In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

Park & Recreation Commission

The Park & Recreation Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the San Rafael Community Center, 618 B Street, San Rafael (unless otherwise noted).

The Park & Recreation commission consists of 7 members who are appointed by the City Council to four-year terms. Duties for commission members include:

  • Assist in the preparation and adoption of a review annually and revise as necessary a long-range plan for parks including neighborhood parks, community-wide parks, special use facilities and open space lands
  • Focus public attention upon the need for adequate parks and healthful and creative year-round supervised recreation for all age groups; to assist in promoting the public recreation programs
  • Solicit to the fullest extent possible the cooperation of school authorities and other public and private agencies interested therein;
  • Assist the Parks and Recreation Director in establishing general policies and procedures in respect to park usage
  • Review, comment and make recommendations regarding the annual operating budget of the department
  • Receive periodic reports from the department head concerning the general operations and functions of the department
  • Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the council

 

 

 

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