March 11 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 3/11/2014

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the March 11, 2014 Board Meeting:

  1. Tribute to Ed Hulme
  2. MarinKids/Marin Strong Start
  3. Refuse Rate Increase for West Marin
  4. Proposed Refuse Rate Increase for Southern Marin
  5. Appointments
  6. Easton Point Residential Development

1. Tribute to Ed Hulme

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Commission to recognize Parks and Open Space Superintendent Ed Hulme on the occasion of his retirement for his many contributions to the IPM Commission.

Review

The Board permitted the recognition and congratulated Ed Hulme on all his contributions.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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2. MarinKids/Marin Strong Start

Preview

The Board will hear a request for an update and request for support from MarinKids/Marin Strong Start. The mission of the MarinKids nonprofit is "to build a community — through advocacy, education, research, mobilization and leadership — that believes caring for all of Marin’s children is our collective responsibility, and that acts to realize this belief."

Review

The Board expressed support for the program.

Contact

Tanya Albert, aide to Supervisor Arnold

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3. Refuse Rate Increase for West Marin

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing to consider a .96 percent rate increase by the Ratto Group of Companies for refuse and recycling in the West Marin franchise area, which includes coastal communities with the exception of Bolinas and Stinson Beach. The monthly cost to customers would be an increase of 32 cents for a standard 32-gallon container.

Need more info?

See the letter about the proposed Ratto Group rate increase.

Review

The Board approved the rate increase.

Contact

Steve Devine, program manager, Department of Public Works

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4. Proposed Refuse Rate Increase for Southern Marin

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing to consider a 4 percent rate increase by the Bay Cities Refuse Services for refuse and recycling in its Southern Marin franchise area, which includes most of a houseboat areas of Waldo Point Harbor, Kappas Harbor and Yellow Ferry Harbor and the area south of Sausalito to the Golden Gate Bridge and West of Fort Cronkite. The monthly increase would be $1.17 per household.

Need more info?

See the letter about the Bay Cities refuse rate increase.

Review

The Board approved the rate increase.

Contact

Steve Devine, program manager, Department of Public Works

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5. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider applications for one vacancy on the Disaster Council and one on the Tamalpais Design Review Board.

Need more info?

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

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Disaster Council: Ed Schulze

Tamalpais Design Review Board: John McCormick

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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6. Easton Point Residential Development

Preview

The Board will consider certification of the 2008 Easton Point Residential Development (Rezoning, Master Plan, Precise Development Plan, Tentative Subdivision Map) and Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). The Martha Company has submitted an application to the Community Development Agency for approval of a 43-unit subdivision on a 110-acre parcel at the southeastern tip of the Tiburon Peninsula. In October 2013, the  Board  directed  staff  and  an environmental  consultant  to provide clarification on several environmental issues.

Need more info?

See the letter about the Easton Point Residential Development.

Review

The Board did not vote on certifying the Final EIR and requested more information about the specific development plans.

Contact

Brian Crawford, Director, Community Development Agency

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