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Coastside District and San Mateo County Elected Officials

City Council of Half Moon Bay sets priorities and policies, makes final decisions on all major city matters, adopts ordinances and resolutions, appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, and approves the annual budget.

Midcoast Community Council is an elected Municipal Advisory Council to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, representing Montara, Moss Beach, El Granada, Princeton, and Miramar.

Granada Community Services District is responsible for parks, recreation, garbage and recycling services in the unincorporated areas of El Granada, Princeton, Princeton-by-the-Sea, Clipper Ridge, and Miramar.

Coastside Fire Protection District protects lives, the environment, and property through fire protection, suppression, emergency medical and rescue actions, and public education.

Coastside County Water District provides safe, quality drinking water and services to the City of Half Moon Bay and the unincorporated coastal communities of El Granada, Miramar and Princeton-By-The-Sea, located in San Mateo County.

Montara Water and Sanitary District manages natural resources to provide Montara and Moss Beach with reliable, high-quality water, wastewater, and trash disposal services at an equitable price, and to ensure the fiscal and environmental vitality of the District.

Cabrillo Unified School District serves about 3200 students in four elementary, one middle and two high schools in a district covering more than 135 square miles.

San Mateo County Community College District located between San Francisco and San Jose in the Silicon Valley serves students over 31,000 students at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College.

San Mateo County Harbor District provides clean, safe, well-managed, financially sound and environmentally pleasant marinas at Oyster Point Park and Pillar Point Harbor.

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in the San Francisco bay area preserves a regional greenbelt system of nearly 65,000 acres of public land and manages 26 open space preserves.

San Mateo County, 3rd District Supervisor represents the west coast of San Mateo includes cities of Atherton, southeast Belmont, Half Moon Bay, Portola Valley, Pacifica, San Carlos and Woodside.

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U.S. Representative, 16th Congressional District

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction

District 22, Speaker Pro Tempore

State Senator, 13th District

Member of the State Assembly, 23rd District

San Mateo County, 3rd Supervisorial District

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Local Charities

Coastside Hope is chartered by San Mateo County to be the primary core human services agency for the mid-coast. “Necessities for today, Opportunites for tomorrow.”

Ayudando Latinos A Soñar, a Latino Cultural Arts and Social Services Program in Half Moon Bay is dedicated to ​supporting the youth and families of our beautiful coastal community in Northern California.

CoastPride offers a safe space to gather the diversity of our voices, raise awareness of LGBTQ issues, and address the needs of our LGBTQ youth, families, and adults.

Fixin’ San Mateo County is a local grassroots organization working to enact effective civilian oversight of the County Sheriff’s Office.

Resist Density works for sensible planning and protection for the San Mateo County Midcoast.