March 19

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 3/19/2019

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the March 19, 2019 Board Meeting:

  1. Merrill Award for Marin County Fair
  2. Land Stewardship Projects
  3. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

1. Merrill Award for Marin County Fair

Preview

Shortly after the Board convenes at 9 a.m., the Board will hear a presentation of the Merrill Award from Western Fairs Association (WFA) to the Marin County Fair. For an unprecedented sixth time, the fair won the award the most prestigious and coveted award by the Western Fairs Association, solidifying the event’s national reputation for excellence and innovation. The WFA, a 150-member trade association representing fairs in the western United States and Canada, recognizes excellence in the fair industry and provides a forum for fairs to share successful ideas and programs. The Merrill Award is given to fairs that clearly demonstrate innovation, vision, and excellence. 

Review

The Board heard the presentation.

Need more info? See the staff report, presentation and news release about the Merrill Award.

Contact: Gabriela Calicchio, Director, Cultural Services Department

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2. Land Stewardship Projects

Preview

The Board will hear a presentation from the Marin County Resource Conservation District (RCD) on land stewardship projects on agricultural lands and urban streams. The RCD works to conserve and enhance Marin's natural resources and offers programs to facilitate conservation projects. It has administered more than $20 million in government and private foundation grants since 1983.

Review

The Board heard the presentation.

Need more info? See the staff report about the land stewardship projects.

Contact: Rhonda Kutter, aide to Supervisor Rodoni

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3. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider three vacancies on the Integrated Pest Management Commission and one on the Human Rights Commission.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Integrated Pest Management Commission: Kevin Sadlier, Scott Sherman

Human Rights Commission: Joan Hanna

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

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