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2015 News Releases

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Administrator's Office
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12/23/2015Employees Raise More than $82,000 for Charities
12/21/2015Marin County Offices Closed for Holidays
11/10/2015Supervisors Approve Living Wage Increase
10/28/2015Statewide Parks Expert to be Interim Parks Director
10/13/2015Supervisors Approve 5-Year Business Plan
09/14/2015County Picks Up 3 National Awards for Outreach
07/01/2015Revised Community Services Program Now Open
06/17/2015Supervisors Approve $519 Million County Budget
06/16/2015Board Grants Revised Authority for Debt Issuance
06/03/2015Board Revises Community Services Program
06/02/2015County Budget Sets Aside Reserves for the Future
05/19/2015Jail Bakery Earns County’s Top Innovation Award
05/06/2015Interim Child Support Services Director to Stay On
04/21/2015Board Votes to Refinance Debt, Upgrade Facilities
04/15/2015Budget Planning Workshops Begin April 20
04/02/2015County Names New Health & Human Services Director
03/27/2015Fitch Gives Marin Highest Rating
03/09/2015Building Consolidation Saves $710,000 Annually
02/24/2015County Settles Lawsuit with Former Employee
02/18/2015Marin Prepares for 628 Area Code This Weekend
01/30/2015Civic Center Nominated as World Heritage Site
01/06/2015Supervisors Have New Leader, New Member
Agriculture, Weights & Measures
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10/08/2015Destructive Insects Found in Marin, Sonoma Counties
07/14/2015Marin Has 19 Percent Boost in Agriculture Yield
03/17/2015Marin Organic Farming Honored by Supervisors
03/04/2015Destructive Insect Discovered in Marin
Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk
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06/25/2015Assessment Roll Sets Mark at $66.2 Billion
Board of Supervisors
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12/22/2015Vacancy on Mosquito & Vector Control Board
12/18/2015Opening on Marin Law Library Board of Trustees
11/16/2015Assessment Appeals Deadline is November 30
11/03/2015Deadline Extended for Personnel Commission Post
10/14/2015Child Care Commission Has Opening
10/13/2015Vacancy on Airport Land Use Commission
10/09/2015One Vacancy on Personnel Commission
09/30/2015Marin County Library Commission Has an Opening
09/18/2015Vacancy on Marin County Retirement Board
09/14/2015Apply to be Director on Special District Boards
09/04/2015Seat Open on Marin Community Foundation Board
09/02/2015Vacancy on Disaster and Citizens Corps Council
08/31/2015Join the Measure A Community Oversight Committee
08/27/2015Several Seats Open on Child Care Commission
08/06/2015Vacancy on Marin Women’s Commission
08/04/2015Two Term Expirations on Housing Board
06/22/2015Openings on Assessment Appeals Boards
06/18/2015Vacancies on the Mental Health Board
06/11/2015More Time for Human Rights Commission Applicants
06/10/2015Vacancies on Marin County Youth Commission
06/08/2015Parks and Open Space Commission has Openings
06/05/2015Vacancy on Marin County Library Commission
05/18/2015Vacancies on County Human Rights Commission
05/11/2015Vacancy on Bolinas Lagoon Advisory Council
04/23/2015Deadline Extended for Personnel Commission
04/06/2015Personnel Commission has an Opening
03/30/2015Vacancy on Las Gallinas Advisory Board
03/20/2015Vacancy on Integrated Pest Management Commission
03/04/2015Vacancy for District 2 Rep. on County Aviation Commission
02/02/2015Oversight Committee Seeks Ag Representative
01/26/2015Vacancy on Mosquito & Vector Control Board
01/07/2015Openings on the Marin Law Library Board of Trustees
01/05/2015Vacancy on Mosquito & Vector Control Board
Child Support Services
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08/18/2015August is Child Support Awareness Month
Community Development
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12/11/2015Board to Hold Evening Workshop on Housing
12/08/2015Medical Cannabis Dispensary Ordinance Adopted
12/04/2015Supervisors to Consider Cannabis Ordinance
11/20/2015Board Explores Preservation of Affordable Housing
11/10/2015Supervisors Approve Climate Action Plan Update
11/03/2015Supervisors Continue Affordable Housing Discussion
11/03/2015Sea-Level Rise Workshop Comes to West Marin
10/30/2015Lucas Proposes to Renovate Big Rock Ranch
10/16/2015Board to Review Draft Medical Cannabis Ordinance
10/08/2015Preserving Existing Affordable Housing in Marin
09/02/2015Learn About Impacts of Sea-Level Rise Saturday at Stinson Beach
08/14/2015Supervisors to Vote on Strengthened Coastal Plan
07/21/2015It’s Easier to Finance Energy-Saving Home Projects
06/26/2015County Secures Grants to Address Sea-Level Rise
06/17/2015Marin Aces Beach Water Quality Ratings
05/14/2015Renters, Landlords Queried for Housing Survey
05/11/2015How Can We Prepare for Sea-Level Rise?
04/17/2015Conceptual Plans Submitted for Grady Ranch
03/31/2015Housing Survey Launched for Renters, Landlords
03/25/2015State Accepts Marin’s Housing Element
03/03/2015Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency to Hold Community Workshop
02/13/2015Sea-Level Rise Project for Teens Gets Go-Ahead
01/15/2015Conversation about Sea-Level Rise Goes Online
01/09/2015Workshop on Black Point Plan Set for January 26
County Counsel
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06/09/2015Public Reflects on Medical Marijuana Draft Ordinance
05/20/2015Medical Marijuana is Topic of June 9 Workshop
Cultural Services
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11/09/2015Marin County Fair Theme for 2016: What A Ride!
10/30/2015Lido Cantarutti Designated as ‘Cultural Treasure’
09/29/2015Incredible Edibles
09/22/2015Armistead Maupin and Brian Copeland
08/19/2015Joey Alexander
07/27/2015Marin Center Presents Announces 2015-16 Season
07/27/2015New Gallery Space
07/27/2015Marin Center Presents ANNOUNCES 2015-16 Season
07/01/2015Last-Minute Addition to Reggae Lineup at Fair
06/29/2015Marin County Fair Opens Gates Wednesday, July 1
04/14/2015Competitive Exhibits Open for 2015 County Fair
03/23/2015Headliner Concerts Unveiled for Marin County Fair
01/21/2015The Happiest and Most Award-Winning Fair on Earth
01/06/2015San Anselmo Couple Receives Cultural Treasure Award
Department of Finance
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11/30/2015First Installment of Property Taxes Due
09/22/2015Finance Receives 4th Award for Annual Report
09/16/2015County to Mail Tax Bills Worth Nearly $922 Million
03/27/2015Second Installment of Property Taxes Due
District Attorney
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11/05/2015District Attorney's Office Award Special DUI Prosecution Grant
10/20/2015Local Nonprofits See Benefit from Inmate Worker Program
10/12/2015District Attorney Charges 3 with Murder
08/25/2015DA Concludes Investigation of History Museum
06/19/2015Dr. James Simon Road Rage Case Indictment Dismissed by the Court
02/10/2015Marin Shares in Lawsuit Victory against Target
Elections
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12/07/2016November 8 Election Results Are Official
09/23/2016Get Ready to Vote!
09/15/2016Statewide Erroneous Mailing Confuses Voters
09/09/2016Community Voter Registration Coming Soon
08/16/2016Eleven Local Measures on November Ballot
12/15/2015County to Pay Postage for Mailed-in Ballots
11/30/2015Registrar: Poll Workers’ Commitment Strong
11/23/2015November 3 Election Results Official: Turnout 35%
11/10/2015Manual Tally Scheduled for November 3 Election
11/06/2015Elections Staff Continues with Vote Count
11/02/2015Make Your Vote Count in Tuesday’s Election
10/28/2015Use Drop-off Box for Vote-by-Mail Ballots
10/27/2015Watch the Web for November 3 Election Results
10/21/2015Audio Recordings of Ballot Measures Are Available
10/20/2015Voting Underway for November 3 Election
10/13/2015Register by October 19 to Vote November 3
10/08/2015New Voter Dashboard Improves Access
10/05/2015Vote-By-Mail Ballots Are On Their Way
09/30/2015Uniform District Election Coming November 3
09/25/2015Voter Pamphlets Mailed for November 3 Election
09/21/2015Voter Registration Day Events Announced
09/04/2015Community Voter Registration Coming Soon
08/13/2015Nine Local Measures on November Ballot
08/03/2015Candidate Filing Period for November Nears End
07/10/2015Candidate Filing Opens for November Election
06/02/2015Election Advisory Committee Releases Report
05/04/2015Manual Tally Scheduled for Nicasio Election
05/01/2015Manual Tally Scheduled for Nicasio Election
03/30/2015Special Election Coming for Nicasio School District
03/02/2015Manual Tally Scheduled for Stinson Beach Election
02/06/2015March Vote to Undergo Pre-Election Test
01/23/2015Stinson Beach Voters to Consider Flood Control Tax
Farm Advisor
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05/26/2015Help Researchers Map Sudden Oak Death in Marin
Health & Human Services
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11/13/2015Marin Prepares for Longevity Boom
10/30/2015Military Journalist to Speak at Veterans Day Event
10/29/2015Marin Focuses on Food Equity
10/22/2015Stakeholders Respond to Medication Misuse
10/15/2015Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Approaches
10/12/2015Hey, Nice Shot! Fend Off the Flu at Free Clinic
10/07/2015Marin’s 3rd Annual KidCareFair Set for October 17
10/06/2015Marin’s Breast Cancer Rates Lowest Ever Recorded
09/29/2015Important Steps to Curb Prescription Drug Misuse
09/18/2015Purge Your Medicine Cabinet September 26
09/16/2015First 2015 Marin Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed
09/08/2015Foster Parent Orientation Set for September 17
09/01/2015County Continues to Monitor Legionella Outbreak
09/01/2015Feedback Sought on Mental Health Law
08/28/2015County Health Assists San Quentin with Emergency
07/28/2015Major Step Toward Safe Disposal of Drugs
07/09/2015Foster Parent Orientation Set for July 21
07/01/2015Marin Supports Stronger Immunization Laws
06/11/2015New Hope for Ending Military Veteran Homelessness
06/10/2015Veterans to Collect Tattered Stars & Stripes for Disposal
05/14/2015Vietnam Veterans Leader is Memorial Day Speaker
05/11/2015County Invests in its West Marin Service Center
05/07/2015Marin Surpasses Target for Health Care Enrollment
04/09/2015Orientation for Potential Foster Parents on April 21
04/02/2015Preparing for an Age-Friendly Marin
03/31/2015Supervisors Support State Bill on Immunizations
03/25/2015Marin Rated Healthiest County for 6th Straight Year
01/30/2015Public Health's Statement on Measles
01/23/2015Childhood Vaccine Rates Improving in Marin
Human Resources
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12/03/2015Join Human Rights Commission at MLK Awards
09/10/2015County Reaches Terms with Largest Bargaining Unit
07/07/2015County Reaches Terms with 2 Bargaining Units
01/28/2015Volunteers Tally Nearly 250,000 Hours of Service
01/13/2015Supervisors Thank and Honor County's Volunteer Contributors
01/07/2015Annual MLK Awards Dinner Gala Set for January 22
Information Services And Technology
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11/18/2015Major County Software Project On Time, On Budget
Marin County Fire Department
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11/15/20159 People Rescued From Tomales Bay
11/05/2015Man OK After Dramatic Cliff Rescue in Headlands
10/30/2015Model Rocket Sparks Wildfire in Lagunitas
10/09/2015Help Us Prepare Our Wildfire Protection Plan
10/04/2015High Winds Whip Marin Coast, Capsize Boats
09/28/2015Remembering the Devastating Vision Fire of 1995
09/13/201554 Kayakers Rescued From Tomales Bay
07/01/2015Firefighters to Upgrade Their Breathing Devices
06/23/2015Reminder to Revelers: Fireworks are Illegal in Marin
06/22/2015New Firefighters Put Skills to Work
06/08/2015Water Rescue Program Celebrates a Milestone
06/01/2015Join Us For a 5-Minute CPR Training Session
05/10/2015Fire Scorches Eucalyptus Grove near Bolinas
05/01/2015County Fire Promotes Wildfire Awareness Week
04/26/2015Overturned Milk Tanker Closes Shoreline Highway
04/24/2015Two Water Rescues on Tomales Bay
04/17/2015County Fire Suspends Outdoor Residential Burning
03/30/2015Live Fire Detection Camera Feeds Now Online
03/23/2015County Receives CAL FIRE Drought Grant
02/12/20152 Surfers Rescued at Dillon Beach
01/20/2015Controlled Burns Begin Near Larkspur
Marin County Free Library
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11/13/2015South Novato Library Complex Opens November 18
10/02/2015New Home for South Novato Library Takes Shape
06/19/2015Library Celebrates National Summer Learning Day
06/19/2015Vacancy on Marin County Library Commission
05/29/2015Hours Expanded at 3 West Marin Libraries
05/11/2015Transition Begins for South Novato Library
05/06/2015Visit Marin City Library for May 15 Open House
04/03/2015Marin’s Next Poet Laureate: Prartho Sereno
03/26/2015Library Proposes Elimination of Youth Late Fees
03/18/2015Book-A-Palooza! Coming to Novato
03/11/2015Marin City Library Now Open on Fridays
02/09/2015Plan Calls for Moving, Enhancing So. Novato Library
02/05/20159th Year of Marin’s Largest Book Club Underway
Marin County Parks
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11/24/2015A Present You Can Open Early: Free Entry to Parks
11/19/2015Parks Offers Draft Inclusive Access Plan
10/05/2015Supervisors Host Public Workshop on Herbicide Use
09/17/2015Second Workshop Coming for Road and Trails Plan
08/18/2015County Closes Escrow on Sky Ranch
08/03/2015Share the Path Campaign Ramps Up
07/28/2015Stafford Lake Bike Park to Open August 22
07/14/2015Parks Offers Public Workshop on Inclusive Access
06/30/2015Help Shape the Future of Stafford Lake Park
05/08/2015Learn About Accessibility at County Open Spaces
05/01/2015Vegetation and Biodiversity Plan EIR Up for Review
04/29/2015Open Space District Buys Sky Ranch
04/28/2015Share the Path Campaign Kicks Off May 6
04/09/2015Free Viewing of McNears Beach Park Plans
03/27/2015Stafford Lake Bike Park Poised to Receive $115,000
03/03/2015First Workshop Scheduled for Road and Trails Plan
02/27/2015County Investigates Confrontation on Open Space Trail
02/26/2015Skatepark Officially Welcomes Nonmotorized Scooters
02/17/2015Parks to Plan for Inclusive Access
02/13/2015Help Shape the Future of McNears Beach Park
02/04/2015Supervisors Consider Fee Reductions for Parks
02/02/2015Help Shape the Future of Paradise Beach Park
01/20/2015Conference to Showcase Bolinas Lagoon Restoration
01/20/2015Parks’ Partnership Program Rolls Into Second Year
01/12/2015Input Sought on Master Plans for Marin Parks
01/09/2015Marin County Parks to Release Annual Report
Probation
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12/22/2015Probation Officers Make Unannounced Searches
11/30/2015Celebrating Successes of Marin Probationers
11/04/2015Agencies Collaborate on Probation Searches
10/30/2015Sex Offenders Receive Pre-Halloween Search
08/19/20152nd Annual Family Violence Summit Set for Oct. 1
07/20/2015Juvenile Services Center’s Renovation Complete
Public Defender
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08/31/2015Online Tools Help Clear Criminal Records
Public Works
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12/15/2015County Awarded $3.2M in Roadway Safety Grants
12/10/2015High Tides Predicted Through Holiday Season
11/19/2015High Tides Predicted Through Holiday Season
11/10/2015Update Provided on Alto Tunnel Ownership Study
11/06/2015Workshop November 18 Addresses Drake Boulevard Project
10/22/2015Bridge Evaluations Coming for Southern Marin Path
10/14/2015Marin Recruits Volunteer Weather Watchers
10/07/2015Flood Preparedness Fair Prepares Us for El Niño
10/02/2015Sea-Level Rise is Subject of October 8 Conversation
10/01/2015Free Waste Tire Recycling Starts Again
10/01/2015Flood Control Works to Rid Pond of Nasty Smell
09/23/2015Historic Surveys Secured for Public Viewing
09/10/2015Overturned Paint Truck Closes Lucas Valley Road
09/04/2015Chance to Learn Basics of Backyard Composting
09/03/2015County to Auction Surplus Vehicles and Equipment
07/31/20152 West Marin Roads to be Repaved, Enhanced
07/27/2015Bridge Near Marin-Sonoma Border to Be Replaced
07/22/2015Public Review Open on Point Reyes Pavement Project
07/14/2015Roads Project to Start in Novato, West Marin
07/02/2015County Celebrates 25 Years of the ADA
06/19/2015Ross Valley Flood Board Reviews Detention Basin Sites
06/16/2015Roads Project Starts Near Mill Valley, Larkspur
06/08/2015Ross Valley Flood Control Study Findings Announced
05/26/2015Feedback from Cyclists, Pedestrians Wanted
05/08/2015Flood Control Discussion Continues May 20
04/24/2015Community Meeting on Tamalpais Valley Flooding
04/22/2015Public Invited to Sir Francis Drake Blvd Workshop May 2
04/22/2015Chance to Learn Basics of Backyard Composting
04/16/2015County Closer to Muir Woods Road Rehabilitation
04/10/2015Public Works Completes 2 Slide Repairs
03/24/2015Public’s Requests Lead to Flood Control Review
03/17/2015County Plans for Infrastructure Upgrades
03/02/2015Temporary Road Closure Required for Ferry Connection Project
02/27/2015Roundabout Nearly Finished on Southern Marin Pathway
02/12/2015County to Auction Surplus Vehicles Online
02/04/2015Flood Control Funding Secured for Ross Valley
01/27/2015County Allocates Money for Storm Damage
01/16/2015More Analysis Needed on Gnoss Field Project
Sheriff
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09/24/2015AlertMarin Notification System Gets an Upgrade
09/16/2015How to Help Lake County Fire Victims
09/01/2015County Kicks Off National Preparedness Month
05/08/2015Marin Agencies Conduct Wildland Fire Exercise
01/22/2015Loud Bangs Lead to Civic Center Lockdown