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Sleepy Hollow Evacuation Drill: Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 9am

Sleepy Hollow Evacuation Map

On August 5, 2017, Ross Valley Fire Department, Marin County Sheriff’s Office, Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District​, FIRESafe MARIN, and SHHA will hold an evacuation drill focused on the Van Winkle Drive neighborhoods. All Sleepy Hollow residents are invited to participate and attend a Safety Fair at the Community Center.

14WILDFIRES600 READYResidents in the vicinity of Van Winkle Drive (and neighboring streets) will receive a “reverse 9-1-1” emergency notification by phone with instructions to evacuate to a rallying point (Sleepy Hollow Community Center, 1341 Butterfield Rd) where we’ll have a Safety Fair with information and demonstrations on fire safety and evacuation tips.

TIP: you'll receive alerts by cell phone, text, or email only if you’ve previously enrolled your number(s) online at www.AlertMarin.org

Please plan to participate - use the opportunity to inform your family and prepare for the evantuality that a wildfire will strike in Sleepy Hollow!

Local fire and law enforcement agencies plan to use this as a valuable training opportunity.  Please watch for fire and law enforcement vehicles on the road.  Your participation will help make this a success and help make Sleepy Hollow a safer Firewise Community!

Learn more at www.rossvalleyfire.org, www.shfpd.org, www.firesafemarin.org/ready-set-go

Download the Sleepy Hollow Evacuation Map and Planning Checklist!

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Next Chipper Days: August 26-27, 2017

The July Chipper Days were a great success!  Our busiest Chipper Days ever, we saw 25% growth over the same time last year.  If you missed us, or have more material to chip, it's not too late -we'll be coming back August 26-27.  Thanks for doing your part to make Sleepy Hollow a Firewise Community!  Thank you to Small World Tree Service, a Sleepy Hollow business, for getting the job done quickly and professionally!

Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District, Ross Valley Fire Department, and FIRESafe MARIN will conduct our next door to door, curbside pick-up chipper days August 26-27, 2017.   Clean up your property to create defensible space and help prevent wildfires in Sleepy Hollow, then we'll dispose of the vegetation at no cost to you!  This service is available to Sleepy Hollow residents only.

Date(s): August 26-27, 2017
Time: 9AM-4PM
Location: At the curbside in front of your home.
Register Online: Beginning August 1 at www.shfpd.org/chipper

For questions about the chipping service, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Register online beginning August 1 at www.shfpd.org/chipper !  Chipper days are available to residents of Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District only.   If you live outside of the district, please inquire with Ross Valley Fire Department for upcoming chipper days at your address.  There will be minor changes to our online registration form this time - to simplify the process, we will no longer divide Sleepy Hollow into 4 "zones."

WHAT WILL THE CREWS REMOVE?

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Chipper crews will dispose of 5+ yards of cut vegetation at no cost (approximately 4'x4'x8', stacked).  Larger quantities must be pre-approved using the online registration form.

Crews will dispose of larger materials that won't fit in your green waste cans (1"-6" diameter limbs, brush, branches, etc).  Bamboo, grass clippings, loose leaves, and soft vegetation can't be chipped and must be disposed of in your green waste cans. 

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Notice of Special Meeting: July 12, 2017

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

Date: July 12, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: 1317 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo

  pdf AGENDA (109 KB)

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Notice of Special Meeting: June 27, 2017

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

Date: June 27, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: 1317 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo

AGENDA

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LAST CHANCE to Register for July 1-2 Chipper Days!

You Cut It, We Chip It.  2017 FREE Sleepy Hollow Chipper Days!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!

July 1-2: CURBSIDE PICK-UP

  • Pick-up on street in front of your house 9AM-4PM.  Online registration is MANDATORY, open now at www.shfpd.org/chipper.

August 26-27: CURBSIDE PICK-UP

  • Pick-up on street in front of your house 9AM-4PM.  Online registration is MANDATORY, beginning 4 weeks prior at www.shfpd.org/chipper.

October 7: DROP-OFF ONLY

  • Drop-off at end of Butterfield Rd.  9AM-3PM (No registration required)
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