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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residential Shopper Vehicle Permit Increase 2023

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Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) prices will increase beginning January 1, 2023. The RSVP allows residents free parking, up to the maximum allowable time limit, at any of the City's parking meters, seven days a week, from 9 am to 6 pm. Prices will i...

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Police
Posted on: November 23, 2022

2022 Holiday Food Drive

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The Mill Valley Police Department and the Mill Valley Community Center are partnering with SF-Marin Food Bank this holiday season. By joining together to collect food for families in need, we can collectively fight hunger in our community. Bring your non-...

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Police
Posted on: November 23, 2022

2022 Angel Tree

2022 Angel Tree

The Mill Valley Police Department and the Mill Valley Community Center will once again be participating in the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program! We will be collecting gifts from November 28, 2022, through December 14, 2022. Please feel free to...

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Police
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Don't Let Package Thieves Ruin Your Holidays

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The holiday shopping season is upon us. All of those great deals obtained from Black Friday and Cyber Monday will arrive at our doorsteps, meaning increased opportunities for package theft. Here are some ways to avoid becoming the victim of a package thie...

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Police
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Special Municipal Election for City Council: Nomination Period Open

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Want to serve on the Mill Valley City Council? You’re in luck! One City Council seat will be up for election for a one-year short term at the March 7, 2023, Special Municipal Election! The nomination period closes on Friday, December 9, 2022 at ...

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Elections & Voter Information
Posted on: November 22, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - November 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

November 22, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Mill Valley Police Update on DEI Initiatives

A Message from Police Chief Rick Navarro:

"The Mill Valley Police Department (MVPD) stands firmly on the six pillars of 21st Century Policing. We have leaned forward and not only listened to our community but have taken action. We will continue to wor...

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Office of Traffic Safety Grant 2022/23

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Mill Valley Police Department Awarded $28,000 Grant to deter Unsafe Behaviors, Increase Safety on Roads

Mill Valley, Calif. – The Mill Valley Police Department will increase patrols throughout the community and provide other traffic safety progra...

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Police
Posted on: November 10, 2022

City Manager Cusimano Responds to Juvenile Party, Mill Valley Police Response and Next Steps

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November 10, 2022

At the November 7, 2022 City Council meeting, City Manager Todd Cusimano addressed the City Council and the community regarding the incident on November 5 involving an out of control party with approximately 100 to 200 juveniles. Police r...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Housing Update: 1 Hamilton Drive and Housing Element Update

Joint City Council/Planning Commission Meeting Scheduled for November 30, 2022 to Discuss Housing at 1 Hamilton and the Housing Element 

City Council and Planning Commission will meet jointly on November 30, 2022 at 6:30pm at the Community Center ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Holiday Craft Fair

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About the Holiday Craft Fair

Join us for this festive event and enjoy some unique holiday shopping. The fair features over 50 new and returning artists selling their fine handmade arts and crafts.

There is a wide variety of items to choose from that may inc...

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Holiday Craft Fair Website Recreation
Posted on: October 20, 2022

CalTrans E Blithedale Vegetation Management Project - Monday, Oct 31 thru Friday, Nov 18

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Southern Marin Fire District would like to notify residents of the upcoming CalTrans Vegetation Management Project at E Blithedale Ave and US-101 S ramp. CalTranswill be clearing hazardous vegetation along E Blithedale Ave and US-101 S ramp in ef...

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Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Richardson Terrace Update – 575 East Blithedale Avenue

October 12, 2022

Proposed Project:

In 2020, the City of Mill Valley Planning Division received a Design Review application for a mixed-use housing development project at 575 East Blithedale Avenue, which is referred to as “Richardson Terrace.&...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 17, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - October 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

October 17, 2022

The City of Mill Valley commits to act and encourage community action towards eliminating racial disparities, both inside government and in the community. The City Council has identified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives as...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Downtown Project Design Creates Expanded Plaza Space - Survey Results

Update - October 27, 2022

The Survey Results are available for review - Join us at the November 2, 2022 Parks and Recreation Commission meeting to hear a presentation and discussion. Meeting Agenda and related documents can be found here.


September 21, 2022...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Mill Valley City Council and Southern Marin Fire District Board Unanimously Approve Consolidation

10/4/2022

At their October 3, 2022 meeting, the Mill Valley City Council and Southern Marin Fire District Board unanimously approved the submission of an application to the Marin Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) for consolidation/annexation of the...

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Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: October 20, 2022

City Hosts 1 Hamilton Open House

On October 13, 2022, the City of Mill Valley and EAH Housing hosted a community Open House to discuss building approximately 40-50 affordable rental apartments on the northern portion of the city-owned parcel at 1 Hamilton Drive. The main topics at the Op...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Mandatory Vegetation Safety Work: PG&E to Remove and Trim Trees in Old Mill Park, Cascade Park

September 7, 2022

In upcoming weeks, PG&E will conduct vegetation safety work in high fire-threat areas of Mill Valley to keep trees, limbs and branches away from powerlines and electric equipment. To mitigate wildfire hazards, PG&E has the authori...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: September 10, 2022

Message from The City Manager Regarding Mandatory Vegetation Safety Work

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I would like to first introduce myself to you all as your new City Manager. I am honored to serve you. Our team recently sent a media release to alert our community of a mandatory large scale vegetation safety project by PG&E in our community. Our int...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Mill Valley Adopts Climate Emergency Resolution, Climate Action Plan Update Coming This Fall

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At their meeting on Tuesday, September 6, the Mill Valley City Council adopted a Climate Emergency Resolution. 

Mill Valley continues to be a leader in its sustainability efforts and was an early supporter in actively working to reduce greenhouse ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Improvements Planned for the Mill Valley Golf Course to Provide a Top-quality Experience

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On the heels of a community-driven selection process and unanimous Council approval, the City has partnered with Touchstone Golf LLC to protect, preserve, and revitalize Mill Valley’s historic and beloved 9-hole municipal Golf Course. Touchstone...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Housing Element Environmental Review: 30-day Public Comment Period

30-day Public Comment Period on Scope of Environmental Analysis Initiated. The City of Mill Valley invites interested parties and the community to comment on the Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the environmental review of the 2023-2031 Housing Element thr...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Aiming to Protect Housing, City Considers Soft Story Retrofit Program

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July 12, 2022

Join us

We invite you to learn more about the proposed Soft Story Retrofit Program at an informational presentation at the City Council meeting on Monday, July 18 at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be in-person and also webcast so that community mem...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Mill Valley Police Department Bicycle Registration

Mill Valley Police Star

The Mill Valley Police Department offers a bicycle registration program to help deter theft and to help law enforcement reunite bicycles with their owners. The best way to track a stolen bike or to identify the owner of a found bike, is through the bicycl...

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Police
Posted on: June 6, 2022

PG&E Vegetation Safety Work in Mill Valley

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5/31/2022

This week, and in upcoming weeks, PG&E will conduct vegetation safety work in high fire-threat areas of Mill Valley to keep trees, limbs and branches away from powerlines and electric equipment.

Link to this week's Lane and Road Closu...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Call us First if you See a Sewer Spill

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Time is of the essence when there is a sewer spill. Please watch this video on what do do when you see a sewer spill.

Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin (SASM)(415)305-7854 

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SASM
Posted on: May 13, 2022

California Laws Pertaining to E-Bikes

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Electric bicycles, otherwise known as E-Bikes, have become increasingly popular in recent years and the City of Mill Valley has seen an influx in ridership. The Mill Valley Police Department continues to receive complaints regarding unsafe riding of E-Bik...

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Police
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Council to Consider Public/Private Partnership for Golf Course Management

A green mountain is surrounded by white clouds, blue skies, dense forest, and a green golf course.

In order to protect, preserve and revitalize Mill Valley’s historic and beloved 9-hole municipal Golf Course, the City Council will consider a Management Agreement with Touchstone Golf LLC at their upcoming meeting on February 22, 2022. The proposed Manag...

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City Main Home News