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MARIN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

MARIN COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MARIN COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

AGENDA

 Tuesday, September 20, 2005

 

 

9:00 a.m.      Convene in Closed Session:

1.                  Hearing:  (Continued from August 30, 2005) Martin Appeal of the Personnel Commission’s decision in Case 04-21.

                     Recommended action:  Conduct closed session hearing scheduled at 9:00 a.m. and consider appeal.

 

                     Reconvene in Open Session

                     Announcement from Closed Session.

 

                     Recess as Board of Supervisors

 

10:00 a.m.    Convene as Marin County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

2a.                Open time for public expression, limited to three minutes per speaker, on items not on the Housing Authority agenda.

 

2b.                Executive Director’s Report.

 

2c.                Authorize Chairman to execute Community Development Block Grant Program agreement (Amendment 11 to Appendix B - Goals, Objectives and Tasks; and Amendment 11 to Appendix C - Budget) with the County of Marin, to implement the FY 2005-06 Residential Rehabilitation Loan Program.  (Corresponds with item 14 on the Board of Supervisors Agenda.)

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

2d.                Authorize Chairman to execute amendment to Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program ("HOPWA") agreement, with the County of Marin, increasing the contract amount by $278,500 for a total contract amount of $2,110,812, for rental assistance for people living with HIV.  (Also appears as item 15a on the Board of Supervisors' agenda.)

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

2e.                Authorize Chairman to execute amendment to Community Development Block Grant Program (“CDBG”) agreement with the County of Marin, increasing the contract by $17,450 for a total contract amount of $37,000, for the Housing Search Specialist Program for FY 2005-06. (Corresponds with item CA-3 on the Board of Supervisors' agenda.)

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

2f.                 Request to approve amendments to the Section 8 Administrative Plan and Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy to correct the description of waiting list procedures.

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

                     Adjourn as Marin County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

 

                     Reconvene as Board of Supervisors

3.                  Board of Supervisors' matters.

 

4.                  Administrator's report.

 

5.                  Open time for public expression, limited to three minutes per speaker, on items not on the Board of Supervisors' agenda.

 

6.                  Consent Calendar A (Items CA-1 through CA-7)

                     ("Consent Calendar A" reflects those agenda items that have prior policy approval from the Board and do not exceed $500,000 in cost.)

 

7.                  Consent Calendar B (Items CB-1 through CB-3)

                     ("Consent Calendar B" reflects those agenda items requiring a 4/5th vote relating to budgetary matters.)

 

8.                  Presentation by the Marin County Urban Search And Rescue (“USAR”) Task Force regarding the search dog team response program.

 

9.                  Supervisor Murray requesting resolution proclaiming the month of September 2005 as “Public Preparedness Month”.

 

10.                Request from the Community Development Agency to award July and August 2005 Solar Rebates to qualified applicants.

                     Recommended action:  Award $500 rebate to each of the following applicants for implementing photovoltaic systems:  Steve Suskind, Patricia J. Szerlip and Misti Norton.

 

11.                On behalf of Supervisors Murray and Adams, request from the County Administrator to adopt a resolution opposing Proposition 73, the “Parental Notification and Child Protection Act”, on the November 8, 2005, State Ballot.

                     Recommended action:  Adopt resolution.

 

12.                On behalf of Supervisor Murray, request from the County Administrator to adopt resolution opposing Proposition 75 – also known as the “Paycheck Protection Act” or the “Public Employees’ Right to Approve Use of Union Dues for Political Campaign Purposes Act”, on the November 8, 2005, State Ballot.

                     Recommended action:  Adopt resolution.

 

13.                Request from the County Administrator to authorize President to execute agreement with Marin County Visitor’s Bureau (“MCVB”), in the amount of $75,000, to support development of a comprehensive resource directory, website improvements and weekend staffing.

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

14.                Request from the Community Development Agency to authorize President to execute amendment to Community Development Block Grant Program agreement (Amendment 11 to Appendix C – Budget) with the Housing Authority of the County of Marin, increasing the contract amount by $165,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $514,738, for the Rehabilitation Loan Program (Corresponds with item 2c on the Housing Authority Agenda.)

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

15.                Request from the Community Development Agency, Federal Grants Division, to take the following actions related to Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program ("HOPWA") funding:

                     a.      Authorize President to execute amendment to HOPWA agreement, with the Marin County Housing Authority, increasing the contract amount by $278,500 for a total contract amount of $2,110,812, for rental assistance for people living with HIV. (Also appears as item 2d on the Housing Authority agenda.)

                     b.      Authorize President to execute amendment to HOPWA agreement, with Hospice of Marin, increasing the contract amount by $69,960 for a total contract amount of $573,860, for in-home attendant care for people living with HIV.

                     c.      Request to (1) accept $358,000 in HOPWA funding from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for rental assistance and in-home attendant care for FY 2005-06; (2) authorize President to execute HOPWA agreement with the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for the funding; and (3) approve related budget actions as detailed in staff report dated September 20, 2005. (4/5 vote)

                     Recommended actions:  Approve 16a-c.

 

16.                Request from the Community Development Agency, Federal Grants Division, to (a) authorize President to execute Release of “Assignment of Proceeds and Grant of Lien” for the 1987 Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) funding of the purchase of 244 Alder Road, Bolinas by the Bolinas Community Land Trust; and (b) authorize staff to execute any related documents in conjunction with the lien release.

                     Recommended actions:  Approve.

 

17.                Request from the Assessor-Recorder to accept State-County Property Tax Administration Grant program funding ($790,490) for enhancement of the Assessor, Treasurer-Tax Collector and Auditor-Controller property tax administration system.

                     Recommended actions:  (a) Accept $790,490 Property Tax Administration Grant; and (b) authorize Auditor-Controller to make necessary cost-covered budget adjustments as detailed in staff report.

 

18.                Appointments:

                     a.      Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board

                              One At-Large term expiration (Thelma Clark, incumbent).

                              Recommended action:  Schedule appointment for October 18, 2005.

 

                     b.      Wildlife and Fisheries Committee

                              One term expiration representing Conservation (Susan Ristow, incumbent).

                              Recommended action:  Schedule appointment for November 1, 2005.

 

                     c.      Women’s Commission

One term expiration representing District 3 (Janet McAllister, incumbent)

                              Recommended action:  Schedule appointment for November 1, 2005.

 

                     Recess as Board of Supervisors

 

                     Convene as the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors

19a.              Open time for public expression, limited to three minutes per speaker, on items not on the Flood Control and Water Conservation District Agenda.

 

19b.              Authorize President to execute Right-of-Way contract to purchase Flood Control Easements at 1143 Court Road, Novato (APN 141-304-03), related to the Novato Creek Flood Control Project Phase 8 in Flood Control Zone 1, Novato.

                     Recommended actions:  Authorize President to execute (a) Right-of-Way Contract with Wendy J. Gallacher and Jeri K. Crum; and (b) Certificate of Acceptance.

 

19c.              Authorize President to execute the Certificate of Acceptance for a Flood Control Easement from the owners of 25 Strawberry Circle, Mill Valley, related to the Salt Works Canal Flood Wall and Fence Project.  (Flood Zone 4, Project No. ECFX-42).

                     Recommended action:  Approve.

 

19d.              Approval of minutes of the meeting of August 16, 2005.

 

19e.              Appointments:

                     1.      Flood Control Zone ("FCZ") #3 Advisory Board - Richardson Bay

                              One vacancy due to the resignation of James Morgan.  Applications have been received from Sandra Fitting and Glenn Gilmore.

                              Recommended action:  Make one (1) appointment.

 

                     2.      Flood Control Zone ("FCZ") #10 Advisory Board - Inverness

                              One vacancy due to the resignation of Gregory Mann.  An application has been received from Scott McMorrow.

                              Recommended action:  Make one (1) appointment.

 

                     Adjourn as the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors

 

                     Reconvene as Board of Supervisors

 

20.                Closed Session:

                     Instructions to labor negotiator (County Administrator) regarding negotiations with Unrepresented County Counsel employee pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6(a).

 

                     Reconvene in Open Session

                     Announcement from Closed Session.

 

1:00 p.m.

21.                Workshop to review and comment on final draft Marin County Civic Center Master Design Guidelines. (To be conducted in Room 324 A)

                     Recommended actions:  Conduct workshop and provide direction to staff.

 

                     Adjourn as Board of Supervisors

 

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                    CONSENT CALENDAR A (Items CA-1 through CA-7)                     ("Consent Calendar A reflects those agenda items that have prior policy approval from the Board and do not exceed $500,000 in cost.)

 

CA-1.            Board of Supervisors:

                     a.      Supervisor Brown, Fire Chief Ken Massucco and Cultural Services Director Jim Farley requesting resolution supporting the 2005 Combined Charities Campaign involving Community Health Charities, Earth Share of California, Bay Area Black United Fund, and The United Way of the Bay Area.

                     b.      Supervisor McGlashan requesting resolution proclaiming the week of September 24-30, 2005, as “Harry H. Hicks/The Cove Week.”

                     c.      Supervisor Brown requesting resolution proclaiming October 2005 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month.”

                     d.      Supervisor Brown requesting resolution commending Jane Chopson on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-five years of service to the County of Marin and the community.

                     e.      Supervisor Brown requesting resolution recognizing Martin Bramante, of Cal Pox, Inc. as the Marin Builders Association “Construction Industry Person of the Year.”

 

CA-2.            Auditor-Controller:

                     a.      Request to (1) give preliminary approval of the appropriations limit applicable to the 2005-06 tax proceeds in accordance with Article XIII-B of the State Constitution (Proposition 4 Gann Initiative); and (2) set September 27, 2005, for the adoption of a resolution determining the 2005-06 appropriations of tax proceeds for the County of Marin.

                     b.      Request to (1) give preliminary approval of the appropriations limit applicable to the 2005-06 tax proceeds in accordance with Article XIII-B of the State Constitution (Proposition 4 Gann Initiative); and (2) set September 27, 2005, for the adoption of a resolution determining the 2005-06 appropriations of tax proceeds for Special Districts.

 

CA-3.            Community Development Agency:

                     Authorize President to execute amendment to Community Development Block Grant Program (“CDBG”) agreement with the Marin County Housing Authority of the County of Marin, increasing the contract by $17,450 for a total contract amount of $37,000, for the Housing Search Specialist.  (Corresponds with item 2e on the Housing Authority Agenda.)

 

CA-4.            Cultural Services:

                     Authorize President to execute agreement with MPSF, Inc., dba Marin Speakers Lecture Series 2005-2006 for their Lecture Series at the Marin Center September 2005 through April 2006.

 

CA-5.            Health and Human Services:

                     NOTE:  This item is a renewal of an existing agreement that was included in and funded in the FY 2005-06 budget.

                     Authorize President to execute FY 2005-06 agreement with ECHO Consulting Services of California, in an amount not to exceed $125,422, to provide INSYST software maintenance, as well as operations support and consultation services for maintenance of the Division of Community Mental Health Services (“CMHS”) Management Information System.

 

CA-6.            Information Services and Technology:

                     Authorize President to execute agreement with Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $45,000, to establish a performance baseline for the improvement of service delivery.

 

CA-7.            Sheriff:

                     Authorize President to adopt Resolution No. 2005-____ setting forth the Sheriff's proposed use of funds in the amount of $170,648 and disbursements of Citizens' Option for Public Safety ("COPS") FY 2005-06 funding.

 

                    CONSENT CALENDAR B (Items CB-1 through CB-3) (4/5 vote required)                     ("Consent Calendar B" reflects those agenda items requiring a 4/5th vote relating to budgetary matters.)

 

CB-1.            Community Development Agency:

                     Request from the Community Development Agency, Federal Grants Division, to (a) accept $137,844.73 in Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Program income received from Full Circle Programs’ sale of property located at 460 Dogwood Road, Bolinas and (b) approve related budget adjustments as detailed in staff report dated September 20, 2005. (4/5 vote)

 

CB-2.            Public Works:

                     Request from the Department of Public Works to approve the following actions related to the Marin County Fish Passage Restoration Project: (a) adopt Resolution No. 2005-_____ authorizing acceptance of $196,500 in grant funds from the California Coastal Conservancy; and (b) approve related budget actions as detailed in staff report dated September 20, 2005. (4/5 vote)

 

CB-3.            Sheriff:

                     Request from the Sheriff to increase appropriations and revenues, in the amount of $45,000, to replace recalled body armor, as detailed in staff report dated September 20, 2005. (4/5 vote)