Local Issues & Events

Larkspur Landing Station Area Plan:
Following up on the Workshop, this is a formal vote on the DEIR of Larkspur Landing proposal.  July 16th, Larkspur City Council at Larkspur Town Hall, 400 Magnolia, 6:30-9:00  P.M.

Supervisor Katie Rice’s District 2 home page:
http://www.marincounty.org/depts/bs/district-2/home
(This link is for community event information only.  KWPOA endorses no political candidate or position.)

Assemblymember Marc Levine:
http://asmdc.org/members/a10/

Hwy 101 Greenbrae/Twin Cities Corridor Improvement Project:
Hwy 101 Greenbrae/Twin Cities Corridor Project (video and animated simulation):
www.tam.ca.gov/index.aspx?page=164

Public Workshop on County’s Development Review (Planning) Process and Customer Service:
www.marincounty.org/RIAC

College of Marin’s New Academic Center Project
The College of Marin has released its Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the New Academic Center (NAC) on the Kentfield Campus.  The Draft EIR and other associated documents, including the project site plans can also be viewed on the College of Marin’s website:  http://www.marin.edu/MeasureC/LegalInformation/LegalInformationLibrary.htm

Marin General Hospital Replacement Building Project
The Marin County Healthcare District, as lead agency for the project, is in the process of completing the environmental review process for the Marin General Hospital Replacement Building Project. The proposed project includes a five-story, 300,000 square-foot hospital replacement building; a five-story, 100,000 square-foot ambulatory services building; and two parking structures. Every aspect of the hospital will meet or exceed the latest state-mandated standards for earthquake safety. The Final Environmental Impact Report will be discussed by the Marin County Planning Commission at a public workshop in February.

How to Review: The EIR has not yet been completed/made public, but the electronic files of the DEIR are still available online at the Marin Healthcare District’s website at www.marinhealthcare.org. Visit http://www.marincounty.org/main/calendar for meeting dates/times/agenda or call (415) 473-6278.

Register Your Cell Phone Now to Receive Emergency Alerts
You can now register your cell phone or VoIP (voice over internet protocol) phone to receive emergency alerts sent by call, text, or email from the County of Marin. Emergency situations may include flooding, wildfires, and subsequent evacuations; public safety incidents including crimes that affect your neighborhood; and post-disaster information about shelters, transportation, or supplies.

This service has been launched by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services as a new important update of the Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS). TENS is a high-speed communications system that can quickly notify members of the public by phone of critical emergency information in situations where property or human life is in danger.

Listed and unlisted/blocked Marin County landline phone numbers are already included in the emergency notification system. Cell phone and VoIP numbers are not included and require your registration.  This service is available to you if you live, work or go to school in Marin County and are at least 18 years of age.

Register your phone at www.alertmarin.org.

 

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