April 8, 2020

Last night, my colleagues on the Town Council chose me to serve as the Mayor of Corte Madera for the next year. The opportunity to serve as mayor of my hometown is by far the greatest honor of my life, and I thank the Council for their trust and support, as well as the...

March 12, 2020

Yesterday morning, I participated in a White House briefing call with more than 5,000 other state, local, and tribal leaders regrading the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic. The purpose of the call was ostensibly to provide these leaders with an update on the federal...

November 20, 2019

There aren't really words to describe what a fantastic job our Town Clerk (and, previously, Assistant to the Town Manager) does for the Town of Corte Madera. Rebecca Vaughn is an eminently diligent, proactive, and dedicated public servant, and an indispensable member o...

November 20, 2019

I voted to update Corte Madera's outdated Noise Ordinance—the law governing excessive or offensive noise—in order to make it more enforceable. Whereas the previous version of the ordinance was somewhat vague in its definition of violations and therefore difficult to en...

November 6, 2019

On October 15th, Corte Madera's long-serving Director of Leisure Services (more commonly known as Parks and Recreation) left the Town. Seeing an opportunity to overhaul one of the departments with the most immediate impact on residents' daily lives, we elected to award...

November 6, 2019

A no brainer: we voted to apply for $160,000 in non-competitive state grant money. This money is to be used to help Corte Madera develop a set of objective standards for reviewing and approving proposed residential development, as required under state law.

October 25, 2019

Corte Madera residents:

While we have been lucky up until this point, PG&E has just confirmed that Corte Madera will be included in their next Public Safety Power Shutoff. The shutoff event is expected to begin tomorrow between 1 and 5 pm and last more than 48 hours, wi...

October 15, 2019

While there are a constellation of fire departments throughout Marin County committed to fighting fires (primarily building fires), there is no agency dedicated to preventing the emerging scourge of our times: wildfire.

I voted for Corte Madera to join the new countywid...

October 15, 2019

Our incredibly competent and professional Town Manager is Corte Madera's secret weapon. Town Manager Todd Cusimano has consistently delivered exception performance and results for the Town of Corte Madera, and it was my pleasure to vote to extend his contract through 2...

October 1, 2019

In the coming decades and centuries, Corte Madera will be critically threatened by climate change in a multitude of ways, particularly by increasingly severe and irregular weather, sea level rise, and increased wildfires.

As such, it is in the Town's interest to do ever...

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