Feburary 4 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 2/4/2014

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the February 04, 2014 Board Meeting:

  1. Monthly Musical Welcome
  2. Library Parcel Tax
  3. Vehicle Registration Fees
  4. Moratorium on SmartMeter Installation
  5. Appointments

1. Monthly Musical Welcome

Preview

The Board will start its meeting with a song as part of its Monthly Musical Welcome series. Once a month, a musician or group will present an acoustic song to help set a positive and welcoming tone for its meetings. An a capella quartet from SingersMarin is this month's invitee.

Need more info?

See the news release about the Monthly Musical Welcome series.

Review

The Board heard -- and enjoyed -- the a capella rendition of "Java Jive." See this photo gallery on the County's main Facebook page.

Contact

Brent Ainsworth, Public Information Officer

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2. Library Parcel Tax

Preview

The Board will hear an informational report from the Marin County Free Library Director Sara Jones regarding Measure A Library funds. Staff recommends that the Board accept the report and consider a recommendation for a June ballot measure to renew the existing parcel tax.

Need more info?

See the letter about the library parcel tax.

Review

The Board heard the report and approved the June ballot measure.

Contact

Sara Jones, Director, Marin County Free Library

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3. Vehicle Registration Fees

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing to consider of a resolution increasing vehicle registration fees collected per county vehicle to $2, up from $1, in support of countywide auto theft prevention, investigation and prosecution efforts.

Need info?

See the letter about the vehicle registration fees.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and approved the resolution. 

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff 

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4. Moratorium on SmartMeter Installation

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing to consider an uncodified ordinance imposing a temporary moratorium on the installation of SmartMeters and related equipment.

Need more info?

See the letter about SmartMeters.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and approved the uncodified ordinance. The County Administrator agreed to provide more information to the public on the County website about the subject and acknowledge that the California Public Utilities Commission ordered PG&E to allow for voluntary opt-outs of SmartMeter installations at a cost to the customer.

Contact

Steven Woodside, County Counsel

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5. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider applications for the Measure A Community Oversight Committee (Parks, Open Space and Farmland Preservation).

Need more info?

See the Cyberagenda for details on the interviews/appointments, or the Boards and Commissions page.

Review

Three interviews were conducted for the Measure A Committee and one interview was scheduled for 2/25/14. Appointments are to be made on 2/25/14.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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