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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

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

Monday, March 13, 2017

City of Novato Budget Planning Workshop - 7pm, Thursday, 03/30, All Saints

Interested in learning abut City budget and provide input to budget planning priorities for the City of Novato?

You are invited to attend a budget planning workshop by City of Novato's Finance Manager, Brian Cochran, to learn about the City budget, visit with City departments, ask questions and share your thoughts.

• Topic: City of Novato’s Budget Planning Workshop
• Presenter: Brian Cochran, Finance Manager, City of Novato
• Date/Time: 7pm-9pm, Thursday, March 30
• Location: All Saints Church, 2 San Marin Drive – Thank you for letting us use the facility!

This is your chance to be involved. We hope you can attend the important meeting. Please invite our San Marin neighbors!

If you can't attend the workshop, please participate in an online discussion to share your budget priorities on Open Novato at Topics will be posted on Thursday, March 23. 

For more information on the City's budget:
For flyer and additional workshop at Hamilton and Downtown Novato

Please let me know if you are coming so I can get a headcount if possible. 

Thank you! 
Sylvia Barry 
San Marin Improvement Association (
Cell/Text: 415-717-0293