January 5

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 1/5/2016

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Highlights of the January 05, 2016 Board Meeting:

  1. Board of Supervisors Annual Reorganization
  2. Employee Team of the Quarter
  3. Strategic Plan for Department of Information Services and Technology
  4. Garbage Rates in Southern Marin
  5. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions
  6. Recognition of Volunteers and Student Interns

1. Board of Supervisors Annual Reorganization

Preview

At 10 a.m., the Board will undergo its annual reorganization, electing a new President, Vice President and Second Vice President. One year ago, the Board voted in Supervisor Katie Rice as President, Supervisor Steve Kinsey as Vice President and Supervisor Judy Arnold as Second Vice President.

Review

The Board voted District 4's Steve Kinsey as Board President, District 5's Judy Arnold as First Vice President and District 1's Damon Connolly as Second Vice President. 

Contact: Clerk of the Board staff

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2. Employee Team of the Quarter

Preview

The Board will present the Outstanding Employee Team of the Quarter award to the Civic Center Beautification Team.

Review

Supervisor Rice read the following:

Our fellow employees went above and beyond their normal maintenance routines last summer before the Marin County Civic Center was toured and evaluated by a representative of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in mid-September. The Civic Center, a national historic landmark and the last major work of internationally-recognized architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is among a group of 10 Wright-designed buildings that have become the first works of modern architecture nominated by UNESCO for inclusion on the World Heritage List. ICOMOS will make its decision sometime in 2016.

In cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Civic Center Conservancy, under a joint effort led by Parks and Public Works maintenance managers, a beautification team comprised of building maintenance workers, custodians, and landscape services workers went to work. The team meticulously cleaned, polished, pruned, planted, and painted, making the Civic Center building and grounds look like new. Staff received many comments of encouragement and appreciation from colleagues during the process. The ICOMOS representative was impressed at the superb condition and preservation of this 50-plus-year-old public building.

As we walk down the Civic Center corridors, we thank and wish to recognize the team for all its hard work. Members of the team were: Matthew Ballinger, Virginia Beauchamp, Jeff Bedoya, Allison Birrell, Ross Casico, Aniceto Cayanan, Julio Cifuentes, David Dibble, Donald Gallerani, Dennis Galvin, Michael Gibson, Martin Hollis, Eric Kress, Richard Leahy, Aaron Malilay, Justin Martens, Michael Moline, Gerson Navarette, Peter Norman, Jordan Rosenberg, Glenn Samson, Christopher Shand, Antonio Swan, Darren Taurins, Harry Thorgersen, Thomas Thorgersen, Brodie Thurmon, Edmund Vilago, Judy West.

Contact: David Speer, Building and Facilities Manager, County Administrator's Office

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3. Strategic Plan for Department of Information Services and Technology

Preview

The Board will hear a request to consider the five-year strategic plan for Department of Information Services and Technology (IST). The department plays a major role in helping County departments provide necessary services to the public and understands the urgency of putting useful technologies in the hands of County employees. The questions answered in the strategic plan include: How do we catch up? How do we best support our customers? How should the role of IST change? Where should our focus be for the next 5 years? How do we get there?

Review

The Board approved the five-year strategic plan for IST.

Need more info? See the staff report and the draft strategic plan for Department of Information Services and Technology.

Contact: Charlie Haase, Director, Department of Information Services and Technology

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4. Garbage Rates in Southern Marin

Preview

The Board will hear a request to conduct a hearing to consider Bay Cities Refuse Services’ requested 2.6 percent rate increase for the Southern Marin Franchise Area No. 1. The rate change would affect the houseboat areas of Waldo Point Harbor, Kappas Harbor, Yellow Ferry Harbor plus the areas south of Sausalito to the Golden Gate Bridge and west to Fort Cronkite. The Department of Public Works recommends that the Board conduct the hearing and consider approving rate increase.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and approved the rate increase.

Need more info? See the staff report about Bay Cities Refuse Services rate increase.

Contact: Steve Devine, Program Manager, Department of Public Works

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5. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider one vacancy on the Personnel Commission, four on the County Service Area 29 Advisory Board (Paradise Cay), one on the Disaster Council, one on the Fish and Wildlife Commission, and two on the Tomales Village Community Services District Board.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Personnel Commission: Leonor Noguez, Jennifer Gotti
County Service Area 29 Advisory Board (Paradise Cay): Harry Blake, Robert Cerf, Eric Lyons, Eugene Royal
Disaster Council: Denis O'Leary
Fish and Wildlife Commission: Laurette Rogers
Tomales Village Community Services District Board: Peter MacLaird, Dru Fallon O'Neill

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

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6. Recognition of Volunteers and Student Interns

Preview

No earlier than 1:30 p.m., the Board will conduct a Volunteers and Student Interns Recognition Ceremony.

Review

The Board conducted the ceremony and thanked all volunteers and student interns for their community service.

Contact: Anne Starr, Personnel Analyst, Department of Human Resources

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