August 20 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 8/20/2013

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the August 20, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. Civil Grand Jury Response: ATOM Project
  2. Speed Limit on Seminary Drive
  3. Shining Star Foundation
  4. Appointments
  5. Stream Conservation Area Ordinance

1. Civil Grand Jury Response: ATOM Project

Preview

The Board will consider concurrence and adoption of response to 2012-2013 Marin County Civil Grand Jury report titled "Marin's Software Saga Continues, But Is There MERIT in ATOM? (June 10, 2013). The report recommended eight actions by the Board of Supervisors pertaining to the planned implementation of a new computer software system that would replace the MERIT system.

Need more info? See the Civil Grand Jury report and the response to the report.

Review

The Board concurred and adopted the response.

Contact

Janell Hampton, Management Analyst 

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2. Speed Limit on Seminary Drive

Preview

The Board will conduct a merit hearing of an ordinance establishing the speed limit on a portion of Seminary Drive in the Strawberry area of unincorporated Mill Valley. Public Works staff recommends increasing the speed limit from 25 mph to 30 mph between the Ricardo Road and Gilbert Drive.

Need more info? See the letter about the ordinance.

Review

The Board adopted the ordinance.

Contact

Bob Beaumont, Director of the Department of Public Works

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3. Shining Star Foundation

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing on the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) regarding issuance of up to $4.5 million of tax-exempt conduit obligations for the benefit of the Shining Star Foundation to finance capital improvements to certain educational facilities at 171 and 181 Carlos Drive, San Rafael and 4470 Redwood Highway, San Rafael.

Need more info? See the report about the resolution.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing.

Contact

Matthew Hymel, County Administrator 

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4. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider applications for two at-large vacancies on the Parks and Open Space Commission and one on the County Service Area (CSA) #16 Greenbrae board.

Need more info? See the Cyberagenda for details on the interviews/appointments, or the Boards and Commissions page.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

  • Parks & Open Space Commission: Raphael Durr, David Ross.
  • CSA #16 Advisory Board (Greenbrae): Phil Wenger

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff.

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5. Stream Conservation Area Ordinance

Preview

The Board will hear an update from the Community Development Agency on activities of the Board Stream Conservation Area Subcommittee and request to approve guiding principles and framework for Countywide Plan amendments relating to stream protection and watershed enhancement.

Need more info? See the letter about the appeal.

Review

The Board heard the update and directed staff from the Community Development Agency to prepare a work program for the Sept. 17 Board meeting.

Contact

Brian Crawford, Community Development Agency

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