March 26 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 3/26/2013

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the March 26, 2013 Board Meeting:

  1. Recognition for Librarian Gail Haar
  2. Recognition for Deputy County Administrator Clarissa Daniel
  3. Public Health Week in Marin
  4. Honoring the Tamalpais High School Baseball and Softball Teams
  5. Creation of Measure A Oversight Committee
  6. Response to Civil Grand Jury Report
  7. Speed Limits on Drake Boulevard
  8. Revision of Laboratory Services Fees
  9. Appointments for Various Boards & Commissions

1. Recognition for Librarian Gail Haar

Preview

At the request of Supervisor Arnold, the Board will adopt a resolution recognizing Gail Haar, the County's Director of Library Services, on the occasion of her retirement. She had led the library since 2007 and has been with the Marin County Free Library System since 1990, when she started as a librarian at the Civic Center branch.

Need more info? See the resolution for Gail

Review

Gail Haar's service was acknowledged.

Contact

Damon Hill, Library Services Manager

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2. Recognition for Deputy County Administrator Clarissa Daniel

Preview

At the request of Supervisor Arnold, the Board will adopt a resolution recognizing Clarissa Daniel, Deputy County Administrator, on the occasion of her retirement. She has been an asset to the County Administrator's Office for the past 11 years, working closely with the Clerk of the Board, the Registrar of Voters and with internal communications, among many other duties.

Need more info? See the resolution for Clarissa.

Review

Clarissa Daniel's service was acknowledged.

Contact

Dan Eilerman, Deputy County Administrator

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3. Public Health Week in Marin

Preview

At the request of Supervisor Adams, the Board will consider adopting a resolution proclaiming April 1-7 as "Public Health Week" in Marin. Each year, the County joins a national effort to promote healthy lifestyles.

Need more info? See the resolution on public health week

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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4. Honoring the Tamalpais High School Baseball and Softball Teams

Preview

At the request of Supervisor Sears, the Board will consider adopting a resolution commending the Tamalpais High School baseball and softball teams in recognition of their recent visit to Cuba. The athletes spent nine days during February playing against students from Havana and hope to arrange for a Cuban visit to Mill Valley some day.

Need more info? see the resolution honoring the athletes

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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5. Creation of Measure A Oversight Committee

Preview

Marin County Parks is asking the Board to adopt a resolution creating a Community Oversight Committee to review the spending of Measure A funds and to take other actions. Measure A is a temporary quarter-cent sales tax increase passed by voters in November 2012 that protects natural places, local parks and family farms. It is expected to generate approximately $10 million annually for nine years.

Need more info? See the report on Measure A oversight

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Ron Miska, Deputy Director, Marin County Parks

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6. Response to Civil Grand Jury Report

Preview

Per the requirements of state law, the Board will consider adopting a formal response to the Jan. 2, 2013 report from the Marin County Civil Grand Jury titled "The Community Service Funds: A Revisit After 12 Years." On March 19, the Board adopted recommended changes to the way in which Community Service Program funds are distributed.

Need more info? See the full Civil Grand Jury report on the community services program.

Review

The Board concurred and adopted the response, directing Supervisor Arnold to submit it to the presiding judge.

Contact

Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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7. Speed Limits on Drake Boulevard

Preview

The Board will conduct first reading of an ordinance establishing revised speed limits on portions of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Inverness. Per the requirements of state law, the County must periodically adjust speed limits according to prevailing speeds.

Need more info? See the full report on Sir Francis Drake speed limits

Review

The Board conducted the first reading.

Contact

Craig Tackabery, Assistant Director of Public Works

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8. Revision of Laboratory Services Fees

Preview

At the request of the Health and Human Services Department, a hearing will be held to consider adopting a resolution revising laboratory service fees. In September 2012, 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 adopted the resolution.

Contact

Karen Wuopio, Public Health Program Manager

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9. Appointments for Various Boards & Commissions

Preview

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

  • Access Appeals Board
  • County Service Area #29 - Paradise Cay
  • Financial Audit Advisory Committee
  • Oakland Airport Noise Forum One

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

Review

Appointments were made to the following boards and commissions:

  • Access Appeals Board: Candace del Portillo
  • County Service Area #29 - Paradise Cay: William Canada
  • Financial Audit Advisory Committee: Johnathan Logan
  • Oakland Airport Noise Forum One: Michael McEneany

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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