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Posted 8/20/2017


Parks & Recreation Presents:
11th Annual Brisbane Derby
Saturday, October 7th
Kids Ages 6-14, Sign up today!


Calling All Businesses!
Now Accepting Booth Applications for
Day in the Park on 10/7, 10am-3pm
Contact Parks & Recreation to Apply


Parks & Recreation Presents:
Dance Party in the Park!
Fri., Aug. 25th, 6pm-9pm
Hard Times Require Furious Dancing!


Posted 8/18/2017


Welcome Home
Gina Dettmer!
Peace Corps Volunteer
In Cameroon


Posted 8/17/2017


Calling all Arts & Crafts Vendors!
Now Accepting Applications for
Day in the Park on 10/7, 10am-3pm
Contact Parks & Recreation to Apply


Please Drive Carefully
Watch for Children!!
School Back in Session


Kidney Fund
Saturday, 8/19 @ Eagles
Rafael’s Mexican Dinner
2:00pm-5:00pm, $10.00/person


Posted 8/14/2017


Concerts in the Park
Pop Fiction
Party Band Playing 70’s – 2000’s
Fri., Aug. 18th, 6:00pm-8:30pm
 

SunShares - Simple. Affordable. Together.

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Fifty cities and major employers have joined forces to spread clean energy and fight climate change by securing group discounts on solar and electric vehicles for residents of the greater Bay Area.  The City of Brisbane is, for the third year in a row now, a participating agency in the SunShares program.  That means all those who live or work in Brisbane are eligible for the discounts…and there are options for everyone – homeowners, renters, and drivers included!  A community evaluation committee selected the following vendors following a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process: PetersenDean Roofing and Solar, SkyTech Solar, Sunpower by Solar Technologies, San Francisco Toyota, and Premier Nissan of San Jose and Nissan San Francisco.  More information about the selected vendors and discounts being offered can be found on www.bayareasunshares.org.  Be sure to sign up to receive more information, including a no-obligation consultation for solar, and with pricing starting at 15% below market rates.  Now, more than ever, is the time to switch to renewable energy.  Sign up before November 10th to take advantage of the discounts on solar and electric vehicles!

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Posted 8/11/2017


City Council Nomination Papers
Due August 16th
Call City Clerk for Info: 415-508-2113


Calling all Arts & Crafts Vendors!
Now Accepting Applications for
Day in the Park on 10/7, 10am-3pm
Contact Parks & Recreation to Apply


Posted 8/8/2017


Concerts in the Park
Tom Rigney
Cajun Music
Playing Friday, Aug. 11th, 6-8:30pm


Brisbane Community Pool
Fall Swim Lessons
Registration Now Open!
www.brisbaneca.org

High School Bus Information

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The City of Brisbane and the Jefferson Union High School District (Terra Nova and Oceana) have collaborated to provide transportation for students that live in town.  The first day of school for the District is Thursday, August 10th.  The bus will be picking up students at the same location and time as previous years - 7:00am at 50 Park Place, Brisbane.  As described in the District's letter to parents, transportation will be free for the first two weeks of school.  During that time, the District will compile a list of bus riders and collect the fees.  Fees will be due by August 26, 2017 and the District will issue a bus pass to your student upon payment.  A signed 2017-18 application form accepting the bus conduct rules must also be returned to the JUHSD (Terra Nova or Oceana) by the same date.  If you have any questions, please contact the JUHSD at (650) 550-7580.

August 2017 STAR Newsletter

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Please click here to read the August 2017 STAR plus the Fall Activity Guide from Parks and Recreation.

Emergency Preparedness Video

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Thank you to all who attended this past Tuesday's National Night Out with our Police, Fire, and OES departments!  We hope you were able to better connect not only with representatives from these departments, but your fellow neighbors, as well.  Off to the side of the main event, which took place at the picnic tables in the Community Park, was OES Director Randy Breault doing a Q&A with Skyler Hallgren of The Earthquake Bag.  Randy was answering community members' questions sent in about disaster preparedness as well as some questions that were posed during the Facebook Live event.  In case you missed it, here's their full interview:

The City and The Earthquake Bag are partnering to help ensure that every resident has the supplies they need for the next major earthquake.  Place your order before Aug. 20th and get $20 off using promo code: Brisbane20

Know that $5 from your order will be donated to Brisbane Disaster Prep + Relief Programs including CERT & The Lions Club.  Thank you, gentlemen, for helping our residents get better informed and ready for the next "big one"!

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Posted 8/5/2017


Beloved Wife of “Ham”
Cleo Marshall
1930 – 2017
Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma, Great Great Grandma
Diana, Connie, Ron, Geraine, Katrina, Ashley & Hunter


Posted 8/1/2017


Now Accepting
City Council Nomination Papers
Call City Clerk for info: 415-508-2113


Posted 7/31/2017


In Loving Memory of
Sharla Fullerton
July 23, 1967 – July 21, 2017
Inspiring To All That Knew Her!


Posted 7/30/2017


Concerts in the Park
Lost Dog Found
Soul, Jazz and Rock & Roll
Playing Friday, Aug 4th, 6-8:30pm

Ord. 617 RE: Cannabis

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At last night's City Council meeting, the City Council voted 4-1 to introduce Ord. 617 as amended to allow cannabis-related businesses in some commercial districts in Brisbane.  These businesses include laboratory testing, warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, and delivery-only retail (walk-up retail establishments not allowed).  A Conditional Use Permit will be required for cannabis-related warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, and deliver-only retail, so the City can understand how the business works before a permit is issued.  Testing laboratories may require a Conditional Use Permit as well, depending on the districit they're located in within the city.

The Ordinance also establishes performance standards for the personal cultivation of medicinal and adult-use ("recreational") cannabis for personal consumption by eligible patients or adults 21 years or older on residential properties, consistent with State law requirements. No commercial cultivation of cannabis will be allowed in Brisbane.

The second reading of the ordinance is scheduled for the Council's September 7th meeting, with the ordinance taking effect in October (30 days after adoption). Businesses must wait until the ordinance is in effect to apply for a Conditional Use Permit.

Questions?  Contact the Community Development Department at (415) 508-2120 or email planning@ci.brisbane.ca.us.

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Posted 7/27/2017


Citywide Yard Sale
Today!


National Night Out – Tues., 8/1
5:30-8:30pm in Community Park
Come Meet Our Officers!
+ Special Facebook Live Event

 

 

Website Maintenance

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We want to apologize for the website being offline last weekend for one day and 14 hours.  We regularly add new pages to the website and during a period of re-indexing itself, the website went into maintenance mode and switched itself to "offline".  The City's current website is over 2,700 pages large, so city staff is in the process of removing older content such as a Day in the Park post from 2013 in order to take some load off of the website.  We are also improving the Search settings within the website and have added the ability to use Google's search mechanism if desired.  See below image:

Again, we apologize for the inconvenience and disruption for the City’s website being offline for a period of time last weekend.  We feel confident that the actions made over the weekend to bring the site back, plus on-going efforts to “de-clutter” the site will all help to ensure that this doesn’t happen again.