Please take notice that the President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, acting pursuant to the authority of Government Code 54956, hereby calls a special meeting of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, to take place on December 15, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, located at 400 County Center, Redwood City, California 94063


The special meeting is for the purpose of discussing and transacting the following business:



Call to order


The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m.



Presentations By, and on Behalf of, Applicants for Appointment to Serve as Supervisor Representing District 2 on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors


The Clerk pulled names in order for presentations by the applicant and their supporters.


Speakers recognized by the President:


Linda Koelling (Applicant)


Carole Groom (Applicant):


Supporters: Rosalind Koo, Pam Frizella, Bill Nack, Linda Gregory and Linda Asbury


David Frydenlund (Applicant)


Marland Townsend (Applicant)


Daniel Kaul (Applicant)


Karen Clancy (Applicant):


Supporters: Melody Loo and Chris Balm


Richard Silver (Applicant)


David Bauer (Applicant):


Supporters: Steve Gross, Don Eaton and Spence Leslie


Rod Hsiao (Applicant):


Supporters: Michelle Loo, Kate Fenton, Joan Dodson and Jan Masoka


Maureen Freschet (Applicant):


Supporters: Mary Morrissey-Parton, Sister Rosanne Murphy and Michael Elkins


Michael Stogner (Applicant):


Supporters: Caroline Ziegler and Theresa Dyer


The meeting recessed at 11:04 a.m. and resumed at 11:13 a.m.


Public comments were taken.


Speakers recognized by the President:


Sepi Richardson, Mayor, City of Brisbane


John Lee, Deputy Mayor, City of San Mateo


Kent Mickelson, San Carlos


Nathaniel E. Flynn, Burlingame


David Frydenlund, Belmont


John Root, Burlingame


Jan Epstein, San Mateo





The meeting was adjourned at 12:04 p.m. The next Board of Supervisors meeting will reconvene on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 8:15 a.m. in Closed Session – Litigation and Personnel Matters, and thereafter for the regularly scheduled Board meeting.