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Posted on: October 25, 2021

STORM UPDATE - Sunday, October 24, 2021

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The County of Marin has a new emergency portal located here:  https://emergency.marincounty.org/ with access to quick county-wide information. Please be prepared and stay tuned to local TV, radio, and online sources for updates on the we...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Creek Level Gauges and Cameras

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Gauges are available for locations in Fairfax, San Anselmo, Sleepy Hollow and Ross. Cameras are available in Fairfax, San Anselmo and Sleepy Hollow. The public can access these tools by visiting: https://www.rossvalleyf...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

What's on the Agenda for Next Tuesday's Town Council Meeting?

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  • Interview applicants to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
  • Receive information regarding AB 361. 
  • Consider approval of the San Anselmo Chamber of Commerce’s application for the Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony event s...
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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Reimagine Creek Park Project – Community Input Meeting Change

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Next Input Meeting (Live/Zoom): Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:30pm San Anselmo Town Council Chambers (masks mandatory) or viaZoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84428282604

By Telephone:   1 669 900 6833     &...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

The annual Goblins SPOOKtacular event kicks things of at 5:00pm on Friday.

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Can you feel that outside? The cold and wet weather can only mean one thing. It’s almost time for all the ghosts, goblins, and ghouls of San Anselmo to make their yearly appearance for the Goblin’s SPOOKtacular!!

 

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Save The Date - Kick Off Event

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Climate Conversations

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." Some of our members will be available to talk about the solutions we can take individually and as a community. We would love to hear your ideas or learn what actions you are taking to mitigate climate change. There will be a limited number of drou...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

What are the best safety practices for crosswalks?

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  • For Pedestrians - Stop at the curb, look left, right, left and behind you, make eye contact with drivers, cross with head up, eyes up and looking around
  • For Bikers - Stop at the curb, look left, right, left again to make sure no cars are coming, make eye c...
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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Saturday, October 30th Celebrating the newly opened Kientz Hall

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The public is invited to come and join the celebration, which will run from 5:00 to 7:00pm, with the ceremonial ribbon cutting happening at 5:30pm. Drinks and appetizers will be served. Kientz Hall is located at 625 San Anselmo Avenue. The event is hosted...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Annual Dia de los Muertos Event Imagination Park - Mon, Nov. 1st from 5-7pm

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Day of the Dead celebrations are based on the belief that the souls of loved ones who have passed come back to this world on these days.

PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY'S TRADITIONAL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS ALTAR:

 

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

New Vaccination Dashboard Tracks Outcomes

Epidemiologists with Marin County Public Health have made it easier for residents to track hyperlocal COVID-19 vaccination statistics by adding new data to its COVID-19 vaccination data webpage. The new dashboard illustrates local COVID-19 outcom...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

COVID Testing Site Up and Running at Town Hall

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The local COVID CLINIC will provide PCR testing, Rapid Testing, and will eventually be a site where the public can receive vaccinations and boosters.  The clinic is currently open Monday through Sunday between 8:00AM and 7:00PM. Walkups ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Reimagine Creek Park Project – Community Input Meetings #2 & #3

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Meeting #3 (Zoom): Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:30pmhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84428282604

By Telephone:   1 669 900 6833      Webinar ID: 844 2828 2604

 

On Saturday, October 23rd, the Reimage Creek Park Commun...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Annual Dia de los Muertos Event

Dia de los Muertos Event

The community is invited to join the 3rd Annual Dia De Los Muertos, 'Day of the Dead', celebration in San Anselmo & the Ross Valley.  Day of the Dead celebrations are based on the belief that the souls of loved ones...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

COVID Testing Site Coming to Town Hall Beginning on October 21st

The local COVID CLINIC will provide PCR testing, Rapid Testing, and will eventually be a site where the public can receive vaccinations and boosters.  The clinic will open on Thursday, October 21st and will remain open Monday through Sun...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Online Form Created for COVID-19 Self-Tests

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Reporting of results from home-based tests will connect people who test positive for COVID-19 to supportive resources and will assist with contact tracing efforts to limit community spread. It will also provide additional information on COVID-19 activity ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

San Anselmo Arts Commission Youth Scholarships

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For questions, please email the Arts Commission at saartscommission@townofsananselmo.org Visit www.sananselmoarts.org/scholarships to view the application

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

TOWN BOOKS ART EXHIBIT

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Local artist, Stephanie Thwaites,will be showing her work in November and December. She finds inspiration for her art in nature, and also in architectural and geometric forms. Stephanie works in oils and cold wax, but regularly turns to other mediums, esp...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

New Benches on Red Hill - Thanks Noah!

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With approval from the San Anselmo Open Space Committee and the Town Council, Tyler and his friends and family built the benches and installed them on October 2nd.  His Eagle Scout project coach was Ned Farnkopf.  The wood came from seve...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

LIBRARY IS OPEN FIVE DAYS PER WEEK

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We've added Tuesday, 12-6pm, and Saturday, 12-5pm, to our weekly schedule.  Library Curbside will continue to be on Thursday, 12-4pm. Please call 415-258-4656 or text 415-855-1597 to schedule your curbside pickup appointment.We ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Don’t miss San Anselmo Live this weekend!!!

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Don’t miss out on the last few weeks and come join your neighbors for some fun and dancing!! Performances run 6:00pm-8:00pm every Friday and Saturday, unless otherwise noted below.  Lineup for this weekend:Friday 10/15 - Mitch ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Open Seat of the San Anselmo Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee

Would you like to serve the community with a group of dedicated and like-minded people who are making a difference in Town? Then you should consider applying for the vacant seat on San Anselmo’s Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee. Members must live,...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Sign up for The Hoot, the San Anselmo Public Library’s e-newsletter!

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Stay up to date on upcoming programs, favorite books, new services, schedule changes (additional open hours!) and more.  Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter! Subscribing is easy. Just visit https://www.townofsananselmo.org/list.aspx, type in...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Thriller Nights: An Online Reading Challenge for Adults

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Celebrate the month of spooky, chilly, and scary with the San Anselmo Library’s “Thriller Nights: October Reading Challenge for Adults.” Earn 13 badges by reading and completing activities to win a certificate for a free book...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Wildfire Watch TV

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All Marin residents need to be prepared! Wildfire Watch - a new show about wildfire activity and how to keep safe - will address your concerns, answer your questions, and give you the information you need to protect your family and your home. Epi...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Right Plant, Right Place - Plan Your Garden

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There are no fire-resistant plants, since all plants can burn. Rather than focus on individual plant species, consider growth habits and plant characteristics.  In general, avoid plants and trees that:

  • Produce excessive dead, dry, or fine...
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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Age Friendly San Anselmo Post Pandemic Opening Survey

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Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/agefriendlysananselmo to take our short 4 question survey or e-mail Kevin MacLeod at kmacleod@townofsananselmo.org with any questions.

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

FREE Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention Class Fall Tai Chi For Arthritis and Fall Prevention fo

The program will take place over 16 sessions, meeting once weekly, for one hour per session. Starts on October 9 Saturday mornings at 8:00 am for 16 weeks  

RSVP HERE

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Interested in Water Conservation? Rebates and Savings Available.

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They offer free water-efficient fixtures including hose shutoff nozzles, faucet aerators, showerheads, shower timers and leak detection dye tablets. They also provide free phone consultations to help you find the conservation programs and rebates that wor...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Home Sustainability Webinar Series – Fall 2021

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Starting on September 18 designed to take residents through the start-to-finish process of making their homes more comfortable, energy efficient, resilient, and carbon-neutral. Residents are encouraged to attend all the sessions but are welcome to tune in...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Applicants Sought for Boards and Commissions

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  • Board of Review
  • Capital Programs Monitoring Committee
  • Flood Committee
  • Tax Equity Board
  • Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee

For more information about each commission or to apply online, please go here.

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!!

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Phase 2 involves painting and staining the entire playground and fencing. Last spring, community volunteers and Town staff worked for five Saturdays and completed Phase 1 of the Millennium Playground Restoration Project, which included repairing component...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Reimagine Creek Park Project – Community Input Open House #2

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On Saturday, October 23rd, the Reimage Creek Park Community Advisory Committee will host another Community Input Open House event between 5:00 and 7:00pm at the plaza at Creek Park. At this event, the committee will display the design concepts th...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

LIBRARY IS OPEN FIVE DAYS PER WEEK

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Starting Monday, October 11, the San Anselmo Public Library will be open five days a week! We've added Tuesday, 12-6pm, and Saturday, 12-5pm, to our weekly schedule.  Library Curbside will continue to be on Thursday, 12-4pm. Ple...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Don’t miss San Anselmo Live this weekend!!!

San Anselmo Live October

Don’t miss out on the last few weeks and come join your neighbors for some fun and dancing!! Performances run 6:00pm-8:00pm every Friday and Saturday  Lineup for this weekend: Friday 10/8 - Tom Finch Group at Creek Par...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Open Seat of the San Anselmo Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee

Would you like to serve the community with a group of dedicated and like-minded people who are making a difference in Town? Then you should consider applying for the vacant seat on San Anselmo’s Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee. Members must live,...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Redistrict Marin

Redistrict Marin

On September 20, the State of California released the California Redistricting Data, which is based on U.S. 2020 Census data and now accounts for the population in state prison facilities to be counted at their last home address. Now that the Cou...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Marin Transit News

Free Transit Rides

Starting in October, 2021 Marin Transit will provide free rides on local fixed route service countywide for older adults (age 65 or older) and persons with disabilities. This will be a 6-month pilot starting from October 1, 2021 and will continue through ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Sign up for The Hoot, the San Anselmo Public Library’s e-newsletter!

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Are you receiving the latest news from your San Anselmo Public Library? Stay up to date on upcoming programs, favorite books, new services, schedule changes (additional open hours!) and more.  Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter! Subscribing...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Thiller Nights: An Online Reading Challenge for Adults

Thriller Nights

October 1 – October 31, 2021 Celebrate the month of spooky, chilly, and scary with the San Anselmo Library’s “Thriller Nights: October Reading Challenge for Adults.” Earn 13 badges by reading and completing...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Wildfire Watch TV

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Record drought. Unpredictable winds. Climate change. All are making wildfires more intense and driving the busiest wildfire season ever. All Marin residents need to be prepared! Wildfire Watch - a new show about wildfire activity and how to keep safe -&am...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Right Plant, Right Place - Plan Your Garden

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Plant spacing, size control and maintenance are more important than type of plant. There are no fire-resistant plants, since all plants can burn. Rather than focus on individual plant species, consider growth habits and plant characteristics. &am...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

October Ross Valley Seniors

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. "The Cliff House: San Francisco's Most Incendiary Landmark". In its 158-year history, the Cliff House has burned twice, blown up once, and been closed for wars, Prohibition, Depression and Pandemic. In this Powerpoint show, John will ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Age Friendly San Anselmo Post Pandemic Opening Survey

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Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/agefriendlysananselmo to take our short 4 question survey or e-mail Kevin MacLeod at kmacleod@townofsananselmo.org with any questions.

FREE Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention ClassFall Tai Chi For Arthri...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

New Chamber of Commerce Website

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Thanks to a grant from the San Anselmo Community Foundation, the San Anselmo Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of the new visitsananselmo.com website. The goal of the new website is to attract more visitors to our town and generate mor...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Interested in Water Conservation? Rebates and Savings Available.

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They also provide free phone consultations to help you find the conservation programs and rebates that work best for you. Call 415-945-1523 or email Conservation@MarinWater.org to request fixtures or schedule a consultation. 

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Home Sustainability Webinar Series – Fall 2021

Home Sustainability

The Marin County Sustainability Team is hosting a series of webinars starting on September 18 designed to take residents through the start-to-finish process of making their homes more comfortable, energy efficient, resilient, and carbon-neutral. Residents...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Applicants Sought for Boards and Commissions

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  • Board of Review
  • Capital Programs Monitoring Committee
  • Flood Committee
  • Tax Equity Board
  • Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee

For more information about each commission or to apply online, please go here.

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Town is Seeking Applicants for Treasurer Position

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The San Anselmo Town Council is accepting applications for a Town Treasurer vacancy resulting from the resignation of Treasurer Liz Dahlgren, who will be stepping down in August. The successful candidate will serve the residents of the Town of San Anselmo...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

SAN ANSELMO LIVE!

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The Town of San Anselmo in partnership with the San Anselmo Chamber of Commerce is excited to present SAN ANSELMO LIVE!, a live entertainment series that coincides with the On the Avenue weekend street closure program.&...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Garage Conversion Ordinance

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Find out about new regulations for garage conversions

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

New Projects

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Current Planning Applications

Please feel free to contact us for more information on any project or to provide comments on any project.

Search for projects by address at our online project/permit information center (limited information available) 

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Leaf Blower Rules are Changing on January 1st

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At their meeting on September 28th, 2021, the Town Council adopted new rules regarding the use of leaf blowers in San Anselmo. With the adoption of ordinance #1157, the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers will no longer be allowed in San Anselmo starting...

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