City of Burlingame e-Newsletter 

March 12, 2015

Burlingame's New Community Center
The City wants to hear from you on conceptual design

On March 19th, the Parks & Recreation Commission will kick off the first of a series of nine public outreach sessions regarding the goals and design for a new community center. The project management and design teams will lead open discussion and prioritization exercises. Collected feedback and comments from the public will help guide project development.
More information is available on our website.

Please join us and participate in this exciting new community project!

When:    Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:00 PM

Where:   Burlingame Recreation Center, 850 Burlingame AveCommunityCenter


Come Join the Fun!
Spring/Summer Recreation Registration begins March 18th

Register for camps, classes, activities and more! To view the Spring/Summer Activities Guide click here. Bookmark our website to register on Wednesday, March 18th! ComeJoin 

Transportation Authority Seeks Volunteers
Deadline to submit applications is April 3rd

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority is seeking five volunteers for its Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC acts in an advisory capacity to the Transportation Authority's Board of Directors, providing valuable input on the funds collected by Measure A and the projects and programs in the Transportation Expenditure Plan. More information is available at the County's website.  TransportationAuthority

Developing a Greener Community
Burlingame welcomes Sustainability Coordinator

One of the City Council's five primary goals for Burlingame is to promote more environmentally sustainable policies and outcomes.  To help achieve this goal, the City hired Sustainability Coordinator, Sigalle Michael, last December. Ms. Michael will be working on a range of initiatives to make Burlingame a more sustainable community including a climate action plan, establishing Burlingame as a green and clean business mecca and enhancing the City's recycling efforts.  Please contact her at with any questions, suggestions, and inspirations you may have around sustainability for the City.  DevelopingGreener
Burlingame Advocates for Renter Protections
Meeting today


Burlingame Advocates for Renter Protections will meet today, March 12th at 7:00 p.m., at the Burlingame United Methodist Church to discuss rent stabilization in Burlingame. For information, contact Cynthia Cornell at (650) 430-2073 or email her at


Free Tour of GreenCitizen
Saturday, March 14th

In the first of six programs presented by the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame, James, Kao, founder and CEO of GreenCitizen, a sustainable electronics recycling company, will give free 45-minute tours of the its Burlingame Headquarters on March 14 from 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The other five programs will be held at the Lane Community Room. Click  here for a complete list of programs and dates. FreeTour
Emergency Preparedness
Will your home survive the next earthquake?

Come hear experts explain how you can determine if your home needs seismic retrofitting, the costs of retrofitting and what steps to take if a retrofit is needed. The program is presented by the Burlingame Neighborhood Network and is co-sponsored by the City of Burlingame and the Central County Fire Department. Click here for more information about this event and the Burlingame Neighborhood Network.

When: Tuesday, March 24th , 7:00 PM  8:30 PM

Where: Lane Community Room, Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Rd
RSVP: Seating is limited. Email by March 20th  Emergency


Four Spring Book Sales
Organized by the Burlingame Library Foundation

Mark your calendars! All proceeds from the books sales will support our Library Programs. Link to flyer.

When:     April 16th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

               April 17th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

               April 18th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

               April 19th    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where:  Lane Community Room, Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road

Cost:     Admission for April 16th event is $5; FREE admission all other days BookSale


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