News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2022

After Over 15 Years of Service, Mayor John McCauley Retires from Council, Mayor Jim Wickham Elected

June 22, 2022

Mayoral Transition and Swearing In

At their June 21, 2022 meeting, the Mill Valley City Council conducted their annual mayoral transition and unanimously elected Jim Wickham as Mayor and Urban Carmel as Vice Mayor. 

Newly-elected Mayor...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Be Prepared When Visiting Mill Valley

Good Neighbor Guide

As the weather gets better and visitors stay for an extended period of time in our community we encourage them to be courteous of your short-term neighbors. This includes reducing noise, keeping debris contained, respecting the local rules, and following ...

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www.SMFD.org Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: June 21, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - June 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

June 21, 2022

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 th...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: June 16, 2022

East Blithedale Construction Update - June 16, 2022

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Work is underway to rehabilitate the roadway, giving the community a better driving surface, as well as repairing the aging sewer system to provide better sewage flows for residences and businesses. Signage and striping nighttime work will take place from...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Evacuation Drill Events – June 25, 2022

Evacuation Drill Instructions

Two Locations:June 25, 10:00 am – Hawk Hill Central @ Almonte/Mount Tamalpais School, Mill ValleyJune 25, 10:00 am – Spencer/Cloudview @ Cloudview Park, SausalitoThis is a great opportunity to learn directly from our Fire District abou...

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www.SMFD.org Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Mill Valley Police Department Bicycle Registration

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The Mill Valley Police Department offers a bicycle registration program to help deter theft and to help law enforcement reunite bicycles with their owners. The best way to track a stolen bike or to identify the owner of a found bike, is through the bicycl...

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Police
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Aiming to Protect Housing, City Considers Soft Story Retrofit Program

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June 8, 2022

In an earthquake, "soft story" apartments and condominiums are most susceptible to shaking damage. Soft Story structures are typically residential buildings with open parking or commercial space on the first floor and housing on high...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Update on City Manager Recruitment

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June 8, 2022

At their meeting on Monday, March 21, 2022, the City Council received an introduction of Heather Renschler, President/CEO of Ralph Andersen & Associates, who is leading the City’s recruitment effort for a new City Manager. After ...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

PG&E Vegetation Safety Work in Mill Valley

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5/31/2022

This week, and 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.

Link to this week's Lane and Road Closu...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Save the Date – Paved Road Fuel Reduction Program For June 2022 (Mill Valley)

With your continued support, we have removed more than 7,100 tons of flammable vegetation from Southern Marin and Mill Valley right of ways and private property. This has not only improved emergency response times, but it has also reduced the number of po...

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www.SMFD.org Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Incident Report: Structure Fire, Mill Valley – June 1, 2022

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A Structure Fire was reported at 10 George Ln, Mill Valley, June 1, 2022 at 7:08 pm.The Southern Marin Fire and Mill Valley Fire responded to reports of a single-family residential structure fire at the address noted above. Initially believed to be a vege...

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www.SMFD.org Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: May 26, 2022

How would you spend $2.5 mil to advance equity in your community?

"How would you spend $2.5 million to advance equity in your community?"

The County of Marin is making $2.5 million available, and YOU decide how it will be spent. This new way of making decisions about publicly funded projects is called Participatory Budgeting! 

Join the Participatory Budgeting (PB) Committee! &nb...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Southern Marin, Please Join Us In Congratulating Our Newest Team Member

Leah Curtis

The Southern Marin Neighborhood Response Group (NRG) Program is a grassroots volunteer-driven initiative designed to assist the residents of Southern Marin to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters by encouraging a Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors...

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www.SMFD.org Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Call us First if you See a Sewer Spill

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Time is of the essence when there is a sewer spill. Please watch this video on what do do when you see a sewer spill.

Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin (SASM)(415)305-7854 

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SASM
Posted on: May 13, 2022

California Laws Pertaining to E-Bikes

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Electric bicycles, otherwise known as E-Bikes, have become increasingly popular in recent years and the City of Mill Valley has seen an influx in ridership. The Mill Valley Police Department continues to receive complaints regarding unsafe riding of E-Bik...

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Police
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee Vacancy–Date Extended

Southern Marin Fire has established a Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee. Measure U ensures that the District is financially stable and able to continue offering firefighting, lifesaving response services and enhanced fire prevention efforts within the...

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Additional Info... Fire Department/Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Drone Safety Tips

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The Mill Valley Police Department has recently received questions regarding the operation of drones. The below list is meant to address concerns surrounding the rules and regulations for operating drones within the City of Mill Valley.

Drone Safety Tips:

  1. Re...
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Police
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) Reminder - Buy your Permit for Hassle-Free Parking

Mill Valley Police Star

Visit downtown Mill Valley and enjoy our restaurants and local businesses. Make your shopping and dining experiences easier by purchasing the RSVP Parking Permit. The permits allow free parking up to the maximum allowable time limit, without paying the me...

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Police
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Notice of East Blithedale Closure: Marin Water District Pipeline Replacement Project

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Marin Water District Pipeline Replacement Project:Maggiora & Ghilotti Inc will be working on replacing the water line and services on East Blithedale from Camino Alto to Millwood Street. East Blithedale Avenue will be closed to traffic starting Tuesda...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 24, 2022

City Council Appoints Three New Members, Cancels June Election

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March 24, 2022

At their regular meeting on March 21, and a special meeting on March 24, the City Council voted to appoint three new members to the City Council and cancel the June 2022 election, saving the City an estimated $45,000 in election expenses.

The...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

City Manager Alan E. Piombo Jr. Announces Retirement

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March 7, 2022

After a 31 year career in local government, Mill Valley City Manager Alan Piombo has announced his upcoming retirement in the Fall of 2022.

Piombo joined the City of Mill Valley in 2019 as the Chief of Police and was appointed City Manager in ...

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City Main Home News