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    Friday, December 13, 2019
       At their Monday 7 p.m. meeting, the City Council will hold a public hearing and consider a rate adjustment proposal for 2020 for Marin Sanitary Service (MSS). MSS provides refuse, recycling, and composting for ratepayers in San Rafael. The proposed rate adjustment would increase rates by 4.85% over 2019 levels for all ratepayers. This increase includes adjustments based on an agreed-upon rate ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic , Community
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    Stanford has launched a global competition called the Stanford Global Energy Heroes Prize to highlight the youth around the world who are making positive impact by creating sustainable energy solutions for their communities.  The competition involves teams submitting 3-minute videos describing their work and impact by January 31, 2020. The three winning teams will receive a $20K cash prize. ...read more
    Categories: Economic , Press Release
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    On Tuesday, December 17th, from 12:30 to 1:30pm, at the San Rafael Community Center (618 B Street, San Rafael, CA 94901), the City of San Rafael will be hosting a first of its kind “roommate networking lunch.” With such expensive rents in our community, one creative strategy for increasing housing placements is to help people find potential roommates.   In partnership with a group of AmeriCorps ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    The San Rafael Chamber participated in a Housing Summit on June 27th at the Marin County Office of Education with over 30 other housing advocates in an effort to build a coalition and propel joint efforts for housing. Each organization alone is focused, and strong but together we could truly make a difference. The Housing Crisis Action Group (HCAG) and the Marin Environmental Housing ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic