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Town Newsletter – August 15, 2022

Posted on August 15, 2022

Read the August 15th newsletter here. 

PG&E Vegetation Management Update

Posted on August 15, 2022

PG&E will be working on trees in the area, so please be aware of possible traffic delays and tree work overhead. The streets for the week of 8/1-8/6 are as follows: Acacia Road 0-100 Block Baywood Canyon Road 0-100 Block Berry Trail 0-100 Block Bothin Road - 0-100 Block Broadway Blvd - 100 Block Crescent...

Fairfax Election Deadline to File Nominations Papers Extended

Posted on August 12, 2022

The deadline for non-incumbents to file nominations papers was extended to 5 pm on August 17th. Please visit the Elections page to learn more, or contact Town Clerk Michele Gardner  mgardner@townoffairfax.org.

Town Newsletter – August 8, 2022

Posted on August 8, 2022

Read the August 8th newsletter here. 

Town Newsletter – August 1, 2022

Posted on August 1, 2022

Read the August 1st newsletter here. 

Age Friendly Fairfax Newsletter – August 2022

Posted on July 28, 2022

Read the August newsletter here. 

Town Newsletter – July 25, 2022

Posted on July 26, 2022

Read the July 22nd newsletter here. 

Town Replaces Gas Water Heaters with Heat Pump Water Heaters

Posted on July 25, 2022

The Town recently enrolled in Willdan’s heat pump water heater (HPWH) electrification program and replaced its gas water heaters in the Public Works, Police Station, Women’s Club, Pavilion, and Fire Department buildings with new HPWHs. Thanks to PG&E and MCE match funding for the program, the Town was able to have this work completed at...

Town Council Adopts Ordinances Regulating Short-Term (Vacation) Rentals

Posted on July 19, 2022

Short-term rentals (of 30 days or less) are currently prohibited in the town. However, the Town Council is in the process of developing a program to allow and regulate short-term rentals, beginning with the adoption of two ordinances and a resolution.  Read the ordinances and resolution.

Town Council Adopts Ordinance to Ban Gas-Powered Landscaping Equipment Beginning  in 2023

Posted on July 19, 2022

The Town Council adopted an ordinance to require the use of electric (either battery-operated or corded) landscape equipment starting January 1, 2023 for residents, and January 1, 2024 for commercial landscapers. Covered equipment includes leaf blowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers, edgers, pole saws, chainsaws, and mowers. The ordinance will help reduce the Town’s greenhouse gas...

Town Welcomes New Interim Planning and Building Services Director

Posted on July 19, 2022

On July 12, the Town Council appointed David Woltering to serve as the Interim Planning and Building Services Director. Mr. Woltering is highly qualified, as well as familiar with the Ross Valley area, having recently served in a similar interim role in the Town of Ross. Read the staff report here. 

New Options for Supporting Mental Health in Marin – #988

Posted on July 19, 2022

In 2020, Congress approved a new free 24/7 crisis phone number for behavioral health crisis needs nationwide. Beginning July 16, 2022 instead of dialing 911, emergency calls can be placed to 988 for urgent help in a time of mental health, substance use crisis, or even witnessing another person experiencing a behavioral health challenge. The federal...

Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break Community Meeting – July 26th

Posted on July 19, 2022

Please join the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority, fire agencies, and other partners for an in-person public meeting to hear about implementation of the first phase of the Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break. Meeting Details Topic: Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break - project implementation Date: July 26, 2022 Time: 6 - 7:30pm Location: Sleepy Hollow Community Center (1317 Butterfield Rd,...

Town Newsletter – July 18, 2022

Posted on July 19, 2022

Read the July 18th Town newsletter here. 

Fairfax Election this November

Posted on July 18, 2022

The next regularly scheduled election will be held on November 8, 2022, when Fairfax voters will elect two Town Council Members, a Town Treasurer and a Town Clerk, as well as vote on a ballot measure to renew a special tax for paramedic services. Notice of Election The Nominations period opened on July 18, and...

PG&E Enhanced Vegetation Management Process

Posted on July 18, 2022

As PG&E does tree work in our area, they are enhancing their vegetation management process. The customer communications process is: Pre-inspection notifications Post-inspection work required doorhanger (if customer is not home) Customer unresponsive / no contact Customer opposition / refusal to allow work Work complete notification Please contact PG&E with any questions or concerns at treesafety@pge.com or...

Town Newsletter – July 11, 2022

Posted on July 11, 2022

Read the July 11th newsletter here.

July 6th Council Meeting Adjourned to July 12th Due to Power Outage

Posted on July 7, 2022

Due to a PG&E power outage during its July 6th meeting, the Council adjourned (continued) the meeting to Tuesday, July 12th, at 6:30 pm. Notice of Adjournment The Tuesday meeting will be held by teleconference (Zoom) only. The agenda and packet will be posted as usual on Friday. Thank you for your understanding.

Age Friendly Fairfax Newsletter – July 2022

Posted on June 28, 2022

Read the July newsletter here. 
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