Sustainability Planning Update Coming for Muir Woods

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Presentation scheduled for national monument’s multiyear improvements   A progress update on a parking reservation system and traffic control measures associated with the Muir Woods National Monument[External] will be provided to the Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, October 6. The public is encouraged to participate in the … Continued

Coastal Cleanup Day Upgraded to All Month Long

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – State and local agencies partner to promote public involvement during pandemic   Organizing the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day may seem impossible during the COVID pandemic and while wildfire smoke masks the Pacific Coast. However, instead of cancelling the single-day environmental event, it has been upgraded to … Continued

Popular West Marin Road to be Repaved

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Four miles of roadway to Dillon Beach to be improved   Warm summer weather is perfect for paving roads, and the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) is set to resurface about four miles of Dillon Beach Road in West Marin. The estimated $2 million project will improve … Continued

San Anselmo Flood Project Construction to Begin

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Excavation of the Fairfax flood control basin set to start in September   The Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District will begin excavating Sunnyside Basin near Fairfax in early September as part of the San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction Project. The excavation and relocation of 20,000 cubic yards … Continued

Marin Center Exhibit Hall to Undergo Upgrades

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Seismic improvements to be made to Exhibit Hall with grant funding   In an ongoing effort to improve the Marin Center facilities, the Exhibit Hall building will undergo a seismic upgrade project beginning in August 2021. The project is expected to take 10 months to complete. Seismic upgrades to … Continued

Airport Newsletter June 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) – Reminder Please be aware that all month to month lease holders at Gnoss Field will receive a CPI increase. This increase will come from the San Francisco Area “All Urban Consumers” CPI index and added to the July billing statements. New Look – The Department of Finance has changed billing and … Continued

County Installs Tech to Improve Crosswalk Safety

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Grant funding covers new rapid flashing beacons at specific crosswalks   The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW)  has completed installation of rectangular rapid flashing beacons at three crosswalks in unincorporated areas of Marin. The technology is designed to improve safety by alerting oncoming drivers that pedestrians are … Continued

Novato Creeks Due for Sediment Removal

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Project will help reduce flood risk during winter storms   Three creeks in Novato are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation … Continued

Online Workshops Set for Corte Madera Creek

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Virtual meetings planned to update public on the flood mitigation project   he Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District will host two community workshop meetings, conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to provide an update on the Corte Madera Creek Flood Risk Management Project. The project is … Continued

County to Provide Update on Backup Power Efforts

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Essential County services must be provided even during power outages   With summer around the corner and wildfire season upon us once more, the County of Marin is nearing completion of the first phase of a robust assessment of its key facility electrical power infrastructure. At the … Continued

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