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2017 News Releases

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Administrator's Office
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12/06/2017County Addresses Future Budget Shortfall
06/21/2017Supervisors Green-Light 2017-18 Final Budget
06/01/2017Proposed Budget is $555 Million for 2017-18, Up 2.6%
05/23/2017Board Upholds Denial of Medical Cannabis Licenses
05/16/2017Farmers Market Agreement OK’d by Supervisors
04/28/2017County Commits to Actions on Racial Equity
04/21/2017County Budget Planning Workshops Start April 24
04/20/2017County Budget Planning Workshops Start April 24
04/18/2017County Captures State Awards for Communications
04/11/2017Medical Cannabis Dispensary Licenses Not Approved
01/31/2017County Annual Report Presents Compelling Snapshot
01/10/2017County Makes Room for San Rafael Fire Department
01/03/2017Climate Change Game Wins Innovation Award
Agriculture, Weights & Measures
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06/21/2017Amid Declines in Marin's Crop Values, Organic Milk Shines
Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk
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12/08/2017Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Won’t Seek Re-Election
11/17/2017Fee Increases Scheduled for Recorded Documents
06/22/2017County Assessment Roll Climbs 5.3 Percent
Board of Supervisors
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11/21/2017Assessment Appeals Deadline is November 30
10/03/2017Vacancies on Child Care Commission
08/10/2017Retirement Board Seeks to Fill 3 Vacancies
07/24/2017Two Term Expirations on Housing Board
07/21/2017Openings Remain on Human Rights Commission
06/28/2017Openings on Health Council of Marin
06/26/2017Golden Gate Bridge District Board has Vacancy
06/26/2017Opening on County Service Area Advisory Board
06/23/2017Opening on Railroad Authority Board of Directors
06/22/2017Opening on Flood Control Zone #3 Advisory Board
06/20/2017Openings on Assessment Appeals Boards
06/19/2017Several Openings on Human Rights Commission
06/13/2017Vacancies on Marin County Library Commission
06/12/2017Openings on Parks and Open Space Commission
05/23/2017Opening on Flood Control Zone #3 Advisory Board
05/19/2017Women’s Commission Has Several Openings
05/18/2017Openings on Parks and Open Space Commission
05/15/2017Vacancies on Marin County Youth Commission
04/04/2017Strawberry Design Review Board Opening Extended
03/21/2017Supervisors, County Support Rights of Immigrants
03/16/2017Pest Management Commission has Vacancy
03/14/2017Health Council of Marin has Open Seat
03/13/2017Apply for Strawberry Design Review Board
03/10/2017Opening on Assessment Appeals Boards
02/16/2017IPM Commission has Open Seat for District 3 Rep
02/08/2017Opening on Tam Design Review Board
01/25/2017Deadline Extended on Planning Commission Opening
01/12/2017At-Large Position Open on Personnel Commission
01/05/2017Planning Commission Has an Opening
01/03/2017Rodoni Sworn In to Board of Supervisors
Child Support Services
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08/07/2017Give Kids Something Great to Imitate
Community Development
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12/13/2017Board Upholds Denial of Master Plan Extension for Seminary Site Project
12/07/2017Project at Old Seminary Site Being Brought to Board
11/30/2017Students Survey Public Concerns on Sea-Level Rise
11/30/2017Solution Recommended for Rental Disputes
11/14/2017Delivery-Only Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Approved
11/09/2017Board Plans Vote on Delivery-Only Medicinal Cannabis Licensing
10/27/2017Board to Consider Licensing for Medicinal Cannabis
10/05/2017Medicinal Cannabis Workshop Set for October 10
10/04/2017Safe Medication Disposal System Implemented
09/26/2017Drawdown:Marin Event Scheduled for October 3 in San Rafael
09/18/2017Spotlight on Kids, Families and Affordable Housing
09/15/2017Residential Proposal Goes Before Supervisors
09/15/2017Dates Changed for Medicinal Cannabis Hearings
09/08/2017New Medicinal Cannabis Draft Ordinance Debuts
07/28/2017County Contemplating Affordable Housing Crisis
07/24/2017No-Cost Energy/Water Upgrades Available in Marin
05/30/2017Board to Consider Short-Term Rental Regulations
05/25/2017Where’s the Beach? Drowned by Sea-Level Rise
04/26/2017Sea-Level Rise Board Game Nets National Award
03/28/2017Tap Into Rebate Funds for Home Efficiency Upgrades
03/21/2017Board Approves Enhancement to Fair Housing Law
02/10/2017Board to Consider Santa Venetia Community Plan
02/07/2017Nonmedical Cannabis Banned; Focus is on Medical
01/26/2017County to Consider Ban on Nonmedical Cannabis
01/17/2017Opportunities to Review Medical Cannabis Bids
County Counsel
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07/17/2017Marin Joins Legal Suit vs. Fossil Fuel Giants
05/01/2017Environmental Report Finds No Major Harm to Fish
Cultural Services
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12/15/2017County Fair Theme 2018: 'All for One & Fun for All'
12/05/2017Suzie Pollak to be Honored as ‘Cultural Treasure’
11/02/2017County Fair Manager Charlie Barboni a Hall of Famer
07/05/2017County Fair Revels in Attendance, Revenue Success
06/23/2017Shuttle Service Cheap and Easy for County Fair
06/09/2017Enhanced Mobile App Drops for County Fair
06/07/2017Summer of Love Theme Permeates County Fair
05/22/2017Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Doghouse on Display
04/03/2017Mobile App Helps Civic Center Visitors
03/20/2017Competitive Exhibits Open for County Fair
03/16/2017County Fair Announces Music Headliners
03/06/2017County Fair Tickets On Sale Now
01/26/2017Marin County Fair Garners Distinguished Awards
Department of Finance
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12/01/2017First Installment of Property Taxes Due
09/29/2017Property Tax Bills in the Mail
04/05/2017Second Installment of Property Taxes Due
District Attorney
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11/09/2017DA's Office Awarded Special DUI Prosecution Grant
08/21/2017Embezzlement Plea Results in School Administrator's Jail Term
08/16/2017Golden Gate Bridge Climbers to be Arraigned
02/06/2017Double Murder Defendants Enter Guilty Pleas
01/13/2017District Attorney Introduces Hate Crime Hotline
01/12/2017Public Talks Set Up to Educate on Human Trafficking
Elections
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12/12/2017School District Election Called for March 6, 2018
12/08/2017Period for Filing Fee Petition Opens December 14
11/22/2017November 7 Election Results Official: Turnout 41%
11/22/2017November 7 Election Results Official: Turnout 41%
11/15/2017Manual Tally Set for November 7 Election
11/15/2017Manual Tally Set for November 7 Election
11/02/2017Check Online for November 7 Election Results
11/01/2017Check Online for November 7 Election Results
10/20/2017New Voter Registration Rules Help Latecomers
10/20/2017New Voter Registration Rules Help Latecomers
10/18/2017Voting Underway for November 7 Election
10/18/2017Voting Underway for November 7 Election
09/28/2017Key Dates for November 7 Local District Election
09/28/2017Key Dates for November 7 Local District Election
09/21/2017Be Counted! Be Heard! Register to Vote
09/21/2017Be Counted! Be Heard! Register to Vote
08/14/2017Several Local Measures on Marin Ballot
08/14/2017Several Local Measures on Marin Ballot
07/17/2017Candidate Filing Opens for November Election
07/17/2017Notice of Election and Nomination Period for the November 7, 2017, Local District Elections
07/11/2017Candidate Filing Opens for November Election
07/06/2017Disability Voter Registration Week Coming Up
04/21/2017May 2 Election Reminder on Greenbrae Issue
03/22/2017Key Dates for Greenbrae’s May 2 Special Election
02/08/2017Greenbrae to Have Special Election May 2
Farm Advisor
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04/05/2017UC Davis Honors Marin’s Farm Advisor
02/14/2017Wildlife Conservation, Education Grants Available
Health & Human Services
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11/20/2017Vulnerable Kids in Need of Resource Families
11/17/2017Battling Opioid Epidemic with Courage, Honesty
11/16/2017Marin Employment Connection is Rebranding
11/13/2017Pilot Program Extended for Benefit Enrollment
11/07/2017Conversations Continue about Opioid Epidemic
10/30/2017Assisted Care Advocates Needed in Marin
10/26/2017With National Attention, Marin Addresses Opioids
10/26/2017Veterans Day Speaker is a Real ‘Rosie’
10/23/2017Be Rx Safe! Rid Your Home of Unneeded Meds
10/23/2017Bounty for the County: Students Eating Healthier
10/12/2017Air Quality Health Tips for Marin Residents
10/02/2017Beat the Flu Season: Get Vaccinated Early
10/02/2017Resource Families Needed in Marin County
09/29/2017Extended Thursday Hours for Benefit Enrollment
09/13/2017Clinics to Transition from County to Nonprofit
09/01/2017Take Steps to Reduce Effects of Excessive Heat
08/15/2017Career Explorers Get a Taste of County Employment
08/01/2017Get Your Shots for School Early
06/06/2017Veterans to Collect and Dispose of Old Flags
06/06/2017Further Steps on Social Host Ordinance Proposed
06/01/2017Take Steps to Assure a Family-Safe Summer
05/24/2017Learn How to Save a Life at ‘Don’t Miss a Beat’
05/15/2017Memorial Day Speaker Served in Bosnia, Iraq
04/28/2017Symposium Focuses on Intimacy for Healthy Living
04/24/2017Police to Carry Drug that Prevents Fatal Overdoses
04/18/2017Your Medicine Cabinet Needs Spring Cleaning, Too
04/13/2017Marin Childhood Vaccine Rates Highest Recorded
03/29/2017Marin 2nd Healthiest County in California
03/21/2017Changes Ahead for West Marin Service Center
03/08/2017Marin Youths Still Targeted by Tobacco, Alcohol Ads
01/13/2017Public Health Handling Meningitis Case
01/06/2017Influenza Widespread in Marin, Bay Area
Human Resources
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08/16/2017County Shows Appreciation to Volunteers, Interns
01/13/2017Human Rights Commission Honors Humanitarians
Information Services And Technology
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11/29/2017Mix Your Restaurant Search with Food Inspection Results
06/27/2017Nicasio Meets Funding Goal on Broadband Project
04/03/2017Students Hack Their Way to Health Solutions
03/23/2017Prizes Await Young Civic-Minded Students
01/31/2017County Has New Bank of Fascinating Data to Share
01/24/2017County Tech and Health Teams Create Hackathon
Marin County Fire Department
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12/14/2017Predicted Winds Prompt Ban on Open Burning
11/30/2017Firefighters to Deliver More Donated Bikes
11/03/2017Marin Firefighters to Deliver Donated Bikes, Helmets
06/27/2017Firefighters Tackle Blaze Near Kent Lake
06/23/2017Make Sure Your Fun on 4th Isn’t Explosive
05/03/2017Despite Greenery, Wildfire Season Approaches
04/19/2017Small Boat Capsizes off Muir Beach; One Missing
04/06/2017Dog Rescued 3 Days After Fatal Boat Accident
03/07/2017Updated Wildfire Protection Plan OK’d by Board
Marin County Free Library
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12/06/2017Library Thanks Marin Through Amnesty for Fines
06/19/2017School Might be Out, but Learning’s Still In
04/25/2017Donation Accepted for New Preschool on Wheels
04/05/2017Park Fees Waived if You Have a Library Card
03/29/2017Rebecca Foust Named County’s 5th Poet Laureate
02/08/2017For 11th Time, One Book One Marin Kicks Off
01/11/2017Library Offers Online Diploma/Certificate Program
Marin County Parks
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12/05/2017Grant Helps Preserve Another West Marin Ranch
11/15/2017San Geronimo Golf Course Purchase Moves Forward
11/09/2017Board to Consider Purchase Agreement for San Geronimo Golf Course
11/08/2017Parks, MALT Partner to Preserve Agricultural Heritage
10/24/2017More Time Granted for Property Discussion
10/06/2017Board to Discuss San Geronimo Property Acquisition
09/25/2017County Interested in San Geronimo Golf Course
09/14/2017Renovation About to Begin at Paradise Pier
09/05/2017County Recruiting Volunteers for Coastal Cleanup
05/04/2017Master Plans for 2 Parks Go Before Supervisors
05/02/2017Open Space Road and Trails Public Workshop on May 13
04/24/2017Supervisors to Honor Pest Management Stalwarts
04/11/2017Parks Creates Tree Dedication Program
04/06/2017Boosted by Grant, McInnis Marsh Project Advances
03/10/2017Prioritizing a Plan for Vegetation Management
02/22/2017Salute Scheduled for ‘Broom Busters’ Group
02/13/2017Chime In On 2017 Road and Trail Projects
02/01/2017Design Concepts Ready for Bolinas Lagoon Project
01/27/2017Redwood Preserve Subject of Restoration Effort
01/17/2017Parks Report Coming on Trail User Speeds
01/04/2017Parks Promotes Equal Opportunity Recreation
Probation
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12/14/2017‘Wall of Change’ Probationers Get Emotional Salute
12/01/2017Successful Probationers to Receive Due Praise
10/27/2017Compliance Checks Successful with Sex Offenders
07/18/2017Probation Department Renews Key Partnership
05/25/2017Probation Leads Compliance Check of DUI Offenders
Public Defender
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03/17/2017Public Defender Marks Gideon Decision Anniversary
02/07/2017Traffic Infraction Amnesty Program Winds Down
Public Works
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12/15/2017Volunteers Sought to Help Clean Up Marin
12/13/2017County’s Crisis Stabilization Unit to be Improved
12/12/2017Scheduling and Funding Changes for Airport Project
12/11/2017Slide Repairs Scheduled with Lane Closures
12/07/2017Lucas Valley Road Bridge Gets Reinforced
11/14/2017Grant Confirmed for Potential San Anselmo Flood Control Project
11/13/2017County’s Flood Insurance Rating Improves
10/31/2017Reduce Roadside Trash by Covering Truck Loads
10/23/2017Annual Storm Season Preparations Progressing
10/18/2017Anti-Litter Event Focuses on Collaboration
10/06/2017Seasonal Road Projects Wrapping Up in Marin
09/28/2017County Roads Get Boost from California Senate Bill
09/26/2017Civic Center Roof Replacement Moves Forward
09/19/2017Board Approves Option to Stem San Anselmo Flooding
09/12/2017Engineering Industry Bestows Accolades on County
09/12/2017Review the Options for Future of Alto Tunnel
08/31/2017Next Phase of Mill Valley-Sausalito Path Work to Begin
08/01/2017Novato Flood Control Tax to be on 2017 Ballot
07/27/2017Surplus Vehicles to be Auctioned Online
07/25/2017Slide Repairs Underway in Preparation for Winter
07/13/2017County Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions with EVs
07/07/2017Supervisors to Consider Novato Flood Control Tax
06/22/2017Marin City’s Donahue Street to Get Makeover
06/21/2017Sir Francis Drake Repaving in West Marin Begins
06/20/2017Runway Rehab Project Scheduled to Start in Novato
06/14/2017Rehabilitation of West Marin Bridge Moves Forward
06/09/2017Mill Valley-Sausalito Pathway to Receive Upgrades
06/02/2017Road Improvement Project Begins in Kentfield
05/22/2017County to Auction Vehicles, Equipment
05/18/2017Tomales Fire Station to be Rebuilt and Modernized
05/17/2017Civic Center Drive Campus Gateway Completed
05/12/2017West Marin Service Center Project Breaks Ground
05/10/2017Gnoss Airport Runway Length to be Reassessed
04/13/2017Rustic West Marin Bridge to be Improved for Safety
04/13/2017Cover Your Truck Loads to Help Cut Pollution
04/06/2017Meetings Planned for Rising Waters of Marin’s Bay
04/04/2017Alternatives to be Evaluated for Muir Woods Road
04/03/2017County Fleet Striving to Reduce Carbon Footprint
03/24/2017County Moves Forward with Grants for Road Safety
03/14/2017County Faces Large Bill for Storm Repairs
03/07/2017Public Review for Flood Risk Reduction Project
02/14/2017Fairfax-Bolinas Road Closed Until Further Notice
02/02/2017Meeting Sea Level Rise Head On
02/02/2017County’s Surplus Vehicles Up for Online Auction
01/19/2017Improved Pedestrian Access for San Quentin Village
01/10/2017Investigative Study to Begin on Alto Tunnel
Sheriff
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10/15/2017Wildfire Evacuation Shelter Continues in Marin
10/15/2017Marin Center Evacuation Shelter Now Closed
10/14/2017New Evacuation Shelter Open In Marin
10/12/2017County Strengthens Wildfire Relief Coordination
10/12/2017El Condado fortalece la coordinación de socorro ante los incendios descontrolados
10/10/2017Wildfire Assistance Continues in Marin County
10/09/2017Marin County Providing Wildfire Assistance
09/05/2017Gulf Storms Remind Marin to Prepare
03/27/2017Key to Tsunami Preparation: Have a Plan
01/09/2017County Prepares for Storm’s Next Punch
01/06/2017Marin County Braces for Major Storm
01/06/2017Marin County Braces for Major Storm