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Flood prevention
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As presented at the May and June Advisory Board meetings, the Phoenix Lake IRWM project is infeasible as proposed with the grant schedule and funding constraints.

Flood protection
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State grant funds, originally targeted for projects within the Town of San Anselmo, will now likely be transferred to the Flood Control District pending environmental review approval.

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Homeowners in unincorporated areas of Marin County soon will save an additional five percent annually – an average of $106 – on their National Flood Insurance Program policies due to the flood mitigation and awareness measures by the Marin County Department of Public Works over the past 18 months. 

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Flood prevention
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Our crews have been working hard all summer to prepare for upcoming winter storms.

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We all need to be prepared:

What You Can Do

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Rain statistics
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Our rain gauges have been reset to zero for the upcoming rainy season. Below is rain accumulated (in inches) from 10/01/16 to 9/30/17:

51.46 Mill Valley, upper 
47.60 Mill Valley, lower 
82.90 Kentfield 
46.73 Novato 
36.29 Dillon Beach* 
45.55 Pt Reyes Station 

Restoration | Sea level rise | Flood prevention
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The Marin County Board of Supervisors recommended placing a flood control parcel tax for the greater Novato area on the November 7, 2017 ballot. It appeared on the ballot as Measure E.

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Climate change | Environmental impacts | Water quality
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Marin County is participating in Urban Greening Bay Area, a collaborative effort to re-envision Bay Area urban landscapes with widespread green infrastructure to address climate change impacts, infiltrate or capture stormwater and pollutants near their sources, promoting improved water quality in San Francisco Bay.

Urban Greening Bay Area
Climate change
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Marin County Parks is using a $550,000 state grant to restore 180 acres of diked wetlands at McInnis Park. The project includes a new trail that will connect to trails on LGVSD land and would be part of the Bay Trail. 

Mc Minnis marsh
Flood protection
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SF Bay Joint Venture August 2016: Novato Watershed Program

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Marin IJ July 2016: Novato Creeks Eyed for Dredging

A $1.4 million effort to dredge three Novato creeks aims to ease flooding and help the environment.