Digital Marin

Planning Our Digital Future

Magellan Holds Briefing for Digital Marin Work Groups

On June 24th Magellan Advisors presented their findings to the Digital Marin project team and workgroup members. The report covered their findings and recommendations for consideration in creating the Digital Marin plan. Topics included Marin's current internet infrastructure and services, an ongoing business model, and governance structure to move the Strategic Plan forward to project implementation. The Magellan meeting notes and meeting video are included below.

Digital Marin Magellan Meeting Notes

 

 

Digital Marin Holds Workshop for All Work Groups

On June 10, 2021, the Digital Marin project held a workshop for all communities together.  Liza Massey, CIO of Marin County led the meeting with help from Rebecca Woodbury, formerly from the City of San Rafael and current Digital Marin Volunteer.  The group did two interactive polls and used Jamboard as a landing place for people's thoughts and concerns after hearing the debrief of the project.  The meeting minutes and video can be found below and previous videos can be found on the Digital Marin Youtube Page.

Digital Marin All Work Group Meeting Notes

Emergency Broadband Benefit is Now Available

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) using an online or mail-in application.

You can learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting  www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, or by calling 833-511-0311.

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