Aug. 19

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 8/19/2014

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the August 19, 2014 Board Meeting:

  1. Civil Grand Jury Report Response: Aging in Marin
  2. Housing of Sonoma County Inmates
  3. New Staff Positions for Marin County Parks
  4. Alternative 'Green' Building Codes
  5. Professional Services Contracts
  6. Appointments
  7. Granucci Design Review and Tree Removal Permit

1. Civil Grand Jury Report Response: Aging in Marin

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the County Administrator for Board concurrence and adoption of a response to 2013-2014 Grand Jury Report titled "Aging in Marin: What's the Plan?" (June 13). Staff recommends that the Board concur in and thereby adopt the response and direct the Board President to submit the response to the presiding judge.

Review

The Board concurred and adopted the response.

Need more info? See the the Civil Grand Jury report and the response.

Contact: Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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2. Housing of Sonoma County Inmates

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the Sheriff's Office to authorize execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office to temporarily house up to 15 Sonoma County inmates in the Marin County Jail at the rate of $100 per day per inmate.

Review

The Board authorized the execution of the Memorandum of Understanding after hearing a short explanation from Sheriff Robert Doyle.

Need more info? See the staff report about the Memorandum of Understanding.

Contact: Michael Ridgway, Undersheriff

 

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3. New Staff Positions for Marin County Parks

Preview

The Board will hear a request from Marin County Parks to add new positions funded by the taxpayer measure, known as Measure A, to address natural resource management, landscape architecture, and communications workloads, and approve related budget actions.

Review

The Board approved the new positions.

Need more info? See the staff report about the new Marin County Parks positions.

Contact: Linda Dahl, Director, Marin County Parks

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4. Alternative 'Green' Building Codes

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing to create an ordinance amending Marin County Code Title 19 (the Marin County Building Code) regarding alternative building codes in support of sustainable construction methods.

Review

The Board approved the ordinance amendment. For more information, see the County's news release about this subject.

Need more info? See the board letter about the alternative building codes.

Contact: Bill Kelley, Deputy Director of Building Inspection and Safety, Community Development Agency

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5. Professional Services Contracts

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the County Administrator to increase authorization to review and execute professional services contracts from an amount not to exceed $25,000 to a revised amount not to exceed $50,000.

Review

The Board authorized the revision to the contracts.

Need more info? See the board letter about professional services contracts.

Contact: Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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6. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider one vacancy on the Disaster Council, one on the Kentfield Planning Advisory Board and one on the Strawberry Design Review Board.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Disaster Council: Andrew McClelland

Kentfield Planning Advisory Board: Alan Derwin

Strawberry Design Review Board: Barbara Rowe

Need more info? See the agenda for details on the interviews/appointments, or the Boards and Commissions webpage.

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7. Granucci Design Review and Tree Removal Permit

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing to consider the Barner et al appeal of the Planning Commission’s approval of the Granucci Design Review and Tree Removal Permit, 290 Grandview Avenue, Novato.

Review

The Board denied the appeal under modified conditions.

Need more info? See the staff report about the appeal.

Contact: Brian Crawford, Director, Community Development Agency

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