Interested in volunteering? We are dedicated to preserving and restoring these SLPs for the enjoyment and well-being of all its residents. Join us in this effort! Visit the Friends of Mill Valley Steps, Lanes & Paths to become part of the community that helps protect and preserve these historical resources. Contact us: Ronnie Moore, Volunteer Coordinator at 415-383-1370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
|June 4, 2018||City Council||Maintenance and Volunteer Update|
|March 7, 2018||Parks and Recreation Commission||Volunteer Projects and Maintenance Update|
|September 18, 2017||City Council||Update on the SLP Program|
September 15, 2017
The City of Mill Valley Moves Forward to Put Important Protections in Place for the City’s Steps, Lanes, and Paths Network: Recording a Map of the Steps, Lanes and Paths
A map of the City’s Steps, Lanes, and Paths (SLPs) will be delivered to the Marin County Recorder’s Office on September 30, 2017. The purpose of recording the map is to provide notice to property owners and the public of the general location of the SLPs listed in the City of Mill Valley’s Official SLP Inventory.
On March 20, 2017, in Resolution No. 17-15, the City Council directed the Director of Public Works to prepare and deliver a map depicting the SLPs listed in the Official SLP Inventory to the Marin County Recorder’s Office. The Resolution also affirmed the public status of the SLP network, officially named and numbered public SLPs, and adopted an Encroachment Removal Policy.
We invite community members to view the map online or in person.
The City Council demonstrated its commitment to preservation and protection of the SLP network by adopting the March Resolution in addition to its earlier approval of a nine-point action plan in January, 2017. City staff has implemented the action plan to maintain and safeguard our SLP network. Some important recent activities include:
Click here to download the SLP Update Staff Report.
At their City Council meeting on January 17, the Council reviewed and restated its support of the City’s Steps, Lanes and Paths (SLPs) program and approved the recommended actions to strengthen it, including:
The Council and staff are committed to preserve and protect the SLPs, both developed and undeveloped, and we are committed to vigorously enforcing the public’s rights to access. The City Council recently approved a new Priority Project list for 2017-2018, which included the development and implementation of a pedestrian connectivity program including sidewalk repair and Steps, Lanes and Paths improvement.
We welcome the community’s assistance in protecting SLPs and reporting encroachments so we can act on them.
The Cypress Trail is located in the Cascade Canyon neighborhood and runs just above Rose Ave. It connects Cypress Avenue to the Monte Vista and Tenderfoot trails.
In 1995, the Mill Valley City Council adopted a Resolution prohibiting the riding or use of bicycles or horses on the Cypress Trail.
Please be advised of a lane closure on E. Blithedale Ave on December 13-15 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
The all-volunteer group Friends of the Steps, Lanes and Paths is kicking off a city-wide “Adopt-an-SLP” program for individuals, families, neighborhood groups, schools, book clubs, businesses, scouts or scout troops can formally Adopt and SLP.
In the past few months City staff has worked to make repairs to Steps, Lanes, and Paths including repairing handrails and steps and cutting back vegetation obstructing pathways.