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September Health Topic: Flu Prevention

Posted on September 11, 2018

Welcome to our health topic for September — flu prevention. This month’s tips are designed to help protect your workforce during flu season. With healthy habits (Handwashing Flyer) and a flu shot, everyone can do their part to avoid getting the flu — and spreading it to coworkers. The September challenge is being a Lunch...

Open Enrollment is NOW! (Sept 10th-Oct 5th)

Posted on September 10, 2018

Make sure to review the Important Health Plan Changes for 2019.   These changes may impact your decision during Open Enrollment.   To compare available health plans for 2019 based on your eligibility ZIP code, log in to your my|CalPERS account and use the Find a Medical Plan Tool, or visit mobile.my.calpers.ca.gov from your smartphone or tablet. CalPERS offers key resources to help...

Open Enrollment and 2019 CalPERS Health Benefit Changes to Plans and/or Regions

Posted on September 6, 2018

2018 Open Enrollment for Members Open Enrollment starts September 10 and ends October 5.  Changes made during Open Enrollment take effect January 1, 2019.  More Open Enrollment information is available on the CalPERS website. 2019 Benefit Changes to Plans and/or Regions Changes to health plans may impact your decision during Open Enrollment. Listed below are the...
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Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Senator John McCain

Posted on August 26, 2018

San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips has authorized the flag of the United States to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the passing of Senator John McCain. The U.S. flag will remain at half-staff until the date of Senator McCain's internment.

Please Raise and Lower the Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett August 15, 2018

Posted on August 15, 2018

Please be advised that San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips and Governor Brown have authorized that the flag of the United States be lowered and flown at half-staff at San Rafael facilities in honor and remembrance of Fire Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett, of Draper, Utah, who passed away on August 13, 2018, while working on the Mendocino Complex Wildfires.  We extend our heartfelt...
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Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Andrew Brake and Kirk Griess

Posted on August 11, 2018

The flag of the United States will be lowered and flown at half-staff at all City facilities in honor and remembrance of Cal Fire Heavy Equipment Mechanic Andrew Blake until further notice. Andrew was tragically killed while assisting with the Carr Fire on August 9, 2018.  We extend our heartfelt and sincere condolences to the Brake Family and Cal Fire.  Please...

August Health Topic: Weight Management

Posted on August 1, 2018

Welcome to our health topic for August — Weight Management .  Find your feel-good weight.  This month we’re sharing simple tips that can help you shed extra pounds, or just keep the number on the scale from creeping up over time.  You do not need to be a Kaiser member to access most of the tips...

Flags at Half-Staff until Sunset on August 4th

Posted on July 31, 2018

UPDATE: Please accept the attached information regarding Memorial Services for National Park Service Fire Captain Brian Hughes - August 4, 2018. In addition, please return the flags to full staff and all Fire Personnel please un-shroud your badges at sunset, Saturday, August 4, 2018. ORIGINAL POST: Please be advised that San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips...

Apply for the 2018 Learning Lab

Posted on July 16, 2018

The Together San Rafael Learning Lab is a “learn-by-doing” program where cross-departmental teams learn and practice techniques for collaborative problem solving. As a participant, you will be on a team assigned to work on a specific challenge. The program starts mid-August and ends in November. More information about the program is available in the FAQ and schedule. Thank you to everyone who...

Flags to Half-Staff until further notice

Posted on July 15, 2018

Please be advised that San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips and Governor Brown have authorized that the flag of the United States be lowered and flown at half-staff at San Rafael facilities until further notice, in honor and remembrance of Cal Fire Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney who was tragically killed while fighting the Ferguson...

Flags at half-staff until sunset (July 3)

Posted on July 3, 2018

While the flags remain at half-staff through  today in honor of Fire Capt. David Rosa, the Mayor and President have authorized that the flags continue to be flown at half-staff today, July 3, 2018, as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, that...

How do I navigate this site?

Posted on June 11, 2018

That's a GREAT question. Here are a few ways: Search bar. Use the search bar above and enter in terms that describe what you're looking for. Guides. Click through the Guides buttons below for help on a particular topic. Questions & Answers box. We've got A TON (well, maybe not literally) of common questions--and answers--to help you out....

Team #2 Update

Posted on May 16, 2018

The latest update from the team working on the illegal dumping topic: The city approved moving forward with our proposed plan to address the problem of public dumping through education, prevention and reporting. Seneca Systems revamped Romulus, our web based reporting and tracking software, to better capture and route illegal dumping complaints.  ***REPORTING*** PD will...
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Connect to Collaborate Update

Posted on May 11, 2018

The Connect to Collaborate Learning Lab team kicked off with an inaugural meeting on May 1. Fifteen people attended and participated in four different activities, while also enjoying lunch. The first exercise was a “getting-to-know-you” process called “Step-In”, followed by a discussion. The attendees then moved to a shared "Yes, and.." demo called “Vacations”, which...
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Silo Busters Update

Posted on May 11, 2018

The Silo Busters team from the Learning Lab tackled the struggles of permitting throughout City offices and is working on implementing some of the short term and long term suggestions that came from the learning lab process.    Since Demo Day, the implementation team has focused on identifying the top activities / permit types departments get questions about and is then trying to...
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Public Service Recognition Week

Posted on May 11, 2018

Before the week ends we would like to thank all of you for your hard work and dedication. City employees help promote the safety of our community through our Police and Fire staff; provide emergency response, maintain our roads, parks and other community assets; keep our downtown clean; provide childcare, recreation and community enrichment; educate...

New Technology Support Services Help Desk

Posted on April 12, 2018

IT is pleased to announce we are migrating to a new and improved help desk ticketing software, called Zendesk, on April 12.  The new software has many features (ticketing, knowledgebase, and performance tracking) that will help IT meet its goals of improving efficiency and communication. What's New Zendesk ticketing software (login info below) Easily create tickets...

New Technology Support Help Desk

Posted on April 12, 2018

IT is pleased to announce we are migrating to a new and improved help desk ticketing software, called Zendesk, on April 12.  The new software has many features (ticketing, knowledgebase, and performance tracking) that will help IT meet its goals of improving efficiency and communication. What's New Zendesk ticketing software (login info below) Easily create tickets...

Microsoft OneDrive

Posted on April 11, 2018

Microsoft OneDrive for Business is a service for hosting files in the "cloud". It offers users a simple way to store, sync, and share all kinds of files with other people and devices (via the Internet) It works very similar to Dropbox and is included with the City's subscription to Microsoft Office 365. OneDrive is...

Save Printing Paper!

Posted on November 15, 2017

Do YOU have a question for the Green Team? Ask us, and we may use it in an upcoming eco-tip! By Thomas Wong, Public Works Department We’ve all heard the message before! Save paper, print less, and recycle. Here are some facts to put paper use and its impact into perspective. The average person in...
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