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Marin’s ‘housing crisis on steroids’ focus of San Rafael forum

Former county supervisor Cynthia Murray kicked off a discussion on housing affordability in Marin with one question. “Spoiler alert,” said Murray, now CEO of the North Bay Leadership Council. “How do people make ends meet in Marin? They don’t.” Murray, speaking before the Marin Communications Forum on Monday, said the recent North Bay fires will […]

North Bay Crisis Raises Need for Workforce Housing

Our hearts go out to the residents and business owners who have suffered in the counties to north of Marin from the horrific fires. As leaders of the San Rafael Chamber and North Bay Leadership Council, we are proud that our members are actively working to help the North Bay recovery. And while those efforts […]

Sonoma County EDB Fire Recovery Business Resources

FIRE RECOVERY BUSINESS RESOURCES AFFECTED BUSINESSES – RESOURCES • Insurance California Department of Insurance – Assistance with filing claims • Property Taxes Sonoma County Assessor – Property tax reassessment due to misfortune or calamity • Tax Credits Franchise Tax Board – Info on deducting disaster losses. • Board of Equalization – Manufacturing and R&D sales […]

North Bay Fire Recovery Checklist

For everyone who lost their home.  This is so helpful! Please share!! A friend who lost their home in a fire has provided this action plan for those who have recently lost their homes… Start with the small list: 1. Get a PO Box 2. Longer term rental search – include insurance on it so […]

North Bay Fire: Where to Get Help and Where to Give Help

NBLC grieves the devastation of our region.  The fires have touched all of us.  We mourn the lives lost, the homes destroyed, the businesses ruined, and the impact on the North Bay’s flora and fauna.  We want to help those who have lost their homes, jobs and/or businesses recover as quickly as possible.  NBLC looks […]

NBLC Endorses Denise Athas for Novato City Council

NBLC is proud to endorse Denise Athas for the Novato City Council.  Athas has served ably for two terms and earned a third term in office.  She has proven that she is balanced, not afraid to tackle the tough issues and a champion for good government.  We appreciate Athas’ commitment to bringing jobs and workforce […]

Exchange Bank Joins NBLC

North Bay Leadership Council (NBLC) announces that Exchange Bank is its newest member.  Headquartered in Sonoma County, and founded in 1890 with assets of $2.2 billion, Exchange Bank is a premier community bank providing a wide range of personal, commercial and trust and investment services with 18 branches in Sonoma County and a commercial and […]