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City of San Bruno

Contact Info 


(650) 616-7055

Operational Hours

M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


567 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94067

About San Bruno

The Community

Idyllically located only 12 miles south of San Francisco, the City of San Bruno is an ethnically and culturally diverse city with approximately 42,000 residents. The City maintains a smalltown atmosphere and employs its own Police, Fire, Community Services, Public Works, Community and Economic Development, and Administration departments. In close proximity to San  Francisco International Airport (SFO), the city serves as a gateway for travelers from all around the world. Vast cultural and recreational opportunities include museums, galleries, theaters, professional sports teams, and acclaimed educational institutions including tanford University, UC Berkeley, University of San Francisco, and San Francisco State University, all of which are easy to reach with public transportation including nearby BART and Caltrain stations. San Bruno is home to “Cupid Row,” a unique heart-shaped housing tract spanning a half-mile diameter with 250 residents, thus earning it the slogan “City with a Heart”. With its small-town atmosphere, almost year-round sunny weather, beautiful landscapes, and proximity to San Francisco and Silicon Valley,

San Bruno remains one of the most desirable places to live and work within the San Francisco Bay Area.

The City Oraganization

The City of San Bruno is a full-service city governed by the City Council and operates under a CouncilManager form of government. San Bruno has an elected five-member City Council. The Mayor, one of the members of the City Council, is directly elected for a two-year term. Other members are elected for four-year staggered terms with elections held in November of odd-numbered years. Under the City Manager, City services are provided by various departments: General Administration including the City Manager’s Office, City Attorney’s Office, City Clerk’s Office, Finance, and Human Resources; Police, Fire, Public Works, Community Services, Community and Economic Development, and CityNet Services.The City operates with a one-year budget and fiscal year that begins on July 1 annually. The 2020–2021 budget includes approximately 265 full-time equivalent employees, $49.4M in General Fund operating expenses, $4.9 million in General Fund capital improvement projects, and six recognized bargaining units. As adopted, the budget is balanced with 25% of funds additionally retained as an emergency reserve.

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