Attend our community event on 12/15!
RSVP for our Cookie Exchange and Petition Signing Party on Saturday December 15th. It is time to propose new names for Dixie School District! Share your favorite cookies and new name ideas. There will be live music too.
Event attendees will create and sign petitions with their favorite new names. There is no limit to the number of new name petitions we can submit to the Board of Trustees. Children are welcome.
In January 2019, ChangeTheName.net volunteers will submit the petitions to Dixie School District Board of Trustees. The Dixie School District Board of Trustees is required by law to hold public hearings and vote on every petition submitted and signed by 15 or more registered voters in the district.
Attend the Dixie School District Board Meeting on 12/11.
Tell Dixie Board of Trustees to change the name of the district. The public is allowed to speak during the agenda item, "Public Comment On Items Not On The Agenda." Open sessions begin at 7:00pm. Meetings are held at the district office, 380 Nova Albion Way in San Rafael, CA. You can review public agendas online.
If you can not attend a meeting, email the Trustees in support of the name change. It would be helpful if you could send us a copy of your letter at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also mail your letter to the Trustees at 380 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, CA 94903.
Attend the Marin County Board of Supervisors meetings on 12/4, 12/11 and 12/18.
Tell Board of Supervisors to change the name of the district. The public is allowed to speak during the agenda item, "Public Comment On Items Not On The Agenda." Open sessions usually begin at 9:30am. Meetings are held at 3501 Civic Center Drive Room 330 in San Rafael, CA. You can review public agendas online.
Email the Supervisors in support of the name change. It would be helpful if you could send us a copy of your letter at email@example.com. You may also mail your letter to the Marin County Board of Supervisors at 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 329, San Rafael, CA 94903
Ask your friends and family to sign our petition in support of the name change.
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