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The City of San Rafael celebrates Pride Month

 

Author: walter.gonzalez@cityofsanrafael.org

Community Gathers for King Tide Event in San Rafael

On February 10, 2024, over 75 participants gathered for “King Tide Day” to measure and document the impact of rising waters on San Rafael. The City of San Rafael, Canal Alliance, Canal Arts, the University of California Berkeley, the Multicultural Center of Marin, The Marin Auburn Society, and the County of Marin co-hosted the family-friendly … Continued

News Release: City of San Rafael Hires New Community Development and Economic Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Cristine Alilovich City Manager 415-485-3070 SAN RAFAEL, CA – After a nationwide search, Economic Development and Innovation Director Micah Hinkle has been promoted to be the first director of the newly combined Community Development & Economic Development Department, overseeing the Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, Housing, and Economic Development functions for the … Continued

Update on Terra Linda Fuel Tanker Incident

Under the direction of Marin County Environmental Health and Hazardous Material specialists, City of San Rafael Fire, Police, and Public Works staff continue the response and clean-up efforts following Tuesday morning’s fuel tanker incident. In addition, professional environmental contract crews are working to mitigate environmental impacts and supporting ongoing clean-up efforts. Clean-up will be an ongoing effort and … Continued

Northgate Mall Redevelopment Draft Environmental Impact Report Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: April Talley, Project Director April.Talley@cityofsanrafael.org 415-485-3050 Northgate Mall Redevelopment Draft Environmental Impact Report Released SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 5, 2024 – The City of San Rafael today released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Northgate Mall Redevelopment Project, marking an important milestone in the City’s review and consideration of … Continued

Homelessness and Housing: August 2023 Updates

City Camping Ordinance Update  On July 17th, City Council adopted Ordinance 2030 to address unregulated encampments on public property by persons experiencing homelessness in the City.  The ordinance would prohibit establishing any camping area within 200 ft. of another camping area. Each camping area would also be limited in size to 10 ft. by 10 … Continued

City of San Rafael Welcomes Angela Robinson Piñon as New Assistant City Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Cristine Alilovich City Manager 415-485-3070 cristine.alilovich@cityofsanrafael.org City of San Rafael Welcomes Angela Robinson Piñon as New Assistant City Manager   SAN RAFAEL, CA – The City of San Rafael is pleased to announce the hiring of Angela Robinson Piñon as Assistant City Manager. With a distinguished career spanning nearly two decades … Continued

Homeless Encampment Fire, Assault, and Proposed Camping Ordinance

  San Rafael, CA – On 07/14/2023, San Rafael Police Department officers arrested a fifty-five-year-old San Rafael resident, for assaulting a victim and setting a tent on fire in the area of the Mahon Creek path, where a large homeless encampment has grown significantly over the last several months. The victim was treated and is … Continued

The City Council will Consider an Ordinance Regulating Camping on Public Property

  The City Council will consider introducing an ordinance regulating camping on public property at a  Special City Council meeting on July 10, 2023, at 7 p.m. The staff report and ordinance text are published on the City’s website. Summary of Proposed Ordinance The proposed ordinance keeps the existing rules on camping on public property in the City, but … Continued

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