March 12 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 3/12/2013

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the March 12, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. Presentation from Novato Youth Council
  2. Team of the Month and Quarter to be Honored
  3. Updates to Disability Access Regulations
  4. Resolution Honoring the Importance of Education
  5. Public Health Lab Fee Changes
  6. Appointments for Various Boards & Commissions

1. Presentation from Novato Youth Council

Preview

At 10am, the Board will hear a presentation by the Novato Youth Council on their exhibit “Through the Lens of Youth: Transforming the Culture of Underage Drinking in Novato, a Youth-Led Photovoice Exhibit.”

Review

The Board heard the presentation.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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2. Team of the Month and Quarter to be Honored

Preview

The Board will honor the County's Systems Administration team with the "Employee Team of the Quarter" award and Anita Sauber with the "Employee of the Month" award. The Information Technology Systems Administrators team is responsible for supporting the hardware and software that makes the County’s essential business systems run, including more than 400 servers that host critical applications for law enforcement, property taxes, human resources, and payroll, among others. Anita Sauber serves as an Agricultural Inspector for the County and has done an extraordinary job overseeing the Marin Organic Certified Agriculture program.

Review

The Board honored employees.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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3. Updates to Disability Access Regulations

Preview

In order to ensure that the Marin County Code conforms with the Americans with Disabilities Act and its various regulations, the Board is being asked to consider updates so as to further exempt mobility devices from restrictions.

Need more info? See the report on disability access requirements

Review

After conducting a first reading of the draft ordinance, the Board set a hearing for March 19th 2013 in order to consider the merits of the proposal.

Contact

Ed Kiernan, Deputy County Counsel

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4. Resolution Honoring the Importance of Education

Preview

At the request of Supervisors Arnold and Adams, the Board will consider adopting a resolution highlighting the importance of education, communicating the Board's committment to advocating for a sustainable early childhood, K-12 and higher education system.

Need more info? See the draft resolution on education

Review

The Board adopted the Resolution on Education.

Contact

Leslie Weber, Aide to Supervisor Judy Arnold

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5. Public Health Lab Fee Changes

Preview

This past September, the Board approved a plan to implement a lower-cost shared services model for the provision of public health services with the Napa-Solano-Yolo-Marin County Public Health Laboratory.  As part of the implemenation of that new model, the department is proposing to reduce 19 public health fees, including water testing fees, to be effective on April 1, 2013.

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

Review

The Board set a hearing for March 26th in order to consider the merits of the proposal.

Contact

Karen Wuopio, Public Health Program Manager

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6. Appointments for Various Boards & Commissions

Preview

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

  • Alcohol and Drug Advisory Bd.
  • Integrated Pest Management Commission
  • Mental Health Board
  • Strawberry Design Review Board

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

Review

Appointments were made to the above Boards and Commissions.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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