February 7

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 2/7/2017

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Highlights of the February 07, 2017 Board Meeting:

  1. Mission and Impact of 10,000 Degrees
  2. Proposed Revisions to Personnel Management Regulation 34
  3. Marin Sanitary Service Requested Rate Increase
  4. Bay Cities Refuse Service Requested Rate Increase
  5. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions
  6. Nonmedical Cannabis Ordinance

1. Mission and Impact of 10,000 Degrees

Preview

After convening at 10 a.m., the Board will hear a request for an update on the mission and impact of 10,000 Degrees, a San Rafael-based nonprofit designed to achieve educational equity and support students with need to access and complete higher education to positively impact their communities and the world.

Review

The Board heard the update.

Need more info? See the 10,000 Degrees website.

Contact: Tanya Albert, aide to Supervisor Arnold

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2. Proposed Revisions to Personnel Management Regulation 34

Preview

The Board will conduct a merit hearing for an ordinance amending County Personnel Management Regulation (PMR) 34 regarding Appointment and Orientations. The revisions more clearly define the types of appointment in County employment and revises some of the rules regarding the use of these appointments. 

Review

The Board conducted the merit hearing and adopted the ordinance.

Need more info? See the staff report about proposed ordinance amendments regarding PMR 34.

Contact: Mary Hao, Director, Human Resources

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3. Marin Sanitary Service Requested Rate Increase

Preview

No earlier than 10:30 a.m., the Board will conduct a hearing to consider a Marin Sanitary Service requested rate increase of 6.21 percent for the areas known as Central Marin Franchise Areas 1-6, 6.21 percent for Ross Valley South, and up to 5.71 percent for Ross Valley North (Oak Manor and Sleepy Hollow) for regular refuse collection. Marin Sanitary Service, holds the exclusive franchise for the collection and disposal of refuse in those unincorporated areas. A franchise agreement provides for a detailed third-party review of the company's operations every three years, and the proposed 2017 rates are based on a summary review.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and approved the rate increases.

Need more info? See the staff report about the proposed Marin Sanitary Service requested rate increases for refuse collection.

Contact: Steve Devine, Program Manager, Public Works Department

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4. Bay Cities Refuse Service Requested Rate Increase

Preview

No earlier than 10:30 a.m., the Board will conduct a hearing to consider Bay Cities Refuse Services' requested rate increase of 3.6 percent for the Southern Marin Franchise Area No. 1. One area includes most of the houseboat area including Waldo Point Harbor, Kappas Harbor and Yellow Ferry Harbor. The second is just south of Sausalito to the Golden Gate Bridge and West to Fort Cronkite. The increase is based on the Consumer Price Index.

Review

The Board conducted the hearing and approved the rate increases.

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

Contact: Steve Devine, Program Manager, Public Works Department

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5. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider one vacancy on the County Service Area 16 (Greenbrae) Advisory Board.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

County Service Area 16 (Greenbrae) Advisory Board: Samantha Palm

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

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6. Nonmedical Cannabis Ordinance

Preview

No earlier than 1:30 p.m., the Board will conduct a merit hearing for an ordinance prohibiting nonmedical cannabis activity in unincorporated areas of Marin County. After an extensive review of new California law, the Community Development Agency is recommending a ban to give the County time to consider implications of potentially authorizing nonmedical cannabis businesses before state licenses can be granted and to learn from the licensing program for medical cannabis dispensaries that is currently underway. 

Review

The Board conducted the merit hearing and adopted the ordinance.

Need more info? See the staff report and the news release about the draft ordinance to prohibit nonmedical cannabis.

Contact: Tom Lai, Assistant Director, Community Development Agency

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