December 10

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 12/10/2013

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Highlights of the December 10, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. Employee of the Month
  2. Commendation for Poll Workers
  3. First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission
  4. Living Wage Ordinance
  5. Fee Schedule for Agriculture, Weights and Measures
  6. Planning Commission Appeal
  7. Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines

1. Employee of the Month

Preview

The Board will present the November Employee of the Month award to Peggy Harrell, a program coordinator with the Marin County Sheriff's staff at the Marin County Jail.

Review

Board President Judy Arnold read the following:

Peggy has been with the Sheriff’s office for nearly 30 years. She works tirelessly to rehabilitate the incarcerated at the Marin County Jail. She oversees education and alcohol programs as well as faith and support groups.  Peggy enjoys being a part of people’s lives, encouraging them to better themselves. She loves helping to reunite families and is a true believer of rehabilitation, assisting inmates to find value in themselves regardless of their situation. Her goal is to see people return to their community to care for themselves and others. Peggy is a true gem of the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. She inspires others with joy and humor. Peggy deserves to receive the award of Employee of the Month. Congratulations, Peggy!

Contact

Joanne Peterson, Director of Human Resources

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2. Commendation for Poll Workers

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution commending Marin County poll workers for their outstanding service to voters.

Need more info?

See the resolution about poll workers.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Tanya Albert, aide to Supervisor Arnold

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3. First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission

Preview

The Board will hear a request for a presentation by First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission to acknowledge the 15th Anniversary of the program.

Review

The Board heard the presentation.

Contact

Nancy Vernon, aide to Supervisor Rice

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4. Living Wage Ordinance

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the County Administrator to review and accept the 2012-13 Living Wage Ordinance Annual Report and consider options concerning a 2014 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) to the Living Wage Ordinance.

Need more info?

See the letter about the Living Wage Ordinance.

Review

The Board approved the report as recommended by staff with a1.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment.

Contact

Jacalyn Mah, Management and Budget Analyst

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5. Fee Schedule for Agriculture, Weights and Measures

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures to consider adopting a resolution amending and/or establishing a fee schedule for various programs including the Agricultural Commissioner’s Certified Producer Certificate (CPC); New Certified Producer Initial Site Inspection; Pest Control Operator (PCO) County Registration; Farm Labor Contractor (FLC) County Registration; Federal Phytosanitary Certificate; and Electric Meter/Submeter, Platform Scale, Vehicle Meter, Propane Meter, and Jewelry/Prescription Device Registrations.

Need more info?

See the letter about the fee schedule.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Stacy Carlsen, Director of Agriculture, Weights and Measures 

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6. Planning Commission Appeal

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing on the appeal of Planning Commission’s determination pertaining to a residence on 573 Kernberry Drive in unincorporated San Rafael. The Comunity Development Agency is recommending that the Board review the administrative record, conduct the public hearing and make a determination on the appeal.

Need more info?

See the letter about the appeal.

Review

The Board upheld the Planning Commission decision with further staff direction.

Contact

Tom Lai, Community Development Agency Assistant Director

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7. Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines

Preview

The Board will consider the Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines to define positive design attributes of multi-family housing to guide applicants, communities and County decision-makers. The Community Development Agency is recommending that the Board review the administrative record, conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution adopting the Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines.

Need more info?

See the letter about the Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines.

Review

The Board approved the guidelines with several modifications.

Contact

Brian Crawford, Director, Community Development Agency

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