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Category: Maintenance Divisions

Core Tree Care – San Rafael Row Notification 2/15/2023 to 2/16/2023

PG&E’s subcontractor, Core Tree Care,  will be working in locations listed. They will be doing vegetation work along PG&E powerlines starting  Wednesday 2/15/23 thru Tuesday 2/16/23.  Public inquires can be addressed by the contractor: Core Tree Care (559) 920-9198 0 ANDERSON DR/ 37.961228,-122.513407 0 ANDERSON DR/ 37.960985,-122.513042 110 GARY PL 40 BELLAM BLVD 0 JACOBY … Continued

Mission Avenue sidewalk project

Brand new crosswalk has now been striped at the Mission Ave. and C St. intersection.  Big thanks to Tyler N. (Streets Maintenance Division Lead) for getting this crosswalk done on short notice.  The Mission Ave. sidewalk project was completed last year and we now have a crosswalk connecting the corner of our City Hall lot … Continued

Parks Department preparing for upcoming baseball season

The Parks Department has been busy working on getting the baseball field ready for the next season.  This year the crew was able to utilize their new verticutter.  The verticutter helps level the field between the turf and the skinned area to help reduce the lip that forms along the turf edge.   The crew reestablished … Continued

Tree replacement – Sidewalk Repair Program

San Rafael’s Sidewalk Repair Program has helped numerous residents repair the sidewalk in front of their house.  Once the new sidewalks are in, the Parks Department works with the homeowners and helps plant new trees to replace any that were removed during the process.  The new trees, selected by the homeowner from a list compiled … Continued

Night work notification – 46 Castro Ave – Saturday 1/28/2023

PG&E’s subcontractor, Pinnacle Power Services Inc., will be performing electrical utility work by 46 Castro Ave on Saturday, 1/28 from approximately 10 P.M to 6 A.M. The work requires the power to be turned off in the area so work is happening at night to minimize impacts to the neighboring businesses. The road will not … Continued

Public Works Maintenance Crews and Administration Staff team up for winter storms

As powerful storms and atmospheric rivers poured across the Bay Area in recent weeks, Public Works Maintenance crews have been working around the clock to respond to weather related emergencies throughout the City of San Rafael. DPW maintenance crews worked double shifts to respond to a variety of storm related emergency issues, ranging from flooding … Continued

Safe routes to school

Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) Program works to relieve traffic congestion around schools by promoting alternatives to commuting to school, such as walking, biking, taking the bus and carpooling. The program helps improve safety, promote a healthy lifestyle for youth and enhance the sense of community in neighborhoods. Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) and the … Continued

Utilization of mobile column lifts

One of the benefits of having mobile column lifts is that they offer maneuverability and can be easily moved.  They are very user friendly and allows workers unrestricted views of the underside of vehicles.  In the photo below, Garage Technician II Angel Lopez is shown getting ready to replace a faulty automatic transmission from one … Continued

Temporary Road Closure – Cijos St. – 1/17/2023

MMWD’s sub-contractor WK McClellan will be temporarily closing Cijos St to complete pavement restoration for a leak repair. The road closure will happen Tuesday, January 17, from approximately 8 A.M. – 4 P.M., weather permitting. They have an approved encroachment permit EP2210-055 and notifications have been provided to affected properties.  

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