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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 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 ( is scheduled for 9-1pm, Saturday, 09/15.

Check 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 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  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 (

Tickets? Contact    call/text 415-717-0293 

Sylvia Barry
cell/text (415) 717-0293

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.


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.

You are invited to the San Marin Improvement Association’s (SMIA 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  

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

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