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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
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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: facts are to call community awareness to global warming impacts as a measure of the City's Climate Action Plan.

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Caltrain Construction Work

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Since April of 2015, Caltrain has been performing work within the railroad right-of-way in Brisbane as part of the Advanced Signal System Project to upgrade the safety, performance, and operating efficiency of the Peninsula’s commuter rail system. 

On June 25 – 26 and June 28 – July 1, Caltrain will be conducting safety tests on the corridor as part of the final phase of implementing the Advanced Signal System Project.  To test the Advanced Signal System, including the roadway crossings, a test train will run through the corridor between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.  Tests are conducted at night to avoid disruption of most of regular train service and properly record the results.  Neighbors may experience standard gate crossing noise and horns during this time and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Advanced Signal System, also called Communications Based Overlay Signal System (CBOSS) Positive Train Control (PTC) will equip the corridor with federally-mandated safety technology and increase system capacity to help accommodate future ridership demand. The Project will monitor and, if necessary, control train movement in the event of human error. This will increase safety by:

  • Eliminating the risk of train-to-train collisions
  • Reducing risk of potential derailments by enforcing speed limits
  • Providing additional safety for railroad workers on the tracks
  • Improving grade crossing performance to reduce gate downtime and improve local traffic circulation

The CBOSS PTC system is scheduled to be operational by 2015 and is a key component of the Caltrain Modernization Program, which will electrify the Caltrain Corridor by 2019.  An electrified Caltrain will be cleaner and quieter and will upgrade the system to provide faster and/or more frequent service to more stations and riders.

To implement the CBOSS PTC system, there are several installation phases (boring, conduit, fiber pulling, testing) that will occur within Caltrain's right-of-way, usually at night (8pm to 6am) in order to maintain regular train service.  Testing of the fiber cable and the overall system is scheduled for spring 2015.  Residents may experience some minor installation noise during this time.  For more information, please view the Caltrain's CBOSS PTC Project page or contact Caltrain at (650) 508-6499; e-mail: .

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



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.

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!

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!


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 (  *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. 


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As of 6/23/2016


Summer Concerts Start July 8
Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
More Info:  415-508-2144


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