April 19

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 4/19/2016

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Highlights of the April 19, 2016 Board Meeting:

  1. National Prescription Drug Take-back Day
  2. Commendation for West Marin Disaster Council
  3. Recognition of Volunteers and Interns
  4. Priorities of Marin County Child Care Commission
  5. Skydiving Standards at Gnoss Field
  6. Paramedic and Ambulance Fees for CSA 28
  7. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions
  8. Amendments to Local Coastal Program

1. National Prescription Drug Take-back Day

Preview

At 9 a.m., the Board will hear a request for a presentation on National Prescription Drug Take-back Day.

Review

The Board heard the presentation but took no formal action.

Need more info? See the RxSafe Marin website.

Contact: Dr. Matt Willis, Public Health Officer

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2. Commendation for West Marin Disaster Council

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution commending the West Marin Disaster Council and its volunteers. Residents of West Marin have developed a network to help people in remote areas be self-sufficient while emergency responders handle critical situations. The Board would like to recognize the hard work and commitment it takes to be prepared.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution and thanked all council members and volunteers.

Need more info? See the resolution commending the West Marin Disaster Council.

Contact: Liza Crosse, aide to Supervisor Kinsey

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3. Recognition of Volunteers and Interns

Preview

The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution proclaiming the week of April 10-16, 2016, as National Volunteer Recognition Week and the month of April as Marin County Volunteer Recognition Month, and to recognize the Civic Center Volunteers 2015-2016 Volunteer of the Year, Stephen A. Sarhad, the Student Intern of the Year, Spencer Robert, and the Supervisor of Volunteers of the Year, Pedro Oliveros of the Public Defender’s Office.

Review

The Board adopted the resolutions and congratulated the award recipients.

Contact: Mary Hao, Director of Human Resources

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4. Priorities of Marin County Child Care Commission

Preview

The Board will hear a presentation from the Marin County Child Care Commission on the commission’s activities and policy priorities.

Review

The Board heard the presentation.

Need more info? See the annual informational report from the Marin County Child Care Commission.

Contact: Liza Crosse, Aide to Supervisor Kinsey

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5. Skydiving Standards at Gnoss Field

Preview

The Board will conduct the first reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 12.06 of the Marin County Code pertaining to skydiving standards at Gnoss Field airport in Novato. The need for an ordinance amendment is tied to a commercial skydiving business license application. On March 8, the County received a safety review from the Federal Aviation Administration that clears the way to move forward on a business license. Staff recommends that the Board schedule a merit hearing for 10:30 a.m. May 3.

Review

The Board conducted the first reading of the ordinance and scheduled the merit hearing for 10:30 a.m. May 3.

Need more info? See the staff report about the skydiving standards at Gnoss Field airport.

Contact: Raul Rojas, Director, Department of Public Works

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6. Paramedic and Ambulance Fees for CSA 28

Preview

The Board will hear the first reading of an ordinance increasing the Marin County Fire Department’s paramedic and ambulance service fees in County Service Area 28, a 351-square-mile area that includes San Geronimo Valley, Point Reyes Station, Stinson Beach, Bolinas, Inverness, Tomales and other West Marin communities. A review of fees showed that they were not in alignment with industry standards and actual costs of providing the service. Staff recommends that the Board schedule a merit hearing for 10:30 a.m. May 3.

Review

The Board heard the first reading of the ordinance and scheduled a merit hearing for 10:30 a.m. May 3.

Need more info? See the staff report about the paramedic and ambulance service fees for County Service Area 28.

Contact: Jason Weber, Chief, Marin County Fire Department

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7. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider one vacancy on the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board, one on the Golden Gate Bridge District Board of Directors, one on the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control Board, one on the Mental Health Board, and one on the Strawberry Design Review Board.

Review

Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board: Christine Lam

Golden Gate Bridge District Board of Directors: Ratified Bridge District Board appointment of Alice Fredericks

Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control Board: Terry Pebbles

Mental Health Board: Chris Holbrook

Strawberry Design Review Board: Rebecca Lind

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

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8. Amendments to Local Coastal Program

Preview

At 1:30 p.m., the Board will conduct a hearing to consider a resolution resubmitting to the California Coastal Commission Land Use Plan Amendments (LUPA) and Implementation Program Amendments (IPA) to the certified Marin County Local Coastal Program (LCP), based in part upon the suggested modifications offered on the LUPA by the Coastal Commission and Commission staff.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and approved a resolution with some modifications.

Need more info? See the staff report about the resolution resubmitting the amendments to the Marin County Local Coastal Program.

Contact: Jack Liebster, Planning Manager, Community Development Agency

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