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Council Member Matt Grocott

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Matt Grocott

Council Member Information

Term of Office: November 2013 - November 2018
Profession: Business Owner


Phone: (650) 802-4163

Council member Grocott was born and raised in northeast Ohio.  He attended public schools there until his sophomore year in high school, when he became a scholarship student at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio.  His college education included two years at the University of Florida, and Clemson University, respectively. Majoring in architecture, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Design

A few years after moving to California, Mr. Grocott located to San Carlos in 1987 and later bought his first home in 1995. He owns and operates Grocott Design - Home & Remodel, specializing in the design of residential remodels and additions. He is past president of the Golden Gate Chapter of the American Institute of Building Design, has served in numerous volunteer positions, including past Deacon Moderator at San Mateo's First Presbyterian Church, and as a Board Member of the Barnabas Counseling Center. 

Mr. Grocott was elected to the San Carlos City Council in 2001 and reelected in 2005, 2009 and 2013. He continues to strive for open government and ran on the platform of “Leadership that Listens.” 

In his spare time, he enjoys reading biographies and historical novels, cycling and supporting the wrestling program at Stanford University.

Council Committee Assignments
Each year, the Mayor assigns members of the City Council to serve on Citywide and Regional committees representing the City of San Carlos. To view the assignments list, click here.