On October 21st of this year, when Boys & Girls Clubs in San Mateo County received emailed bomb threats, two City of Millbrae employees took action and made calls to parents, reassuring them that their children were safe.
12/13/2016 1:16 PM
Central Park's main field area, the play structure and the tennis courts are now open!
12/09/2016 3:47 PM
The majority of Central Park is close to re-opening, and the City’s team is making good progress with the insurance carriers to settle on an agreed amount for the restoration of the building and furnishings. In addition, the City Council has approved a project management agreement designed to actively and quickly move the community toward a decision on how to design, finance, and rebuild the Community Center. The goal is to rapidly and thoughtfully arrive at these critical decisions over the next nine months.
12/02/2016 10:15 AM
On Saturday evening, Mayor Anne Oliva will flip the switch, turning on more than 1,000 lights for the City of Millbrae’s 25th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Starting at 5 p.m. with carol singing by the Spring Valley Elementary Children's Choir, the ceremony will give community members an opportunity to celebrate the holiday season together as the City’s 30-foot tree is decorated and lit in front of City Hall.
11/29/2016 11:54 AM
Every three years PG&E does household gas meter inspections for corrosion. Our team has completed the 2016 scheduled inspections and have moved up the early 2017 inspections to this year. Over 100,000 gas meters in San Mateo County will be inspected by the end of the calendar year. PG&E and private contractor (Underground Construction) crews will be conducting the inspections. These inspections used to be part of the monthly meter reading program, but with the SmartGrid roll-out atmospheric corrosion is being inspected as its own program.
11/17/2016 9:14 AM
“Building good relationships, being an attentive listener, and taking an interest in solving resident’s problems.” Those are the keys to being a good public servant according to Amalia Pena, a 17-year employee of the City of Millbrae.
11/08/2016 11:23 AM
These past two weeks have seen some good progress in getting through a very long list of tasks to get Central Park reopened. It is frustrating for those of us looking in from outside of this detailed work, because it seems to be taking so long. Hopefully the information below will help park users appreciate the care and diligence that is needed to responsibly reopen a public space.
11/07/2016 2:22 PM
Due to the spread of a fungal disease and weakened trunk strength, several trees that line the back entrance of City Hall will be removed as soon as possible.
11/03/2016 9:55 AM
Beginning in November, the City of Millbrae, will be making streetscape improvements in your neighborhood. This project will consist of repairing buckled sidewalk, replacing dilapidated newspaper racks, replacing street trees, installing tree grates, replacing benches, installing modern planters, installing interesting bike racks, installation of a parklet, and last but not least, installing the new Millbrae logo on the pavement at the intersection of Hillcrest and Broadway.
11/01/2016 3:39 PM
On Saturday, October 15th, Dave, now a lead in the City’s Public Works Department, responded to a storm call out on Mateo Ave. Storm water was rising in the street, threatening property damage to nearby homes. Dave knew he had to act fast.
10/26/2016 1:57 PM
10/21/2016 2:46 PM
Since our last update, the City has continued to advance the its work in the community center fire recovery. This week the City will make more decisions on interim spaces to accommodate program and staff services. Also, we will begin discussing the schedule to start the rebuilding process with our insurance carrier and adjusters.
10/18/2016 3:06 PM
It’s been a little over two months since we lost our community center to a fire. Since that day, Millbrae officials and staff have worked diligently to restore the City’s parks and recreation programs and services. The good news is, we’re making good progress and well into that recovery. We have identified several location options for programs and staff services, and are working with our insurance company to start the rebuilding process.
10/03/2016 1:30 PM
Recently, renovations and updates were completed to Central County Fire's Millbrae Training Center at Station 37. The City of Millbrae can take pride in knowing that Central County Fire has a state-of-the-art training classroom, here in our city, that ensures our firefighters get the best training possible so our residents get the best service possible.
09/28/2016 2:07 PM
Discover the benefits of native and drought tolerant plants as an alternative to your lawn.
09/20/2016 11:21 AM
Yesterday, I released a letter expressing the great pride and responsibility I take in serving the City of Millbrae, and summarized some of the success the Millbrae Police Bureau has had these past four months. In that letter, I cited several statistics regarding burglaries in our city and San Mateo County.
09/07/2016 10:20 AM
It’s been three months since I was assigned to serve as Chief of the Millbrae Police Bureau, a position I have taken with great pride and responsibility. Already, we have grown much together, and I have listened intently to your concerns regarding the rise in burglaries in our neighborhoods and vandalism at our parks. While these problems still exist, I want to let you know of some of the things the Police Bureau is doing to address them.
09/06/2016 9:48 AM
Dear Millbrae Residents, Structural engineers are surveying the Community Center to assess if it can be saved. If the engineers determine that the building cannot be saved, it will be demolished. If this is the case, City staff anticipates the site will be cleared before winter.
08/24/2016 11:55 AM
On Monday evening, more than 100 people attended a special meeting at City Hall to share their ideas on what amenities and services Millbrae’s next community center should have following the fire that destroyed the former facility.
08/09/2016 1:40 PM
On Monday, Millbrae residents and city officials will join in a special Community Center Recovery Meeting, starting the process to rebuild the Center in the wake of a fire that completely destroyed the building two weeks ago. Starting at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, Millbrae Mayor Anne Oliva will lead attendees in an open discussion on qualities that made the old Community Center great, and seek input on what amenities and services they would like to see in a new facility.
08/05/2016 11:59 AM