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Tell Marin County: Let Tomales Bay Oyster Co Keep Their Picnic Area Open for Shucking! It is a Safe family Friendly Picnic Area Enjoyed by Many for Generations.

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On September 16, 2015 the Marin County Community Development Agency ordered that Tomales Bay Oyster Company remove its picnic tables and barbeque facilities, cut our hours of operation from seven days a week to only three days and additionally the total number of employees can be only eight for the entire operation including farming and retail sales which will  eliminate several employee positions.

Marin County Community Development Agency Code Enforcement says, “all picnicking and barbeque facilities must be removed, there cannot be any special events and the business must operate within the 1987 approved retail hours [Friday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.]."

We would like to work with the Marin County Community Development Agency , The Marin County Planning Commission and Marin County Board of Supervisors to find a solution so that we can continue to support barbeque facilities, picnicking, and retail sales every day and keep the current employees. The CDA action is causing TBOC to lay off several full time and numerous part time employees and will severely curb retail sales making the business less profitable.



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