Virtual City Council Meetings

Our next City Council meeting will be held virtually and we have been testing, testing, and testing some more! Here’s what you need to know: 🎥 YouTube Live: To have your comments read aloud, write PUBLIC COMMENT before your message in the live chat section on YouTube. Also, if you want your name included make sure … Continued

Boards and Commissions February 2020 Appointments

In February, the City Council appointed five members to the Cannabis Industry Tax Oversight Committee: Abi Rivas, Drew Erik Revai, Stephen Roth, Drew Bulfer and Jen Dye; and two new members to the Pickleweed Advisory Committee: Janet Tanchez and Jairo Ceballos. Here is a little information about our newly appointed members: Abi Rivas is a resident … Continued

Dominican Sisters, Citizen of the Year 2020

The Dominican Sisters of San Rafael have had an unparalleled impact on the community in the areas of education, social justice and health care. For more than 100 years, the Sisters have provided uncompromising leadership in the community through their extensive education mission at Dominican University, The Garden School, San Domenico School, and the Osher … Continued

Boards and Commissions December 2019 Appointments

In December, the City Council appointed five members to the ADA Access Advisory Committee: Ashley Tomerlin, Ewen McKechnie, John Erdmann, Timothy Lord and Francine Falk-Allen. Here is a little information about our newly appointed members: Ashley Tomerlin is a Certified Access Specialist and landscape architect specializing in inclusive outdoor recreation environments and Title II accessibility. Professionally, … Continued

Boards and Commissions November 2019 Appointments

In November, the City Council appointed four members to the Park and Recreation Commission: Mark Machado, Cicily Emerson, Ariel Gutierrez and Jeren Seibel, and four members to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Barry Bergman, Philip Mooney, Marc Solomon, Jim Geraghty and Anne Coyne. Here is a little information about our newly appointed members: Mark Machado has lived … Continued

Fire Commission October 2019 Appointment

The City Council met in a special meeting in October to interview applicants and make an appointment to the Fire Commission. We received seven great applications, and the City Council selected Elias Hill to serve on the San Rafael Fire Commission. Here is a little information about our newly appointed member: Eli Hill attended his … Continued

Pickleweed Advisory Committee Vacancies

Interested in serving on a board or commission? Apply today to serve on the Pickleweed Advisory Committee! The Pickleweed Advisory Committee provides valuable input in representing and advocating for the Canal area resident’s needs and wishes for programs and services; and is a primary public networking resource between the Canal residents, representatives from governmental and … Continued

Boards and Commissions July 2019 Appointments

The City Council met in June at a special meeting to interview applicants and make appointments to the Planning Commission and the Design Review Board (DRB). We received incredible applicants: seven for the Design Review Board and six for the Planning Commission. The City Council selected Stewart Summers and Samina Saude to serve on the Design … Continued

Thank you AmeriCorps NCCC!

On Monday night’s  City Council Meeting the City Council expressed their sincere appreciation to AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps NCCC) and to the members of the Pacific Region Green 2 Team for their service and dedication to wildfire prevention and vegetation management activities and their resulting contributions to the City of San Rafael. AmeriCorps NCCC … Continued

Board & Commission Vacancies for June 2019

Interested in serving on a board or commission? Serving on a board or commission is a rewarding way to be involved in, and of service to, your community. We are recruiting applicants for two boards – Citizens Advisory Committee and the ADA Access Advisory Committee. Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing The Citizens … Continued

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