February 26 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 2/26/2013

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the February 26, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. Public Health Lab Update
  2. County Parks Sponsorship Program
  3. Reallocation of Block Grant Funding
  4. Changes to Disaster Area and Citizen Corps Council
  5. Sanitary Service Rate Increases
  6. Appointments for Various Boards & Commissions
  7. Local Coastal Program Amendment

1. Public Health Lab Update

Preview

This past September, the Board approved a plan to implement a shared services model for the provision of public health services with the Napa-Solano-Yolo County Public Health Laboratory.  The Board will hear an update on staff's efforts to implement this new operating model, as well as a request to approve a Joint Powers Agreement that would provide Marin County with an ongoing role in the governance of the laboratory.

Need more info? See the full report on the public health lab

Review

After hearing the staff presentation, the Board approved the request.

Contact

Karen Wuopio, Public Health Program Manager

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2. County Parks Sponsorship Program

Preview

Recently a number of private sector donors have expressed interest in making financial contributions to offset the costs of capital improvements at various County parks and recrational facilities. In return for their substantial contributions, some have requested certain recognition at these facilities.  County staff are therefore recommending that the Board of Supervisors adopt formal policies guiding how that recognition should take place.

Need more info? See the full report on County Park sponsorship guidelines

Review

After hearing the staff presentation, the Board adopoted the proposed policies.

Contact

Ron Miska, Deputy Parks Director

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3. Reallocation of Block Grant Funding

Preview

The Board will hear a proposal to reallocate $160,697 in existing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) federal funds from various sources towards City of San Rafael Public Facilities Accessibility Improvements.

Need more info? See the full report on CDBG funds

Review

The Board approved the proposal.

Contact

Roy Bateman, CDBG Coordinator

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4. 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 hold a hearing to 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 adopted the recommended changes.

Contact

Ursula Hanks, Emergency Services Coordinator

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5. Sanitary Service Rate Increases

Preview

Should sanitary service rates be increased in portions of the Ross Valley and Central Marin? The Board will hold a hearing to consider the merits of these proposals. 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 rate increases were authorized.

Contact

Michael Frost, Deputy Director of Public Works

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6. Appointments for Various Boards & Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider appointments and/or schedule interviews to the following Boards:

  • Access Appeals Board
  • Aviation Commission
  • Builing Board of Appeals
  • Children & Families Commission
  • County Service Area #18
  • Mental Health Board
  • Tamalpais Design Review Board

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

Review

The appointments were made.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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7. Local Coastal Program Amendment

Preview

The Board will hold its fifth hearing on the Local Coastal Program Amendment. Sections of the draft plan to be discussed will include: Agriculture, Biological Resources, Community Design, Community Development, Wind Energy, Transportation, Maps, and Coastal Permits.

Need more info? See the report on the Coastal Program Amendment

Review

After hearing a staff presentation and input from the public, the Board provided direciton to staff. Further hearings on the Local Coastal Program update will be held at the April 16, 2013 Board meeting.

Contact

Jack Liebster, Planning Manager

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