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National Park and Recreation Month

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DID YOU KNOW? Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. In 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives officially mandated July as “Park and Recreation Month.” Here are just a few of the ways that Parks & Recreation enhances our quality of life:

  • According to a 2014 article in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, higher levels of green space were associated with lower symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress.
  • The Centers for Disease Control found that increased access to places for physical activity led to a 25.6% increase in people exercising 3 or more times per week.
  • Children that have easy access to a playground are approximately five times more likely to have a healthy weight than children that do not have easy access to playgrounds.
  • Between 2000 and 2012, more than 85 studies have been published that link parks to better physical and mental health.
  • Parks, and particularly the trees in parks, have a direct and important impact on our quality of life. In fact, a 2006 study found that the air pollution removal value by urban trees in the United States is estimated to be 1.56 billion pounds per year – a value of $3.8 billion.

Parks and recreation services are vital for our communities—from protecting open space and natural resources, to helping fight obesity, to providing activities and resources for all walks of life—Park and Recreation Month encourages everyone to reflect on the exponential value parks and recreation bring to communities.   Parks and Recreation not only give us the opportunity to become our best selves, they also super power our communities economically, improve the environment and provide equitable public spaces for all.

This July, America is celebrating the super powers of parks and recreation and all the ways these local, community resources add value to our daily lives. We’re challenging everyone to discover their super powers at our parks and recreation facilities whether it’s running a mile, swimming a designated distance, meeting a fitness goal, building a new network of friends, or finding your green thumb. We hope you'll celebrate the month of July with us through parks & recreation! http://www.brisbaneca.org/about-parks-and-recreation

 

July 2016 Marina News

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 Click here to read the July 2016 Marina Newsletter

Signboard Postings

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As of 6/30/2016

 

Brisbane P.D. Reminds You That:
All Fireworks are
Prohibited in Brisbane
Even Safe & Sane Fireworks

 

July 4th Pool Hours
9:30am-1:00pm – Lap Swim
9:30am-10:30am – Water Aerobics
1:00pm-6:00pm – Recreation Swim

 

Citywide Yard Sale
Sat., July 16, 9am-3pm
Sign-up Now & Save!
www.fobl.com

 

 

Climate Fact #25

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Tthe 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:

http://sfpublicpress.org/news/searise/2015-07/as-science-gets-better-dramatic-sea-rise-seems-more-certain

 

 

Enterprise Systems Catalog

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Catalog of Enterprise Systems

(Pursuant to SB 272 and CA Government Code 6270.5)

An enterprise system is a software application or computer system that collects, stores, exchanges and analyzes information that the agency uses that is both of the following:
• A multi-departmental system or a system that contains information collected about the public.
• A system that serves as an original source of data within an agency.


An "enterprise system" does not include any of the following:

• Information Technology security systems, including firewalls and other cybersecurity systems.
• Physical access control systems, employee identification management systems, video monitoring and other physical control systems.
• Infrastructure and mechanical control systems, including those that control or manage street lights, electrical, natural gas or water or sewer functions.
• Systems related to 911 dispatch and operation or emergency services.
• Systems that would be restricted from disclosure by Section 6254.19.
• The specific records that the information technology system collects, stores, exchanges or analyzes.

 

SB 272 Requires that the City:
1. Create a catalog of enterprise systems containing:

• Current system vendor
• Current system product
• System’s purpose
• A description of categories or types of data
• The department that is the prime custodian of the data
• The frequency that system data is collected
• The frequency that system data is updated

2. To make the catalog publicly available upon request

3. To post the catalog in a prominent location on the agency’s website.

Exception
If the public interest served by not disclosing the information described clearly outweighs the public interest served by disclosure, the local agency may instead provide a system name, brief title or identifier of the system.

Catalog of Enterprise Systems

 

2016 Summer Concert Series

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The 2016 Summer Concert Series is right around the corner and we hope you're as excited as we are!  Donations are still being accepted, so it's not too late to make a donation towards supporting the series and to receive recognition on our sponsorship banner.  It'll be proudly displayed above the stage at every concert. Please call 415-508-2144 for more information and to make your donation today!

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Open Houses

August 30th 6:30 – 7:30pm: City Hall Community Meeting Room; 50 Park Place 

September 20th 6:30 – 7:30pm: City Hall Community Meeting Room; 50 Park Place 

Brisbane Office of Emergency Services (OES) is having 2 open houses for residents to learn about our CERT program. CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact our area and trains you in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. This valuable course is designed to help you protect yourself, your family, your neighbors and your neighborhood in an emergency situation.  

For more information, you can contact Shelley Romriell at sromriell@ci.brisbane.ca.us.

            

 

Habitat Restoration Day

(NEW) Pool Schedule

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 Summer has officially begun! 
 
Which means... the schedule for the pool has changed!  The Summer schedule for aquatic programs and activities can be found below. Please note: We will not offer Friday lunch time lap swim during the summer session as staff will be participating in mandatory in-service training's. They will be sharpening their skills throughout the summer to ensure that we are providing the highest quality safety observation and swim instruction to our community members. Thank you for your understanding and happy swimming!
 

 

Signboard Postings

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As of 6/23/2016

 

Summer Concerts Start July 8
Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
More Info:  415-508-2144
facebook.com/brisbanerec

  

The Collective Camp - #MIRROR
M-F / 6AM / 30 MIN / 4 WKS
STARTS MONDAY JUNE 27TH!
Sign-up Online www.brisbane.org

 

Mark Your Calendars!

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Brisbane Library Calendar - July 2016

Special Events

Thursdays, July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 3pm - Project STEM
Every Thursday during the summertime, we will be doing hands on STEM/STEAM projects for kids ages 8 to 12 years old. 

Saturday, July 9 at 2pm - Jungle James
Discover amazing jungle creatures with hands on interactions, and cool facts. For ages 5 and up. This event will take place in the Community Center.

Monday, July 11 at 3:30pm - Alphabet Rockers 
Learn how to write a song, create a dance and build rhythm through beatboxing with the Alphabet Rockers! 

Wednesday, July 13 at 10:30am - Music with Mariela Herrera
Mariela’s Music Time is an educational, energetic and interactive bilingual performance for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their families. It’s filled with rhythms and multicultural sounds, along with the rich traditions of our Bay Area.

Saturday, July 23 at 2pm - The Magic Flute
Join us for a performance of The Magic Flute by the SF Opera! Fun for the whole family! 

Saturday, July 30 at 2pm - Magician Mike Della Penna
Magician Mike Della Penna is back to wow Brisbane with his magic tricks! 

Monday, June 20 at 3:30pm - Natural Dyeing with Peopleologie
Collecting plants from your neighborhood or using ready-to-go natural dyes, you will squish, submerge, and stir, watching nature transform white material into colored. Best for participants 5 years or older. Note: This program will take the place of our regular After School Craft program. 

 

Recurring Events for Children and Families

Saturday Family Fun, 11:00am
July 2 - Lego Building.  Bring your imagination and we'll supply the Legos.  For ages 3+. 

July 16 - Block Play.  Playing with blocks develops your child's eye-hand coordination as well as math and science skills. Come play, build, and learn together at a block party - library style! Suitable for children from 3 months-8 years.

Mondays, 10:30am - Preschool Early Learning
Centered around parent/caregiver-child interactions, this participatory experience engages everyone in creating developmentally appropriate fun and the early literacy practices of reading, singing, talking, writing, moving, and playing. *NOTE: There will be no Preschool Early Learning program on Monday, July 4. 

Mondays, 3:30pm-4:30pm - Afterschool Crafts
Join us every Monday for a fun craft. Best for ages 8-13 years. *NOTE: There will be no After School Craft program on Monday, July 4. 

Tuesdays, 11:30am - Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
Bring your bouncing baby to our weekly playtime, full of nursery rhymes and games you can play together to stimulate their development. Ideal for children from newborn up to 18 months old. 

Wednesdays, 10:30am - Toddler Early Learning
Centered around parent/caregiver-child interactions, this participatory experience engages everyone in creating developmentally appropriate fun and the early literacy practices of reading, singing, talking, writing, moving, and playing.

Friday, August 19, 7pm - Mom & Me Book Club
Girls ages 9-12 and their mothers are invited to attend our Mother Daughter Book Club! We will be discussing Penny from Heaven by Jennifer Holm at our August meeting. Aunts, grandmothers or other adults are also welcome to attend with the girls. Please contact Stephanie Saba if you have any questions or need help ordering a copy of the book (sabas@smcl.org).  *NOTE: There will be no July meeting. 

Saturdays, July 16 & July 30, 11am - Sensory Storytime
This storytime welcomes all children with special needs and children without special needs. It goes at a slower pace to engage and stimulate their senses  with visual aids, songs, and more. For ages 2 and up.

 

Recurring Events for Teens 

Fridays, July 8 & July 22, 5pm - Teen Crafts
Join us for some after-hours crafting! Due to the more advance nature of the projects, this event is not appropriate for children younger than middle school age. Ages 12+. 

 

Recurring Events for Adults

Tuesdays, 10:30am - Drop-in Computer Help
Drop into this relaxed and welcoming tutoring session with all your technical questions for one on one help.

Tuesdays, July 12 & July 26, 6pm - Craft Time for Grown Ups
Join us for this new and exciting drop-in program! 

Tuesday, July 19, 7:00pm - Friends of the Brisbane Library Meeting
Do you love your library? Would you like to have a say in its future? Come to a Friends of the Brisbane Library meeting. New people are always welcome.

Wednesday, August 3, 7pm - Adult Book Club
Join us for a lively book discussion on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm. We will be discussing The Swan Gondola by Timothy Schaffert at our August meeting. *NOTE: There will be no July meeting. 

**THE BRISBANE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, JULY 4 FOR THE HOLIDAY. **

Climate Fact #24

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Tthe 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:

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/global-warming-climate-change/threats-impacts/wildlife-at-risk.xml

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/climate-change-will-accelerate-earths-sixth-mass-extinction-180955138/

 

High School Bus Notification

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The City recently received notification from CYO (the provider of bus service from Brisbane to Terra Nova and Oceana High Schools) that it will not be able to provide service in the upcoming school year.  The City is currently researching the cost of alternative providers of bus service.  The annual cost of service was $95,000.  The City charged a portion of this to students who rode the bus and received between $12,000-$16,000 per year in ridership fees. 

City staff plans to present alternative bus options, if available, at the City Council meeting on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

 

Airplane Noise Meetings - SFO Roundtable TAC

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MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
Departures and Arrival Technical Working Group Meeting

This notice is for the next Roundtable Technical Working Group meeting.

The goal of this meeting is to formulate the Roundtable’s response to the FAA Initiative Study, Phase 1.

These recommended responses will be presented to the full Roundtable body at a special meeting on Monday, June 27, 2016

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon


City Hall Council Chambers - Daly City
330 90th Street - Daly City, CA 94015

 

AGENDA
1. Call to Order & Welcome
Cliff Lentz, Roundtable Chairperson

2. FAA Feasibility Results Overview, Recap
Cindy Gibbs, Roundtable Aviation Technical Consultant

3. Roundtable Evaluation/Responses to FAA Feasibility Results Items
Cindy Gibbs, Roundtable Aviation Technical Consultant
Roundtable Representatives


4. Next Steps
Cliff Lentz, Roundtable Chairperson
James A. Castañeda, Roundtable Coordinator


5. Public Comments on Items NOT on the Agenda
Speakers are limited to two minutes. Roundtable members cannot discuss or take action on any matter raised under this item.

6. Adjourn
Cliff Lentz, Roundtable Chairperson

Printable Agenda (PDF)

 

 

FAA Initiative Feasibility Results Documents

Shuttle Service Disruption

Signboard Postings

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As of 6/16/2016

 

Restoration Day on the Ridge
Sat., June 25th, 9am-Noon
At Lupine Valley Ct. & Butterweed Ln.
 
 
San Bruno Ave. Closed
Annis Rd. to Bayshore Blvd.
Tues. 6/21 & Wed. 6/22, 9am-4pm
 
 
Brisbane Baylands Comm. Advisory Board
Meeting June 21st, 7pm
CA Dept. Toxic Substance Control
Comm. Ctr., 250 Visitacion Ave.

Climate Fact #23

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee 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 of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

Calculate your carbon footprint here: http://www.coolcalifornia.org/calculator 

Links for further reading: 

https://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/gases.html

https://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/gases/co2.html

https://www.nrdc.org/stories/how-you-can-stop-global-warming

Street Closure Notice

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Please be advised that on Tuesday, June 21st and Wednesday, June 22nd, from 9:00am-4:00pm, San Bruno Avenue will be closed between Bayshore Blvd. and Annis Rd.  View the map below for specific details.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and we thank you in advance for your patience and understanding while work is being completed.

Governor's By-Right Proposal

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The Governor and Democratic leaders reached a budget agreement that would allocate a one-time, $400 million dollars for affordable housing in exchange for approval of the Governor’s By-Right Proposal.  The Governor’s By-Right Proposal would allow by right approval for multi-family housing projects that set aside at least 20% of the units for low income residents.  Developments near transit stops could be built by right if they set aside 10% or more.  Although the projects would need to be consistent with our land-use laws, they would not need to go through a CEQA process or a public review process.  Essentially, this new law would:

1.       Lock out residents from city hall to participate in the planning and development process;

2.       Circumvent important environmental review processes; and

3.       Remove the ability of the City Council to vote on community development projects.

This bill is going forward with the state budget.  If you would like to let your representatives know your opinion on eliminating the City’s ability to influence development in Brisbane, their contact information is provided below.

                Assembly Member Kevin Mullin
                District Office (650) 349-2200
                Capitol Office (916) 319-2022

                Senator Jerry Hill 
               
District Office (650)212-3313

                Capitol Office (916) 651-4013

Signboard Postings

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As of 6/10

 

Sign-up for Piranhas this Summer!
Prerequisite: Passed Shark Level
Mon-Thurs, 8am-9am, 6/20-8/5

 

School is Out for Summer!
Watch for Children Playing
Slow Down and Drive Carefully!

 

Brisbane Skatepark
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Saturday, June 11th, 10am

Parkside Plan Update!

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The City Council and community members had a productive study session with consultants MIG about the three land use concepts prepared by MIG. Key discussion points included how to strike a balance between economic feasibility and maintaining community character, identifying and achieving community objectives and benefits, and meeting the city’s Housing Element obligations. MIG and staff will use the study session input to refine the draft Precise Plan, anticipated to be released for public review in early fall.

Check out the meeting video to hear the Council and community’s comments! The concept alternatives and MIG's PowerPoint presentation are available on the Parkside Documents webpage.

Comments on the concept alternatives are encouraged, and may be emailed to planning@ci.brisbane.ca.us or mailed to the Planning Department at City Hall (50 Park Place, Brisbane).

Keep your eyes peeled for additional opportunities to give input on the concept alternatives in the upcoming weeks!

 

HIP Housing Home Sharing Program

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Home Sharing is a living arrangement among two or more unrelated people. Home owners or renters (Home Providers) who have a residence with one or more bedrooms are matched with persons seeking housing (Home Seekers).

Two Types of Home Sharing
1. A home provider is matched with a home seeker who pays rent.
2. A home provider is matched with a home seeker who exchanges household duties for reduced rent.

Why Home Share?

  • Saves Money
  • Shares utility costs
  • Reduces financial worry
  • Provides mutual assistance
  • Increased security and independence

Who Home Shares?
Home Providers must live in San Mateo County. Home Seekers must live, work or attend school in San Mateo County or have a housing voucher for San Mateo County.  People who home share come from all walks of life… seniors, working persons, students, persons with disabilities, families, veterans, emancipated foster youth and others.

Home Providers, click here for more information.

Home Seekers, click here for more information.

Clone of HIP Housing Home Sharing Program

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Home Sharing is a living arrangement among two or more unrelated people. Home owners or renters (Home Providers) who have a residence with one or more bedrooms are matched with persons seeking housing (Home Seekers).

Two Types of Home Sharing
1. A home provider is matched with a home seeker who pays rent.
2. A home provider is matched with a home seeker who exchanges household duties for reduced rent.

Why Home Share?

  • Saves Money
  • Shares utility costs
  • Reduces financial worry
  • Provides mutual assistance
  • Increased security and independence

Who Home Shares?
Home Providers must live in San Mateo County. Home Seekers must live, work or attend school in San Mateo County or have a housing voucher for San Mateo County.  People who home share come from all walks of life… seniors, working persons, students, persons with disabilities, families, veterans, emancipated foster youth and others.

Home Providers, click here for more information.

Home Seekers, click here for more information.

HIP Housing Home Sharing Program

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Home Sharing is a living arrangement among two or more unrelated people. Home owners or renters (Home Providers) who have a residence with one or more bedrooms are matched with persons seeking housing (Home Seekers).

Two Types of Home Sharing
1. A home provider is matched with a home seeker who pays rent.
2. A home provider is matched with a home seeker who exchanges household duties for reduced rent.

Why Home Share?

  • Saves Money
  • Shares utility costs
  • Reduces financial worry
  • Provides mutual assistance
  • Increased security and independence

Who Home Shares?
Home Providers must live in San Mateo County. Home Seekers must live, work or attend school in San Mateo County or have a housing voucher for San Mateo County.  People who home share come from all walks of life… seniors, working persons, students, persons with disabilities, families, veterans, emancipated foster youth and others.

Home Providers, click here for more information.

Home Seekers, click here for more information.

Climate Fact #22

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee 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 of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

The U.S Energy Information Administration website has more information about burning of gasoline here and formation of Carbon Dioxide here

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Posted 6/3/2016

 

City of Brisbane
Water Bills Are
Due June 6th
 
 
Voting on June 7th
Will be at City Hall
50 Park Place

City Hall is the new Polling Place

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Check your registration & access your election materials, and then make sure you get out there and exercise your right to vote!

June STAR Newsletter

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Click here to view the June STAR Newsletter. 

Climate Fact #21

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The Open Space and Ecology Committee 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 of the Climate Action Plan of the City of Brisbane.

For further reading:

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-stress-killing-forests-and-why-it-matters-14960

June 2016 Marina News

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 Click here to read the June 2016 Marina Newsletter

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