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Posted 2/7/2014

 

Live at Mission Blue Presents
Cypress String Quartet
Sat., Feb. 15, 7:30 pm, Miss Blue Ctr.
Tix/Info:  www.LiveAtMissionBlue.com

  

Brisbane School District
2014  - 15 Kindergarten Registration
Register at District Office, 1 Solano St.
See Webstie For More Info

 

 

Posted 2/4/2014

 

Mothers of Brisbane
Kid's and Women's
Clothing Sale
Sun., Feb. 9th, 1-4 pm, Comm. Ctr.

 

Water Bills Are
Due February 5th

 

PenTV's Special Edition

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Check out PenTV's Special Edition with Mark Simon segment, 2014 Freshman Class, which features Councilmember Lori Liu and six other newcomers to Penisula city councils in 2013. 

Get Free Food from SHFB

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Everyone should have access to the nutritious foods they need to live a healthy, productive life.  Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB) has a variety of services that you can learn more by calling their Food Connection Hotline: 1-800-984-3663 Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm

This hotline connects people in need with food programs in their neighborhood.  Staff members speak English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Services include:

  • CalFresh (Food Stamps) - an EBT card to buy food
  • Family Harvest - groceries for families with children under 18
  • Produce Mobile - fruits/vegetables for anyone in need
  • Pantries - groceries for anyone in need
  • Kids N.O.W. - free food for children to take home on weekends and over school vacations
  • Brown Bag - groceries for people over 60 and disabled people 55+
  • Partners in Need (PIN) - groceries for Food Bank volunteers
  • WIC - nutrition education and food for pregnant women, infants, and young children (call 1-888-942-9675 directly)

SHFB also has a very useful "Nutrition" section on their website, which includes useful information on label dates.

Baylands DEIR Comments

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The Community Development Department accepted comments on the Baylands Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for 228 days, from June 11, 2013 to January 24, 2014.  Comments received on the Baylands DEIR are now available for review online via the Baylands DEIR Comments page.  The comments can also be viewed at the Community Development Department at City Hall (50 Park Place, Brisbane).

Urban Land Institute in Brisbane

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI), through its Advisory Services program, provides Technical Assistance Panels, or TAPs, to address land use challenges that require local knowledge to resolve.  Together with community stakeholders, the TAP focused on Crocker Industrial Park, including viable design options and implementation objectives.  Click here to be taken to the City's YouTube channel where you can view the TAP's presentation from this past Wednesday and other public meetings, or simply click Play below.  It will also be played back on Ch. 27 tomorrow at 10:00am and Sunday at 6:00pm.

Signboard Postings

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Posted 1/28/2014

 

Java With State Senator
Jerry Hill
Fri., Feb 7, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 402 Visitacion
Free and Open to the Public 

 

Frances Petterson
1939 - 2014
Beloved Mother, Wife, Servant of the Lord
Svcs: Sat., Feb 1, 11 am, Hope Lutheran
Daly City, (650) 991-4673

 

SamTrans Service Changes

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Following adoption of the Samtrans Service Plan in May 2013, staff at Samtrans began working on implementing the service changes.  The following changes to the routes that service Brisbane go into effect on Sunday, January 26th:

Route 24 (high school route) – Trip times will be adjusted to improve on-time performance.  Departure from Old County/San Francisco is scheduled 2 minutes earlier

Route 29 (Lipman route) – Trip times will be adjusted to improve on-time performance.  Timing slightly adjusted a minute earlier at certain points

Route 292 (Downtown SF to San Mateo) – Only change is that it will no longer service B street in San Mateo.  Will continue straight down Delaware instead.  Trip times will be adjusted appropriately.

Route 397 (night owl service) - Trip times will be adjusted to improve on-time performance.  Timing slightly adjusted a minute earlier at certain points.

Also, Samtrans will changing out their old bus stop signs with ones that look like this, which incorporates a unique bus stop identification number for each stop, allowing riders to get real-time bus departure information from 511 and 511.org.

Swearing In Ceremony

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 On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, city employees and loved ones gathered to witness the swearing in of the above four gentlemen to their new positions:

Chris Redfield – Public Works Maintenance Worker II

Dolan Shoblo – Public Works Lead Maintenance Worker

Giovanni Perez-Recoder – Police Officer

Todd Curtis – Marina Maintenance Worker II

If you should see them in and around town, please join us in congratulatiing them and welcoming Chris and Giovanni to Brisbane!

Brisbane Farmers' Market

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The Brisbane Certified Farmers' Market is alive and needing your participation.  There are still many loyal and wonderful vendors.

Come out and see:

Coming Soon:

Any questions, please call Jerry Lami, Executive Director, West Coast Farmers' Markets: (650) 290-3549

Thank you and happy market shopping!

Commission/Committee Openings

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A GREAT WAY TO GET INVOLVED AND SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY!!

APPLY TO SERVE ON A CITY COMMISSION OR COMMITTEE

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the City Council on re-zonings and amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and the City's General Plan.  The Commission typically reviews and acts upon applications for Use Permits, Design Permits, Variances and Sign Permits.

The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month @ 7:00 p.m.

2 -  Four-year terms ending in 2018 are available to apply for.

Parks and Recreation Commission

The Parks, Beaches, and Recreation Commission provides advice to the City Council regarding the Parks & Recreation Department, gather community opinions, needs and perceptions regarding recreational opportunities, and tackle such special projects as the Star Awards Program, Community Festival and the Festival of Lights.

This Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 6:30 p.m.

Up to 4  -  Four-year terms ending in 2018 are available to apply for.

Open Space and Ecology Committee

The primary responsibility of the Open Space/Ecology Committee is to make recommendations to the City Council on the implementation of relevant programs and policies of the Open Space and Conservation Elements as well as the sustainability parts of the Local Economic Development chapter of the General Plan.  That responsibility includes preparing drafts of the relevant, regular reports called for in the General Plan, such as the annual report on the status of open space.

The Open Space and Ecology Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 6:30 p.m.

Up to 5- Four-year terms ending in 2018 and 1-Two-year term ending in 2016 are available to apply for.

Complete Streets Safety Committee

The Complete Streets Safety Committee considers issues affecting pedestrians (including the different needs of children, seniors, youth, and families), bicyclists, persons with disabilities motorists, movers of commercial goods, and users and operators of public transportation.

The Complete Streets Safety Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month @ 6:30 p.m.

2 terms are available to apply for.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit an application for the commission or committee you're interested in by clicking below:

Planning Commission Application | Parks & Recreation Application

Open Space & Ecology Committee Application | Complete Streets Safety Committee Application

Or call/e-mail Sheri Spediacci, City Clerk, at 415-508-2113 or cityhall@ci.brisbane.ca.us

The deadline for submitting applications is January 31, 2014.