San Mateo County Board of Supervisors set to name new president

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San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum is expected to be named president of the Board for 2020 during an annual reorganization ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

The board will also select a vice president at its annual reorganization held at Board Chambers at 9 a.m. at 400 County Center, first floor, in Redwood City. A reception will follow immediately in the Board Chambers foyer.

Slocum served as vice president during 2019 alongside president Carole Groom. The president and vice present are unanimously elected by their peers on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors.

Slocum says his priorities for 2020 will be “to continue to work collaboratively building more affordable housing, moving the needle to resolve homelessness particularly for families and veterans, and to continue my work to reduce traffic congestion.”

Groom said she was proud to serve as president touted the the Board for 2019 successes that include augmenting the County’s affordable housing stock, opening the new Regional Operations Center and working to improve and protect Tunitas Creek Beach by adding it to the County’s Parks system.

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