COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) updates and resources


Town Hall Offices are Closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted on November 25, 2020

Town Hall offices are closed on Thursday and Friday for  the Thanksgiving holiday - wishing you a safe and joyful holiday.

The next Below Market Rate Lottery Drawing will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020!

Posted on November 24, 2020

Marin Housing Authority (MHA) will be facilitating a lottery for a 1 BR/1 Bath condominium in San Rafael on December 8, 2020. Click here for all the details about this drawing. This announcement plus all BMR news and forms are all also available at:   The deadline for applications to be received by MHA is...

Town Newsletter – November 20, 2020

Posted on November 20, 2020

Read the latest newsletter here. 

Marin Joins Statewide Cautionary COVID-19 Step Back

Posted on November 17, 2020

Worsening statistics prompt regression from orange Tier 3 to red Tier 2 Marin County is one of 40 California counties tightening restrictions per State of California mandates in response to a surge of COVID-19 cases across the state and region. Governor Gavin Newsom announced November 16 that Marin was moved from orange to red, to use common virus status...

Town Newsletter – November 13, 2020

Posted on November 13, 2020

Read the most recent newsletter here. 

TAM Kicks-off Part-time Transit Lane Study

Posted on November 13, 2020

Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) Kicks-off Part-time Transit Lane Study Buses on Shoulders Could Help Reduce Congestion The Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) has kicked-off a study of the feasibility and potential benefits of allowing buses to bypass heavy traffic on the US 101 by using the existing shoulder between Atherton Avenue/San Marin Drive in...

Council Adopts Ordinance and Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Permits to Allow Businesses to Provide Outdoor Dining etc. through May 2021

Posted on November 11, 2020

To read the ordinance and resolution, visit our Recent Ordinances page.

Election Department Notice of 1% Manual Tally

Posted on November 10, 2020

Click here for more info.

Citizen of the Year Nominations for 2020

Posted on November 9, 2020

Last year, the Town Council reinstated the Citizen of the Year Award at their April 3, 2019 meeting. The award was awarded annually from 1992 through 1997. A plaque with the recipients' names engraved upon it still hangs in the Women's Club. The Fairfax Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) is taking nominations from the public for...

Town Newsletter – November 6, 2020

Posted on November 6, 2020

Read the latest newsletter here.

Wonderfully Wild Marin: A Calendar and Online Fundraiser for Open Space

Posted on November 6, 2020

Want to help protect local open spaces during these trying times and get some amazing artwork as part of the donation thank-you gifts?  Here’s how! The Fairfax Open Space Committee along with The San Anselmo Open Space Committee have been collaborating together to create an informationally rich and stunningly beautiful Calendar for 2021 called Wonderfully Wild Marin....

Mayor’s Message to the Community – October 30th

Posted on November 2, 2020

Click here to read Mayor Goddard’s October 30th letter to the community. To read past letters visit our Mayor’s Messages to the Community page.

Fairfax Election Results

Posted on October 31, 2020

The results of the Fairfax election will be certified to the Town Council in December, once the Marin County Elections Department has completed counting the ballots. The new Councilmembers will be sworn in and seated at that time. Please visit Marin County Elections for information about the canvass and current results. Results will be updated on Wednesday and...

Town Newsletter – October 30, 2020

Posted on October 30, 2020

Read the latest newsletter, including a letter from the Mayor,  here. 

New Accessory Unit Information and Online Workshop

Posted on October 30, 2020

Several new tools are now available for homeowners interested in building an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in Fairfax.  Help is available whether a property owner wants to generate extra income, create more housing for the local workforce, or house family members. ADU Marin is a new partnership between Fairfax, 9 other local cities and towns, ...

Power Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Event on October 25th

Posted on October 25, 2020

UPDATE: All Town committee/board meetings (RESJ, Tree Committee, and Volunteer Board)  scheduled for Monday (10/26) have been canceled due to the Power Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event.  The meetings will need to be rescheduled.  Please check the Public Meetings page later in the week for the rescheduled meeting dates. Please to go to  for more information on specific...

Town Newsletter – October 23, 2020

Posted on October 23, 2020

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Town Newsletter – October 16, 2020

Posted on October 16, 2020

Read the most recent  newsletter here. 

Fairfax Climate Action Plan Community Forum & Survey

Posted on October 15, 2020

Last week, we let you know that The Community Forums that the Climate Action Committee is holding to help the Town to create its next 10-year Climate Action Plan. We kicked off our meetings on Monday October 12th with a very interesting conversation. We talked about what a Climate Action Plan is, how Fairfax created its...

Town Newsletter – October 9, 2020

Posted on October 9, 2020

Read this weeks newsletter here. 
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