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Highlights of the June 04, 2013 Board Meeting:
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.
The Board approved the resolution and thanked Joan Lubamersky for her service. Click here to see photos on Facebook.
Sandy Laird of Supervisor Rice's office.
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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.
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.
Daniel Eilerman, Deputy County Administrator
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.
The Board adopted the resolution.
Stacey Laumann of the Community Development Agency
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.
The Board authorized the agreement.
Susannah Clark, aide to Supervisor Adams
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.
The Board approved the fund transfer on a 4-1 vote, with Board President Judy Arnold opposed.
Liza Crosse, aide of Supervisor Kinsey
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.
The Board approved the fund transfer.
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.
The Board accepted the proposed budget for review.
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.
The Board concurred and adopted the response to the Civil Grand Jury report.
Janell Hampton, Management Analyst
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
The following appointments were approved:
Clerk of the Board staff.
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:
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