Press release

San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District Recognized by 2016-2017 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury for Transparent Governance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Burlingame, CA – 31 July 2017

The 2016-17 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury recently released a report titled ‘Can We See You Now? San Mateo County’s Independent Special Districts Website Transparency Update’ discussing San Mateo County special districts’ progress toward achieving the transparency standards set forth by the California Special Districts Association (CSDA) and the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF).

The report found that San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District has been awarded the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence and the District of Distinction Designation from the California Special District Leadership Foundation, and that the District’s website continues to meet the first tier of required components for the Special District Leadership Foundation’s District of Distinction Designation.

In response to the report, District Manager Dr. Chindi Peavey said, “We agree with the findings of the report, and will continue to perform website audits to ensure that we meet the current standards of the Special District Leadership Foundation.” San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to be committed to transparent governance and accountability to the citizens of San Mateo County.

Contact:

Megan Sebay, Public Health Education and Outreach Officer

msebay@smcmvcd.org

1351 Rollins Rd.

Burlingame, CA 94010

(650) 344-8592

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