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Brisbane Gets Platinum Spotlight Award

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Mayor Lentz and Mayor Pro Tem Liu proudly accept Brisbane's Platinum Spotlight Award, presented at the League of California Cities Conference in Long Beach, CA on Oct. 6, 2016

Last night, Brisbane was presented with a Platinum Level Spotlight Award for Sustainability Best Practices by the Institute for Local Government - check out our profle page on ILG's website.  This "upgrade" to Platinum from Gold comes a year after Brisbane became the first city in all of the State of California to receive a Gold Level Beacon Award.  Check out the all the local governments that received 2016 Beacon and Beacon Spotlight Awards.  Congratulations to all the cities throughout the State making inroads in energy savings, natural gas savings and greenhouse gas reductions!

October 2016 Marina News

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 Click here to read the October 2016 Marina Newsletter

Climate Fact #40

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee is endeavoring to provide the community with one climate fact each week. These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

is endeavoring to provide to the community one climate fact each week.  These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure - See more at: http://www.brisbaneca.org/climate-fact-22#sthash.MACBypYY.dpuThese facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

For further reading:

Bioregional One Planet Living Principles

Brisbane Baylands Sustainability Framework

To SF Board of Supervisors

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UPDATE 10/7/2016: Mayor Lentz and City Manager Holstine spoke during Public Comment at the SF Board of Supervisors' meeting of 10/4.  Amendments will be made to their Draft Resolution and discussed at the Land Use and Transportation Committee which is chaired by Supervisor Cohen, with attendance by Supervisors Peskin and Wiener, and meets Mondays at 1:30pm.  City staff will be monitoring, corresponding and attending these meetings as needed.

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Read the letter from the Brisbane City Council in opposition to a Draft Resolution of the SF Board of Supervisors threatening annexation of the entire City of Brisbane.  The SF Board of Supervisors will be discussing whether or not the Resolution should be adopted at their October 4, 2016 meeting today (see Item 44, p.17).

Signboard Postings

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Posted 10/6/2016


St. Vincent de Paul Book Drive
Sat & Sun, Oct. 8 & 9, 9am-4pm
Lions Christmas Tree Lot
Donate and help those in need!

Brisbane Lions Club
White Cane Day
Friday, October 7th, 6am-9am
100% of Donations go to Eyesight Needs



Posted 10/7/2016


Airport Noise Meeting
With Mayor Lentz
Tues, Oct. 11, 6:30 at City Hall



Posted 10/9/2016


Brisbane School District
Candidates Forum
Wed., Oct. 12th, 6:30-8:00pm
Lipman Middle School Gym

Dive-in Movie at the Pool!
Showing “Zootopia”
Sat., Oct. 15th @ 7:30pm
$5 per person – Fun for All!

Council Commencing Baylands Review

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The City Council will commence its review of the Baylands project and related EIR on Thursday, September 29, 2016 (Council's 9/16/16 Notice of Public Hearing).  The first meeting will be a workshop providing an overview of the Council’s review process, the project components, EIR, and Planning Commission recommendation.  Please visit the Baylands Council Proceedings webpage to review their schedule. - See more at: http://brisbaneca.org/baylands-information#sthash.rHGXqSfR.dpuf

The City Council will commence its review of the Baylands project and related EIR on Thursday, September 29, 2016 (Council's 9/16/16 Notice of Public Hearing).  The first meeting will be a workshop providing an overview of the Council’s review process, the project components, EIR, and Planning Commission recommendation.  Please visit the Baylands Council Proceedings page to review their schedule.

Baylands Hearing page has been created for the public to view both Planning Commission and City Council schedules and correspondence.  To go directly to posted written comments received by the City Clerk, a Baylands City Council Correspondence page has also been created.  This page will be updated as correspondence is received.

Climate Fact #39

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee is endeavoring to provide the community with one climate fact each week. These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

is endeavoring to provide to the community one climate fact each week.  These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure - See more at: http://www.brisbaneca.org/climate-fact-22#sthash.MACBypYY.dpuThese facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

For further reading:

Energy Saver for Kitchen Appliances

St. Vincent de Paul Book Drive

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St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) was founded in 1933 in San Mateo County with the initiative of helping the poor.  They currently have a campaign called Books 4 Hope, with a goal of bringing in 1 million books by next year.  How do they do this?  They host citywide drives for people to come and donate their books.  For every book SVDP is able to sell, whether online or in their stores, SVDP is able to provide approximately 3 meals to individuals in need. 

On the weekend of October 8 & 9, from 9am-4pm each day, representatives from St. Vincent de Paul will be on-site at the Christmas Tree Lot (corner of Old County Rd. & Bayshore Blvd.) for their Brisbane Book Drive.  Let’s help them make their goal!  If you would like to volunteer on either day of the book drive, or if you have any questions, please contact Kristen Trojel at (408) 420-0307.

 

Letter from Mayor Lentz

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The following is a letter from Mayor Lentz in response to an editorial in the San Francisco Chronicle earlier this week.  Please click on the image below to read the letter.

Climate Fact #38

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee is endeavoring to provide the community with one climate fact each week. These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

is endeavoring to provide to the community one climate fact each week.  These facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure - See more at: http://www.brisbaneca.org/climate-fact-22#sthash.MACBypYY.dpuThese facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

For further reading and links: 

5 Reasons to change your furnace filters