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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

Join the Wildfire Advisory Committee!

Help improve Citywide resiliency and protect the community and firefighters by reducing wildfire risk. The Committee will use the City’s “Wildfire Prevention and Protection Action Plan” as a starting point and will provide input on implementing measures such as the development of new City ordinances, assist in the prioritization of implementation measures, provide input on … Continued

Jeff Craemer, Citizen of the Year 2019

Jeff Craemer is a long-time resident of San Rafael who is well known for his community and civic involvement. As a San Rafael Fire Foundation Board Member and a Marin History Museum advocate, Jeff has dedicated a tremendous amount of time and energy into making San Rafael a great place to live and work. In … Continued

National Preparedness Month

In San Rafael, our community is susceptible to human-caused and natural disasters including earthquakes, wild land fires, floods, and other large-scale emergencies we cannot predict. When large scale emergencies occur law, fire, and emergency medical services will be overwhelmed with priority calls and our City employees will serve as Disaster Service Workers. Government agencies and disaster organizations cannot … Continued

Thank you for your service, Cheryl Lentini!

Cheryl Lentini was appointed to the San Rafael Design Review Board in June 2009 and has served on the Design Review Board for nine years. Cheryl’s participation on the Design Review Board will forever be known for her keen ability to understand the multitude General Plan policies, review criteria, and guidelines affecting project design, and … Continued

Earth Day was a success in San Rafael!

Thank you to the 193 individuals, businesses, nonprofits, schools, service organizations and spiritual groups that make our Earth Day projects such a success! All One Ocean Center for Volunteers and Non Profit Leadership Conservation Corps North Bay Gerstle Park Neighborhood Association Master Gardeners @ Falkirk Mansion My Earth Day Marin Coalition Marin Litter Coalition Mission San … Continued

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