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The County of Marin wants your input regarding wireless telecommunications as we develop options to respond to the next generation of facilities that may be proposed for the unincorporated areas of Marin County.

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337 registered responses


Would you support new or changes to existing wireless telecommunications services in your neighborhood if it will maintain or expand the same level of service (e.g. the speed that you receive and send data, reliability of connections, etc.)you currently receive or is available in your neighborhood?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 53.7% 176
No 46.3% 152

How concerned are you about potential exposure to EMF from 5G facilities?

Response Percent Response Count
Very Concerned 52.4% 176
Somewhat Concerned 4.5% 15
Neutral 10.1% 34
No Concern 33.0% 111

Is internet service available in your neighborhood?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 99.4% 334
No 0.3% 1
Not Sure 0.3% 1

If there is internet service in your neighborhood, what is the quality (speed, reliability) of that service?

Response Percent Response Count
Good 61.3% 206
Average 24.7% 83
Poor 13.1% 44
Not Sure/Not Applicable 0.9% 3

If you use a mobile phone, how strong is the cellular signal in your neighborhood?

Response Percent Response Count
Strong 35.4% 119
Moderate 29.8% 100
Weak 27.7% 93
Not Signal 5.7% 19
Not Applicable 1.5% 5

Please let us know which unincorporated community you live in.

Response Percent Response Count
Blackpoint, Greenpoint, Atherton area (Novato) 0.3% 1
Bel Marin Keys (Novato) 1.5% 5
Indian Valley (Novato) 2.1% 7
Kentfield, Greenbrae 6.4% 21
Marinwood, Lucas Valley (San Rafael) 10.0% 33
Marin City (Sausalito) 0.3% 1
Santa Venetia, Los Ranchitos (San Rafael) 4.9% 16
Sleepy Hollow (San Anselmo) 3.6% 12
Strawberry (Mill Valley) 0.9% 3
Tamalpais Valley (Mill Valley) 4.9% 16
Tiburon 0.9% 3
Inverness 0.9% 3
Olema 0.3% 1
Point reyes Station 0.3% 1
San Geronimo Valley 5.5% 18
Stinson Beach, Bolinas 7.3% 24
I live in one of the cities or towns in Marin County 49.2% 162
I live outside Marin County 0.6% 2

Please provide US Postal ZIP Code for your residence or place of work in Marin County.

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Where is your neighborhood?


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

What would you like to see in five years?

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arthur saftlas inside District 2
December 3, 2018, 8:54 AM
  • Would you support new or changes to existing wireless telecommunications services in your neighborhood if it will maintain or expand the same level of service (e.g. the speed that you receive and send data, reliability of connections, etc.)you currently receive or is available in your neighborhood?
    • No
  • How concerned are you about potential exposure to EMF from 5G facilities?
    • Very Concerned
  • Is internet service available in your neighborhood?
    • Yes
  • If there is internet service in your neighborhood, what is the quality (speed, reliability) of that service?
    • Good
  • If you use a mobile phone, how strong is the cellular signal in your neighborhood?
    • Not Applicable
  • Please let us know which unincorporated community you live in.
    • Kentfield, Greenbrae
  • Please provide US Postal ZIP Code for your residence or place of work in Marin County.
    94904
  • Where is your neighborhood?
    No response.
  • What would you like to see in five years?
    NO 5G in Marin County From the COUNTY OF MARIN October 31 News Release The County of Marin is filing an action in the U.S. Court of Appeals to challenge federal deployment of fifth-generation cellular wireless service, widely known as 5G. The Marin County Board of Supervisors reported out of a closed-session meeting October 30 that it would file the action against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its September 26 order to accelerate the buildout and installation of 5G technology. The Town of Fairfax is the only other Marin County municipality to file such an action. From the National Institutes of Health. “The industry and FCC are pushing fast at both the state and federal level to put forth legislation to take away home rule in our local municipalities so the industry can install toxic 5G infrastructure before any more of the NTP study findings can be reported out. The FCC and industry are not concerned with public health.” https://zero5g.com/2018/electromagnetic-fields-emf-and-electromagnetic-radiation-emr/ This from me, a freethinking resident of Marin. I want our City and County government to clearly say NO to the FCC. NO 5G installations of any kind in Marin, until it can be proven safe for us and the environment. The mandates of the FCC, by not allowing health and safety to be a consideration, has clearly shown their mandates to be unjust. We have an obligation and a right to refuse to obey unjust laws. A popular quote of Thomas Jefferson is, ”If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so." The Thomas Jefferson foundation website, suggests this quote it is a paraphrase of Jefferson's statement in the Declaration of Independence, "...whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government…,”. Also, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s comment in his famous letter from Birmingham Jail: "One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws." And there is Jury Nullification, a right not forthrightly shared by judges. A jury has the right to nullify an unjust law and free a defendant so charged. What I am proposing is simple. We just say NO, period. The FCC has the power of the Federal Government, but we are stronger, because we have LOVE. We have love for ourselves, our children, our neighbors, and our beautiful natural environment. Marin is a special place, a garden spot in an insane world. We refuse to be polluted by big money interests. To say NO to the rulers takes courage. Courage comes from the French corage meaning 'heart' and 'spirit' and Latin, cor, meaning ‘more at heart’, ‘inner strength’. We in Marin County have heart and spirit, we are an advanced society of intelligent beings. We must come together face to face, heart to heart, where our ultimate power of love resides. The revolution starts now, and it will not be televised.
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Under federal law, local agencies are preempted from denying or modifying a proposed telecommunications facility based solely upon potential adverse health effects from exposure to electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions when the facility complies with the federal standard for permissible human exposure to EMF.  There are differences of opinion about the health impacts from exposure to EMF from wireless telecommunications facilities. 


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