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2019 News Releases

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Administrator's Office
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11/21/2019County Steps Up Transparency in Assisting Nonprofits
11/19/2019Wildfire Prevention Tax Initiative Heads to Voters
10/30/2019Supervisors Vote to Increase Living Wage
10/30/2019Board OK’s Updated Wildfire Prevention Authority
09/20/2019County Considers New Wildfire Prevention Authority
09/16/2019County Nets National Awards for Public Outreach
08/08/2019Marin Wildfire Prevention Initiative Set to Launch
07/24/2019County Hires New Health & Human Services Director
06/24/2019Forum on TRUTH Act Scheduled for July 9
06/19/2019Budget Prioritizes Roads, Facilities, Housing
06/13/2019Supervisors to Review Draft Budget on June 17-18
05/30/2019Proposed Budget Boosts Infrastructure Investments
04/19/2019County Captures State Awards for Communications
04/05/2019County Budget Workshops Begin April 22
03/20/2019County Renews Promise to Educational Equity
03/13/2019Results Are In for County’s Resident Survey
02/16/2019Marin County Proclaims Local Emergency
02/05/2019‘State of the County’ Package Makes Debut
01/17/2019Final Few Days of County’s Online Resident Survey
01/07/2019Frugoli, Scott Sworn In to Lead County Departments
Agriculture, Weights & Measures
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06/18/2019Value of Marin’s Livestock and Crops Grows 8%
03/13/2019County Reveals Eye-Opening Consumer Facts
Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk
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10/10/2019IRS Policy Change Affects Local Recordings
06/24/2019County Assessment Roll Climbs 5.1%
03/01/2019Emergency Property Tax Relief Might be Available
Board of Supervisors
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11/27/2019Deadline is December 2 for Assessment Appeals
11/08/2019Representative Needed from Indian Valley, Domingo Canyon
10/31/2019Opening on County Assessment Appeals Boards
09/11/2019Open Seat on County Assessment Appeals Boards
08/22/2019Open Seat on Board of Buck Family Fund
08/09/2019Open Seats on Flood Control Zone Board
07/23/2019Openings on the Marin Housing Authority Board
06/07/2019Open Seats on Regional Transportation Committee
05/22/2019Openings on County Assessment Appeals Boards
04/22/2019Opening on Integrated Pest Management Commission
01/08/2019Kate Sears Assumes Board Presidency
Child Support Services
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08/16/2019Dealing with Child Support? County Can Help
Community Development
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12/03/2019Board OKs Housing Assistance in Stinson Beach
11/21/2019County Welcomes Coast Guard Housing Proposals
11/20/2019Greener Concrete? It’s Better for the Environment
11/18/2019Drawdown: Marin Movement Hitting its Stride
11/05/2019Affordable Housing Effort in Bolinas Gets an Assist
10/23/2019Share Feedback on Possible Plastic Utensil Ban
10/07/2019Energy-Curious? Questions Answered October 26
10/01/2019Have a Say on How Federal Money is Spent Locally
09/17/2019Board Authorizes Coast Guard Station Purchase
09/12/2019Housing Trust Funds to Support Marin City Clinic
09/12/2019Learn More About 2020 Census at Sept. 19 Forum
09/10/2019A Chance to Help the County Spend Federal Dollars
08/15/2019Key Environmental Document Heads to Supervisors
08/06/2019County Closer to Coast Guard Station Purchase
08/02/2019County Approves 2 Medicinal Cannabis Licenses
07/22/2019Help Plan Marin’s Future Funding Priorities
07/10/2019Get Rebates by Plugging into Electrify Marin
07/10/2019County Takes Key Steps on 5G Policy
07/03/2019Draft Ordinance on 5G Technology Heads to Board
07/03/2019Marin Focusing on Outreach for 2020 Census
06/27/2019Report: Marin’s Beach Water Mostly Excellent
06/12/2019County Shares Draft of 5G Technology Ordinance
05/08/2019Registration Opens for Landlord Registry
05/07/2019Another Step Toward Fair Housing
04/29/2019West Marin Group to Advise on Tax Revenue Uses
04/19/2019Assessing Progress in Area of Fair Housing
04/04/2019One-Year Countdown to 2020 Census Begins
03/18/2019Award-Winning Sea Level Rise Game to Go on Sale
02/26/2019Venue Changes for ‘Green’ Building Forum
02/14/2019What’s Next for ‘Green’ Building? Learn at Forum
02/05/2019Medicinal Cannabis Applicants Prepare Site Reviews
02/05/2019Marin Prepares for 2020 Census
01/31/2019County Pursues Improvements in Permitting Process
01/28/2019County to Host Workshop on 5G Technology
01/14/2019Expo to Provide Answers about JADUs Inside Homes
01/10/2019County Proposes Replenishment of Housing Trust
01/03/2019Survey about 5G Technology in Marin Now Open
County Counsel
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09/06/2019Software Streamlines Public Record Requests
04/16/2019County Settles with Nonprofit Trust on Litigation
02/27/2019Golf Course Initiative to Appear on Ballot
01/30/2019Report Ordered for San Geronimo Golf Course Initiative
01/24/2019Supervisors to Discuss San Geronimo Golf Course
Cultural Services
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07/09/2019County Fair ‘Over the Moon’ with Attendance and Revenue Results
06/17/2019‘Over the Moon’ That County Fair is About to Begin
06/12/2019Public Transport is Great Choice for County Fair
05/15/2019County’s First Arts & Culture Master Plan Adopted
03/27/2019Arts and Cultural Draft Master Plan Ready for Review
03/11/2019Headliner Concerts Unveiled for Marin County Fair
01/28/2019Marin County Fair Wins Coveted Merrill Award
Department of Finance
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10/18/2019County Extends Record of Top Financial Reporting
09/27/2019Property Tax Bills Arriving in Mailboxes Soon
06/07/2019Enticing Offer for Marin’s Lodging Operators
04/03/2019Property Taxes Due by April 10
02/11/2019Transient Occupancy Tax Workshop Announced
District Attorney
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10/22/2019DA’s Office Awarded DUI Prosecution Grant
08/28/2019Not In Our Town Makes a Stop at Civic Center
08/12/2019DA Offers Training on Immigration Policy
07/08/2019DA Offers Gun Violence Restraining Order Training
04/16/2019Human Trafficking Education Receives Boost
03/21/2019County Helps Renters, Landlords Come to Terms
01/02/2019County Successful in Environmental Protection Case
Elections
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11/27/2019November 5 Election Results Official: Turnout 41%
11/14/2019Manual Tally Set for November 5 Election
11/12/2019Candidate Filing Opens for March 2020 Election
11/07/2019Registrar: About 2,600 Votes Yet to be Tallied
11/01/2019Check Online for November 5 Election Results
10/09/2019Voting Underway for November 5 Election
09/23/2019Local Elections Coming November 5
08/12/2019November Ballot Includes Several Local Measures
07/29/2019Register to Vote in West Marin Elections
07/15/2019Ballots Coming Soon for August 27 Special Election
06/05/2019Two Measures Set for August 27 Election
06/04/2019New Voting System Approved for Elections
04/08/2019Register by April 22 to Vote May 7 in Inverness
03/28/2019Ballots Coming Soon for May 7 Special Election
02/11/2019May 7 Election for Inverness Public Utility District
01/31/2019County Investigates New Voting System
Farm Advisor
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04/16/2019An Inviting Summary of UCCE Marin’s Exploits
01/30/2019Apply for Wildlife Conservation, Education Grants
Health & Human Services
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12/02/2019Marin Prepares to Increase Shelter Bed Capacity
12/02/2019New Way to Support Marin’s Foster Families
11/25/2019Commemorate World AIDS Day
11/13/2019Death Associated with E-Cigarettes in Marin County
10/29/2019Veterans Day to Feature Navy SEAL Captain
10/11/2019Purge that Medicine Cabinet for Safety’s Sake
10/04/2019County Expands Mental Health Services for Veterans
09/18/2019Free Flu Vaccines Offered as Threat Approaches
09/06/2019Marin County Health Officials Advise Against Vaping
09/05/2019Building Resilience Now Saves Lives After Disasters
08/30/2019Financial Abuse Team Captures National Honor
08/28/2019Clinicians Watch for Vaping-Related Lung Ailment
08/21/2019Opioid Prescriptions, Overdose Deaths Fall in Marin
07/31/2019Marin’s Sharp Decline in Homelessness Confirmed
07/26/2019Public Health Cautions About Excessive Heat
06/26/2019Timely Grants Assist with Opioid Crisis Actions
06/05/2019Marin County Vaccination Rates are its Highest Ever
05/21/2019More Doors Open for Food Assistance in Marin
05/16/2019Support Mental Health with a Fashion Statement
05/13/2019Community Job Fair to Feature County Openings
05/10/2019Decorated Navy SEAL to Speak at Memorial Day
05/08/2019Chronic Homelessness Falls 28% in Marin
04/29/2019Travelers: Immunize Against Measles Before You Go
04/29/2019Community Picnic Stimulates Healthy Food & Drink
04/26/2019Marin in Need of More Resource Families for Teens
04/23/2019Major Investments in Marin to End Homelessness
04/17/2019Take Charge of Your Sexual Health: Get Tested
04/12/2019Help Fight the Opioid Crisis by Purging Unused Meds
03/22/2019Elimination of Tuberculosis? It’s Time
03/20/2019Time to Celebrate Marin’s Unheralded Social Workers
03/19/2019Report: Marin is Healthiest County in State
03/15/2019First Aid Can Be for Mental Health Assistance, Too
02/27/2019Marin Brings On its First Veterans Remains Officer
02/26/2019CalFresh March Benefits to be Issued Early
02/08/2019Marin HHS Hosts Town Hall in Marin City
02/04/2019Survey Helps Evaluate Suicide Prevention Services
01/23/2019County Urges Pharmacies to Sell Overdose Antidote
01/15/2019CalFresh February 2019 Benefits to be Issued Early
Human Resources
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09/30/2019Nominations Open for MLK Humanitarian Awards
09/03/2019County Departments Featured at Volunteer Fair
05/13/2019Board Lauds Exceptional Volunteers, Interns
01/15/2019County Pays Tribute to Volunteers, Interns
Information Services And Technology
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09/24/2019County Ramps Up Software Modernization
07/31/2019County Honored for Top-Notch Tech Efforts
Marin County Fire Department
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11/19/2019Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County
11/05/2019Home Hardening Workshops to Boost Wildfire Safety
10/28/2019Red Flag Warning Continues for Marin County
10/28/2019Aviso de Alerta Roja en efecto en el Condado de Marin
10/26/2019Marin Fire Agencies Extinguish Structure Fire at Point Reyes Lodge
10/25/2019Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County
10/24/2019Wildfire Burns 58 Acres Along Pacific Coast
10/22/2019Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County
10/08/2019Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County
10/04/2019Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County
10/01/2019Fire Department Awarded Grant for Extrication Equipment
09/23/2019Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County
07/15/2019Fire Agencies Extinguish Fairfax Home Fire, Wildfire
06/24/2019Get the Holiday Memo on Water Safety, Fireworks Ban
06/21/2019Pile Burning Planned on Tiburon Peninsula
05/16/2019Taking to the Water? Consider Boating Safety
05/09/2019With Wildfires, We’re All Vulnerable and Responsible
04/26/2019Keep Our Air Clean – Adhere to Open Burn Ban
04/19/2019Marin Wildfire Forum: Countywide Collaboration Key to Maximizing Prevention
04/09/2019Firefighting Capability Boosted in Marin
03/26/2019New Proposal to Reduce Wildfire Threat in Marin
01/17/2019PG&E Workers Save Injured Man in Marin Creek
Marin County Free Library
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11/18/2019Laundromats Assist with Literacy, Literally
10/03/2019Library’s Learning Bus to Make its Debut
06/27/2019Library, Sheriff Unlock Literary Choices at Jail
06/26/2019Take a Virtual Vacation at South Novato Library
06/18/2019Marin County Free Library Eliminates All Fines
05/14/2019Northgate’s Pop-Up Library Gets New Lease on Life
03/06/2019National Honor for Marin City Library Manager
02/27/2019Novato Library’s Targeted Reopening: March 16
02/13/2019Leaks Force Extended Closure of Novato Library
01/22/2019HVAC Project Completed, Novato Library Reopens
Marin County Parks
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12/05/2019Parks, Conservation Corps Deepen Partnership
09/30/2019Parks to Begin Bridge Renovations on Pathway
09/24/2019Supervisors Approve Change to E-Bikes Policy
09/18/2019Family-Friendly StoryWalk Debuts at Bothin Marsh
09/12/2019E-Bike Use Proposal Heads to Supervisors
07/10/2019Parks Grants Designed to Inspire Visitor Diversity
06/11/2019Parks Offers Bargain to Visitors and Swimmers
06/04/2019Measure A Keeps Preserving Farms and Ranches
05/14/2019Marin County Parks Offers Free Entry to Veterans
05/07/2019Resident Survey Shows Strong Support for Parks
02/11/2019County Parks Wants to Hear from Every Resident
01/17/2019Parks Partners Locally to Provide Access for All
Probation
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12/06/2019Triumphant Probationers Grateful for Mentoring
11/22/2019Successful Probationers to Get a Public Ovation
10/10/2019Probation and Partners Work on Gang Enforcement
10/03/2019 1 Arrest in DUI Offender Compliance Check
09/25/2019With Grant, Probation to Expand Restorative Justice
08/16/2019DA’s Office, Probation Show Back-to-School Spirit
08/08/2019Probation Nets Funding to Enhance Youth Programs
08/06/2019Interns Get Taste of County Work Experience
07/25/2019Two Arrests in Unannounced Probation Operation
05/06/2019One Arrest in Probation Department DUI Operation
04/17/2019County Opening Internships for Young People
Public Works
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12/02/2019$2.9 Million Awarded for Home Elevation Program
11/26/2019Program for Drainage Assistance Goes to Board
11/25/2019Upgraded Pump Station Completed Near Tiburon
11/21/2019High Tides Expected this Holiday Season
11/01/2019Preparations Completed for Storm Season
09/03/2019EPA Supports Municipal Trash Control Efforts
08/15/2019Marinwood Neighborhood Gets Road Improvements
08/08/2019Illegal Dumping Cleanup for Creek in West Marin
08/05/2019Tomales Fire Station Construction Goes Vertical
08/01/2019Potential Increase to Ross Valley Stormwater Fee
07/25/2019Second Phase of Paving to Begin in Southern Marin
07/23/2019Civic Center Hall of Justice Roof Gets the Blues
07/11/2019Southern Marin Neighborhood to be Repaved
07/01/2019Goats to Graze near Fairfax for Wildfire Safety
06/21/2019Summer Paving Planned for Central Marin Area
06/11/2019Part of Drake Boulevard to Receive Special Surface
06/10/2019County Vehicle Auction Begins June 15
05/22/2019High School Students Attend Public Works Field Trip
04/09/2019Supervisors Receive Sea Level Rise Progress Report
03/28/2019County Vehicle Auction Begins March 30
03/28/2019Drake Blvd. Traffic Signals to be Resynchronized
03/19/2019County Fleet’s Fuel System to be Improved
03/15/2019Potential Change for Corte Madera Creek Project
03/14/2019Civic Center Roof Work Progresses to Hall of Justice
03/13/2019State Funds Allocated to Transportation Projects
03/06/2019Highway 37 Study to Identify Potential Solutions
02/12/2019Pump Station to be Replaced in Tiburon
01/03/2019San Anselmo Flood Project Moves to Design Phase
Sheriff
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11/19/2019Marin Taken Off PG&E List for Power Shutoff
11/18/2019County Prepares for Potential Power Shutoff
11/01/2019Power Fully Restored to Marin’s Shutoff Areas
10/26/2019More Power Outages Confirmed For Marin County
10/25/2019County Prepares for Power Shutoff
10/25/2019Cortes de energía confirmados para el Condado de Marin
10/25/2019Condado se Prepara para Posible Apagón Electrico
10/09/2019Charging Stations Available for Residents Facing Outage
10/08/2019County Prepares for Power Shutoff
08/01/2019Possibility of PG&E Power Shutoff Prompts Extra Precaution
03/25/2019Storm Victims May be Eligible for Federal Loans