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2016 News Releases

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12/22/2016Employees Raise More than $83,000 for CharitiesAdministrators Office
12/22/2016Tree Hazard Becomes Salmon Habitat RestorationPublic Works
12/21/2016Marin County Offices Closed for HolidaysAdministrators Office
12/21/2016Openings on Cultural Services CommissionBoard of Supervisors
12/19/2016Openings on Marin County Planning CommissionBoard of Supervisors
12/19/2016Marin Bestows Top Honor on Local Artist Cultural Services
12/16/2016Got a Library Card? Get into Our Parks Free Marin County Free Library
12/16/2016Marin to Address Safety of Roads CountywidePublic Works
12/15/2016Storm Prompts Emergency Activation in MarinPublic Works
12/14/2016County Bids Farewell to Supervisor KinseyAdministrators Office
12/13/2016Board Adopts Resolution on Equity and InclusionBoard of Supervisors
12/12/2016Eco-friendly Road Resurfacing Finished in MarinwoodPublic Works
12/12/2016County Fair Theme for 2017: Let the Funshine In!Cultural Services
12/07/2016November 8 Election Results Are OfficialElections
12/06/2016Supervisors Firm on Support for Affordable Care ActHealth and Human Services
12/05/2016High Tides to Dampen Holiday Season Public Works
12/05/2016Marin Poised to Honor Successful ProbationersProbation
12/01/2016First Installment of Property Taxes DueDepartment of Finance
12/01/2016New Leader for County’s Team of AttorneysAdministrators Office
11/30/2016New Civic Center Drive Roundabout to Open Public Works
11/30/2016Substantial Upgrades Made to Novato’s Olive AvenuePublic Works
11/29/2016Personnel Commission has OpeningBoard of Supervisors
11/28/2016Fish Passage Project Constructed in WoodacrePublic Works
11/28/2016New Goals Set to Cut Prescription Drug Overdoses Health and Human Services
11/22/2016Seat Open on Bridge District BoardBoard of Supervisors
11/22/2016Official Canvass of Election ContinuesElections
11/22/2016Marin Roads Rated Below Statewide AveragePublic Works
11/17/2016Historic Civic Center to Get New RoofPublic Works
11/17/2016Nominations Open for MLK Humanitarian AwardsHuman Resources
11/16/2016Assessment Appeals Deadline is November 30Board of Supervisors
11/15/2016West Marin Road Rebuilt After MudslidesPublic Works
11/15/2016Historian Speaks on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Local TiesCultural Services
11/15/2016Marin Voter Turnout 56% Thus FarElections
11/14/2016Recreational Cannabis Sales Not an Option Until 2018Community Development
11/10/2016Marin has Urgent Need for Foster ParentsHealth and Human Services
11/10/2016County Launches Convenient Online Payment CenterInformation Services Technology
11/09/2016Supervisors Pass Fair Housing OrdinanceCommunity Development
11/07/2016Adjustments Made to Civic Center Drive Detour Public Works
11/07/2016Watch the Web for Local Election ResultsElections
11/04/2016District Attorney's Office Awarded Special DUI Prosecution GrantDistrict Attorney
11/03/2016Board to Consider Korten for Parks DirectorMarin County Parks
11/02/2016WWII Nurse to Speak at Veterans Day EventHealth and Human Services
11/01/2016County, Partners Prioritize Latino Health in Marin Health and Human Services
10/31/2016Elections Department Makes Voting ConvenientElections
10/29/2016Sex Offenders Get Surprise Visit Before HalloweenProbation
10/27/2016Marin Center Unveils New Bartolini GalleryCultural Services
10/26/2016County Extends Civic Center Drive Improvements Public Works
10/26/2016First Year of Road/Trail Plan Work CompletedMarin County Parks
10/25/2016County Accepts its Largest Library DonationMarin County Free Library
10/20/2016Voting Underway for November 8 Election Elections
10/20/2016Popular Publication for Seniors Receives UpdateHealth and Human Services
10/19/2016Road Rehab Plans Rolling on Mount TamPublic Works
10/18/2016Reduce Roadside Trash by Covering Truck LoadsPublic Works
10/18/2016Triple Fatality in West Marin CrashMarin County Fire Department
10/14/2016Tasty Chance to Support Point Reyes Disaster Council Marin County Fire Department
10/13/2016Flood Preparedness Fair to Take County by StormPublic Works
10/13/2016Marshland Restoration to Help Endangered SpeciesMarin County Parks
10/13/2016November 8 Vote-by-Mail Ballots On Their WayElections
10/12/2016County to Auction Surplus Vehicles OnlinePublic Works
10/10/2016Online Voter Guide for November Election is ReadyElections
10/10/2016Vegetation/Biodiversity Plan in Final ReviewMarin County Parks
10/07/2016Marin’s Farmers, Ranchers Being SurveyedFarm Advisor
10/07/2016Board Takes Positions on Statewide MeasuresAdministrators Office
10/03/2016Voter Pamphlets for November 8 Election in the MailElections
09/30/2016Property Tax Bills Mailed; Tax Roll Nearly $973 MillionDepartment of Finance
09/29/2016New Program Rolls Out for Marin’s Landlords on October 5Community Development
09/29/2016Openings on Child Care CommissionBoard of Supervisors
09/27/2016Marin County Free Library Hosts Indie Author DayMarin County Free Library
09/24/2016Strong Winds Prompt Marin County Fire to Increase StaffingMarin County Fire Department
09/23/2016Annual Creek Cleanup Underway in Ross ValleyPublic Works
09/23/2016Get Ready to Vote!Elections
09/21/2016Event Promotes Efforts to End Family ViolenceProbation
09/16/2016Finance Department Receives National Award Department of Finance
09/15/2016Statewide Erroneous Mailing Confuses VotersElections
09/14/2016Financial Counseling Available to Older AdultsHealth and Human Services
09/13/2016DA's Gun Buyback Program Deemed a SuccessDistrict Attorney
09/13/2016Key Dates Coming for Civic Center Drive Project Public Works
09/12/2016Demystifying Invasive Weed Control in Marin’s Open SpaceMarin County Parks
09/09/2016DA Files Murder Charge in DUI-Related FatalityDistrict Attorney
09/09/2016Community Voter Registration Coming SoonElections
09/09/2016New Webpage on Human Trafficking in MarinDistrict Attorney
09/02/2016Timetable Revised for Medical Cannabis DispensariesCommunity Development
09/01/2016District Attorney to Conduct Gun Buyback EventDistrict Attorney
08/26/2016Slide Repair to Start on West Marin Road Public Works
08/26/2016Youths Benefit from Innovative Jobs ProgramHealth and Human Services
08/26/2016Join the Marin Peace Conversion CommissionBoard of Supervisors
08/24/2016How a Virtual Bike Tour Could Save You CashCommunity Development
08/24/2016Fish Passage Project Starts in WoodacrePublic Works
08/23/2016Marin County Retirement Board has an OpeningBoard of Supervisors
08/23/2016County Expands Service to Military Veterans Health and Human Services
08/17/2016Opening on Marin County Planning CommissionBoard of Supervisors
08/16/2016Volunteers, Interns Saluted by SupervisorsHuman Resources
08/15/2016Eleven Local Measures on November BallotElections
08/15/2016New Roundabout Intersection Taking ShapePublic Works
08/10/2016Parks’ Goal: Improve Access to Those of All AbilitiesMarin County Parks
08/09/2016Third Workshop Coming for Road and Trails PlanMarin County Parks
08/08/2016Vacancy on Marin County Personnel CommissionBoard of Supervisors
08/03/2016Libraries to Unveil New Interactive Online CatalogMarin County Free Library
08/02/2016Openings Available on Marin County Assessment Appeals BoardsBoard of Supervisors
08/02/2016Child Support Services Eager to Help FamiliesChild Support Services
07/27/2016Openings on Marin County Library CommissionBoard of Supervisors
07/27/2016County Prepares to Auction Surplus VehiclesPublic Works
07/22/2016Recorder’s Office Launches Electronic RecordingAssessor Recorder County Clerk
07/21/2016Popular Southern Marin Pathway to Receive FaceliftPublic Works
07/21/2016Candidate Filing Opens for November ElectionElections
07/20/2016Marin City Kids Wired to Wi-Fi Through LibraryMarin County Free Library
07/19/2016County’s Agriculture Yield Jumps 10 PercentAgriculture Weights and Measures
07/19/2016County’s Sea-Level Rise Board Game Wins AwardCommunity Development
07/15/2016With Grant, Nicasio Closer to Broadband ServiceInformation Services Technology
07/15/2016Ross Valley’s Flood Fee Put to Good UsePublic Works
07/15/2016Novato Creeks Due for DredgingPublic Works
07/14/2016Deeper Dive: Affordable Housing in Marin CountyAdministrators Office
07/13/2016Sex Offender Compliance Check Nets 1 ArrestProbation
07/13/2016Vacancy on Marin County Personnel CommissionBoard of Supervisors
07/08/2016Civic Center Drive Redevelopment Moves AheadPublic Works
07/07/2016Pathway Upgrades Coming for Bike Riders, WalkersPublic Works
07/06/2016Registrar Says June 7 Election Results OfficialElections
07/05/2016Marin County Youth Commission has OpeningsBoard of Supervisors
06/28/2016New Shuttle Service Debuts for FairgoersCultural Services
06/27/2016Vacancy on Marin Commission on AgingBoard of Supervisors
06/27/2016Please Don’t Have a Blast with Fireworks in MarinMarin County Fire Department
06/24/2016Deeper Dive: Road Maintenance in Marin CountyAdministrators Office
06/23/2016Registrar: Voter Turnout About 65 PercentElections
06/23/2016Assessment Roll Sets New Record at $70.4 BillionAssessor Recorder County Clerk
06/23/2016Open Space Road and Trails Plan Gets Put to TestMarin County Parks
06/22/2016Board Approves Budget Worth $540.7 MillionAdministrators Office
06/22/2016Wildfire Burns in Cascade Canyon PreserveMarin County Fire Department
06/22/2016Finance System Ready to ‘Go Live’Information Services Technology
06/22/2016Summer Learning Program is a Page-TurnerMarin County Free Library
06/20/2016Updated Signal to be Installed at Busy IntersectionPublic Works
06/20/2016Openings on Assessment Appeals BoardsBoard of Supervisors
06/17/2016Criminal Record Expungement Clinic on June 24Public Defender
06/15/2016Official Canvass of Election ContinuesElections
06/10/2016Beach Water Quality Ratings Strong in MarinCommunity Development
06/09/2016Marin Voter Turnout 41 Percent So FarElections
06/09/2016Vacancy on Tam Design Review BoardBoard of Supervisors
06/06/2016Countdown Time for Marin County FairCultural Services
06/03/2016Got a Worn-Out American Flag? Veterans Are CollectingHealth and Human Services
06/03/2016Lifeguards Needed at McNears Beach ParkMarin County Parks
06/02/2016County’s Second Two-Year Budget Coming SoonAdministrators Office
06/01/2016Watch the Web for June 7 Election ResultsElections
05/27/2016Elections Department Makes Voting ConvenientElections
05/26/2016Voting Underway for June 7 Election Elections
05/24/2016CPR Training Takes 5 Minutes, Could Save a LifeHealth and Human Services
05/24/2016Supervisors Approve County Fee IncreasesAdministrators Office
05/23/2016Volunteer for Parks and Open Space CommissionBoard of Supervisors
05/23/2016Marin County Fair Launches New Mobile AppCultural Services
05/20/2016Strawberry Design Review Board has OpeningBoard of Supervisors
05/20/2016Stop by June 1 Open House on Drake Blvd. ProjectPublic Works
05/19/2016Opening on Marin’s Cultural Services CommissionBoard of Supervisors
05/19/2016Novato Council Member is Memorial Day Speaker Health and Human Services
05/18/2016Pair of Vacancies on Marin Women’s CommissionBoard of Supervisors
05/17/2016Use Drop-off Box for Vote-by-Mail BallotsElections
05/17/2016Early Recognition Emphasized During Mental Health MonthHealth and Human Services
05/16/2016Register by May 23 to Vote June 7Elections
05/12/2016Online Surplus Vehicle Auction Starts May 14Public Works
05/12/2016Parks Receive High Marks in Visitor SurveyMarin County Parks
05/12/2016Flood Control Seat Open in Southern MarinBoard of Supervisors
05/11/2016June 7 Vote-by-Mail Ballots Are On Their WayElections
05/10/2016Almonte Sanitary District Board has Open SeatBoard of Supervisors
05/10/2016Marin County Confirms Case of Zika VirusHealth and Human Services
05/09/2016Audio Recordings of Ballot Measures AvailableElections
05/06/2016Online Voter Dashboard Ready for June 7 ElectionElections
05/06/2016A Frank Lloyd Wright Doghouse? It’s Here Administrators Office
05/04/2016Medical Cannabis Rules, Fees ApprovedCommunity Development
05/04/2016Water Rescue Task Force Recognized by SupervisorsMarin County Fire Department
05/04/2016Routine Accuracy Check Follows School Tax VoteElections
05/03/2016Office Space Available at County-Owned BuildingAdministrators Office
05/02/2016Governor Approves Local Funding for June PrimaryElections
05/02/2016Proposed Airport Runway Extension ReducedPublic Works
05/02/2016Voter Pamphlets for June 7 Election in the MailElections
04/28/2016Supervisors to Review Medical Cannabis Rules, Fees Community Development
04/28/2016County Appoints Acting Parks DirectorAdministrators Office
04/27/2016Planning Hearing May 9 for Big Rock RanchCommunity Development
04/22/2016May 3 Election Reminder on School IssueElections
04/21/2016Volunteers, Interns Celebrated by CountyHuman Resources
04/21/2016Marin: A Place For Trailblazing Older AdultsHealth and Human Services
04/20/2016Key Milestone Coming for Wastewater RegulationCommunity Development
04/20/2016Progress on Flood Project from Ross to KentfieldPublic Works
04/19/2016Video Series Showcases Marin Farmers, RanchersFarm Advisor
04/15/2016Wildland Fire in Dillon Beach Held to 5 AcresMarin County Fire Department
04/15/2016Stafford Lake Bike Park Now Open for SpringMarin County Parks
04/14/2016Probation Operation a Preview for Drug Take-Back DayProbation
04/12/2016Registrar Corrects Info from Mailed PostcardElections
04/12/2016Marshall Celebrates New Wastewater SystemCommunity Development
04/11/2016Headliner Concerts Unveiled for Marin County Fair Cultural Services
04/11/2016Learn About Foster Parenting on April 19Health and Human Services
04/04/2016Second Installment of Property Taxes Due April 11Department of Finance
03/31/2016Death Penalty Removed as Option in Murder CasesDistrict Attorney
03/30/2016Parks Addresses Speeding on Unpaved Roads, TrailsMarin County Parks
03/30/2016District Attorney Secures Large Charitable Restitution OrdersDistrict Attorney
03/29/2016Hikers OK After Cliff and Beach RescueMarin County Fire Department
03/25/2016Key Dates for Special School District ElectionElections
03/24/2016Part of West Marin Road Reopens After SlidesPublic Works
03/24/2016Opening on County Service Area Advisory BoardBoard of Supervisors
03/22/2016Competitive Exhibits Open for 2016 County FairCultural Services
03/19/2016Fire Destroys Home in West MarinMarin County Fire Department
03/18/2016Opening on Marin Law Library Board of TrusteesBoard of Supervisors
03/18/2016Public Defender Staff Marks Important AnniversaryPublic Defender
03/17/2016Backyard Composting Classes Start in AprilPublic Works
03/17/2016Budget Planning Workshops Begin March 21Administrators Office
03/16/2016Marin Makes Strides on Tsunami AwarenessSheriff
03/16/2016Marin Holds Rank as Healthiest California CountyHealth and Human Services
03/14/2016Four Local Measures on June BallotElections
03/11/2016Upgrades Coming to Popular Creek PathwayPublic Works
03/10/2016Training Kicks Off for New Software SystemInformation Services Technology
03/04/2016Supervisors to Address Draft Community Plan Community Development
03/04/2016Board Commits $3.15 Million to Energy EfficiencyCommunity Development
03/03/2016Parks’ Annual Report Covers Key AccomplishmentsMarin County Parks
03/03/2016Progress Made on Prescription Drug Misuse in MarinHealth and Human Services
03/02/2016Lagunitas Bridge to Receive Federal UpgradePublic Works
03/01/2016Improvements Coming to Tam Junction IntersectionPublic Works
02/29/2016Vacancies on Marin Women’s CommissionBoard of Supervisors
02/29/2016Provide Input on Potential Drake Blvd. ImprovementsPublic Works
02/25/2016Marin History Museum to Elect New Board of Directors Administrators Office
02/25/2016IPM Annual Report Details Successes, Challenges Marin County Parks
02/24/2016Marin Invests in Workforce DevelopmentHealth and Human Services
02/22/2016Environmental Education Grants AvailableFarm Advisor
02/18/2016Opening on Integrated Pest Management CommissionBoard of Supervisors
02/17/2016Marin County Mental Health Board has OpeningsBoard of Supervisors
02/16/2016Vacancies on Health Council of MarinBoard of Supervisors
02/16/2016Candidate Filing Opens for June ElectionElections
02/10/2016Board Enthusiastic About Housing PreservationCommunity Development
02/10/2016Learn to Protect Creeks at Hands-On WorkshopPublic Works
02/09/2016Special School District Election Called for May 3 Elections
02/08/2016Join the First 5 Marin Children & Families CommissionBoard of Supervisors
02/04/2016Online Surplus Vehicle Auction Runs February 6-13Public Works
02/04/2016Supervisors Provide Input on Next County BudgetAdministrators Office
02/04/2016Board to Weigh In on Housing PreservationCommunity Development
02/03/2016Marin’s Largest Book Club Hits 10th AnniversaryMarin County Free Library
02/02/2016Recommendation: Expand Existing Mental Health ProgramsHealth and Human Services
02/01/2016Openings on County Alcohol & Drug BoardBoard of Supervisors
01/29/2016Amendments Proposed for Social Host OrdinanceCounty Counsel
01/28/2016Join Discussion about Ross Valley Flood ProtectionPublic Works
01/26/2016Openings on Marin Law Library Board of TrusteesBoard of Supervisors
01/26/2016County’s Annual Report Makes DebutAdministrators Office
01/26/2016County Receives Break on Flood Insurance RatesPublic Works
01/25/2016Paint Recycling Pays Off for Marin Towns, CitiesPublic Works
01/21/2016Vacancy on Tam Design Review BoardBoard of Supervisors
01/20/2016Search Resumes for Missing SurferMarin County Fire Department
01/19/2016Continued Rise in Marin’s Childhood Vaccine Rates Health and Human Services
01/19/2016Weather Prompts Stafford Lake Bike Park ClosureMarin County Parks
01/14/2016New Steps to Ensure Parks Available to AllMarin County Parks
01/13/2016County Honors Volunteers and InternsHuman Resources
01/12/2016Veterans Resource Center Opens at South Novato LibraryMarin County Free Library
01/12/2016Marin County Fair Garners Distinguished AwardsCultural Services
01/11/2016Grant Program Opened to Nature ResearchersMarin County Parks
01/07/2016Oversight Committee Seeks VolunteersBoard of Supervisors
01/07/2016Marin Launches New Mental Health TV ShowHealth and Human Services
01/06/2016Kinsey Takes Helm on Board of SupervisorsAdministrators Office
01/06/2016County Hires Human Resources DirectorAdministrators Office