MVConnect from the City of Mill Valley
February 24, 2022
Hamilton Drive
Join us for an Online Workshop - March 10, 2022 (6:30-8:30pm)
The City of Mill Valley has partnered with EAH Housing to evaluate the northern portion of 1 Hamilton Drive as a possible site to build affordable rental homes for the community. The housing team is kicking-off the initial information gathering and site planning phase by hosting its first community workshop. Your input is important to us and we invite you join us. Click here to register in advance for this meeting.
East Blithedale Project Update
City Council awarded Coastland Civil Engineering the construction management and public outreach for Phase 2 & 3 of the East Blithedale Project (Camino Alto to Sunnyside). Coastland and AIM Consulting, the public engagement firm, will provide full public outreach efforts and will be responsible for communicating to the public the project status, enforcing traffic safety measures during construction, and keeping the project on schedule. Read more about the project, including upcoming construction dates, here.
Mill Valley State of the City Presentation
At their meeting on February 15, 2022, the Mill Valley Rotary Club received a presentation from Mayor John McCauley, City Manager Alan Piombo, and Police Chief Rick Navarro on areas of interest to Mill Valley community members. Topics included wildfire preparedness, evacuation planning, affordable housing, facilities and infrastructure, COVID-19 impacts, City finances, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) and community engagement. Thank you Mill Valley Rotary for hosting us!
News from SMFD/MVFD
Southern Marin Fire District/Mill Valley Fire Department

LRAD Testing on Saturday, March 5th - Let Us Know If You Hear It - We test our Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) emergency alert systems typically on the first Saturday of each month at 12 noon. We'd like to know - "Did you hear it ?"

Paved Road Fuel Reduction Program for March 2022 - We are coming to a neighborhood near you to clear vegetation. Is your street on the list?

Get Ahead of Fire Season - Create Your Defensible Space Today - The grass is green and the dirt is still wet. As hard as it is to believe, Fire Season is coming up quick. It’s that time again to start clearing your Defensible Space around your home. Click here to see tips on how to get ahead and take on vegetation while it is still manageable.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion News
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 their top priority, and staff provides updates to the City Council and community on activities in Mill Valley and around Marin County on a regular basis. Read the latest DEI Update for February 2022 here | Visit our DEI homepage |Resource Page | List of Tangible Actions.
Recreation News
Spring Break & Summer Camps - Plan your kids' Spring and Summer breaks with Mill Valley Recreation! We have all sorts of camps for ages preschool to teens to keep your kids active & engaged during school breaks. Register for camps today!

Special Events Coming Up! - Exciting special events are coming at the Mill Valley Community Center. Enjoy events like our Spring Eggstravaganza, Earth 2050, Community Campout and more! Registration for these events is open NOW!

Looking for a Job? - Mill Valley Recreation has a variety of positions available including Summer Camp Staff, Fitness & Swim Instructors, Kidzwatch Staff, Teen Zone Aides, Facility Attendants and more. Check out our available positions and apply today!
Arts News
Introducing Rotating Art in the Depot Plaza - The Mill Valley Arts Commission's new pilot program hosts a rotating exhibition of artworks displayed on the exterior wall of the Depot building. The debut exhibit features artist Valentin Popov. Come see the artwork & meet the artist, from
5:30-6:30pm, during the March First Tuesday ArtWalk!

First Tuesday ArtWalk March 1st- The Mill Valley Arts Commission invites you to join us and take a stroll through town on Mar. 1st, from 5:30-7:30pm, to view an exciting range of art by Bay Area artists. Check out a preview of some of this month's exhibits!

Call for Musical Artists - The Mill Valley Arts Commission is calling all local musical artists to apply to be part of the 2022 Concerts in the Plaza series to be held Sat. & Sun., Sept. 10th & 11th. Application deadline: Mar. 15th at 12noon. Get more info and apply today!
Library News
The Mill Valley Historical Society Presents
Unmitigated Gal: An Evening With Mountain Biker Pioneers Jacquie Phelan & Friends
Wednesday, March 2nd | 7:00pm - Virtual event on Zoom. Registrants will be sent a Zoom link upon registration. Click here to register.

In honor of Women's History Month, we celebrate Jacquie Phelan, the feminist fat tire legend who kicked down the door to what was a mostly male-dominated club in the early 1980s. Mountain bike pioneers Charlie Kelly, Charlie Cunningham, Gary Fisher, and Otis Guy will join Jacquie as they share memories and stories from the early days of the Bay Area mountain biking scene, including Phelan's many accomplishments.

Mill Valley Library Friendship and Connection Club
Thursday, February 24th | 7:00pm - Virtual event on Zoom. Registrants will receive Zoom link upon registration. Click here to register.

Join us for a night of introduction, conversation, and laughter with the Mill Valley Public Library's Friendship and Connection Club. The Friendship and Connection Club meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 7-8:00pm on Zoom.

Sing & Stomp – Weekly Music for Toddlers
Tuesdays | 10:15-10:45am at the Outdoor Amphitheater
 Come sing and stomp, shake and shout at this high-energy music and movement show, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Every week Musician Emily Bonn will bring her guitar to lead children and families in a musical romp in our beautiful outdoor amphitheater. Weather permitting. No sign-up necessary.
MVPD Visits Cub Scout Pack 34
Officer Schmidt and School Resource Officer/Detective Lovos had the opportunity to attend our local Cub Scout Pack 34's Pack meeting. The young scouts got the chance to ask a wide range of questions, which covered many different topics. The MVPD would like to thank Pack 34 for giving us the opportunity to meet some of the young minds who are the future of this community. 
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