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December 2012 CITYNEWS

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Lloyds Jewelry in Brisbane

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In the spirit of giving this holiday season and giving back to the Community, Ann Lloyd of Lloyds Jewelry in Brisbane (located at 106 Old County Rd. in the Brisbane Village Shopping Center), will donate 10% of the amount of your purchases to the Community Club Or Organization of your choice.  These donations will be made by Lloyds on behalf of the persons purchasing the merchandise.  This offer will be going on through Christmas.  Also, from now until Christmas, they will pay the sales tax!

Also, Lloyds will be having a Christmas Party on Saturday, December 22nd from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  The whole Community is invited.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday - Closed

Please call Ann at (415) 467-7375 or (415) 999-0748 for more information.


Ann hard at work, while customers browse her many custom pieces.

Signboard Postings

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Posted 12/4/2012


Brisbane School District
Community Forum
Re:  Possible Merger of Bayshore and Brisbane
School Districts
Tonight, 6 - 8:30 pm, Mission Blue Ctr.


Water Bills are
Due December 5th


Brisbane Dance Workshop 3rd Annual
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Sat., Dec. 8th, 11 am - 5 pm, Miss. Blue Ctr.
Featuring handmade items by local artists and craftpersons
Information:  www.BrisbaneDance.com

Adopt-A-Drain Program

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Can 1 person help the city during these storms? 

Of course!  With nearly 500 catch basins to keep clean, city crews are stretched pretty thin during the first few rains storms that include heavy rains.  Keeping the inlet of the catch basin in the street near your house will keep the water moving and help prevent flooding. 


A storm drain covered with debris from the storm.


60 seconds of work later!

There's no need to dispose of the debris, just move it to the sidewalk or street and DPW will pick it up as soon as they can.

If you are interested in "officially" adopting the storm drains nearest your home, please click here for more information.

Sand Bags Available

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One can never be too prepared!  Sand bags are now available atop two palettes outside the gate of the Public Works Corp Yard, located at the intersection of Tunnel Ave. and Lagoon Rd.  Each sand bag weighs approximately 15 lbs. and are free for the taking.  So please stop by and pick up the amount you need...more will be made by the Public Works crew as necessary to ensure the community has what it needs to guard against flooding during the rainy season.  And, the below pics illustrate how Dolan, Joe, and Keegan from the PW crew got sand bag-making down to a simple, easy process -- with the help of some safety cones acting as pastry bags.  Now, that's creative.  Good work, guys!

 

Donny McClymond

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We at the City of Brisbane are deeply saddened over the loss of one of our hard-working Public Works crew members over the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Donny passed away unexpectedly on Thanksgiving Day, having put in over 25 years of service to the City on the Operations and Maintenance Team, and recently serving as Public Works Team Leader.

He obviously leaves us entirely too early, at the young age of 53.  Flags at the Public Works Corporation Yard, City Hall, and Fire Station will be flown at half-mast until his funeral.  Information on services and arrangements will be posted as soon as they are made known to us.

Donny, your kind spirit, hearty laugh, and regularly-spoken parting sentiment, "Enjoy your day", are already missed so much.  We will never forget you.

 

Be the Street (You Want To See)

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Do you want to make a difference in your community? If you're between the ages of 14 - 24, we challenge you to create a 15-30 second video that prevents your peers from littering. Let your vision be the tool for building a litter-free Bay Area. A 1st & 2nd Prize Winner will be selected from each category and awarded GIFT and CASH prizes! The lucky Grand Prize Winner will receive a cash prize and their video will be distributed on television!  Learn more about the contest by clicking here.

Deadline to submit entries is January 7, 2013.

Click here to see what's been submitted so far!

WEDS Street Sweeping (11/21)

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South San Francisco's street sweeper will be sweeping the residential streets of Central Brisbane on Wednesday, November 21st between 8:00am and 1:00pm. They will start on the upper streets and work their way down.  Please remove your car(s) if possible in advance, so that the sweeper can pick up the most debris possible.  This will allow the minimum amount of debris to enter the storm drains, helping prevent any winter flooding during the rainy season.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Signboard Postings

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Posted 11/21/2012


Happy Thanksgiving


Posted 11/19/2012



City of Brisbane  
Street Sweeping
Weds. Nov 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All streets in Central Brisbane
Please move cars if possible
508-2130


Last chance to reserve your personalized star
at the new playground!
Limited Stars Available
Deadline-Wed., Nov. 21, 5pm, 508-2157
Update 11/21: ALL STARS ARE NOW SOLD OUT

SamTrans Route 292

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Several concerned citizens and SamTrans riders came before the Council on Monday to request the Council stay on top of SamTrans when it came to their proposed new service plan, where they've held several public workshops to gain rider feedback.  The issue is SamTrans proposes to run Route 292 buses in and out of San Francisco only on weekdays and only during peak commute hours. Peak commute hours are described as between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. and then between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday thru Friday only. SamTrans proposes to stop running the 292 buses in and out of San Francisco between 9:00 am and 3:00pm from Monday to Friday. And, no Route 292 service in and out of San Francisco during weekends and public holidays.

The deadline to submit comments regarding the new proposed service plan is November 21, 2012.  A SamTrans Board of Directors meeting is being held on Wednesday, November 14th at 2:00pm in the Edward J. Bacciocco Auditorium located on the second floor at SamTrans Administrative Offices, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos. The office is located two blocks west of the San Carlos Caltrain Station. If you cannot make the meeting, please reach out to the Board Members by sending them an e-mail:

Jerry Deal, Chair: jerry@jerrydeal.com
Carole Groom, Vice Chair: cgroom@smcgov.org
Jeff Gee: jgee@redwoodcity.org
Rose Guilbault: rose.guilbault@goaaa.com
Shirley Harris: purpleharris@aol.com
Zoe Kersteen-Tucker: zoekt@sbcglobal.net
Arthur Lloyd: arthurlloyd25@yahoo.com
Karyl Matsumoto: karyl.matsumoto@ssf.net
Adrienne Tissier: atissier@smcgov.org