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Town Newsletter – April 12, 2021

Posted on April 12, 2021

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Town Newsletter – April 5, 2021

Posted on April 5, 2021

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Climate Action Committee wins Charles F. McGlashen Award for Outstanding Environmental Leadership

Posted on April 5, 2021

MCE’s Board of Directors recognized three recipients of this year’s Charles F. McGlashan Advocacy Awards at MCE’s Board of Directors Meeting on March 18, 2021 with honorees that include: The Centers for Independent Living of Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Solano Counties with Vi Ibarra, Deborah Elliott from the County of Napa, and the Fairfax Climate Action Committee. MCE...

Peri Park Playground Will Be Closed for Renovations Beginning Monday, April 5th

Posted on April 1, 2021

Peri Park playground will be closed beginning Monday, April 5th, through Monday, April 21st, for demolition and the installation of new playground equipment.  We appreciate your patience during this time.  We look forward to having wonderful new playground structures in place when the playground re-opens!

Town Newsletter – March 29, 2021

Posted on March 29, 2021

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Police Chief Selection Process

Posted on March 29, 2021

At its March 17th meeting, the Council decided to conduct an internal recruitment process for Police Chief. The process entails interviewing the interim Police Chief Rico Tabaranza. As part of the interview process, the Council requested staff to form a community panel with seven (7) members: one volunteer board member, one Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee...

Marin Progresses from Red Tier to Orange

Posted on March 29, 2021

The State of California has announced that Marin County will be moving from “red” to “orange” status in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, effective Wednesday, March 24. The move from tier 2 or “substantial risk” status to the less restrictive tier 3 or “moderate risk” level is based on consecutive weeks of progress in...

Marin County CERT Hybrid Training Is Now Available!

Posted on March 24, 2021

See attached flyer for more information. Registration closed for this session.  Information will be updated when the next training sessions are available.

Town Newsletter – March 19, 2021

Posted on March 19, 2021

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Help Making Vaccination Appointments

Posted on March 19, 2021

Marin County residents who have been unable to make their own COVID-19 vaccination appointments via the internet can call a new Access Service Center at 833-641-1988 to get assistance from a real live human being. The Marin Access Service Call-Center is intended for local residents without internet service who need assistance with registration, transportation, and communication related...

Pandemic Relief for Businesses Extended

Posted on March 19, 2021

Applications remain open until March 22 for Marin County Small Business Fund The application period has been extended through March 22 for qualified small business owners in Marin County to apply for federal relief funding targeted to businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Marin County Small Business Fund has $915,000 to distribute in...

Applications Due for Lottery drawing for a 2 BR/2 Bath condo, in San Rafael, CA by Wednesday, 3/24/2021

Posted on March 16, 2021

Applications Due for Lottery drawing for a 2 BR/2 Bath condo, in San Rafael, CA by Wednesday, 3/24/2021, by end-of-day to Marin Housing Authority (MHA). This drawing for a 2 BR/2 Bath condo, in San Rafael, CA. This announcement plus all BMR news and forms are available at: www.marinhousing.org  

Deadline to Apply for the Fairfax Planning Commission Vacancy is March 29

Posted on March 16, 2021

The Planning Commission consists of seven residents appointed by the Town Council to bring a broad variety of expertise and experience to their role. The Commission reviews planning applications and serves as an advisory body to the Town Council on planning policies and regulations, including certain ordinances, and the Town General Plan and Housing Element....

Town Newsletter – March 12, 2021

Posted on March 12, 2021

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Take the Bikeshare Survey – Open Until March 19

Posted on March 11, 2021

Your input is needed to help find bike parking locations for a new bike sharing system of 300 electric bikes near SMART stations in Marin and Sonoma counties. Please participate in this short survey to help us determine where mobility hubs should be placed within your community. The survey will be open through Friday, March 19,...

Renaming Sir Francis Drake Blvd Update

Posted on March 8, 2021

At its March 3rd meeting, the Council supported the concept of renaming Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Specifically, the Council directed its two representatives to the County Ad-Hoc Working Group, Mayor Ackerman and Councilmember Goddard, to report to the Ad-Hoc Working Group the Town’s direction. The Ad-Hoc Working Group consists of representatives from the five jurisdictions through...

Town Newsletter – March 5, 2021

Posted on March 8, 2021

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Cascade Bridges Project Update

Posted on February 26, 2021

Marin County Open Space District has prepared a draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for its Bridges and Trail Improvement project in Cascade Canyon Preserve. This proposed project would improve habitat for sensitive wildlife species while improving the safety and accessibility of the trail system in the preserve. The design was developed through engagement with the...

Marin Graduates to Tier 2 COVID-19 Status

Posted on February 26, 2021

Declining infection rates prompts wider reopening San Rafael, CA – The State of California has announced that Marin County will move from “purple” to “red” status in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy effective Wednesday, February 24. The move from Tier 1 or “widespread risk” status to the less restrictive Tier 2 or “substantial risk”...
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