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Town Council meeting recap | June 5, 2024

Posted on June 13, 2024

Photo credit: Martha E. Ture, Mt. Tamalpais Photography May 29, 2024 Highlights Grant Agreement with the California Coastal Conservancy for Funds to Aid in the Acquisition of the Wall Property The Town Council authorized the Mayor to sign all agreements and documents needed to accept the Coastal Conservancy grant, if awarded, and thereby continue the...

Notice of Roadwork: Bolinas and Mono Intersection

Posted on June 13, 2024

Date: Monday, June 17th Time: Starting at 8:00 AM, lasting all day Details A section of roadway at the intersection of Bolinas and Mono will undergo pavement restoration work, resulting in a lane closure and traffic impacts for the entire day. Key Points Purpose: The Town is expediting the completion of road restoration work by...
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Town Newsletter | June 11, 2024

Posted on June 11, 2024

Read our latest newsletter to learn about: California Coastal Conservancy grants MOST $500,000 for Wall Property Photos from 2024 Fairfax Festival Planning and Building updates Boards and commissions vacancies Summer camps Age Friendly news And more! Subscribe to the newsletter Subscribe to get this newsletter sent directly to you!

Town Council meeting recap | May 29, 2024

Posted on June 4, 2024

Photo credit: Martha E. Ture, Mt. Tamalpais Photography May 29, 2024 Highlights Resolutions Calling for a General Municipal Election to be held on November 5, 2024, for the Election of Certain Officers, Requesting the Marin County Board of Supervisors to Consolidate with any other Election Conducted on that Date and Requesting Election Services of the...
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Recreation Quarterly Newsletter | June 2024

Posted on June 3, 2024

Happy June in Fairfax! The days are getting longer, and the sunshine is getting brighter, school is almost out, and dreamy beach days are upon us! We have lots of fun classes, programs and events happening right here in your own backyard. Join us for our favorite season of the year! Read the latest newsletter...
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Town Newsletter | May 29, 2024

Posted on May 29, 2024

Read our latest newsletter to learn about: Upcoming roadwork and traffic advisories Wall Property acquisition updates Fairfax Festival 2024 Annual General Adjustment Short term rental registration Summer camps And more! Subscribe to the newsletter Subscribe to get this newsletter sent directly to you!

Age Friendly Newsletter | June 2024

Posted on May 28, 2024

Click here for the latest Age Friendly Newsletter.  Sign up for the Age Friendly Newsletter We publicize the Age Friendly Newsletter monthly in the Town Newsletter and online. Subscribe to the Town Newsletter to receive Age friendly updates right into your inbox!

Town Council meeting recap | May 22, 2024

Posted on May 26, 2024

Photo credit: Martha E. Ture, Mt. Tamalpais Photography May 22, 2024 Highlights Consideration and Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Town of Fairfax and Marin Open Space Trust (MOST) Regarding the Acquisition of the Wall Property Mayor Coler and Town Attorney Janet Coleson presented an overview of the Wall Property acquisition. The Council...

2024 Annual General Adjustment Announcement

Posted on May 20, 2024

Annually, the Town of Fairfax adjusts the maximum rent increase percentage. Starting September 1, the maximum percentage for increasing rent to applicable residences (see this applicability chart) will change to 2.85% from 2.52%. The maximum annual rent increase is called the Annual General Adjustment (AGA). Under the Town's Rent Stabilization ordinance, the AGA is set at...

Get Ready for the 45th Annual Fairfax Festival and Ecofest!

Posted on May 17, 2024

The Fairfax Festival and Ecofest is back for its 45th year, bringing the community together to celebrate music, art, and eco-friendly living. Known as one of the top music festivals in the region, this event attracts thousands to downtown Fairfax each year. What makes the Fairfax Festival special? It's more than just a party –...
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Town Newsletter | May 14, 2024

Posted on May 14, 2024

Read our latest newsletter to learn about: Scenic Road Updates Housing Warm Line Bike to School Day Summer Camps Defensible Space Inspections EV and Ebike Show event And more! Subscribe to the newsletter Subscribe to get this newsletter sent directly to you!

Home Match Program, helping age friendly people screen for roommates

Posted on May 13, 2024

Available in Fairfax, Marin County has partnered with nonprofit Front Porch to offer a program called Home Match that specifically helps seniors screen for roommates. Homeowners or master tenants that are financially vulnerable and have available rooms in their homes (called “home providers”) are matched with low- to moderate-income people seeking affordable housing local to...

Register your short term rental online

Posted on May 13, 2024

Starting April 15, 2024, all short-term rentals (STRs) in the Town of Fairfax are required to be registered with the Town. This requires an annual registration fee, and the collection and remittance of Hotel User's Tax (HUT). Operating a STR without registering the unit with the Town violates Town Code and is subject to citations,...

Defensible Space Evaluations are coming to your neighborhood!

Posted on May 13, 2024

In a collaborative and ongoing effort to enhance wildfire safety, the local fire departments are working closely with the community on effective vegetation management around your homes. This initiative not only facilitates safer evacuations but also plays a crucial role in slowing the spread of wildfires. From now until the end of June, as weather...

Town Council meeting recap | May 8, 2024

Posted on May 13, 2024

Photo credit: Martha E. Ture, Mt. Tamalpais Photography May 8, 2024 Highlights This meeting was in-person only.  Receive Scientific Survey Results Regarding a Possible Bond Measure for Road Repairs Town Manager Heather Abrams and town consultant Lucia del Puppo presented the Town Council with the results of the scientific survey issued regarding a possible bond...

Town Council meeting recap | May 1, 2024

Posted on May 9, 2024

Photo credit: Martha E. Ture, Mt. Tamalpais Photography May 1, 2024 Highlights Police Department Presentations Members of the Police Department received recognition at the May 1 meeting. Four members, including Police Services Technician Maya Patterson-Burch, Officer Mailk Carter, Detective Shelby Jones, and Lieutenant William Cade took their Oaths of Office together.  Watch this portion of...

TAM seeks input from the community on future of transportation

Posted on May 9, 2024

The Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) is actively developing a Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP) outlining strategies for advancing safe, equitable, and sustainable transportation improvements. As part of this effort, understanding community challenges and priorities will be vital to creating a Plan that truly reflects our community’s needs. TAM invites you to share your perspective by...

PG&E contractor completes gas line infrastructure work along Scenic and Tamalpais Road

Posted on May 9, 2024

PG&E’s pipeline contractor has successfully completed the replacement of aging gas line infrastructure along sections of Scenic and Tamalpais Road. The next phase of the project, which involves repaving these roads, is set to begin the week of May 13th. A specialized "T-cut Patch" technique will be used for the re-pavement, which will vary in...

Restrictive covenants and what you need to know about them

Posted on May 6, 2024

Did you know your home’s deed could contain a racially restrictive covenant? A covenant is a legally enforceable “contract” imposed in a deed upon the buyer of property. Racially restrictive covenants were used nationwide starting in the 1920s to prevent people of color from purchasing homes in white communities. As of 2021, the Marin County...

Understanding the difference between electric motorcycles and electric bicycles

Posted on May 2, 2024

Updated May 2024 This article was originally published on Mar 19, 2024, and displayed an image of two different bicycles, which included a Super73. Super 73s and similar throttle devices are not e-bikes; they are motorcycles. We apologize for any confusion following the use of a misleading photo. Original Recently, there have been instances of...
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