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April 2019 STAR Newsletter

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Click here to read the April 2019 STAR Newsletter.  Included as a Special Insert in this issue but linked separately here is the Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Activity Guide (caution: large file).

Lions Club Scholarship

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lions logoEvery year the Brisbane Lions club awards around $30,000 to help Brisbane students.  Applicants must be a Brisbane resident for at least one year and be pursuing a post high school degree, a GED, or vocational training.  The 2019 application is available at: www.tinyurl.com/BrisbaneScholars2019.

All applications and supporting documents are due Friday, April 5th

This year, the Lions are requesting that all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically.  Awards will be presented at the annual Scholarship Dinner to be held at Mission Blue Center in Brisbane on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6pm.  Good luck to all applicants!

Video: Caltrain Upgrade

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Did you know that 51 miles of the corridor will have electric overhead wires between San Francisco 4th and King Station and San Jose Tamien Station?  That's a lot less diesel and a lot more clean air along the Caltrain corridor!  Staying safe around these new electric overhead wires is vital, so check out Caltrain's safety video for a few easy ways to stay safe.

Please visit CalMod.org/safety to learn more.

Homeowner's Fire Insurance: What You Need to Know

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Have you had your fire insurance cancelled or received information that your insurance may not be renewed?  What can you do? 

Contact the California Department of Insurance at 1-800-927-4357 (HELP) or visit their website at: http://www.insurance.ca.gov. The California Department of Insurance is the agency responsible for enforcing insurance laws and regulations in California and can provide guidance if you need to file a complaint against your insurance company or broker.  Check out the following guide that North County Fire Authority put together to help walk homeowners through the process: Homeowner's Fire Insurance: What You Need to Know.

In this guide, you'll also find a direct link to North County Fire Authority’s Wildfire Action Plan.  Bookmark these guides and share them with your family and friends!

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Job Opening: Administrative Assistant

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Looking to join our Community Development team? Then consider our current opening for Administrative Assistant. Now accepting applications until April 1, 2019 or until the first 50 applications are received. Apply at www.calopps.org/city-of-brisbane today!