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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

San Andreas School Site Update – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 19th, at All Saints Church.


The NUSD San Andreas school site located just south of San Marin Drive off San Andreas Drive has sat vacant for many years. With the projection of continued declining enrollment, preliminary explorations for use of the site (such as housing for teachers, City and Fire employees along with Market Rate housing) are being considered by NUSD. Please attend to learn more and be sure to bring your questions! Doors open at around 6:45pm for Sign in. Note - SMIA Meetings are for San Marin Residents Only! Question about the meeting - please contact Sylvia Barry at Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com or 415-717-0293 You should have received the San Marin View. Please mark your calendar for the 3 important upcoming meetings. Thank You, Sylvia Barry San Marin Improvement Association 415-717-0293

Saturday, September 8, 2018

San Marin Neighborhood Garage Sale 9-1pm, Saturday, 09/15

The Annual San Marin Neighborhood Garage Sale sponsored by San Marin Improvement Association (www.SanMarin.org) is scheduled for 9-1pm, Saturday, 09/15.

Check www.SanMarinGarageSale.com for the Garage Sale List and Instructions.  There usually are many homes that have garage sales the same day but are not listed.

Please email your garage sale (address, cross street, items) to Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com by Friday, 09/14, 1PM, to put you garage sale on the page and in the flyer to be printed and put along San Marin Drive.

For neighbors who are doing garage sale, other than the ADs I will put out, you are welcome to place your own ad and directional signs.  Please take all directional signs down after the sale to keep our neighborhood tidy.

To Recycle, Reuse, Dispose - Click http://tinyurl.com/jucnr6m  for items that are not sold but you would like to recycle, reuse, dispose


Oktoberfest for German Food, Beer, Dance and Fun!  -
10/20 5:30-9:30pm  Fundraiser for Novato Sunrise Rotary (www.NovatoSunriseRotary.org)

Tickets? Contact Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com    call/text 415-717-0293 

Sylvia Barry
sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com
cell/text (415) 717-0293
www.SylviaBarryRE.com

Sunday, January 28, 2018

PLEASE ATTEND - SMIA Meeting - Meet Fire Chief Bill Tyler and Learn about the FireWise Program. Board meeting follows. 6:30pm, Wednesday, January 31, at All Saints


Dear San Marin Neighbors,

With all the fires in California during the last few months, San Marin and it’s residents must be prepared for an event similar to the devastating fires we have witnessed.  Please attend to learn about what we can do as neighbors to protect ourselves and our neighborhood and prevent such devastation in the future.

NOVATO NEIGHBORHOODS CAN HELP SAVE LIVES AND PROPERTY FROM WILDFIRE BY BECOMING FIREWISE!

The Firewise USA™ program has empowered neighbors to work together in reducing their wildfire risk. Using a five-step process, communities develop an action plan that guides their residential risk reduction activities, while engaging and encouraging their neighbors to become active participants in building a safer place to live.  https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Wildfire/Firewise-USA

You are invited to the San Marin Improvement Association’s (SMIA www.SanMarin.org) meeting to meet the new Fire Chief Bill Tyler, who will give an overview of the Firewise program at 6:30pm, Wednesday, 01/31 at the All Saints Church. Immediately following Chief Tyler, we will have a board meeting, which is open to the SMIA Members.
·         Topic: Marin County Firewise Program
·         Presenter: Bill Tyler, Novato Fire Chief
·         Date/Time: 6:30pm, Wednesday, January 31.    Board meeting follows immediately after
·         Location: All Saints Church, 2 San Marin Drive – Thank you for letting us use the facility!
Please do attend this important meeting and please forward the email to your San Marin neighbors!  They are welcome to `email me to be part of the email list. 

Also, if you belong to HOA within the San Marin neighborhood, please forward this to your HOA board/members.  We should get as many neighbors involved as possible.  

To learn more about San Marin Improvement Association, please click www.SanMarin.org  

Please feel free to email/call/text me with any questions.

Thank you! 
Sylvia Barry, President
San Marin Improvement Association (www.SanMarin.org)  
Cell/Text: 415-717-0293

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Annual San Marin Neighborhood Parade, Saturday, October 28, 11am

The Annual San Marin Improvement Association's (www.SanMarin.org) San Marin Neighborhood Halloween Parade is scheduled Saturday, October 28th, at 11am. 

The parade starts in front of 181 San Andreas Drive (5 houses from San Marin across from the field) 

Categories are (0-2,3-5,6-8,9-12,groups/families, and pets). 

There will be a table set up before 11am for kids, families and pets to register and receive a number for judging. Parade will be led by Novato Fire and will commence on the normal route, down San Andreas, turn right onto San Carlos and finishing at All Saints Church where we will have a Halloween Costume contest. 

Big shout out to Novato Fire, Novato Police and the San Marin High School students for helping with the parade each year. 

Many thanks to San Marin neighbor Clint McArdell for stepping up to organize this event for the past few years, San Marin High students for helping, and All Saints church for allowing us to use their ground for awards ceremony each year! This is how we make our community great for everybody!

Let your neighbors and friends know and see you October 28th! 

We are in need of Volunteers - both Adults and High School Students (will receive volunteer hours). 

Please call Sylvia Barry (415) 717-0293 or email sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com if you can help! 

Sylvia Barry 
San Marin Improvement Association

Saturday, September 9, 2017

San Marin Neighborhood Garage Sale - 9-1pm, Saturday, September 16, 2017

The Annual San Marin Neighborhood Garage Sale sponsored by San Marin Improvement Association (www.SanMarin.org) is scheduled for 9-1pm, Saturday, 09/16.

Check www.SanMarinGarageSale.com for the Garage Sale List and Instructions.  There usually are many homes that have garage sales the same day but are not listed.

Please email your garage sale (address, cross street, items) to Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com by Friday, 09/15, 3PM, to put you garage sale on the page and in the flyer to be printed and put along San Marin Drive.

For neighbors who are doing garage sale, other than the ADs I will put out, you are welcome to place your own ad and directional signs.  Please take all directional signs down after the sale to keep our neighborhood tidy.

To Recycle, Reuse, Dispose - Click http://tinyurl.com/jucnr6m  for items that are not sold but you would like to recycle, reuse, dispose

Oktoberfest for German Food, Beer, Dance and Fun!  - 10/21 5:30-9:30pm  Fundraiser for Novato Sunrise Rotary (www.NovatoSunriseRotary.org)
Tickets? Contact Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com    call/text 415-717-0293 

Thank you!
Sylvia Barry
sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com
cell/text (415) 717-0293
www.SylviaBarryRE.com

Monday, May 8, 2017

SMIA - Presentation by new NPD Chief Adam McGill at 7pm with Board meeting at 6:30pm - Thursday, May 11 - All Saints Church


General Membership Meeting / Board Election – 6:30 pm, May 11th, All Saints Church 

Per SMIA Bylaws, we will hold an annual General meeting to elect Officers and Board of Directors. The meeting will be held at 6:30pm, May 11th, at All Saints for board election and general business.

The SMIA Officers and Board of Directors Nominees are as follows:
  • President – Sylvia Barry 
  • Vice President – Alice Demushkin Dow 
  • Treasurer – Kathryn Chang 
  • Secretary – Anita Waite 
  • Directors – Mike Morris, Susan Stompe, Susan Wernick

Presentation by Novato Police Chief, Adam McGill – 7:00 pm, May 11th, All Saints Church 

Come and meet the new Novato Police Chief, Adam McGill.

Chief McGill will speak about his history in law enforcement, his appointment to the NPD, his assessment of crime and safety in the City of Novato, and his plan for law enforcement for the City.

We hope to see you at both meetings this Thursday!

Thank you!
Sylvia Barry
San Marin Improvement Association
Cell/Text: 415-717-0293
Email: sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

San Marin Easter Egg Hunt, 11am, Saturday, April 15, All Saints Church

Our annual San Marin Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt and Family Picnic is scheduled for Saturday, April 15th at 11am at All Saints Lutheran Church.

Bring your kids, grand kids and family for our traditional Easter Egg hunt and meet the Easter Bunny! There will be three age groups - 0-2, 3-5, 6-9. 

We will also have potato sack race, egg toss and 3-legged race for the kids. Rick Wernick will be the Master of Ceremony with San Marin High Students assisting the Hunt and games.

All Saints church will be cooking up some BBQ for sale benefiting their youth group, while Kona Shave Ice truck along with the Kona Mascot add  to the festivities for the Easter Egg Hunt!  Please plan to stay for some BBQ with your friends! 


Please contact Sylvia Barry if you can help with the event or if you have other fun games in mind. We hope to continue the San Marin Tradition and make this fun for our kids and family! - cell/text 415-717-0293 email sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com