News Flash

Posted on: February 2, 2023

Mill Valley and Tiburon Join Forces to Hire a Climate Action Sustainability Coordinator

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2/2/2023

The City of Mill Valley and the Town of Tiburon are pleased to announce a shared services agreement for a new position - the Climate Action Sustainability Coordinator - to lead efforts to organize, manage, and implement GreenHouse Gas emission red...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Black History Month

Black History Month

Mill Valley City Council:

At their February 6, 2023 meeting, the Mill Valley City Council will declare the month of February 2023 as Black History Month. From the proclamation:

"Mill Valley City Council calls upon all the people of Mill Valley to honor...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Statement from Mill Valley Police Chief Rick Navarro Regarding the Murder of Tyre Nichols

Police Star

January 27, 2023

The video released by the Memphis Police Department of the beating death of Tyre Nichols mortifies the soul. I am appalled and saddened by what I saw in the video, and members of the Mill Valley Police Department have expressed similar sen...

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Police
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Mill Valley Golf Course Announces Appointment of Doug Acton as Teaching Pro

Doug Acton Appointed as Teaching Pro at the Mill Valley Golf Course

The Mill Valley Arts and Recreation Department and Touchstone Golf, the operator of the Mill Valley Golf Course, are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Acton as teaching professio...

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Recreation
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Rotary Club and Eagle Scouts Construct Outdoor Dining Patio for MVPD

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The Mill Valley Police Department would like to extend our gratitude to the Rotary Club, the City of Mill Valley Public Works Department, and to the Eagle Scouts of Troop 1 for the creation of our new patio dining area for all Mill Valley Police staff. Fu...

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Police
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Mill Valley Police Department Bicycle Registration

Police Star

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: December 27, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - January 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

January 20, 2023

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...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 12, 2023

City of Mill Valley Partners with Local Community Group to Address “Bias by Proxy”

Consider behavior/assumptions/reactions before calling Police. Race is never a good reason to call.

A person's race or appearance is NEVER a proper basis for calling the police. 

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Did you know that Mill Valley community members call the police about Black people at nearly 20 times the rate they do about White people? In most of ...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: December 29, 2022

RSVP Stickers Available to Purchase

Police Star

2023 RSVP stickers are available to purchase. The RSVP allows residents free parking, up to the maximum allowable time limit, at any of the City’s parking meters, seven days a week, from 9 am to 6 pm. 

Prices will be $66.00 each for Mill...

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Police
Posted on: December 27, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - December 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

December 27, 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 a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Mill Valley Police Department is Hiring!

Hiring Quarter Page Ad 2022

The Mill Valley Police Department is hiring! We are accepting lateral officers, academy graduates, and current academy attendees. Not only that but we are currently looking for a Police officer trainee in which their academy tuition and fees & uniform...

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Police
Posted on: December 15, 2022

Mill Valley Recreation is Hiring!

Employment

The Mill Valley Recreation Department has an excellent reputation for providing high-quality arts and recreational facilities, programs, amenities, and special events. We desire a "team player" with excellent communication skills, some...

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Job Openings Recreation
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Resident Shopper Vehicle Permits (RSVP) are Available to Purchase Starting on 12/14

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2023 RSVP will be available for sale beginning December 14, 2022. The RSVP allows residents free parking, up to the maximum allowable time limit, at any of the City’s parking meters, seven days a week, from 9 am to 6 pm. 

Prices will be ...

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Police
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Richardson Terrace Update – 575 East Blithedale Avenue

December 8, 2022

November 17, 2022, Planning Commission Meeting

On November 17, 2022, the Planning Commission held a Public Hearing to consider a Design Review application for a Mixed-Use Project proposed at 575 East Blithedale, referred to as “Richardson T...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Update on 1 Hamilton Drive Affordable Housing

Update on 1 Hamilton Drive Affordable Housing: Council and Planning Commission Identify Building Concept to Further Evaluate 

At the November 30, 2022 joint City Council and Planning Commission meeting, Council received an update on a proposal to ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Stick to a "Go Safely" Game Plan: Celebrate the Holiday Season Responsibly

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Police
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Thank You Jill Young!

The City of Mill Valley would like to recognize Jill Young for her good works as she retires from her early morning rounds at Lytton Square. 

Jill Young is a long-time resident and volunteer in Mill Valley. For 32 years, she was a core member of B...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Special Municipal Election for City Council: Nomination Period Open

Text reads "Nomination Period Open for City Council Member" and seven raised hands

Want to serve on the Mill Valley City Council? You’re in luck! One City Council seat will be up for election for a one-year short term at the March 7, 2023, Special Municipal Election! The nomination period closes on Friday, December 9, 2022 at ...

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Elections & Voter Information
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residential Shopper Vehicle Permit Increase 2023

RSVP Sticker Photo

Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) prices will increase beginning January 1, 2023. The RSVP allows residents free parking, up to the maximum allowable time limit, at any of the City's parking meters, seven days a week, from 9 am to 6 pm. Prices will i...

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Police
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Don't Let Package Thieves Ruin Your Holidays

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The holiday shopping season is upon us. All of those great deals obtained from Black Friday and Cyber Monday will arrive at our doorsteps, meaning increased opportunities for package theft. Here are some ways to avoid becoming the victim of a package thie...

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Police
Posted on: November 22, 2022

DEI Initiatives Update - November 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Colorful Hands Together

November 22, 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 a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Mill Valley Police Update on DEI Initiatives

A Message from Police Chief Rick Navarro:

"The Mill Valley Police Department (MVPD) stands firmly on the six pillars of 21st Century Policing. We have leaned forward and not only listened to our community but have taken action. We will continue to wor...

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Office of Traffic Safety Grant 2022/23

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Mill Valley Police Department Awarded $28,000 Grant to deter Unsafe Behaviors, Increase Safety on Roads

Mill Valley, Calif. – The Mill Valley Police Department will increase patrols throughout the community and provide other traffic safety progra...

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Police
Posted on: November 10, 2022

City Manager Cusimano Responds to Juvenile Party, Mill Valley Police Response and Next Steps

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November 10, 2022

At the November 7, 2022 City Council meeting, City Manager Todd Cusimano addressed the City Council and the community regarding the incident on November 5 involving an out of control party with approximately 100 to 200 juveniles. Police r...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Housing Update: 1 Hamilton Drive and Housing Element Update

Joint City Council/Planning Commission Meeting Scheduled for November 30, 2022 to Discuss Housing at 1 Hamilton and the Housing Element 

City Council and Planning Commission will meet jointly on November 30, 2022 at 6:30pm at the Community Center ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Richardson Terrace Update – 575 East Blithedale Avenue

October 12, 2022

Proposed Project:

In 2020, the City of Mill Valley Planning Division received a Design Review application for a mixed-use housing development project at 575 East Blithedale Avenue, which is referred to as “Richardson Terrace.&...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Downtown Project Design Creates Expanded Plaza Space - Survey Results

Update - October 27, 2022

The Survey Results are available for review - Join us at the November 2, 2022 Parks and Recreation Commission meeting to hear a presentation and discussion. Meeting Agenda and related documents can be found here.


September 21, 2022...

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City Main Home News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

City Hosts 1 Hamilton Open House

On October 13, 2022, the City of Mill Valley and EAH Housing hosted a community Open House to discuss building approximately 40-50 affordable rental apartments on the northern portion of the city-owned parcel at 1 Hamilton Drive. The main topics at the Op...

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Planning & Building