Flood Control Zone 4 Advisory Board Meeting
Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Findlay Hall, 240 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon, CA.
For questions about the meeting, please contact Scott McMorrow at 415-473-2918, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The meeting agenda and staff report will be posted in the library when they become available.
Draft Upper Gallinas Restoration Memo
Upper Gallinas Creek was channelized in the 1950s. A natural creek could provide wildlife habitat and enhanced walking and bicycling opportunities. Obstacles include cost, ability to convey storm flows, and land ownership. Read the draft report.
Home Elevation Grant
FEMA has a grant program to asist homeowners with raising their homes above the flood elevation. View grant requirements.
Novato Creek Dredging July 25 - October 31
8/1-8/5 Construct coffer dams and relocate fish (including threatened steelhead)
8/4 Begin dredging
Sept. Construct new levee near Slade Park
Summer Pump Maintenance
Several Flood Control pumps are being cleaned this summer to maintain optimal performance during winter storms. This photo shows a pump intake, which will be sand-blasted and coated before re-installation.
Southern Marin Watershed Guide
The Southern Marin Watershed Guide is available for download.
Novato Watershed Program Releases Alternatives Analysis
Tidal Flooding in Marin
Caltrans and County of Marin have prepared an Informational sheet on the flooding at Manzanita, Highway 101 at Highway 1. View it here.
Gallinas Watershed Program: Sea Level Rise Assessment
The Lower Gallinas Creek Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment provides a look at what may be in store for communities on the Bay's edge. Read the Vulnerability Assessment.
Weather and Tides
See NOAA's Tides & Currents website for the latest tide information. Upcoming dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 ft. include:
July 28-31; August 2-3; August 17-19; October 16-19; November 12-16; December 10-16.