For Immediate Release
November 23, 2009
By Al Bito, Interim Administrative Services Manager (650) 599-1080

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Controller Tom Huening today released the San Mateo
County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year that ended June
30, 2009. The report contains the County’s audited financial statements and other
financial information. It also contains information about the local economy, the
structure of the County government, the County’s future financial plans, the County’s
financial policies and significant County projects.

The County’s 2008 report received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in
Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United
States and Canada. It was the ninth consecutive year the County received the
prestigious award.

The public can see the County’s financial information online here. Bound copies of the report will be available
soon at a cost of $25 per copy. To request bound copies of the report please contact
Elaine Chow at (650) 599-1127 or by email at