County News Releases

2014 News Releases

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Administrator's Office
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12/30/2014Employees Raise More than $88,000 for Charities
12/19/2014Marin County Offices Closed for Holidays
12/16/2014Marin Issues State of Emergency Due To Storm
11/04/2014Supervisors Support ‘Living Wage’ Increase
10/08/2014More County Budget Details Now Online
09/30/2014Governor Approves Housing Density Bill
09/11/2014County Captures National Awards for Outreach
08/22/2014Housing Density Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
07/25/2014Marin Prepares for 628 Area Code
07/21/2014Employee Survey Results Show Improvement
07/08/2014Calicchio Hired to Lead Cultural and Visitor Services
06/30/2014County Fair’s Farley Prepares for Farewell
06/30/2014Marin County Partners with Nextdoor
06/20/2014Pathway to be Dedicated to Former Supervisor
05/29/2014Budget Balanced for the Next Two Years
05/20/2014District Attorney’s Office Earns Innovation Award
03/26/2014County Receives Exclusive Budgeting Award
03/13/2014Budget Planning Workshops Coming in Late March
01/22/2014Legislation Sought to Address Housing Density
Agriculture, Weights & Measures
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06/03/2014Record Year – Again – for Marin Agriculture
Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk
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12/22/2014Emergency Tax Relief May be Available
06/27/2014Assessor Delivers $61.8 Billion Assessment Roll
Board of Supervisors
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12/26/2014Several Vacancies on Marin County Library Commission
12/22/20143 Vacancies on Cultural Services Commission
12/19/2014Openings on Marin Law Library Board of Trustees
12/18/2014Seat Open on Bridge District Board
12/15/2014Two At-Large Openings on Planning Commission
10/28/2014Vacancy on County Building Board of Appeals
10/27/2014Vacancy on Marin County Library Commission
10/24/2014Recruiting Underway for Architectural Commission
10/08/2014County Recruits for New Architectural Commission
09/23/2014Bolinas Fire Seeks New Board Member
09/12/2014Parks and Open Space Commission has Opening
08/28/2014Two Vacancies on Marin Women’s Commission
08/20/2014Vacancy on Women's Commission
08/20/2014Vacancy on Marin Women’s Commission
08/08/2014Vacancy on Flood Control Zone Advisory Board
08/04/2014Vacancies Remain on Access Appeals Board
07/30/2014Water Update: We’re OK, but Keep Conserving
07/24/2014Vacancy on Marin Women’s Commission
07/11/2014Openings on Marin County Mental Health Board
06/24/2014Vacancies on Marin County Access Appeals Board
06/20/2014Openings Available on Assessment Appeals Boards
06/12/2014Vacancy on Marin County Library Commission
05/19/2014Vacancy on Marin Women’s Commission
05/16/2014Openings on Parks and Open Space Commission
05/15/2014Vacancy on Marin Commission on Aging
05/02/2014Marin Women’s Commission Has a Vacancy
04/25/2014Vacancy on Peace Conversion Commission
04/21/2014Drop Off Unused Meds on Drug Take-Back Day
03/25/2014Vacancy on Marin County Library Commission
03/21/2014Vacancy on Strawberry Design Review Board
02/28/2014Vacancy on First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission
02/27/2014Vacancy on Parks and Open Space Commission
02/26/2014Vacancies on Marin Integrated Pest Management Commission
02/21/2014Vacancy on Human Rights Commission
02/04/2014Marin Community Foundation Board Opening for ‘Poor and Needy’ Representative
02/03/2014Vacancies on Health Council of Marin
01/24/2014Water Agencies Invited to County Drought Forum
01/23/2014Vacancy on Marin County Disaster Council
01/17/2014Vacancy on Marin County Disaster Council
01/14/2014Setting the Mood for a Meeting with a Song
01/10/2014Vacancy on Marin County Personnel Commission
01/07/2014District 3’s Sears Assumes Board President Role
Child Support Services
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02/13/2014Child Support Services Earns Top State Honors
Community Development
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12/18/2014Landfill Case Ruled in County’s Favor
12/15/2014Public to Get High-Tech Visuals of Sea-Level Rise
12/09/2014Supervisors Approve Housing Element
12/02/2014Supervisors to Review Draft Housing Element
12/02/2014Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs and Needles Urged
11/18/2014Planning Commission Passes Draft Housing Element
10/14/2014Understanding the Risks of Sea-Level Rise
08/29/2014Free Graywater Workshop for Homeowners Sept. 13
08/26/2014Supervisors to Examine Development Review Process
08/26/2014Draft Climate Action Plan Open for Public Comment
08/20/2014Draft Housing Element Available for Review
08/12/2014Proposed Building Code Promotes Sustainability
08/06/2014New Energy-Saving Options for Marin Homeowners
07/31/2014Marin Earns EPA Award for Green Energy Use
07/10/2014Public Hearing Schedule Set for Housing Element
06/30/2014Feedback Sought on Development Review Process
06/27/2014Wading into a Discussion about Sea-Level Rise
06/23/2014Free Graywater Workshops for Homeowners
06/06/2014County Hires New Registrar of Voters
06/02/2014Colored Placards Proposed for Local Restaurants
05/23/2014Housing Element Workshop Materials Now Online
04/30/2014More Questions Answered About Housing Plans
04/15/2014County’s Housing Workshops Continue
04/08/2014Restaurant Records Now Smartphone-Ready
04/07/2014Second Climate Action Plan Meeting Added
03/27/2014County's Climate Planning Goals for 2020 in Sight
03/17/2014County Moves Forward with Next Housing Plan
03/11/2014Marinwood Plaza EIR Meeting Set For March 29
02/26/2014Free Graywater Workshop Set for March 15
02/21/2014Board to Consider Change to Priority Development Area
01/27/2014County Explores Collaborative Graywater Project
01/09/2014State Accepts Marin’s Housing Element Update
County Counsel
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12/05/2014County Prevails in San Geronimo Valley Court Ruling
03/07/2014Split Decision on San Geronimo Valley Court Ruling
02/18/2014County Reaches Settlement in Disability Case
Cultural Services
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12/17/2014Fair Theme for 2015: ‘On With The Show!’
05/20/2014Happiest Fair On Earth to Feature More Family Fun Than Ever Before
04/14/2014Entertainment Writer Honored by Cultural Services
04/10/2014Lineup Complete for Marin County Fair Concerts
03/28/2014Entries Officially Open for 2014 Marin County Fair
01/31/2014Marin County Fair Reaps Regional Accolades
Department of Finance
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12/04/2014First Installment of Property Taxes Due
09/23/2014Property Tax Bills to be Mailed Next Week
03/17/2014Second Installment of Property Taxes Due
District Attorney
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11/25/2014District Attorney's Office Hands Check to Food Bank
10/15/2014Education Program Targets Teen Binge Drinking
10/02/2014Anti-Trafficking Efforts Gaining Momentum
09/18/2014Exchange Set Up for Toy Guns, Violent Video Games
08/27/2014Lowe's Settles Civil Consumer Protection Action
03/06/2014Marin, 8 Other Counties Split $2.25M Settlement
02/20/2014Marin, Other Counties Win Lawsuit Against Overstock.com
01/29/2014District Attorney Shares Victory in False Marketing Claim
Elections
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12/05/2014Thank You, Election Day Poll Workers
11/26/2014November 4 Election Results Official
11/13/2014Election Count Continues with Manual Tally
11/05/2014About 30,000 Ballots Left to Count from Election
11/04/2014It’s Election Day! Marin Looks for Strong Turnout
10/27/2014Elections Office Makes Voting Convenient
10/24/2014How We’ll Report November 4 Election Results
10/20/2014Voting Underway for November 4 General Election
10/15/2014Audio Recordings of Ballot Measures Are Available
10/13/2014Register by Oct. 20 to Vote in November
10/07/2014New Election Aid: Smartphone-Friendly Website
10/06/2014Vote-By-Mail Ballots Are On Their Way
09/26/2014Voter Pamphlets Mailed to Marin Residents
09/18/2014Get Ready to Vote!
09/18/2014Get Ready to Vote!
08/27/2014Marin Prepares for National Voter Registration Day
08/22/2014Voter Registration Day
08/14/2014CORRECTED NOTICE
Deadline for Filing Arguments and Rebuttals for County, School and District Measures November 4, 2014 General Election
08/11/2014Deadline for Filing Arguments and Rebuttals for County, School and District Measures November 4, 2014 General Election
07/31/2014Poll Workers Receive $25 Raise
07/09/2014Candidate Filing Opens for November Election
07/01/2014NOTICE OF ELECTION
05/23/2014Elections Office Extends Hours for June 3 Primary
05/16/2014Voting Underway for June 3 Primary
05/13/2014Poll Workers Needed For June 3 Primary Election
05/13/2014Voter Registration Deadline Approaches for June Primary Election
05/05/2014Error Noted in Some Primary Election Pamphlets
04/22/2014May 6, 2014 Election - Vote By Mail Elections Conclude
04/22/2014Vote By Mail Elections Conclude May 6
03/31/2014Poll Workers Needed in West Marin
03/04/2014Survey: Strong Turnout by Voters with Disabilities
02/10/2014May 6, 2014 Election - Notice of Argument Deadlines
02/03/2014Candidate Nomination Period Opens Feb. 10
Farm Advisor
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04/28/2014Marin Participating in Statewide Science Project May 8
04/23/2014UC Cooperative Extension to Celebrate 100 years
Health & Human Services
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12/24/2014Wanted: Foster Parents in Marin
11/26/2014Health Services Inside County Jail Grade Well
11/07/2014Vintage Planes to Highlight Veterans Day Event
10/29/20144-Tour Afghanistan Vet to Lead Veterans Day Event
10/24/2014Needed: Advocates for Long-Term Care Residents
10/17/2014Marin’s Most Vulnerable Kids Need Help
10/14/2014Marin's Response to Ebola Outbreak
10/03/2014Free Flu Vaccine Clinics for Uninsured Residents
09/09/2014Purge Your Medicine Cabinet on Sept. 27
08/05/2014Supervisors Ban Tobacco from Pharmacies
07/23/2014Report Shows Elevation in Marin Melanoma Rates
06/27/2014Drug Misuse is Focus of New Initiative
06/09/2014Veterans to Collect Old Flags on Flag Day
06/09/2014Marin Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
05/16/2014Memorial Day Speaker Saved JFK’s Life in WWII
05/13/2014May is Mental Health Awareness Month
05/07/2014Top Honors for County Emergency Medical Services
04/29/2014Ecology Program for At-Risk Youths Expands
04/22/2014Posthumous World War II Medal to be Awarded
04/02/2014Affordable Care Act Implementation Continues
03/26/2014Marin Again Ranked Healthiest County in California
03/18/2014Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaching
03/12/2014Speak Out: Let’s Bring HIV Out of the Closet
03/11/2014Attorney Fees Reduced in General Assistance Lawsuit
03/05/2014Unhealthy Products Still Prevalent in Marin Stores
01/24/2014Keeping Count of Veterans Mired in Courts
01/08/2014Increased Influenza Activity in Marin County
Information Services And Technology
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12/09/2014County Approves Agreement with Software Vendor
12/05/2014County Nears Agreement with Software Vendor
08/21/2014County Unveils New Home Page, Navigation, Newsroom
Marin County Fire Department
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12/03/2014Marin Agencies Respond to Storm Calls
11/24/2014Fire Crew to Burn Brush Piles Near San Rafael
10/22/2014New Fire Detection Cameras Installed
10/14/2014Wildfire Burns Part of Roy’s Redwoods Preserve
10/10/2014Eat Pancakes, Support Point Reyes Disaster Council
09/29/2014Fire Department Open House Set for Oct. 5
08/29/2014New Firefighters Graduate from Academy
06/06/2014‘Don’t Miss a Beat’: Learn Hands-Only CPR on June 14
04/25/2014Casting Call for Musicians, Bands
Marin County Free Library
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12/04/2014Marin Ready to 3D Print!
10/30/2014Library Patrons Offered New Web Streaming Service
10/21/2014Corte Madera Library Branch Closing for Upgrades
09/12/2014Temporary Closures Scheduled for Library Branches
08/04/2014Renovations Continue at Fairfax Library Branch
05/15/2014Fairfax Library Branch to Close for Upgrades
04/28/2014Poignant Memorial Exhibit on Display at Civic Center
03/11/2014Civic Center Library to Close for Upgrades
02/27/2014Library Embarks on Feedback Gathering Effort
02/25/2014Supervisors Place Renewal of Library Tax Measure on Ballot
01/06/2014Marin County Free Library Launches Mobile App
Marin County Parks
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11/25/2014Free Entry to Marin County Regional Parks
11/13/2014County Parks Gleaming after Coastal Cleanup Day
10/22/2014Help Us Identify Illegal Fire Sources on County Lands
10/15/2014Family Fun Guaranteed at Wildlife Discovery Day
10/15/2014Health Concerns Eased at West Marin Beach
10/09/2014Shaping the Future of Stafford Lake Park
09/17/2014County Joins Wildlife Monitoring Program
08/08/2014New Road and Trail Documents Up for Review
07/22/2014Man Allegedly Misrepresenting Himself as Open Space Ranger
07/11/2014Tests Show Safe Water at McNears Beach Park
07/08/2014Marin County Parks Staff to Build Bike Park
05/27/2014Ground Broken on Marin’s First Bike Park
05/21/2014Farmland Grant Program Launched
04/30/2014Marin Bike Park Gets Construction Approval
04/10/2014Marin Bike Park Receives 5th Sponsorship
03/24/2014New Sponsorship Offer for Marin Bike Park
03/03/2014Pilot Projects Announced for Road and Trail Plan
02/20/2014Partnership Grant Program Launched
01/16/2014Benefits from Parks' Measure A Start to Bear Fruit
01/09/2014McNears Beach Park Added to Exclusive List
01/03/2014County Makes Progress on Road and Trail Plan
Probation
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12/24/2014Probation Officers Conduct Unannounced Searches
11/06/2014Marin Youth Court Commended for Decade of Success
10/31/2014Sex Offenders Get Halloween Reminder
10/17/2014Commitment to Preventing Family Violence Gains Steam
09/15/2014Family Violence Summit Set for Oct. 1
Public Defender
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03/19/2014Key Advice for Transitional Youths and Their Parents
01/17/2014Public Defender Staff Honored by Marin Grassroots
01/02/2014Community Forum to Address Immigration Law
Public Works
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11/26/2014Flood Control District to Host Open House
11/14/2014South Arch Accessibility Improvements Complete
11/07/2014Feedback from Cyclists, Pedestrians Wanted
11/03/2014Public Works Plans Slide Repairs at 2 Locations
10/24/2014A Chance to Learn about Civic Center Drive Project
10/20/2014Feedback from Cyclists, Pedestrians Wanted
10/17/2014White Hill Road Shoulder Improvements Complete
10/16/2014County Recruiting an Army of Weather Watchers
10/09/2014County to Auction Off Surplus Vehicles
10/03/2014Upgrades Planned for Busy Southern Marin Pathway
08/21/2014Turn Restriction Coming for Tennessee Valley Road
07/14/2014Ferry Connection Multiuse Pathway Taking Shape in Larkspur
07/11/2014Shoulder Improvements Coming for Drake Boulevard
07/07/2014Learn More about Gnoss Field Plans on July 17
06/25/2014Human-Powered Transportation is Working in Marin
06/04/2014Juvenile Services Center to Receive Makeover
05/30/2014Audio-Video Upgrades Mostly Complete in Board Chambers
05/20/2014Meetings Coming Up About Changes to FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps
04/08/2014County to Auction Off Surplus Vehicles April 13-19
03/28/2014Meeting April 7 on Point San Pedro Road Project
02/19/2014County Hires New Director of Public Works
02/14/2014Storm Prompts Valuable Feedback for Stinson Watershed Program
01/30/2014Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Renovation to be Feted
01/28/2014Innovative Pesticide Program Captures State Award
01/13/2014Tidelands Experts Consider Flood Protection Strategies for Novato Watershed
01/03/2014Finding Solutions to Creek Flooding In Stinson Beach
Sheriff
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12/29/2014Marin Damage from Recent Storm: $13.3 Million
12/22/2014State’s Declaration of Emergency Helps Marin
12/11/2014Second Marin Storm Update
12/11/2014Marin Storm Update
12/09/2014Marin Agencies Prepare for Major Storm
11/07/2014Sheriff-Coroner Concludes Investigation in Robin Williams' Death
10/14/2014County to Participate in Great California ShakeOut
10/02/2014Up for a Challenge? Ready Yourself for a Disaster
09/03/2014County Kicks off National Preparedness Month
04/29/2014Emergency Operations Facility to Debut May 10