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San Mateo City Charter.

9.03 Nepotism.

The city council shall not appoint to a salaried position under the city government, or to any board or commission, any person who is a relative by blood or marriage within the third degree of any one or more of the members of such city council, nor shall any department head or other officer having appointive power appoint any relative of his/her or of one or more of the members of such city council within such degree to any such position.