San Anselmo Councilman Jeff Kroot was elected to the council in November 2009, but the former mayor has already served three terms on the council from 1993 to 2005 (he was mayor from 1996 to 1997 and 2000 to 2001). The local architect has also served on the San Anselmo Planning Commission from 1984 to 1993 and the town’s historical commission from 2006 to 2010. His architecture office is in downtown San Anselmo, at 633 San Anselmo Ave.
Long Sunday hike
Every Sunday Kroot goes for a two to three-hour hike, often around or near Bon Tempe Lake. Sometimes he hikes with friends and other times he’s accompanied by his wife, Tina. They may get a bite to eat afterward in Fairfax, especially if they hike near Deer Park.
Favorite local eateries
Since Kroot’s office is located in downtown San Anselmo, he eats out most often during lunch on the weekdays. But during the weekend, he may also stop by some of his favorite local eateries, including , , , and two others -- and , where he hand a hand in remodels and upgrades, although he mostly does architectural work for new homes in Marin.
Reading and watching sports
Other weekend favorites for Kroot? He may sit back and read a book, or spend some time watching a Giants or 49ers game.
About this series: Every week Patch will feature “weekend routine” highlights from town officials and community members. This series was inspired by the New York Times “Sunday Routine” series.