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My name is Mark Olbert, and I’m a member of the City Council in San Carlos, California. This is my site for staying in touch with my constituents.

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Another Banner Year

The city typically has two big financial events annually. The first, and the one that gets the most attention, is…

Dealing with Power Shutoffs

At its October 28th meeting the Council directed staff to schedule, expeditiously, a discussion of steps our community should consider…

Holiday Celebrations

I’ve seen quite a bit of discussion online about the city’s stance regarding holiday celebrations, specifically the Eucalyptus Avenue ones…