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Brisbane Lions Club
Available at City Hall, Library & Facebook
Deadline to Apply – April 19th
Road Work – Expect Delays
South of Old County Rd.
Mothers of Brisbane
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sat., Apr. 15, 12pm, Comm. Park
Kids 5 & Under, Open to the Public
Brisbane Lions Club
Easter Egg Hunt
Sun., Apr. 16, 1pm, Lipman School
All Ages Welcome
Looking to make a difference? The City is accepting applications through April 21st for one seat on its Parks and Recreation Commission and up to four seats on its Complete Streets Safety Committee. Applications are available for download below or by calling Ingrid Padilla at (415) 508-2113. Applications must be e-mailed to email@example.com or delivered to Ingrid Padilla at 50 Park Place, Brisbane by Friday, April 21st at 1:00pm.
The Bayshore/Brisbane Senior Shuttle, along with our Commuter shuttles operated through Commute.org will have adjustments to their schedules starting Monday, April 10th. Schedule modifications were made to serve the new Caltrain schedules and though most changes result in improved service for shuttle riders, please know that the changes may result in slightly different arrival and departure times in the morning and afternoon/evening. Note the changes to the Bayshore/Brisbane Senior Shuttle below, including additional service now at Mission Blue Center (click the Schedule Change Notice to be taken directly to final operating schedule):
The Bayshore/Brisbane Commuter Shuttle and the Brisbane/Crocker Park Business Shuttle also have modified schedules in order to better align with the new Caltrain schedules. All changes go into effect Monday, April 10th. Please note: A valid shuttle pass is required for the Brisbane/Crocker Park Business Shuttle. Call the Alliance for more information: (650) 588-8170.
And if you're already taking public transit, be sure to participate in the 2017 Commuter Challenge! It began on April 1st and runs through the end of May. Participants have a chance to win great prizes simply by using a commute alternative to driving alone during the challenge and logging their trips. Register or login at my.commute.org to take the Challenge and start winning!
City Council Brisbane Baylands
Study Session: 6pm / Hearing: 7:30pm
Thursday, April 6th
City Hall, 50 Park Pl.
Sign-up to Volunteer for
Habitat Restoration Day
Sat., April 22nd, 9am-1pm
In Loving Memory of
12/25/24 – 4/1/17
Loving Grandmother, Mother & Friend
Please find below the notice of public information meeting regarding permit modification of San Francisco Transfer Recycling Center (Recology) located at 501 Tunnel Ave., San Francisco, CA 94134. The meeting is taking place on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:00pm at The John A. Legnitto Environmental Learning Center (401 Tunnel Ave., San Francisco).
Have you taken a stroll along Crocker Park Trail before? It's a 2.25 mile existing former railroad right-of-way located in the Industrial Park, passing directly behind many of the businesses along Valley Drive, the "spine" of the industrial park. The trailhead is located on Park Lane directly across the street from the Dog Park and adjacent to the Purcell Murray business. There are also five street intersections where you can hop onto the trail, designated by the green dots on the map below (click to enlarge):
The City recently applied for and were recommended to receive grant funding from the federally funded One Bay Area Grant Cycle 2 (OBAG 2) to install stabilized decomposed granite surfacing over the railroad ballast rock to make the trail passable to pedestrian and bicycle commuters/users, including those using wheeled transportation and parents with strollers.
Project criteria included proximity to a Planned Development Area (PDA), as designated by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), the regional planning agency that is complementary to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission or MTC (who administers the federal grant for our area), and location of a project in or in close proximity to a Priority Development Area (PDA) with affordable housing preservation strategies. Project selection for our county was administered by C/CAG (City/County Association of Governments). At first, the C/CAG Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee recommended not funding the Crocker Trail project, but Brisbane Councilmember Cliff Lentz made an appeal to the C/CAG Board to fund the project despite the recommendation, with the information that Brisbane’s Parkside Precise Plan (which plans for 228 units) would very likely be adopted by Council this year, and that the Plan will also meet the city’s RHNA allocation for affordable housing sites.
Deputy Public Works Director Karen Kinser presented information about the project to the C/CAG Board at their March 9th meeting, and how it meets many of the funding criteria. Also in attendance at that meeting were Lipman Middle School’s Safe Routes to Schools Program Manager Michelle Chan, Brisbane Parks and Recreation Commissioner Renee Marmion, and a representative from the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, who all spoke in favor of the project. For instance, Michelle Chan spoke about how an improved path would provide a safe connection between a residential development (Landmark and Altamar subdivisions of the Northeast Ridge) and Lipman Middle School, where a low percentage of students currently walk or bike. In the end, a majority of the C/CAG Board voted to fund the project for $885,300 (total estimated cost of the project is $1,000,000).
The improved path will facilitate short trips from residential areas to the center of town and activity centers, such as parks, the library, transit stops, and future development in the Priority Development Area. The funding process will allow for construction to take place in the coming year. Kudos to all those involved in the city receiving this funding and for improvements to Crocker Park Trail able to take place!
Due to a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission, applications are now being accepted to fill a term through January 2020. The Parks and Recreation Commission is responsible for parks and recreation policies & programs within Brisbane.
The General Duties and Responsibilities of the Commission are:
1. Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in policy matters pertaining to the acquisition and development of parks and the formulation of a recreation program to meet the needs of the citizens.
2. Periodically review and make recommendations on the parks and recreation element of the City’s General Plan.
3. Actively promote parks and recreation activities within the City.
4. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets regularly on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Brisbane City Hall, 50 Park Place.
How to apply:
Applications are available for download here or by calling Ingrid Padilla at (415) 508-2113. Applications must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to Ingrid Padilla at 50 Park Place, Brisbane by Friday, April 21st at 1:00 P.M.