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Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District

300 Smith Ranch Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

Phone: 415-472-1734
Fax: 415-499-7715


Monday - Friday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

About the District

  • Land Area: 12 square miles
  • Population: 30,000 (as of 2007)
  • Areas Served: Marinwood, Lucas Valley, Terra Linda, Santa Venetia, Los Ranchitos and Smith Ranch Road areas
  • Services: Garbage and refuse collections and disposal via franchise (Marin Sanitary Service), Sewage collection, treatment and disposal, Wastewater recycling via joint venture with Marin Municipal Water District and North Marin Water District

District Board

The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors elected to four-year terms:

  • Megan Clark 
    Term expires: December 2022
  • Rabi Elias
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Crystal Yezman
    Term expires: December 2022
  • Judy Schriebman
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Craig K. Murray 
    Term expires: December 2024

Board Meetings

  • 3:30 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Thursday Monthly
  • District Office
    300 Smith Ranch Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903


Number of personnel: 22 total full-time positions. Current administration contacts are as follows:

  • Mike Prinz, General Manager
    Phone: 415-473-1734, ext. 11
  • Dave Byers, Attorney
    Phone: 650-759-3375
  • Dale McDonald, Administrative Service Manager
    Phone: 415-472-1734, ext. 19
    Email Dale McDonald
  • Teri Lerch, District Secretary
    Phone: 415-473-1734, ext. 10