May 14

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 5/14/2019

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the May 14, 2019 Board Meeting:

  1. Countywide Arts and Culture Master Plan
  2. Recommended Allotments from Community Service Grant Program
  3. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

1. Countywide Arts and Culture Master Plan

Preview

Shortly after the Board convenes at 9 a.m., the Board will hear a request from the Cultural Services Department to adopt the Countywide Arts and Culture Master Plan titled Arts, Culture, Action, Marin! The plan, the result of engagement with more than 1,700 residents, helps ensure a rich artistic future for all Marin residents and visitors. The plan includes an inventory and map of Marin's 1,750 arts-related businesses and nonprofits. Researchers found that Marin arts nonprofits contribute $76.4 million annually to the county's economy.

Review

The Board adopted the master plan.

Need more info? See the staff report and the draft plan about Arts, Culture, Action, Marin!

Contact: Gabriela Calicchio, Director, Cultural Services Department

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2. Recommended Allotments from Community Service Grant Program

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the County Administrator to approve Community Service Allocations for Cycle 2. On May 7, the Board conducted an informational workshop to review applications and consider Board feedback on funding recommendations. The program provides one-time funding allocations between $1,000 and $10,000 to nonprofit service providers or other governmental entities to fund specific projects or programs that provide a measurable benefit to Marin residents. Funding is not intended to provide ongoing financial support for the project or program. Cycle 2 was open from January 1 through March 31, and 80 requests worth a combined total of $533,803 were received. The available budget for Cycle 2 is $164,292.  

Review

The Board approved the allocations as recommended by the County Administrator.

Need more info? See the staff report and the recommended allotments from the Community Services Grant Program.

Contact: Sandy Laird, Executive Assistant to County Administrator Matthew Hymel

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3. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

The Board will consider one vacancy on the Marin Agricultural Land Trust Board and one on the Women's Commission.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Marin Agricultural Land Trust Board: Ralph Grossi

Women's Commission: Laura Anderson

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

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