September Is Preparedness Month - Learn How To Be Prepared For Disasters - National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The 2022 theme is “The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family.” Learn more about how you can participate and prepare today.
Paved Road Fuel Reduction Event Dates for September 2022 - The Vegetation Management Program is coming to a neighborhood near you to reduce flammable vegetation and improve access for emergency vehicles. Is your street on the list?
Our five-part Emergency Preparedness Series is a collaboration with the Mill Valley Neighborhood Response Group, the Southern Marin Fire Protection District, the Mill Valley Police Department and ReadyMarin.
Mandatory Vegetation Safety Work: PG&E to Remove and Trim Trees in Old Mill Park, Cascade Park
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 authority to conduct vegetation safety work as deemed necessary, and it does not require City approval. Read more about the upcoming work here.
The Mill Valley Police Department would like to invite all Tam High and Mill Valley Middle School students to apply to be member of the Mill Valley Youth Advisory Committee - YAC. The goal of YAC is to civically engage students with our community, and for the students to have the opportunity to collaborate with community leaders to address teens concerns. If you're interested (or know of someone that might be), please apply online here.
Help clean up the coast September 17 - Join Coastal Cleanup on Saturday September 17th. Love our Marin coastline? Help keep it beautiful and garbage free. Join neighbors and friends for the great California Coastal Cleanup September 17, 2022. Pitch in a few hours and have fun while you are at it!
Mill Valley Adopts Climate Emergency Resolution, Climate Action Plan Update Coming This Fall - At their meeting on Tuesday, September 6, the Mill Valley City Council adopted a Climate Emergency Resolution. Cities and organizations around the world have signed petitions and adopted resolutions supporting a declaration of climate emergency, including most cities and towns in Marin County. Adoption of the resolution endorses the declaration and reinforce the City’s commitment to reduce Green House Gas emissions and to educate the community about the climate emergency.
East Blithedale Project Update
Work is ongoing to rehabilitate the roadway and give the community a better driving surface. Work is nearing completion to repair the aging sewer system to provide better sewage flows for residences and businesses. Check out the latest update.
Project updates are available to community members every other week. Sign up today!
Support Local Businesses Amidst the East Blithedale Project!
The Queer Book Club is for LGBTQ+ folks and their allies to read and discuss fiction and non-fiction alike written by and for the LGBTQ+ community. Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 7-8 pm on Zoom.
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. Check out our latest DEI Update | Visit our DEI homepage |Resource Page | List of Tangible Actions.
Get Your Teens Into the Teen Zone! - The Teen Zone is an after school program for middle school students (grades 6 - 8) at the Mill Valley Community Center. Membership includes drop-in access to the Teen Zone location as well as discounts on special events, such as the Teen Zone Halloween Party & Movie Night. Get a membership for your kids today!
Call For Artwork - The Mill Valley Arts Commission is now seeking artwork for First Tuesday ArtWalk Exhibitions in 2023 as well as a NEW exhibition space that will promote and highlight artists or artwork that represents Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.