The City’s administrative offices will be closed from Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1. 24-hour operations will remain in effect for the Police and Fire Departments. Some facilities will be open at full or limited hours. Get more information.

Events

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Library Events

Dec
13
Wed
6:00 pm Family Storytime / Cuentos para ...
Family Storytime / Cuentos para ...
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lectura de Cuentos bilingues en Español e Inglés para toda la familia a las 6pm. Bilingual in Spanish and English …read more
Dec
14
Thu
10:30 am Family Storytime
Family Storytime
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
11:30 am Toddler Storytime / Lectura de c...
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de c...
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lectura de cuentos bilingües para niños de 0 a 3 años. Jueves a las 11:30 am. Seguido por 30 minutos …read more
1:00 pm All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone, and aren’t sure that you’re getting the most out of it …read more
3:45 pm Math Club
Math Club
Dec 14 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Strengthen your math skills at the Library! Math Club will provide  students in 4th-7th grade the opportunity to practice and …read more

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Cyclists compete in the Sunset Criterium bike race in Downtown San Rafael

Cyclists compete in the Sunset Criterium bike race in Downtown San Rafael

Dec 13 2017

Fire Commission Meeting

4:00pm - 6:00pm Fire Department Administrative Offices (Temporary)
  • Add to calendar 2017-12-13 16:00:00 2017-12-13 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting 1600 Los Gamos, Suite 345, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the...

Dec 18 2017

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2017-12-18 19:00:00 2017-12-18 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles City Council Meeting 1400 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

San Rafael has four City Councilmembers and one elected Mayor, elected at-large for four-year terms. For information about elected and appointed officials, boards / commissions and their terms, visit the Boards and Commissions website. The City Council meets the first and third Mondays every month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (1400 Fifth...

Dec 19 2017

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2017-12-19 19:00:00 2017-12-19 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Design Review Board Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Design Review Board consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment and...

Dec 21 2017

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2017-12-21 19:00:00 2017-12-21 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and...

Jan 1 2018

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-01-01 19:00:00 2018-01-01 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles City Council Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

San Rafael has four City Councilmembers and one elected Mayor, elected at-large for four-year terms. For information about elected and appointed officials, boards / commissions and their terms, visit the Boards and Commissions website. The City Council meets the first and third Mondays every month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (1400 Fifth...

Jan 9 2018

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-01-09 19:00:00 2018-01-09 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Planning Commission Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jan 10 2018

Fire Commission Meeting

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2018-01-10 16:00:00 2018-01-10 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the...

Jan 17 2018

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-01-17 19:00:00 2018-01-17 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Design Review Board Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Design Review Board consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment and...

Jan 18 2018

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2018-01-18 19:00:00 2018-01-18 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and...

Jan 23 2018

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-01-23 19:00:00 2018-01-23 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Planning Commission Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Feb 5 2018

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-05 19:00:00 2018-02-05 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles City Council Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

San Rafael has four City Councilmembers and one elected Mayor, elected at-large for four-year terms. For information about elected and appointed officials, boards / commissions and their terms, visit the Boards and Commissions website. The City Council meets the first and third Mondays every month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (1400 Fifth...

Feb 6 2018

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-06 19:00:00 2018-02-06 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Design Review Board Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Design Review Board consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment and...

Feb 13 2018

Planning Commission Meetings

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-13 19:00:00 2018-02-13 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Planning Commission Meetings 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Feb 14 2018

Fire Commission Meeting

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-14 16:00:00 2018-02-14 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the...

Feb 15 2018

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-15 19:00:00 2018-02-15 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and...

Feb 21 2018

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-21 19:00:00 2018-02-21 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Design Review Board Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Design Review Board consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment and...

Feb 27 2018

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-02-27 19:00:00 2018-02-27 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Planning Commission Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Mar 5 2018

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-03-05 19:00:00 2018-03-05 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles City Council Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

San Rafael has four City Councilmembers and one elected Mayor, elected at-large for four-year terms. For information about elected and appointed officials, boards / commissions and their terms, visit the Boards and Commissions website. The City Council meets the first and third Mondays every month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (1400 Fifth...

Mar 6 2018

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-03-06 19:00:00 2018-03-06 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Design Review Board Meeting 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Design Review Board consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment and...

Mar 13 2018

Planning Commission Meetings

7:00pm - 10:00pm City Council Chambers
  • Add to calendar 2018-03-13 19:00:00 2018-03-13 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Planning Commission Meetings 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

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