City of Half Moon Bay, California
City Government Information
Incorporated in 1959, Half Moon Bay is governed by a five-member elected City Council. In the 2005-2006, the estimated budget was approximately $28 million. City staff is divided into six departments: Administration, Police, Finance, Planning, Public Works/Building and Parks and Recreation. The City Manager is responsible for the oversight of daily operations.
Half Moon Bay City Council
Ted Adcock Community Senior Center, 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, California
Half Moon Bay City Council meetings are held every first and third Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ted Adcock Community Senior Center, 535 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay. Councilmembers as of August 2005: Jim Grady (Mayor), Toni Taylor (Vice Mayor), Mike Ferreira, Marina Fraser, David Gorn.
The City Manager, under the direction of the City Council, oversees daily operations and provides leadership to city programs. City Manager Debra Ryan; Tel. 650.726.8270.
501 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, California 94019; Tel. 650.726.8250
The City of Half Moon Bay Planning Department guides development through land use recommendations to the Planning Commission and the City Council. Planning staff responds to the day-to-day requests for information about zoning matters and land use, and processes planning permit applications. Front counter hours are 8:30am to 1pm, Monday through Friday. Appointments may be made for planning inquiries after these hours. Planning Director:Ê Jack Liebster
Half Moon Bay Police Department
537 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019; Tel. 650.726.8288
The Half Moon Bay Police Department has programs for abandoned vehicles, crime prevention, emergency preparedness, gang resistance, graffiti abatement and Neighborhood Watch.
Police Chief: Ike Ortiz; Tel. 650.726.8288
Police Commander: Lon Waxstein; Tel. 650.726.8288
Police Officers and CSO: Tel. 650.726.8288
Half Moon Bay Library
620 Correas Street, Half Moon Bay, California 94019; Tel. 650.726.2316 x227
The Half Moon Bay Library is part of the San Mateo County Library System. A drive is underway to raise funds for a new library building to replace the 30-year-old one.
Coastside Committee For a New Library / Friends of the Library meets from 6-7pm on the fourth Monday of each month at the Billiard Room of the Canada Cove Clubhouse.
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B&B in Half Moon Bay
Coastal Luxury Hotel & Golf Resort
Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival