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Chairs and Corner Shelf Available!

Posted on February 15, 2019

Contact Lidia or Daniel for pick up!

Your Ideas, Designs or Artwork are wanted! Deadline EXTENDED to March 1st

Posted on February 11, 2019

Your employee recognition committee wants your unique artwork + designs to enliven employee “Thank You” cards. This is your chance to show off your creative abilities (all skill-levels welcome as are typography designs)! Get more info & submit your artwork here.

DSOG Update: February 8, 2019

Posted on February 11, 2019

Council Chambers Audio/Video Our last City Council meeting faced several challenges related to technology and audio. Due to an overwhelming request for translation devices we exceeded our capacity for providing this service. Additionally, feedback from a microphone caused disruptions that at one point halted the meeting. We are working on solutions for both issues. Our...

February Health Topic: Heart Health

Posted on February 1, 2019

Welcome to our health topic for February — heart health. This month, we focus on simple things you can do to protect your heart and reduce the risk of heart disease. The February challenge is “Write It”.  This month we invite you to journal for 15 days.  It doesn’t matter if you use a computer or...

DSOG Update: January 25, 2019

Posted on January 25, 2019

Strategic Planning Sessions What’s our purpose? Why do we exist? Our management team is getting super existential and has begun work on strategic planning for the future of our Department. We’ve started by focusing on building vision and values that will serve as a foundation of our goals in the years ahead. Our vision is...

All-Hands Recap

Posted on January 25, 2019

On January 24, the Department of Digital Service and Open Government held their monthly all-hands meeting. Highlights Mail services are soon moving from inside Room 207 to the end of the hallway in lockable cabinets. This will create more work space and reduce distractions. In February, we will start outsourcing all major printing jobs to...
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Meeting with Purpose

Posted on January 15, 2019

Have you ever been in a meeting that could have been an email? Have you ever felt like a meeting was a waste of time? We are working to help change the culture of wasteful meetings and encouraging staff to respect staff time by using it wisely. We call our campaign "Meeting with Purpose," and our...

DSOG Update: Friday, January, 11, 2019

Posted on January 11, 2019

Community Engagement Team As our department grows into its new role we are planning the expansion of coordinated Citywide communication efforts with the creation of the Community Engagement Team, led by our Civic Design Manager Sean Mooney. This team will be a group of interdepartmental representatives charged with the strategic planning, coordination, and dissemination of...

January Health Topic: Fitness

Posted on January 3, 2019

Happy new year, and welcome to the first monthly health topic for 2019 — fitness. To start the year on a healthy note, this month’s tips feature simple ways you can stay active and make exercise part of your routine. The January challenge is “Last Mile”.  This month we invite you to walk or roll part...

DSOG Update: Friday, December 21, 2018

Posted on December 21, 2018

Department Reorganization Hello, World! The Department of Digital Service and Open Government, approved by the City Council on December 17, is a reorganization of the Information Technology Division that will expand services to include citywide open data initiatives, performance measurement, service design, and community engagement, in addition to traditional technology operations, help desk support, and...

NOW ACCEPTING: Nominations for the 2018 Employee of the 4th Quarter

Posted on December 19, 2018

  Additional Resources: 2018 Nomination Form
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CP Connect Live Chat Support Coming in 2019

Posted on December 13, 2018

Please note on January 2, 2019, CP Connect will implement a change to the way we respond to client support tickets and live chat requests. In an effort to develop support practices that are more reliable and flexible, we are improving our ticketing system, so we can improve communication with you and offer a more...

Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of President George H.W. Bush

Posted on December 3, 2018

Please be advised that Mayor Gary O. Phillips and the President have ordered that theflag of the United States shall be lowered and flown at half-staff for thirty days and that December 5, 2018, shall serve as a National Day of Mourning in honor of President George H.W. Bush. Please see that the flags are lowered with...

Employee Appreciation: 20% off at Sports Basement Novato

Posted on November 27, 2018

  Don't forget to print the flyer! City of San Rafael Holiday Shopping Coupon

What’s Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Posted on November 19, 2018

Even though November is Diabetes Awareness Month we want to help you find out more information in getting help to prevent this chronic disease. Diabetes is a chronic disease epidemic that affects millions around the globe. We encourage you to understand the risks and embrace the opportunity to take action now.   Did you know...

Flags to Half-Staff in honor of the victims of the shooting massacre in Thousand Oaks, CA

Posted on November 8, 2018

Mayor Gary Phillips and the President have ordered that the flag of the United States be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the shooting massacre in Thousand Oaks, CA. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the survivors and loved ones involved in this horrific tragedy. Please lower the flag with honor...

November Health Topic: Diabetes Prevention

Posted on November 1, 2018

Welcome to our health topic for November — diabetes prevention. This month is all about balanced living and healthy lifestyle changes we can make to avoid, control, or even reverse type 2 diabetes.  The monthly health topic campaign is designed to help keep you healthy and motivated all year long The November challenge is Brown Bag! ...
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2018 Wellness Fair Raffle Winners

Posted on October 25, 2018

The following lucky folks have won raffle prizes from our 2018 Wellness Fair!! UNITED CONCORDIA BLANKET ETHAN GUY- COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BINOCULARS ALI GIUDICE- COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CUSTOM FIRE BASKET ARTURO TINOCO- PUBLIC WORKS NATIONWIDE BACKPACK SARA SMITH – FINANCE FARMERS MARKET GOODIE BAG DIANA GIORGI- FIRE $75 GIFT CERTIFICATE (FARM FRESH TO YOU) TRISH CERUTTI- CHILD...

City of San Rafael- BLOOD DRIVE (October 26, 2018)

Posted on October 8, 2018

We will be taking sign-ups for the  Blood Dive scheduled October 26th from 10:00am-2:00pm, on October 24th @ the Employee Wellness Fair. Donors may also sign up by visiting www.vitalant.org and selecting “donate”. The sponsor code is SR. (You can also search by zip code or city.)

October Health Topic: Women’s Health

Posted on October 1, 2018

Welcome to our health topic for October — women’s health. This month’s focus is on helping your female employees find simple ways to live a little healthier — and we hope your male employees will share them with the women in their lives, too. The October challenge is Night Out!  – This challenge encourages you...
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