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Mission Statement

In partnership with our diverse community, we proudly support and sustain the environment and infrastructure through responsiveness, innovation, and professionalism. 

 

Meet our Director: Eunejune Kim

Eunejune Kim Headshot

 

Eunejune Kim joined the City of South San Francisco in February 2017 as Public Works Director. Mr. Kim oversees the City’s Public Works Department which consists of three divisions; Engineering, Maintenance, and the Water Quality Control Plant. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis and a master's degree from San Jose State University in civil engineering.  He has been serving the public for nearly twenty-five years carefully balancing the unique needs and expectations of each community to implement infrastructure programs in the best manner possible.  

 

 

Public Works Newsletter

Spring 2017 - In The Works Newsletter

 

Six Helpful Tips to Prepare for Winter Storms

1. STAY INFORMED! San Mateo County Alert System: SMC Alert. Go to www.smcalert.info and sign up to receive alerts on your cell phone and email. You will be notified quickly of tsunamis, floods, fires, road closures, etc. 

2. HOME/YARD MAINTENANCE. Inspect yard area(s) for dead trees or dead limbs and remove other objects that could be blown by storm winds, which could cause power outages. Contact Public Works with questions or concerns (650) 877-8550 or web-pw@ssf.net. Considering using sand bags in areas known for flooding around your property. Residents can receive up to 10 sand bags courtesy of Public Works (visit 550 N. Canal Street). 

3. SEWERS AND GUTTERS. Rainwater often assists trash with clogging drains and flooding. Make sure all drains and gutters on your property are cleared of debris BEFORE the storm season. Also, inspect nearby City storm drains; if storm drain are obstructed, notify us. 

4. ROOF. Schedule a roof inspection sooner rather than later to check for potential issues like loose tiles, holes, etc. to avoid potential flooding and/or water damage. 

5. INSURANCE/ DOCUMENTS. Check insurance policies for adequate coverage. Most policies do not cover damage due to flooding. Plan ahead, there is typically a 30 day waiting period before policies go into effect. Make copies of all important documents; make sure originals are stored safely somewhere outside of your home (like a safe deposit box). 

6. KNOW YOUR ZONE. Are you in a flood zone? Visit: https://msc.fema.gov/portal to find your official flood map and to learn about flood risks and preparedness. The City's Engineering Division can assist with flood zone questions (650) 829-6652. 

Questions? Contact StormPrep@ssf.net or call (650) 877-8550