June 4 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 6/4/2013

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the June 04, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. Joan Lubamersky Recognition
  2. Inny Awards
  3. Commitment to Support Housing Element Progress
  4. Planned Parenthood Allocation
  5. Affordable Housing Trust Fund
  6. Marin City Trust Fund
  7. Proposed Fiscal Year Budget
  8. Civil Grand Jury Response
  9. Appointments
  10. Special Meeting in Napa

1. Joan Lubamersky Recognition

Preview

At the request of Supervisor Rice, the Board will consider adopting a resolution commending Joan Lubamersky for her five years of service as a Marin County Planning Commissioner. Lubamersky, a former Larkspur mayor and an aide to Assemblyman Marc Levine, announced her resignation in April.

Review

The Board approved the resolution and thanked Joan Lubamersky for her service. Click here to see photos on Facebook.

Contact

Sandy Laird of Supervisor Rice's office.

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2. Inny Awards

Preview

The County Administrator's Office will announce the inaugural winners of the Innovation Recognition Awards, aka the Inny Awards. The recognition is modeled after a California State Assocation of Counties program and rewards employees who innovate and adapt in our rapidly changing work environments. The Marin Community Foundation donated funds to seed the Inny Awards.

Need more info? See the report honoring the winners.

Review

The Department of Information Service & Technology won first prize at the inaugural Inny Awards for the implementation of the JURIS system, a way to track citations and and provide case management to Marin County Superior Court. Lynn Say and Rwena Holaday accepted the award on behalf of the JURIS team.

Marin County Fire and Health & Human Services shared the runner-up prize at the inaugural Inny Awards for development of the County's "Don't Miss a Beat - Sidewalk CPR" program. Battalion Chief Mike Giannini and Karrie Groves of Emergency Management Services accepted the award.

Health & Human Services won the honorable mention prize at the inaugural Inny Awards for development the "Girls Running Group: Las Chicas Locas" program in conjunction with the Marin County Probation Office. Director Larry Meredith and Angela Arenas from HHS accepted the award with support from Chief Probations Officer Michael Daly.

For a photo gallery on Facebook, click here.

Contact

Daniel Eilerman, Deputy County Administrator

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3. Commitment to Support Housing Element Progress

Preview

The Board will consider adoption of a resolution confirming the County’s past actions and continued commitment to support completion of the Housing Element portion of the General Plan Update for the 2007-2014 cycle by the extended deadline of Jan. 31, 2014. A Board resolution is required prior to June 30 to maintain eligibility for grant funding. State certification of the Housing Element remains a condition for disbursement of grant funds.

Need more info? See the resolution about the Housing Element deadline.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Stacey Laumann of the Community Development Agency

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4. Planned Parenthood Allocation

Preview

The Board will consider authorizing a $250,000 agreement with Planned Parenthood toward construction of a new $3.2 million regional health training center at the request of Supervisor Adams. Of the County funding, $200,000 would come from a community infrastructure set-aside fund and $50,000 would come from the District 1 Community Services Fund.

Need more info? See the agreement about the Planned Parenthood plans.

Review

The Board authorized the agreement.

Contact

Susannah Clark, aide to Supervisor Adams

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5. Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Preview

The Board will consider approval of a one-time General Fund transfer of $214,477 to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund at the request of Supervisor Kinsey. The money is recently available because of the disolution of the County's redevelopment agency and was not restricted to affordable housing. The existing Affordable Housing Trust Fund has a balance of approximately $3.2 million.

Need more info? See the report on the Affordable Housing Trust Fund transfer.

Review

The Board approved the fund transfer on a 4-1 vote, with Board President Judy Arnold opposed.

Contact

Liza Crosse, aide of Supervisor Kinsey

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6. Marin City Trust Fund

Preview

The Board will consider approval of a fund transfer of $774,932 into a Marin City Community Services District Trust Fund from the proceeds from the sale of the Gateway Shopping Center at the request of Supervisor Sears. The funds, allocated over nine years, would only be available for use within the Marin City Community Services District for recreational and other district uses.

Need more info? See the report on the Marin City Community Services District Trust Fund.

Review

The Board approved the fund transfer.

Contact

Maureen Parton, aide to Supervisor Sears.

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7. Proposed Fiscal Year Budget

Preview

The Board will consider accepting the proposed Fiscal Year 2013-14 County Budget for public review, including special districts supervised by the Board. The County Administrator's Office proposes to schedule public hearings beginning Monday, June 17, and requests authorization along with the Director of Finance to make technical and other adjustments to account for grants, projects and year-end fund balances. The County Administrator's proposal also includes the designatation of $2 million from an existing one-time reserve to establish a pension rate stabilization reserve.

Need more info? See the proposed County budget for 2013-14 and the letter from the County Administrator's Office.

Review

The Board accepted the proposed budget for review.

Contact

Daniel Eilerman, Deputy County Administrator

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8. Civil Grand Jury Response

Preview

The Board will consider concurrence and adoption of response to 2012-2013 Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report titled "Marin on Fire Redux" (March 25, 2013). The report said the high risk of wildland fire far exceeds the low risk of the use of controlled herbicides. If approved, the response would be submitted to the presiding judge by the Board President.

Need more info? See the Civil Grand Jury report "Marin on Fire Redux" and the response.

Review

The Board concurred and adopted the response to the Civil Grand Jury report.

Contact

Janell Hampton, Management Analyst

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9. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider applications for one open seat on the Children and Families Commission and one open seat on the Workforce Investment Board.

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

Review

The following appointments were approved:

  • Children and Families Commission (Juan Rodriguez)
  • Workforce Investment Board (Sal Medina)

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff.

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10. Special Meeting in Napa

Preview

Following its morning session in its regular chambers, the Board will convene at 3 p.m. in Napa for the Special North Bay Counties Joint Meeting with boards from Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties. The meeting will take place at Hatt Hall, Napa River Inn, 500 Main St., Napa.

The agenda includes:

  • Presentation of "Community Choice for Renewable Energy Supply:" an option to help counties to meet their goals of cleaner energy and greenhouse gas reductions (Coordinated by Marin County).
  • Presentation by North Bay Congestion Management agencies/Transportation Planning agencies on transportation funding and priority projects and programs Coordinated by Solano County).
  • Presentation of "The Affordable Care Act: The Managed Care Perspective" (Coordinated by Napa County).
  • Review of a list of regional policy agencies on which Supervisors from each of the counties serve and discuss potential joint efforts covered by these agencies, but also to include regional food systems, to best meet the needs of our constituents (Coordinated by Sonoma County).

Review

The Board participated in the joint meeting. For a photo gallery on Facebook, click here.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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