February 12 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 2/12/2013

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the February 12, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. County Innovations Programs Update
  2. Changes to Disaster Area and Citizen Corps Council
  3. Sanitary Service Rate Increases

1. County Innovations Programs Update

Preview

In an effort to adapt to the economic downturn, the County has sought to improve efforts to seek new ideas from both employees and the public.   The Board will hear an update from staff on several intiatives designed to spur innovation, including an internal grants program that provides one-time funds to departments who come up with innovative new ways of saving costs.

Need more info? See the full report on the innovations programs

Review

After hearing the staff presentation, the Board authorized staff to continue forward with the Innovations program.

Contact

Dan Eilerman, Deputy County Administrator

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2. Changes to Disaster Area and Citizen Corps Council

Preview

In order to better ensure that Marin County is prepared for the next major natural or man made disaster, the Board will consider amending sections of the Marin County Code related to membership in the Marin Operational Area Disaster and Citizen Corps Council.

Need more info? See the Report on the Disaster and Citizen Corps Council.

Review

After hearing the staff presentation, the Board set a February 26th hearing to consider the merits of the proposal.

Contact

Ursula Hanks, Emergency Services Coordinator

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3. Sanitary Service Rate Increases

Preview

Should sanitary service rates be increased in portions of the Ross Valley and Central Marin? The Board is being asked to hold a hearing on the merits of these proposals at its February 26th meeting. The Marin Sanitary Service is requesting a 0.22% rate increase, equivalent to approximately 7 cents per month for a 32-gallon trash can.

Need more info? See the report on Ross Valley South Sanitary rates or Central Marin Sanitary Rates

Review

The hearing was set for February 26th

Contact

Michael Frost, Deputy Director of Public Works

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