March 25 Meeting

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 3/25/2014

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the March 25, 2014 Board Meeting:

  1. Recognition for Reva Saper
  2. Retirement of Bob Beaumont
  3. Award for Giacomini Dairy
  4. Report on Multi-County Public Health Laboratory
  5. Marin County Road Commissioner Appointment
  6. Appointments
  7. Stafford Lake Bike Park Sponsorship

1. Recognition for Reva Saper

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution commending Reva Saper, a longtime Strawberry resident, for her many years of dedicated service to the Southern Marin communities. Reva serves on the Marin Superior Court Committee and served 18 years on the Marin Disaster Council. She initiated emergency response training programs and served on the Marin County Civil Grand Jury.

Need more info?

See the proclamation for Reva Saper.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution and congratulated Reva Saper.

Contact

Leslie Alden, aide to Supervisor Sears

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2. Retirement of Bob Beaumont

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution commending Public Works Director Bob Beaumont on the occasion of his retirement. Bob started with the County nearly 32 years ago and has served as department director since September 2011.

Need more info?

See the proclamation honoring Bob Beaumont.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution and thanked Bob Beaumont for his service.See this photo gallery on Facebook.

Contact

Leslie Alden, aide to Supervisor Sears

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3. Award for Giacomini Dairy

Preview

The Board will hear a request to recognize the Robert Giacomini Dairy in Point Reyes for its receipt of the Leopold Conservation Award. The dairy, home to the Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co., was given the award by the Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation. The award honors private landowner achievement in the stewardship and management of natural resources.

Need more info?

See the letter about the Leopold Award.

Review

The Board recognized and congratulated the Robert Giacomini Dairy.

Contact

Liza Crosse, aide to Supervisor Kinsey

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4. Report on Multi-County Public Health Laboratory

Preview

The Board will hear a report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding the Napa-Solano-Yolo-Marin County Public Health Laboratory. In February 2013, the Board approved a joint powers agreement to establish the regional partnership effective July 1, 2013. As requested, HHS is returning to provide a report on how the partnership is going.

Need more info?

See the letter about the public health lab.

Review

The Board accepted the report.

Contact

Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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5. Marin County Road Commissioner Appointment

Preview

The Board will conduct a hearing and consider a resolution appointing Public Works Director Raul Rojas to the position of Marin County Road Commissioner effective March 31, 2014. Rojas, the City of Bakersfield’s Director of Public Works for the past 20 years, was chosen in February as the replacement for the retiring Bob Beaumont. Rojas starts his new job March 24.

Need more info?

See the letter about the road commissioner appointment.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Contact

Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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6. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider an application for one vacancy on the County Service Area (CSA) #20 Advisory Board for Indian Valley/Dominga Canyon.

Need more info?

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

Review

The Board made the following appointment:

County Service Area (CSA) #20 Advisory Board for Indian Valley/Dominga Canyon: Vivian Poole.

Contact

Clerk of the Board staff

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7. Stafford Lake Bike Park Sponsorship

Preview

The Board will hear a request to authorize the Board President to execute a $75,000 sponsorship agreement with Santa Cruz Bicycles, Inc., to support construction of the Stafford Lake Bike Park at Stafford Lake County Park west of Novato. Approval would bring total funds available to construct the bike park to nearly $367,000, or 75 percent of the Phase I $480,000 construction estimate, and 43 percent of the $850,000 total park fundraising goal.

Need more info?

See the letter about the sponsorship.

Review

The Board authorized the sponsorship agreement.

Contact

Steve Petterle, Principal Planner, Marin County Parks

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