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2018 News Releases

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12/31/2018County Wins Settlement in Consumer Protection CaseDistrict Attorney
12/27/2018Short-term Rental Rate Hike Starts January 1Department of Finance
12/26/2018District Attorney’s Office Awarded DUI Prosecution GrantDistrict Attorney
12/21/2018County Offices to Observe the HolidaysAdministrators Office
12/20/2018Supervisors Make Two Key Housing DecisionsCommunity Development
12/19/2018Library’s ‘Fine Forgiveness’ Runs Through January 21Marin County Free Library
12/19/2018Two Tide Gauges Installed on Novato CreekPublic Works
12/18/2018With Assistance, Marin Joins Fire Camera NetworkMarin County Fire Department
12/14/2018County Plans to Update Development CodeCommunity Development
12/14/2018County Fair Theme for 2019: Over the Moon!Cultural Services
12/12/2018Safety Analysis of Marin’s Roads CompletedPublic Works
12/12/2018What We Learned About Local Election ResultsElections
12/11/2018Participate in County’s Online Resident Survey Administrators Office
12/10/2018Supervisors Seek Agricultural Representative for CommitteeBoard of Supervisors
12/07/2018Resource Families Needed for Most Vulnerable KidsHealth and Human Services
12/07/2018Pop-Up Library Opens at Northgate MallMarin County Free Library
12/06/2018Possible Tax Relief for Domestic PartnersAssessor Recorder County Clerk
12/05/2018High Tides Expected this Holiday SeasonPublic Works
12/04/2018First Installment of Property Taxes Due December 10Department of Finance
12/03/2018Forum on TRUTH Act Scheduled for December 6Administrators Office
11/30/2018With All Votes Recorded, Election is CertifiedElections
11/29/2018Broadband Service Lighting Up NicasioInformation Services Technology
11/29/2018Emotional Tribute Set for Successful Probationers Probation
11/28/2018County Parking Ordinance Expected to be RevisedPublic Works
11/28/2018Problematic Citrus Insect Detected in NovatoAgriculture Weights and Measures
11/27/2018Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance Heads to BoardCommunity Development
11/26/2018Elections Staff Waiting on Signature VerificationsElections
11/26/2018Proposed Deer Island Restoration Receives GrantPublic Works
11/19/2018County, Homeward Bound Partner on Shelter NeedsHealth and Human Services
11/18/2018Unhealthy Air Quality Leads to Park ClosuresMarin County Parks
11/16/201813,000 Votes Left to Count in November 6 ElectionElections
11/16/2018New Policy on Short-Term Rental TaxesDepartment of Finance
11/15/2018Deadline Approaches for Appeals on AssessmentsBoard of Supervisors
11/14/2018Parks Announces Settlement on Trail ProjectMarin County Parks
11/13/2018Novato Library Branch to Close for HVAC ProjectMarin County Free Library
11/09/2018Registrar: About 47,000 Votes Still to TallyElections
11/09/2018Public Health Cautions Marin About Wildfire SmokeHealth and Human Services
11/07/2018County Goes Online with Transient Occupancy Tax Department of Finance
11/07/2018Nest Sculpture Attracts Visitors to County ParkMarin County Parks
11/06/2018Flavored Tobacco and Vaping Products Banned Health and Human Services
11/06/2018Three Roadway Projects Wrapping Up in West MarinPublic Works
11/01/2018Expert Sought on Environment, HazMat, Waste Board of Supervisors
11/01/2018County Prepares to Issue Resident SurveyAdministrators Office
10/31/2018Offenders Receive Unannounced Compliance ChecksProbation
10/31/2018County Joins Court Action on 5G TechnologyCounty Counsel
10/29/2018District Attorney Issues Statement on Policies, PracticesDistrict Attorney
10/29/2018Elections Office to Open Saturday, November 3Elections
10/29/2018Alto Sanitary District Board Has Open SeatBoard of Supervisors
10/26/2018Check Online for Election Results on November 6Elections
10/25/2018County Considers Ban on Flavored Tobacco and Vaping ProductsHealth and Human Services
10/24/2018Reduce Roadside Trash by Covering Truck LoadsPublic Works
10/24/2018Collaboration Key to Reducing Marin Homelessness Health and Human Services
10/24/2018Appeal to Nonprofits: Come Build Affordable HomesCommunity Development
10/23/2018Coast Guard Rear Admiral is Veterans Day Speaker Health and Human Services
10/22/2018Ready to Vote? Lots of Election Info AvailableElections
10/22/2018Annual Winter Season Preparations Completed Public Works
10/17/2018Help Fight the Opioid Crisis by Purging Unused MedsHealth and Human Services
10/17/2018Tomales Fire Station Construction to BeginPublic Works
10/16/2018Registrar Alerts Voters to Confusing Election PromosElections
10/12/2018Homelessness is Next Board Workshop TopicHealth and Human Services
10/12/2018Corte Madera Creek Draft Report ReleasedPublic Works
10/11/2018Voting Underway for November 6 ElectionElections
10/10/2018Local Leaders Mobilizing Against Immigration ChangesHealth and Human Services
10/09/2018Marin Celebrates State’s Safe Medication Disposal BillHealth and Human Services
10/08/2018Board of Supervisors Takes Stances on Statewide PropositionsBoard of Supervisors
10/08/2018North Bay Fires Anniversary a Stark ReminderMarin County Fire Department
10/05/2018Register 5 Marin Program Gains MomentumElections
10/02/2018Seats Open on Two Utility District BoardsBoard of Supervisors
10/02/2018Join the County’s Fair Housing AssessmentCommunity Development
10/01/2018Application Period Opens for Federal GrantsCommunity Development
10/01/2018Property Tax Bills Arriving in Mailboxes SoonDepartment of Finance
09/27/2018Food Assistance Programs at RiskHealth and Human Services
09/27/2018Planning Commission to Review Local Coastal PlanCommunity Development
09/27/2018Free Flu Vaccines Available Starting October 2Health and Human Services
09/26/2018Voter Registration Now Part of DMV ProcessElections
09/24/2018Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
09/21/2018Alarming New Data on Youth Vaping in MarinHealth and Human Services
09/19/2018Marin Launches New Mental Health ProgramHealth and Human Services
09/19/2018Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
09/19/20181 Arrest in County Probation DUI SweepProbation
09/18/2018Sir Francis Drake Traffic Signals to be Coordinated Public Works
09/18/2018Ag Easement Secured at Tomales Bay PropertyMarin County Parks
09/17/2018Over 12 Miles of Pavement to be RepairedPublic Works
09/17/2018Preparing Voters for November 6 General Election Elections
09/14/2018Take the Challenge to Help Voter Registration Elections
09/13/2018County to Further Explore Just Cause for EvictionCommunity Development
09/12/2018Irving Fire Closer to ContainmentMarin County Fire Department
09/11/2018Board Hears ‘Lessons Learned’ from 2017 WildfiresMarin County Fire Department
09/11/2018Evacuation Order Lifted for Irving FireMarin County Fire Department
09/11/2018County Communications Earn National AwardsAdministrators Office
09/11/2018Volunteers Needed for Coastal Cleanup DayMarin County Parks
09/10/2018County Considers Ban on Flavored Tobacco and Vaping ProductsHealth and Human Services
09/07/2018How New Short-Term Rental Rules Will WorkCommunity Development
09/05/2018Street Lighting Project Completed in San RafaelPublic Works
09/05/2018County Officially Earns ‘Age Friendly’ DesignationHealth and Human Services
09/04/2018Two Slides to be Repaired in West MarinPublic Works
08/31/2018Public Forum on Fentanyl, Heroin, Other OpioidsHealth and Human Services
08/31/2018San Anselmo Flood Project Final Report ReleasedPublic Works
08/30/2018Reality Check: Disaster Preparedness Saves LivesSheriff
08/30/2018County to Create Arts and Culture Master Plan Cultural Services
08/30/2018Grant to Provide More Fire Safety for Pacheco ValleMarin County Parks
08/28/2018Fire Agencies Douse Fairfax Townhome Fire, WildfireMarin County Fire Department
08/27/2018Southern Marin Paving Project BeginsPublic Works
08/24/2018Chances to Learn About Just Cause for EvictionCommunity Development
08/23/2018Connecting Frank Lloyd Wright to Marin ClassroomsCultural Services
08/22/2018Energy Watch Partnership Leads to Cash SavingsCommunity Development
08/21/2018Open Seat for ‘Poor and Needy’ RepresentativeBoard of Supervisors
08/16/2018Parks Pursues Addition to Mount Burdell PreserveMarin County Parks
08/13/2018November Ballot Includes Several Local MeasuresElections
08/10/2018Youth Employment Program Brightens FuturesProbation
08/10/2018County Seeks Feedback on Hazard Mitigation PlanSheriff
08/10/2018Open Space Road and Trails Public Workshop August 25Marin County Parks
08/09/2018County Prepares for Preemptive Power Shutoff Public Works
08/09/2018Landlord Incentives Programs Renewed with County’s Local PartnersCommunity Development
08/09/2018County’s Key Planning Document to be UpdatedCounty Counsel
08/07/2018Short-Term Rental Rules Adopted by BoardCommunity Development
08/03/2018Probation Enhances Supervision of DUI OffendersProbation
08/01/2018Reduce the Stress of Child SupportChild Support Services
08/01/2018County to Showcase Human-Sized ‘Nest’Marin County Parks
07/30/2018Paving Project Begins in Central MarinPublic Works
07/27/2018Three Marin Firefighters Being Treated for BurnsMarin County Fire Department
07/26/2018Personnel Ties Proposed for Two Fire AgenciesMarin County Fire Department
07/24/2018Guardrail Upgrades for Panoramic Highway Public Works
07/23/2018County Adds 41 Electric Vehicle Charging StationsPublic Works
07/23/2018Vacancy on Disaster and Citizens Corps CouncilBoard of Supervisors
07/17/2018West Marin Occupancy Tax Hearing Set for July 31Department of Finance
07/17/2018Ross Valley Flood Fee Increase ProposedPublic Works
07/13/2018Board to Discuss Revised Short-Term Rental Rules Community Development
07/13/2018Next Steps Discussed for Coast Guard PropertyCommunity Development
07/13/2018New Data on Makeup of County Workforce Now OnlineInformation Services Technology
07/12/2018Candidate Filing Opens for November ElectionElections
07/12/2018County Vehicle Auction Begins July 21Public Works
07/11/2018County Celebrates Americans with Disabilities ActPublic Works
07/10/2018Assessment Appeals Boards have OpeningsBoard of Supervisors
07/09/2018Spotlight on Disability Voter Registration Elections
07/05/2018Board Hosts Workshop on Workforce & EconomyBoard of Supervisors
07/05/2018County Fair Sets Fourth of July Attendance RecordCultural Services
07/05/2018Parks Offers Chance to Learn & Test Ride an E-BikeMarin County Parks
07/03/2018Kids: Library has Summer Challenges for YouMarin County Free Library
07/02/2018Benefits Desk Has New Hours, Phone NumberHealth and Human Services
06/30/2018Labor Deal Reached, Employee Strike AvertedHuman Resources
06/29/2018County Reaches Terms with 3 Labor GroupsHuman Resources
06/28/2018Marin County Fair Prepares for Grand OpeningCultural Services
06/27/2018Services to be Interrupted by County Labor StrikeHuman Resources
06/27/2018June 5 Election Results Official: Turnout 56%Elections
06/26/2018County Prepares for Labor Strike Starting July 1Human Resources
06/25/2018Shuttle Service Cheap and Easy for County FairCultural Services
06/25/2018San Rafael Rock Quarry to Begin ReclamationPublic Works
06/22/2018Unofficial June 5 Primary Results CompleteElections
06/22/2018Remember the Embers: Fireworks Are Illegal HereMarin County Fire Department
06/20/2018Supervisors Approve County’s Annual Budget Administrators Office
06/20/2018Election Tally Expected to Wrap Up FridayElections
06/19/2018Marin’s Livestock and Crops Slip 10% in ValueAgriculture Weights and Measures
06/19/2018Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Study Now AvailablePublic Works
06/18/2018County Completes Four Slide Repair ProjectsPublic Works
06/18/2018County Assessment Roll Climbs 5.4 PercentAssessor Recorder County Clerk
06/15/20188,500 Votes Left to Count in Primary ElectionElections
06/15/2018Board Receives Update on Fair Housing in MarinCommunity Development
06/14/2018Board Prepares to Vote on Annual Budget Administrators Office
06/13/2018Discussion About Coast Guard Housing ContinuesCommunity Development
06/13/2018Vote-by-Mail Count Nears CompletionElections
06/12/2018County Assists Senior Low-Income Housing DealCommunity Development
06/12/2018Getting Ready for Fair’s Five-Day Run of FunCultural Services
06/11/2018Public Input Needed for Pollution SurveyPublic Works
06/08/2018Registrar: About 49,000 Votes Yet to be TalliedElections
06/08/2018Progress Report on Fair Housing Policy Set for June 12Community Development
06/07/2018Banner Year for Beach Water Quality in MarinCommunity Development
06/07/2018Marin Joins Lawsuit Against Toddler Formula FirmsDistrict Attorney
06/06/2018Several Openings on Human Rights Commission Board of Supervisors
06/04/2018Openings on County Assessment Appeals BoardsBoard of Supervisors
06/01/2018Proposed Budget of $590 Million Heads to Board Administrators Office
06/01/2018Roof Work to Begin on Civic Center Library DomePublic Works
05/30/2018‘Don’t Miss a Beat’ When Someone Needs HelpHealth and Human Services
05/29/2018Grant Awarded to Address Sea Level Rise OptionsPublic Works
05/29/2018County Eyes New Recruits at Community Job FairHealth and Human Services
05/25/2018Check Online for Election Results on June 5Elections
05/25/2018Applications Being Accepted for Medicinal Cannabis RetailersCommunity Development
05/23/2018Learn About Climate Change at a Farmers MarketCommunity Development
05/22/2018County Contributes to Senior Low-Income HousingCommunity Development
05/21/2018Audio Recordings of Ballot Measures Are AvailableElections
05/18/2018Marin Opposes U.S. Immigration Policy in CourtCounty Counsel
05/18/2018DA’s Office Assists in State Cybercrime ChargesDistrict Attorney
05/15/2018Draft Report for San Anselmo Project ReleasedPublic Works
05/14/2018Voting Underway for June 5 ElectionElections
05/14/2018Hard Evidence on Sustainability Progress Now OnlineInformation Services Technology
05/10/2018Nicasio Gets Broadband; Funding Win for BolinasInformation Services Technology
05/10/2018Helicopter Door Gunner to Speak at Memorial Day Health and Human Services
05/10/2018West Marin Service Center Renovation Wraps UpPublic Works
05/09/2018Board Celebrates Outstanding Volunteer, InternHuman Resources
05/09/2018County Sues Big Pharma for Overmarketing Opioids County Counsel
05/08/2018Manual Tally Set for May 8 Special ElectionElections
05/07/2018Strong Need for Resource Families in Marin Health and Human Services
05/03/2018Rare Insight into Those Living with Mental IllnessHealth and Human Services
05/03/2018Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Rehab ProgressesPublic Works
05/02/2018County Hires New Information Services DirectorAdministrators Office
05/01/2018Open Burning On Hold in MarinMarin County Fire Department
04/30/20182 Probationers Face Drug Charges After ArrestsProbation
04/30/2018Former SEC Official Debunks Fossil Fuel Industry MisinformationCounty Counsel
04/27/2018‘Broom Service’ Are Pest Management ChampionsMarin County Parks
04/27/2018County, Community Take Hard Look at EquityBoard of Supervisors
04/27/2018Tomales Fire Station Renovation Moves ForwardPublic Works
04/26/2018Watch Your Mailbox for June Election MaterialsElections
04/25/2018Apply Now for Innovative Internships with CountyProbation
04/20/2018Purge that Medicine Cabinet for Safety’s SakeHealth and Human Services
04/18/2018Registration Deadline April 23 on Dixie Schools VoteElections
04/18/2018County Captures State Awards for CommunicationsAdministrators Office
04/18/2018County’s Top Librarian Receives National AwardMarin County Free Library
04/17/2018DA Assists State in Filing Price Gouging ChargesDistrict Attorney
04/16/2018Poll Workers Crucial to Democratic ProcessElections
04/16/2018County Online Vehicle Auction Begins April 21Public Works
04/14/2018Marin County Fire Ambulance Involved in CollisionMarin County Fire Department
04/10/2018Whooping Cough Returns to MarinHealth and Human Services
04/06/2018Board to Devote Workshop to SustainabilityBoard of Supervisors
04/05/2018Public Meeting April 30 About Former Coast Guard SiteCommunity Development
04/05/2018Transportation Projects Identified for State FundingPublic Works
04/04/2018Forum Focused on Treating Pain Without OpioidsHealth and Human Services
04/03/2018Supervisors Approve Budget Reductions and Emphasize Key Priorities for 2018-19Administrators Office
04/02/2018Federal Grant Awarded for Road Rehab in West MarinPublic Works
04/02/2018County All In For Earth Day Stinson BeachCommunity Development
03/30/2018Upgrade Energy Efficiencies in Home, Get a RebateCommunity Development
03/28/2018Sea-Level Rise Planners Capture National AwardCommunity Development
03/28/2018Ballots Coming Soon for May 8 Special ElectionElections
03/28/20183 Arrests Made in Gang SweepProbation
03/27/2018Have You Herd? Goats to Graze in Open SpaceMarin County Parks
03/26/2018Second Installment of Property Taxes DueDepartment of Finance
03/22/2018County Fine-Tuning its Local Coastal PlanCommunity Development
03/21/2018County to Consider Interim Golf Vendor for San GeronimoMarin County Parks
03/21/2018Tuberculosis Not Yet a Thing of the PastHealth and Human Services
03/20/2018State Funds Allocated to Ross Valley Flood ProjectPublic Works
03/19/2018Probationer’s Facebook Post Leads to Drug ArrestProbation
03/19/2018Changing Times for Public DefendersPublic Defender
03/19/2018County’s Budget Hearings Start March 26Administrators Office
03/16/2018Another Ranch Preserved Through EasementMarin County Parks
03/15/2018Headliner Concerts Unveiled for County FairCultural Services
03/15/2018New Weather Gauges to Boost Flood PreparednessPublic Works
03/14/2018Probation Helps Create San Rafael Boxing Program Probation
03/14/2018Marin Regains Ranking as Healthiest County in StateHealth and Human Services
03/13/2018County Shines Spotlight on Consumer ProtectionAgriculture Weights and Measures
03/13/2018One Person Hospitalized with Shellfish PoisoningHealth and Human Services
03/13/2018County’s Green Building Requirements EnhancedCommunity Development
03/12/2018Arguments Due for Local Measures on June BallotElections
03/08/2018Proposed Road and Trail Projects Up for ReviewMarin County Parks
03/07/2018Public Health Warning for Shellfish ToxinsHealth and Human Services
03/06/2018County Resets Options on Short-Term Rental Rules Community Development
03/05/2018Manual Tally Set for March 6 ElectionElections
03/01/2018Apply for Seat on Strawberry Design Review BoardBoard of Supervisors
02/27/2018County Shares Trove of Online Crime StatisticsInformation Services Technology
02/26/2018Vaccinate Your Cat for RabiesHealth and Human Services
02/23/2018Construction Phase of Civic Center Roof to BeginPublic Works
02/22/2018Employees Raise More than $81,000 for CharitiesAdministrators Office
02/20/2018What Marin Can Learn from Wildfires, MudslidesBoard of Supervisors
02/20/2018Marin City Receives Series of Roadway ProjectsPublic Works
02/16/2018FAA Verifies Gnoss Field Runway ExtensionPublic Works
02/15/2018Openings on Tamalpais Design Review BoardBoard of Supervisors
02/13/2018Valentine’s Reminder: Condoms Show You CareHealth and Human Services
02/12/2018Candidate Filing Opens for June ElectionElections
02/12/2018Learn About Emergency Preparedness GrantsSheriff
02/12/2018Dixie School District Election Called for May 8Elections
02/09/2018Fees Proposed for Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Community Development
02/09/2018Register by February 19 to Vote March 6Elections
02/08/2018New Short-Term Rental Rules Go to SupervisorsCommunity Development
02/07/2018Online Survey Seeks Input on PollutionPublic Works
02/07/2018Muir Woods Road to Gain Temporary Stop SignsPublic Works
02/05/2018Wildlife Conservation, Education Grants AvailableFarm Advisor
02/02/2018Marin County Fair Earns Distinguished AwardsCultural Services
02/01/2018DA’s Office Strengthens Stand Against BullyingDistrict Attorney
01/31/2018New County Report Assesses Past Year, Looks AheadAdministrators Office
01/31/2018Mediators Poised to Help with Rental DisputesCommunity Development
01/26/2018Parks Seeks Use Agreement for San Geronimo LandMarin County Parks
01/25/2018Ballots Coming Soon for March 6 Special ElectionElections
01/24/2018Public Works’ Online Auction Starts February 3Public Works
01/23/2018Point Reyes Station Ranch Saved from Development Marin County Parks
01/23/2018Marin on High Alert for Human TraffickingDistrict Attorney
01/22/2018Federal Grants to Improve 3 Marin County RoadsPublic Works
01/19/2018One Book One Marin Goal is Political UnderstandingMarin County Free Library
01/18/2018Parks’ Partnership Program Rolls into Fifth YearMarin County Parks
01/17/2018Report on San Anselmo Project Nears CompletionPublic Works
01/12/2018Flu Surges in Marin County Emergency Departments Health and Human Services
01/11/2018Marin Rescue Team Deployed to Montecito MudslideMarin County Fire Department
01/11/2018Open Space to Count Trail Users with Digital DevicesMarin County Parks
01/10/2018Damon Connolly Takes Reins as Board PresidentBoard of Supervisors
01/02/2018Ban on Open Burning to be Lifted in MarinMarin County Fire Department