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2022 Business License Renewal

Business license renewal notices will soon be distributed to all businesses with active licenses expiring December 31, 2021.  Each license renewal is due by February 15, 2022.  The City accepts cash, checks, money orders, and most major credit cards.  Licenses may be renewed online via credit card or eCheck at https://elicense.cityofsanrafael.org/renew/Renew1/BusinessLicense. If you have closed … Continued

Francisco Blvd East at Grange Avenue Sewer and Storm Drain Repairs Completed

This project is completed.  The temporary bike lane striping was completed last week, which marked the final item.  The temporary asphalt sidewalk installed as a part of this project will be soon be replaced by permanent concrete multi-use path connecting the Bay Bridge to the Highway 580 overpass to Sir Francis Drake Blvd.  This multi-use … Continued

Woodland Ave Sewer Improvement Project Update

This project is nearing completion.  Our Contractor has finished installation of the upper sewer laterals on Woodland Place and all of those residence sewers have been changed over to the new sewer main in Woodland Place and the old sewer main has been decommissioned and plugged.  With a small amount of surface work, such as … Continued

Snapshot — Redistricting, ADUs, Homelessness Update, & More

Snapshot – de parte del Gerente de la Ciudad de San Rafael Spotlight Photo Walking procession for Día de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, November 6 in the Canal neighborhood.  PHOTO CREDIT: Doug Kaye, probonophoto.org  Last Quiz Question Congrats to Kevin Smead for being the first to correctly respond to our mystery photo in the last Snapshot Quiz! The picture was of the Turtleback Hill Trail … Continued

SSA Update: Personal Stories + Donation Opportunities

The City of San Rafael continues to successfully operate the temporary Service Support Area (SSA) for those experiencing homelessness. The rain has certainly had an effect on the SSA, but the City and local partners have been quick to help keep the area dry. City staff are assisting by building platforms to keep tents elevated and out of puddles with lumber donated by Golden State Lumber, re-routing … Continued

City of San Rafael Stands United Against Hate

The City of San Rafael City Council has unanimously approved a resolution declaring the week of November 14 – 21 as United Against Hate week. United Against Hate is a statewide campaign undertaken by local municipalities to raise awareness of and declare unequivocal opposition to hateful and discriminatory actions and rhetoric in our communities. The … Continued

Snapshot — United Against Hate, Housing, Potential Roundabouts, & More

Snapshot in Espanol Spotlight Photo The Downtown San Rafael Day of the Dead Car Procession was held last Saturday, October 23rd. Join continued Day of the Dead festivities Saturday, November 6th at our Albert J. Boro Community Center—see our events section for more details! PHOTO CREDIT: Jim Schutz, San Rafael City Manager  Last Quiz Question Congrats to Edward Chin for being … Continued

2020 Sewer Pipe Repair & Replacement Project – Phase 1 (Complete)

This project was completed on October 1, 2020 by D&D Pipelines, Inc.  D&D completed the Ross Street and D Street work but was not able to complete the 2nd Street work due complications in the pipeline that would have expanded the originally intended scope of this project.  This work well be added to another future … Continued

Woodland Ave Sewer Improvement Project Progress

Work on this project has progressed well, as the sewer main pipe and lower lateral sections have been installed at all locations to include Lindaro Street, Woodland Avenue, Octavia Street, B Street and Woodland Place.  Remaining work includes installation of the upper laterals for Woodland Place.  These laterals are brand new as the District has moved … Continued

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