities Business License Tax Measure

Resolution, Measure & Full Text

Impartial Analysis

Argument in Favor Of 


Measure B – City of Brisbane: Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

Resolution, Measure & Full Text

Impartial Analysis

Argument in Favor Of 


Measure E – City of Brisbane: Cannabis Business License Tax Measure

Resolution, Measure & Full Text

Impartial Analysis

Argument in Favor Of 


Where do you vote?  Brisbane City Hall (50 Park Place) will  be one of the Vote Centers in the County that will be open November 2-4, three days prior to Election Day.  Vote Center hours BEFORE Election Day will be 9am – 5pm and 7am – 8pm ON Election Day.   Visit https://www.smcacre.org/vote-centers for more information.

Also important to note: The November 5, 2019  General Election is an all-mailed ballot election for the County.  Every eligible voter will be mailed a ballot and can vote by mail or cast their ballot in person at a Vote Center during the times and days specified above.  

Not registered to vote?  Visit https://www.smcacre.org/register-vote or visit a Vote Center during hours of operation to register to vote.  For more information contact Ingrid Padilla, City Clerk at ipadilla@brisbaneca.org or at (415) 508-2113.

August Home Sharing Flyers from HIP Housing

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HIP Housing is a non-profit, affordable housing organization in San Mateo County. Do you have a room to rent in your home? Contact HIP Housing at 650-348-6660. One room can change Two lives…

Please find the following new Home Sharing flyers from HIP Housing:

HIP Housing’s Self-Sufficiency Program is a scholarship that provides housing assistance and support services to motivated, low-income parents and/or transitional age foster youth with
clearly defined education and career goals.

Lastly, check out a new client video: Home sharing video:

Training Together to Be Better, Together

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This past week, members of the Brisbane Police Dept, Fire Dept., as well as Communications staff from the City Manager's Office participated in an Active Shooter/Violent Intruder training at Mills High School in Millbrae.  This training brought together a unified group of law enforcement officers, fire fighters, emergency service personnel, educators, Public Information Officers (PIOs), and volunteers from across San Mateo County to prepare for such an event.   The media was invited to attend the training on Wednesday; watch this coverage from KTVU.


fire training

media training

Thank you to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services for sponsoring the event and Mills High School for hosting this year's event as it allowed officials from across the county to better collaborate and prepare for an emergency.  The more we train together, the more new techniques we can practice together, the better we become.

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