September 23

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 9/23/2014

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the September 23, 2014 Board Meeting:

  1. Military Officers Association of America Anniversary
  2. National Hispanic Heritage Month
  3. Rehabilitative Inmate Programming
  4. Appointments
  5. Marin County Parks Grant Agreements
  6. County Employee Length of Service Awards

1. Military Officers Association of America Anniversary

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution commending the Marin County Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. The local chapter of Marin MOAA provides to military officers the rights and benefits earned by them in the service of the United States, assists military related groups such as the Junior ROTC unit at Novato High School and the Blue Star Mothers group, and provides opportunities for military officers to join in friendship and camaraderie reminiscent of the times when they were on active military service.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution and congratulated members of Marin MOAA.

Need more info? See the resolution commending the Marin County Chapter of MOAA.

Contact: Susannah Clark, aide to Supervisor Adams

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2. National Hispanic Heritage Month

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution proclaiming National Hispanic Heritage Month in Marin County from September 15 to October 15. Every year since 1968, Americans have observed National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution. County employees David Escobar and Rocio Hernandez accepted the resolution.

Need more info? See the resolution about National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Contact: David Escobar, aide to Supervisor Kinsey

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3. Rehabilitative Inmate Programming

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the Sheriff-Coroner to adopt a resolution authorizing execution of agreement with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for housing state inmates for the purpose of their participation in directed rehabilitative inmate programming and to allow the Probation Department an enhanced opportunity to develop comprehensive transition plans prior to the inmate’s release on parole.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution and heard comments from Sheriff-Coroner Robert Doyle and Chief Probation Officer Michael Daly.

Need more info? See the letter about the rehabilitative inmate program.

Contact: Lt. Doug Pittman, Sheriff-Coroner public information officer

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4. Appointments

Preview

The Board will consider 20 term expirations on the Youth Commission and two vacancies on Assessment Appeals Boards #1 and #2.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Youth Commission: 17 appointed

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

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5. Marin County Parks Grant Agreements

Preview

The Board will hear a request from Marin County Parks to authorize the Board President to execute grant agreements totaling $83,600 with six grantees to receive funding through the Measure A Breathe/Respira Community Grant Program.

Review

The Board authorized the execution of the agreements.

Need more info? See the letter about the grant agreements.

Contact: Linda Dahl, Director, Marin County Parks

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6. County Employee Length of Service Awards

Preview

At 1:30 p.m., the Board will participate in a presentation of County employee recognition "length of service" awards.

Review

The Board commended employees marking 30, 35, 40 and 45 years with the County. Sheriff-Coroner Robert Doyle was the only employee marking 45 years.

Contact: Joanne Peterson, Director, Human Resources

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