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Commuter Shuttle Time Changes

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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!

Signboard Postings

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Posted 4/4/2017


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
Info/RSVP: 415-508-2144


In Loving Memory of
Claire Tarazi
12/25/24 – 4/1/17
Loving Grandmother, Mother & Friend

 

Notice of Information Mtg-Recology SF

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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).

Notice of Public Information Meeting for Recology

Lions Club 2017 Scholarships

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Click on the image above to download the application form or visit: https://goo.gl/aZLi3D

Grant Funding Received for Crocker Park Trail

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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!

Signboard Postings

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Posted 3/30/2017


Dive-in Movie at the Pool!
Showing “Secret Life of Pets”
Sat., Apr. 1st @ 7:30pm
FREE Admission – Fun for All!


Water Bills
Due April 5th
Pay Online at
www.brisbaneca.org/utilities


“The Collective Camp”
MYA Yoga
Wed. 6am / Thurs. 7:45pm
Brisbane Community Center

 

Complete Streets Committee Members Needed

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Due to vacancies on the Complete Streets Safety Committee, applications are now being accepted to fill up to 4 seats of either two-year terms ending in 2020 or four-year terms ending in 2022.

The Complete Streets Safety Committee considers issues referred to them by the City Council, the City Manager, the Director of Public Works or the Chief of Police and issues affecting pedestrians (including the different needs of children, seniors, youth, and families), bicyclists, persons with disabilities, motorists, movers of commercial goods, users and operators of public transportation.  The Complete Streets Safety Committee meets regularly on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.

How to apply:
Applications are available for download here on the City's website or by calling Ingrid Padilla at (415) 508-2113.  Applications must be emailed to cityclerk@ci.brisbane.ca.us or delivered to Ingrid Padilla at 50 Park Place, Brisbane  by Friday, April 21st at 1:00pm.

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Needed

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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 cityclerk@ci.brisbane.ca.us or delivered to Ingrid Padilla at 50 Park Place, Brisbane by Friday, April 21st at 1:00 P.M.

Smoking Ordinance for Multi-Unit Residences

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The Smoking Ordinance that Council adopted on November 3, 2016 went into effect December 2016 but its enforcement has been delayed until June 1, 2017 to allow for public education of the ordinance and for property owners and tenants to become aware of the new regulations and take any necessary measures to comply with the ordinance.  Smoking is prohibited in all multi-unit residences, all unenclosed and enclosed common areas, and all other areas of a multi-unit residence.  Smoking is also prohibited within at least 30 feet in any direction from any operable doorway, window, opening or other vent into an enclosed area that is located at the multi-unit residence, areas primarily used by children, and areas with improvements that facilitate physical activity including playgrounds and swimming pools.  Smoking is permitted in a designated smoking area if the property has such area (and not all properties will have such an area).  Outdoor designated smoking areas must be located more than 30 feet from the above listed prohibited areas. 

Violations of designation of smoking areas should be addressed to the City’s Code Enforcement Officer Michelle Moneda by calling (415) 508-2172 or e-mailing mmoneda@ci.brisbane.ca.us.  To report a violation in progress (“on-view violation”) of the ordinance, please call Dispatch at (415) 467-1212.  A Smoking Ordinance page with FAQs and helpful links can be found on the City’s website at: www.brisbaneca.org/smoking-ordinance.

March 2017 Marina News

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  Click here to read the March 2017 Marina Newsletter