July 19

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 7/19/2016

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Highlights of the July 19, 2016 Board Meeting:

  1. Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week
  2. Renovation of Novato Theater
  3. Marin County Livestock and Agriculture Crop Report
  4. Assessment of Fair Housing Work Plan
  5. Tentative Agreements with Employee Bargaining Units
  6. Road Resurfacing Projects in Marinwood
  7. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions
  8. Safe Drug Disposal Program

1. Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week

Preview

After convening at 9 a.m., the Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution proclaiming the week of July 17-23 as Probation, Parole, and Community Supervision Week.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Need more info? See the resolution about Probation, Parole, and Community Supervision Week.

Contact: Nancy Vernon, Aide to Supervisor Rice

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2. Renovation of Novato Theater

Preview

The Board hear a request to authorize the Board President to execute an agreement with the Novato Theater, in the amount of $150,000, for hazardous material removal and demolition work for the theater renovation. The theater has been closed since 1991 but has been demolished and is scheduled for renovation by the nonprofit Novato Theater corporation. the Board supported the purchase of the theater with $150,000 in 2012. The total project costs are estimated at $4.6 million. The nonprofit seeks $150,000 to support Phase 1 of the construction costs.

Review

The Board authorized the Board President to execute the agreement.

Need more info? See the staff report about the agreement with the Novato Theater.

Contact: Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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3. Marin County Livestock and Agriculture Crop Report

Preview

The Board will hear a presentation from the Marin County Agricultural Commissioner and Director of Weights and Measures of the 2015 Marin County Livestock and Agricultural Crop Report.

Review

The Board heard the presentation and accepted the report. See the news release.

Need more info? See the staff report about the annual Livestock and Agriculture Crop Report.

Contact: Stacy Carlsen, Agricultural Commissioner

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4. Assessment of Fair Housing Work Plan

Preview

The Board will hear a presentation from the Community Development Agency (CDA) on the Assessment of Fair Housing Work Plan. As part of the County's continuing efforts to advance equity for all residents, CDA is proposing a community engagement strategy to address barriers to fair housing choice in Marin. As part of the County's responsibility to comply with fair housing laws, it is also required to prepare an Assessment of Fair Housing, which will identify and evaluate barriers to fair housing choice and contributing factors that exist within our communities. A final report must be submitted to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development by October 5, 2019, and staff is recommending an extensive, 18-month community engagement process to elicit community-based solutions and recommendations. Staff recommends that the Board receive the report and approve the work plan.

Review

The Board heard the presentation, received the report and approved the work plan.

Need more info? See the staff report about the Assessment of Fair Housing Work Plan.

Contact: Brian Crawford, Director, Community Development Agency

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5. Tentative Agreements with Employee Bargaining Units

Preview

The Board will hear requests from the Human Resources Department to approve tentative agreements with the Marin County Battalion Chiefs’ Association, the Marin County Firefighters Association and the Service Employees International Union 1021 Nurses on collective bargaining agreements.

Review

The Board approved the tentative agreements with bargaining units from the three associations.

Need more info? See the staff reports about the tentative agreements with the Marin County Battalion Chiefs’ Association, the Marin County Firefighters Association and the Service Employees International Union 1021 Nurses.

Contact: Mary Hao, Director, Human Resources

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6. Road Resurfacing Projects in Marinwood

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the Department of Public Works to approve actions related to the 2016 Road Resurfacing Project (Central Region). The project consists of road resurfacing, disability complaint facilities, drainage improvements, traffic striping, pavement markings and other items for roads in the Marinwood area. Staff recommends that the board award a contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Argonaut Constructors of Santa Rosa, in the base bid amount of $2,091,145 and authorize a contract contingency of $209,114.50 for a total construction cost of $2,300,259.50.

Review

The Board approved the actions related to the 2016 Road Resurfacing Project (Central Region).

Need more info? See the staff report about the 2016 Road Resurfacing Project (Central Region).

Contact: Ernest Klock, Principal Civil Engineer, Department of Public Works

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7. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider one vacancy on the North Coast Railroad Authority Board of Directors.

Review

The Board made the following appointment:

North Coast Railroad Authority Board of Directors: Gerald Peters

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

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8. Safe Drug Disposal Program

Preview

No earlier than 10:30 a.m., the Board will conduct a hearing to consideration a resolution adopting fees to establish the Safe Drug Disposal Program. The Marin County Safe Drug Disposal Ordinance requires drug producers selling drugs in Marin County to participate in an approved drug stewardship program for the collection and disposal of unwanted drugs from residential sources and provides that the drug producers pay administrative and operational costs related to the plan. Proposed fees would enable the Environmental Health Division of the Community Development Agency to operate the program without reliance on the County's General Fund.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and adopted the resolution regarding the Safe Drug Disposal Program.

Need more info? See the staff report about the Safe Drug Disposal Program.

Contact: Rebecca Ng, Deputy Director, Environmental Health Division

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