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2020 News Releases

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10/28/2020Bookmark the Enhanced Election Results Webpage Elections
10/27/2020Marin Graduates to Tier 3 COVID-19 StatusHealth and Human Services
10/26/2020Plan for Safe Halloween and Día de los Muertos Celebrations District Attorney
10/26/2020Elections Department Open this WeekendElections
10/23/2020County Warns of Potential Power Shutoff Sheriff
10/22/2020District Attorney's Office Awarded DUI Prosecution GrantDistrict Attorney
10/21/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
10/20/2020Learn Cybersecurity Tricks from County ExpertsInformation Services Technology
10/20/2020Marin Inches Closer Tier 3 COVID-19 StatusHealth and Human Services
10/19/2020New Tools Assist with Reopening of Marin SchoolsHealth and Human Services
10/16/2020Message to Marin: Practice Safe VotingElections
10/16/2020Project Adds to County’s Accessibility CommitmentPublic Works
10/16/2020ADU Marin Launches for Those Exploring Accessory Dwelling UnitsCommunity Development
10/15/2020Treat Your Family to Drive-Thru Spooktacular Cultural Services
10/15/2020Storm Season Preparations All Wrapped UpPublic Works
10/15/2020Bay Area Health Officials #FightFlu, Urge Flu ShotsHealth and Human Services
10/13/2020Campaign Addresses Youth Drinking and Drug UseHealth and Human Services
10/13/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
10/12/2020Registrar Reminds Voters to Use Official Drop Boxes to Cast BallotsElections
10/12/2020Help Marin Avoid the Flu-COVID ‘Twindemic’Health and Human Services
10/12/2020Doors Stay Open for Homeless Amid PandemicHealth and Human Services
10/09/2020Meet the Workers Securing Life-Saving Pandemic Supplies for MarinHealth and Human Services
10/07/2020Diverse Volunteers Needed for Race Equity Planning Committee Administrators Office
10/06/2020Draft Climate Action Plan Open for Public CommentCommunity Development
10/06/2020Board Takes Stances on State Ballot MeasuresAdministrators Office
10/05/2020Voting Underway for November 3 ElectionElections
10/02/2020Recovery Fund Helps Arts Groups Hit by PandemicCultural Services
09/30/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
09/29/2020Probation Conducts DUI Compliance CheckProbation
09/28/2020Checklist Helps Voters Prepare for ElectionElections
09/25/2020Timely Alternatives for Safe & Fun HolidaysHealth and Human Services
09/25/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
09/25/2020Property Tax Bills on Their WayDepartment of Finance
09/24/2020Sustainability Planning Update Coming for Muir Woods Public Works
09/24/2020Prevent Misuse of Drugs During Challenging TimesHealth and Human Services
09/22/2020County Projects $16 Million Budget Shortfall Administrators Office
09/22/2020County Steadfast in Prioritizing Tenant Protections Community Development
09/18/2020Spotlight Shining on Voter Registration CampaignElections
09/17/2020Census Responses Directly Assist the VulnerableCommunity Development
09/17/2020World Got You Down? There is Hope. There is Help. Health and Human Services
09/17/2020County Workforce Adjusts to COVID-19 WorldAdministrators Office
09/15/2020Marin Moves to Tier 2 of Economic ReopeningHealth and Human Services
09/14/2020Seats Open on Several Special District BoardsElections
09/10/2020Board to Reaffirm Support for Immigrant CommunityCounty Counsel
09/08/2020Marin Stands Together to Support Essential WorkersHealth and Human Services
09/08/2020State Holds Marin At Tier 1 COVID-19 Risk StatusHealth and Human Services
09/04/2020Excessive Heat Prompts Public Health CautionHealth and Human Services
09/04/2020Marin Moves to Tier 2 COVID-19 Risk StatusHealth and Human Services
09/03/2020Several Key Changes for General ElectionElections
09/03/202015 Marin Schools Cleared to Open September 8Health and Human Services
09/03/2020Medical Providers, Facilities Recruited to Help with COVID-19 TestingHealth and Human Services
09/03/2020Bay Area Health Officials Offer Tips for Not Spreading COVID-19 During Labor Day Weekend Health and Human Services
09/01/2020Coastal Cleanup Day Upgraded to All Month LongPublic Works
09/01/2020New Ways to Report Business Violations of County Health Order Health and Human Services
08/28/2020State’s Virus Plan Opens Doors for Marin CountyHealth and Human Services
08/27/2020No-Cost Supplies Help Residents Cut Energy UsageCommunity Development
08/27/2020Get to Know a COVID-19 Contact Tracing VolunteerHealth and Human Services
08/23/2020Woodward Fire Basecamp Relocates to San GeronimoMarin County Fire Department
08/22/2020Firefighters Rescued by Sonoma County Sheriff HelicopterMarin County Fire Department
08/22/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
08/21/2020More Free Restaurant Meals on Way to Older AdultsHealth and Human Services
08/21/2020Marin Lodging Facilities Allowed to Reopen to TouristsHealth and Human Services
08/20/2020Wildfire Smoke Prompts Local Health AdvisoryHealth and Human Services
08/20/2020Popular West Marin Road to be RepavedPublic Works
08/20/2020Woodward Fire Continues to Burn in West MarinMarin County Fire Department
08/19/2020Share Feedback on Drawdown: Marin Strategic PlanCommunity Development
08/19/2020San Anselmo Flood Project Construction to BeginPublic Works
08/18/2020Potential For Rotating Power Outages In Marin This WeekSheriff
08/18/2020County Takes Action to Protect its CoastCounty Counsel
08/18/2020Wildfire Burns in Point Reyes National SeashoreMarin County Fire Department
08/15/2020Marin Opens Cooling Center During HeatwaveHealth and Human Services
08/15/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
08/12/2020Marin Revises Restrictions on Childcare and Youth ProgramsHealth and Human Services
08/10/2020Some Personal Service Businesses Can Reopen OutdoorsHealth and Human Services
08/08/2020‘Virtual Interns’ Learn about County Careers Probation
08/07/2020November Ballot Includes Several Local MeasuresElections
08/06/2020Marin Center Exhibit Hall to Undergo UpgradesPublic Works
08/05/2020Session on Drake Boulevard History Rescheduled for August 17Administrators Office
08/04/2020State Outlines Criteria for Waivers Allowing Classroom Instruction & Guidance for Youth SportsHealth and Human Services
07/30/2020Feds Boost Marin’s Ability to Protect Lives, PropertyCommunity Development
07/30/2020Agricultural Commissioner Warns of Mysterious Seed Deliveries from ChinaAgriculture Weights and Measures
07/29/2020Presentation on Drake Boulevard History Aug. 5Administrators Office
07/29/2020County Transitions its Information and Assistance Line Health and Human Services
07/29/2020Homeowners Ditch Fossil Fuels for Energy RebatesCommunity Development
07/28/2020Public Health Finds Partner for COVID-19 Tracing Health and Human Services
07/28/2020Eviction Moratorium OK’d Through September 30Community Development
07/24/2020Charges to be Dropped Against San Quentin InmateDistrict Attorney
07/23/2020Health Technology Company Partners with County on COVID-19 TestingHealth and Human Services
07/22/2020Public Health Ends Local Ban on Reusable BagsHealth and Human Services
07/22/2020State Outlines Path to Resume Classroom LearningHealth and Human Services
07/20/2020Countywide Health Order Enforcement Up for ConsiderationHealth and Human Services
07/16/2020Master Home Energy Efficiency with Free WebinarCommunity Development
07/16/2020Searching for Marin’s Census HoldoutsCommunity Development
07/15/2020Delay Recommended for In-Classroom LearningHealth and Human Services
07/15/2020Online Chat on High-Profile Human Trafficking CaseDistrict Attorney
07/13/2020District Attorney Teams Up to Win $1M Settlement District Attorney
07/13/2020Some Indoor Businesses Close Due to COVID SpikeHealth and Human Services
07/10/2020New Low-Income Senior Housing to Open in FairfaxCommunity Development
07/09/2020County to Consider Making Public Notice Rules For Short-Term Rentals PermanentCommunity Development
07/09/2020Marin Picks New Chief of ProbationAdministrators Office
07/07/2020Drawdown: Marin Releases Strategic PlanCommunity Development
07/07/2020Report: Marin’s Beach Water Mostly Excellent Community Development
07/06/2020Drive-Thru Food Fair Comes to FairgroundsCultural Services
07/06/2020Candidate Filing Opens for November ElectionElections
07/05/2020Indoor Restaurant Dining Halted Due to COVID-19Health and Human Services
07/03/2020Marin County Placed on Governor’s Watch ListHealth and Human Services
07/02/2020Health Officers: Stay Home, Stay Safe on Fourth of JulyHealth and Human Services
07/01/2020Virtual Options Expanded for Mental Health ServicesHealth and Human Services
07/01/2020Electronic Signage to Reinforce Holiday WarningsMarin County Fire Department
06/30/2020Openings on County Assessment Appeals BoardsBoard of Supervisors
06/28/2020Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
06/26/2020County Encourages Fun, Non-Combustible Holiday Marin County Fire Department
06/26/2020Marin Adjusts June 29 Business Reopening Lineup Health and Human Services
06/26/2020County Assessment Roll Rises 4.5%Assessor Recorder County Clerk
06/25/2020Board Approves County Budget with Amendments Administrators Office
06/24/2020County Installs Tech to Improve Crosswalk Safety Public Works
06/23/2020Novato Creeks Due for Sediment RemovalPublic Works
06/22/2020Online Workshops Set for Corte Madera CreekPublic Works
06/19/2020“Social Bubbles” Allow Safe Small Group GatheringsHealth and Human Services
06/19/2020Guidance Now Available for June 29 Phase of ReopeningsHealth and Human Services
06/18/2020Guidelines Released for Schools to Resume in FallHealth and Human Services
06/17/2020Value of Marin's Agriculture Industry Up 4%Agriculture Weights and Measures
06/11/2020New Guidelines Allow Indoor Retail, Home CleaningHealth and Human Services
06/10/2020Board Sets Budget Hearings for June 22-24Administrators Office
06/08/2020Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Prepares to ReopenAssessor Recorder County Clerk
06/05/2020New Guidelines Allow Outdoor Faith, Cultural Services to ProceedHealth and Human Services
06/04/2020More County Departments to Open OfficesAdministrators Office
06/04/2020County to Provide Update on Backup Power EffortsPublic Works
06/01/2020Health Officers Pledge Ongoing Partnership During COVID-19Health and Human Services
06/01/2020County Departments Preparing to Open Doors Administrators Office
06/01/2020District Attorney Offers Message of UnityDistrict Attorney
05/29/2020New Orders for Parks and Short-Term LodgingHealth and Human Services
05/29/2020Additional Businesses Greenlighted for June 1 ReopeningHealth and Human Services
05/28/20208.2 Miles of Pavement to Undergo MaintenancePublic Works
05/27/2020Virtual Meeting June 3 for Drake Boulevard ProjectPublic Works
05/26/2020Public Health Urges COVID-19 Test for All WorkersHealth and Human Services
05/22/2020Marin Calls for Responsible Recreation Over Holiday Health and Human Services
05/22/2020Marin Issues Summer Camp Opening Guidelines Health and Human Services
05/22/2020Eviction Moratorium Proposed through June 30Community Development
05/21/2020Canal Neighborhood to Receive WiFi BoostsInformation Services Technology
05/21/2020Property Tax Penalty Relief ContinuesDepartment of Finance
05/21/2020Vigilance Needed to Fend Off COVID-19 ScammersHealth and Human Services
05/20/2020Additional Food Relief Available During COVID-19Health and Human Services
05/18/2020Progress on COVID-19 Indicators, and Next Steps for ReopeningHealth and Human Services
05/15/2020Call-In Option Available for Supervisors MeetingsBoard of Supervisors
05/15/2020Parking Restrictions to Loosen at Some Rec AreasHealth and Human Services
05/14/2020Guidance Coming Soon for Reopening BusinessesHealth and Human Services
05/13/2020Memorial Day Ceremony Goes VirtualHealth and Human Services
05/13/2020Federal Funding Cleared to Reach Marin RecipientsCommunity Development
05/12/2020Amid COVID-19, Remember Wildfire Preparedness, TooMarin County Fire Department
05/11/2020Hit ‘Pause,’ Assess Mental Health During COVID-19Health and Human Services
05/11/2020Marin Prepares for November Election Adjustments Elections
05/11/2020Foster Youths Need Welcoming Homes in MarinHealth and Human Services
05/08/2020Online Internships Available for Young PeopleProbation
05/08/2020Prepare for Power Shutoffs Through WebinarCommunity Development
05/08/2020Deadline to File Business Property Statements ExtendedAssessor Recorder County Clerk
05/07/2020Marin, Other Jurisdictions Eye Responsible Reopening Plans Health and Human Services
05/07/2020New Program Provides Free Restaurant Meals to Older AdultsHealth and Human Services
05/07/2020Work Starts Soon on Drake Boulevard RehabilitationPublic Works
05/05/2020Federal Funds Needed to Support Local COVID-19 EffortsAdministrators Office
05/05/2020County Fair Competitions, Activities Go VirtualCultural Services
05/05/2020Tomales Fire Station Renovation CompletePublic Works
05/04/2020Find a Path Back to Normalcy on MarinRecovers.com Administrators Office
05/02/2020COVID-19 Data Shared on New WebpageHealth and Human Services
05/01/2020Senior Care Sites a Prime Focus in COVID-19 ResponseHealth and Human Services
05/01/2020New COVID-19 Test Site for San Rafael’s Canal Area Health and Human Services
04/30/2020Postcard Reminders are Next Phase of Census Community Development
04/30/2020Supervisors Offer Guidance on Next County BudgetAdministrators Office
04/29/2020Regional Shelter-in-Place Orders Extended as Some Rules EaseHealth and Human Services
04/28/2020County Goal: Getting Help to the Most VulnerableHealth and Human Services
04/28/2020County Helps Prevent Displacement of RentersCommunity Development
04/27/2020Two Road Repair Projects Near Mt. Tam Set to BeginPublic Works
04/27/2020Update on Extension and Revisions to Shelter-in-Place OrdersHealth and Human Services
04/23/2020Supervisors to Receive Budget Update Administrators Office
04/23/2020Library Focuses on Equity During PandemicMarin County Free Library
04/23/2020Child Abuse Tends to Spike in Times of CrisisHealth and Human Services
04/21/2020Penalty Waivers Provide Relief for TaxpayersDepartment of Finance
04/17/2020New Health Order Requires Face CoveringsHealth and Human Services
04/17/2020COVID-19 Relief Fund Boosts Rental AssistanceAdministrators Office
04/16/2020County Employees Step Up to Pandemic ChallengeAdministrators Office
04/15/20202020 Marin County Fair CanceledCultural Services
04/14/2020Board Chooses Developers for West Marin HousingCommunity Development
04/14/2020Local Sewing Group has Marin CoveredHealth and Human Services
04/13/2020Extra Steps Taken on Cleanliness of Marin’s Emergency Vehicles Marin County Fire Department
04/09/2020County Poised to Advance Affordable Housing ProjectCommunity Development
04/09/2020How to Participate Remotely in Board MeetingsBoard of Supervisors
04/09/2020Marin Issues Restrictions For Short-Term RentalsHealth and Human Services
04/08/2020DA Warns Retailers about Price GougingDistrict Attorney
04/07/2020School Campuses Closed for Remainder of Academic YearHealth and Human Services
04/07/2020County and Hospitals Prepare for SurgeHealth and Human Services
04/03/2020March Primary Election Certified Despite CoronavirusElections
04/03/2020Probation Staff Deploys Extra Safety PrecautionsProbation
04/03/2020Sheltering Order Changes Permitting ProcessCommunity Development
04/03/2020Public Health Releases Guidance on Face Coverings Health and Human Services
04/02/2020More Answers about Property Taxes Now OnlineDepartment of Finance
04/01/2020Food Resources Available for Vulnerable Populations Health and Human Services
04/01/2020Emergency Childcare Now Offered to Essential Workers Health and Human Services
03/31/2020Updated Stay-at-Home & Parks Closure Orders IssuedHealth and Human Services
03/27/2020Marin Announces First COVID-19 DeathHealth and Human Services
03/27/2020County Offers E-Commenting for Board MeetingsBoard of Supervisors
03/25/2020Property Taxes Remain Due by April 10Department of Finance
03/25/2020School Closures Extended Through May 1Health and Human Services
03/24/2020Board Approves COVID-19 Relief Fund, Eviction BanAdministrators Office
03/24/2020Labs to Report More Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing DataHealth and Human Services
03/23/2020State Grants Assist with Wildfire PreventionMarin County Fire Department
03/23/2020Public Health Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19Health and Human Services
03/22/2020All Marin Parks to be Closed Amid COVID-19 SpreadHealth and Human Services
03/21/2020Visitors Pack Coastal Marin Despite OrderHealth and Human Services
03/19/2020County, MCF Partner for $1 Million in COVID-19 ReliefAdministrators Office
03/19/2020County to Provide Emergency Tenant Protections Administrators Office
03/18/2020New Shopping Hours Recommended for SeniorsHealth and Human Services
03/17/2020County Departments Adjust to Shelter Order Administrators Office
03/16/2020Board of Supervisors Agenda Items PostponedBoard of Supervisors
03/16/2020Marin, 6 Other Jurisdictions Order Residents to Stay HomeHealth and Human Services
03/14/2020Marin Confirms Community Transmission of COVID-19Health and Human Services
03/13/2020Elections Closes In on Finishing Ballot CountingElections
03/13/2020Classes Suspended to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19Health and Human Services
03/13/2020Board Meetings Continue with Precautions in MindBoard of Supervisors
03/13/2020TRUTH Act Forum PostponedAdministrators Office
03/11/2020Marin Confirms Additional COVID-19 CasesHealth and Human Services
03/11/2020County Shares Stats on Consumer Protection Agriculture Weights and Measures
03/09/2020New Recommendations for Indoor Events in Marin Health and Human Services
03/09/2020Marin Confirms First In-County Case of COVID-19Health and Human Services
03/07/2020COVID-19 Hotline Created for Community QuestionsHealth and Human Services
03/06/2020Registrar: 39,000 Votes Yet to be TalliedElections
03/05/2020Young People Invited to Apply for Internships Probation
03/04/20202020 Census Info Coming in Mail SoonCommunity Development
03/03/2020Online Resources Compiled for Renters, LandlordsCommunity Development
03/03/2020Marin Proclaims Health & Local EmergenciesHealth and Human Services
03/02/2020Headliner Concerts Announced for Marin County Fair – The Soaring 2020sCultural Services
03/02/2020Human Rights Commission Honors HumanitariansHuman Resources
02/27/2020Fairfax Affordable Housing Gets County AssistanceCommunity Development
02/27/2020Coronavirus Patient from Travis Isolated at Local HospitalHealth and Human Services
02/27/2020On Election Night, Watch for Results Online Elections
02/27/2020Contractor Suspected of Fraud Served Arrest WarrantDistrict Attorney
02/25/2020County Completes Purchase of Bayside PropertyMarin County Parks
02/20/2020Elections Department to Open Saturday, February 29Elections
02/19/2020Tell Us Your Accessory Dwelling Unit StoryCommunity Development
02/19/2020Deadline Extended for Nonprofit Assistance ProgramAdministrators Office
02/18/2020Medicinal Cannabis License Request Heads to BoardCommunity Development
02/18/2020Speaker Series Commemorates Voting Rights Marin County Free Library
02/18/2020Marin Organic Certified Agriculture Captures AwardAgriculture Weights and Measures
02/14/2020Low-Income Housing Complex for Seniors to DebutCommunity Development
02/14/2020Life-Saving App Debuts in Marin CountyMarin County Fire Department
02/14/2020Insuring Good Design of Multifamily HousingCommunity Development
02/13/2020Marin Scores Well in Lung Health Report CardHealth and Human Services
02/13/2020County Seeks Balance on San Geronimo Valley PolicyCommunity Development
02/12/2020Board Approves Analysis on Fair HousingCommunity Development
02/12/2020Supervisors Approve Fee HikeCommunity Development
02/10/2020Voting Underway for March 3 ElectionElections
02/07/2020County’s Suicide Prevention Plan Brought to LightHealth and Human Services
02/05/2020Apply for Wildlife Conservation, Education Grants Farm Advisor
02/04/2020Fair Staff ‘Over the Moon’ About AwardsCultural Services
02/04/2020Get Involved at Climate Action Plan WorkshopCommunity Development
01/31/2020On Super Bowl Sunday, Avoid a Yellow Flag and Designate a Sober DriverDistrict Attorney
01/31/2020Three Arrests in DUI Offender Compliance CheckProbation
01/30/2020County Unveils its Age-Friendly Action PlanHealth and Human Services
01/29/2020Public Health Monitors Novel Coronavirus OutbreakHealth and Human Services
01/29/2020County Code Updated for Accessory Dwelling Units Community Development
01/29/2020State Association Honors County for Info SecurityInformation Services Technology
01/28/2020Two Road Safety Projects Funded by Federal GrantPublic Works
01/24/2020Presidential Primary Election Coming March 3Elections
01/17/2020Open Seat on Tam Design Review BoardBoard of Supervisors
01/16/2020Point San Pedro Road Retaining Wall to be RepairedPublic Works
01/16/2020Volunteers and Interns Thanked by SupervisorsHuman Resources
01/16/2020Parks Eliminating Barriers for Local VisitorsMarin County Parks
01/14/2020Katie Rice Voted Board of Supervisors PresidentAdministrators Office
01/14/2020More Enticements for Accessory Dwelling Units Community Development
01/14/2020County Explores Backup Power OptionsAdministrators Office
01/13/2020West Marin Housing to Benefit from Tax RevenueCommunity Development
01/13/2020Workshop, Partnerships Roll Out for 2020 CensusCommunity Development
01/10/2020How Can Residents Help Stop Human Trafficking? District Attorney
01/10/2020Public Panel on Ending the School-to-Prison PipelinePublic Defender
01/09/2020County Fair Theme: The Soaring 2020sCultural Services
01/07/2020Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Federal GrantsCommunity Development
01/06/2020High Tides Expected During January and FebruaryPublic Works