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Find your PCE Savings

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Check out the video below, produced by San Mateo County's official electricity provider Peninsula Clean Energy, to help you read your PG&E bill and calculate your monthly savings!

June 2017 Marina News

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Click here to read the June 2017 Marina Newsletter

Signboard Postings

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Posted 6/10/2017


Office Hours w/ Councilman Lentz
Wed., June 14th, 6-7:30pm
City Hall, Large Conference Rm.
Bring Your Questions!


Posted 6/6/2017


Donate to Concerts in the Park!
There is Still Time to Join with
Your Fellow Community Members
More Info: 415-657-4321


Register Now!
Summer Camps & Swim Lessons
Week 1 Begins June 19th
Registration Deadline June 14th

"We Are Still In" Open Letter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2017

CONTACT: Ben Rubin | brubin@climatenexus.org | 917-749-3694

**Press Call To Be Held 11 AM on 6/6 | Join Online**

Leaders in U.S. Economy Say “We Are Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement

Climate Declaration Represents 120 Million Americans and $6.2 Trillion of the U.S. Economy

 

Washington DC – A grand total of 1,219 governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities from across the U.S. or with significant operations in the U.S., representing the broadest cross section of the American economy yet assembled in pursuit of climate action, today declared their intent to continue to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions. 

Together, these leaders are sending a strong signal to the international community and the 194 other parties to the Paris Agreement about the continued commitment of the United States to ambitious action on climate change absent leadership at the federal level. In the aggregate, the signatories are delivering concrete emissions reductions that will help meet America's emissions pledge under the Paris Agreement.

Signatories include leaders from 125 cities, 9 states, 902 businesses and investors, and 183 colleges and universities. Participating cities and states represent 120 million Americans and contribute $6.2 trillion to the U.S. economy, and include Oregon and cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Houston as well as smaller cities like Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Dubuque, Iowa. A mixture of private universities, state schools and community colleges, both small and large, have added their institutions to the statement. In total the undersigned businesses and investors account for a total annual revenue of $1.4 trillion and include over 20 Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, eBay, Gap Inc., Google, Intel, Microsoft, and Nike, in addition to hundreds of small businesses, have also signed the statement.

The statement calls the Trump administration’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the climate accord “a grave mistake that endangers the American public and hurts America’s economic security and diplomatic reputation.” The signers all understand that the Paris Agreement is a blueprint for job creation, stability and global prosperity and that accelerating the United States’ clean energy transition is an opportunity – not a liability – to create jobs, spur innovation, promote trade and ensure American competitiveness. By declaring that “we are still in,” the signatories are putting the best interests of their constituents, customers, students and communities first while assuring the rest of the world that American leadership on climate change extends well beyond the federal government.

In addition to this statement, since President Trump’s announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, at minimum 211 Climate Mayors have adopted the Paris Agreement goals for their cities, currently 13 Governors have formed the bipartisan Governor’s Climate Alliance, and at least 17 governors have released individual statements standing by Paris. Today’s statement embraces this rapidly growing movement of subnational and civil society leaders, by announcing that not only are these leaders stepping forward, they are stepping forward together.

To view the full statement, quotes and list of signatories, visit: www.WeAreStillIn.com

A press call will be held at 11 am on 6/6 to discuss We Are Still In and will include a reporter Q&A. 

 

Letter from Mayor Lori Liu 6-1-2017

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Yesterday, President Trump announced the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015.  Click on the image below to read a letter from Mayor Lori Liu, which expresses the City's commitment to curbing global warming as we work together to support, lead, and uphold the commitments to the goals and measures of our Climate Action Plan.

Festival Tree Pruning

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During the week of June 5th, you can expect to see Humboldt Tree Service conducting some much-needed maintenance and pruning on the festival tree in the Community Park.  

Working from the top down, dead branches will be removed and others trimmed back to make the tree more symmetrical in appearance overall.  This type of trimming will reduce the general width of the tree by about one third, with most of the reduction being from the mid-section down, although the tree will remain the same height.  Pruning will encourage new growth on the tree and improve its overall appearance.

We thank you for your patience as the festival tree undergoes a makeover! 

 

Signboard Postings

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Posted 6/2/2017


City of Brisbane – Now Hiring
Office Asst. – Police Records
Part-Time/Temporary
Apply by 6/19, www.CalOpps.org


Posted 5/31/2017


Brisbane’s Got Talent Show!
Friday, June 2nd @ 6pm
Mission Blue Center
Free Event for All Ages!


Water Bills
Due June 5th
Pay Online at
www.brisbaneca.org/utilities

 

 

Shrinking Shores Event in Half Moon Bay

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Please join Sea Change San Mateo County for an informational event about sea level rise at Poplar Beach, hosted by the County of San Mateo and the City of Half Moon Bay.  The event is one of many events around the state that will be held in anticipation of World Oceans Day, (June 8), a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future.

At Poplar Beach on June 3, beachgoers will see a dramatic illustration about predicted ocean levels through the end of the century.  Temporary signs will be placed into the sand and on the bluffs to depict scenarios of future sea level rise and bluff erosion.  The City and County will staff a booth near the Poplar Beach parking lot where visitors can get information, ask questions, and learn about the science behind the predicted changes.  Poplar Beach is located at the end of Poplar Street, past Railroad Avenue in Half Moon Bay.

Signboard Postings

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Posted 5/25/2017


Complete Streets Safety Committee Vacancies
Applications Now Being Accepted
Deadline: Fri., 6/30 @ 1pm
More Info: www.brisbaneca.org


It’s Fire Season
Please Cut & Remove
All Dry Weeds
From Your Property


Posted 5/24/2017


P&R Commission Vacancy
Applications Now Being Accepted
Deadline: Fri., 6/30 @ 1pm
More Info: www.brisbaneca.org


O Hina’aro Nui – Tahitian Dance
Anniversary Show & Fundraiser
Sat., June 3rd, 6:30pm, Miss. Blue Ctr.
Tickets $25 at the Door