August 23

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 8/23/2022

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the August 23, 2022 Board Meeting:

  1. SPECIAL NOTICE on Meeting Participation
  2. Marin Economic Vitality Strategic Plan
  3. Condemnation of Antisemitism and Hate Speech
  4. Civil Grand Jury Responses on COVID-19 Response, Sheriff Oversight
  5. Recommended Agreement with County Bargaining Unit

1. SPECIAL NOTICE on Meeting Participation

SPECIAL NOTICE

The Board of Supervisors is holding meetings that allow for remote participation as well as in-person participation in response to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. Zoom videoconferencing technology remains available for participants as it has been since March 2020. The Board members will participate in the Civic Center's Board chamber and encourage both types of participation. Those visiting the Board chamber are requested to wear a face covering and respect social distancing while watching the meeting and may lower their face covering when speaking at the microphone. For instructions and guidance on how to watch the meeting or submit public comment, visit the Board of Supervisors' meeting webpage. Viewers also may watch the Community Media Center of Marin's webcast. Comcast subscribers in Marin may watch on Channel 27.

Contact:  Brent Ainsworth, Public Information Specialist, County Administrator's Office 

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2. Marin Economic Vitality Strategic Plan

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Agenda Item #6: After convening at 9 a.m., the Board will receive a presentation on the Marin Economic Vitality Strategic Plan to guide development over the next five years. The Marin Economic Forum has worked with the County and other stakeholders to develop the County's first long-term plan to address commerce-related challenges and create collaborative solutions.

Review

The Board received the presentation and adopted the report.

Need more info? See the staff report and staff presentation about the Marin Economic Vitality Strategic Plan.

Contact: Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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3. Condemnation of Antisemitism and Hate Speech

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Agenda Item #7: The Board will hear a request to adopt a resolution condemning antisemitism and all forms of hate speech. Over the past year, antisemitic flyers have been distributed around Marin with more frequency. The County of Marin stands firmly in support of human rights in all forms for all populations.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution.

Need more info? See the draft resolution about the condemnation antisemitism and all forms of hate speech.

Contact: Brent Ainsworth, Public Information Specialist, County Administrator's Office

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4. Civil Grand Jury Responses on COVID-19 Response, Sheriff Oversight

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Agenda Items #8-9: The Board will hear requests from the County Administrator for Board concurrence and adoption of responses to two 2021-22 Marin County Civil Grand Jury reports. The first is titled "COVID-19 Response in Marin County: Successes and Next Steps” from May 25. County staff agreed with five findings and disagreed wholly or partially with one finding. Two recommendations have been implemented. The second is titled “Sheriff Oversight: The Time Is Now” from June 15. County staff agreed with five findings and disagreed wholly or partially with four findings. One recommendation has not been implemented, but will be during this fiscal year. Staff recommends that the Board concur in and thereby adopt the responses and direct the Board President to submit the responses to the presiding judge.

Review

The Board concurred and adopted the responses for both reports.

Need more info? See the staff report about the response to the Civil Grand Jury report on the County's COVID-19 response and Sheriff's Office oversight.

Contact: Dan Eilerman, Assistant County Administrator

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5. Recommended Agreement with County Bargaining Unit

Preview

Agenda Item #10: The Board will hear a request from the Human Resources Department to approve a tentative agreement between the County and the Marin Association of Public Employees (MAPE) to extend the expiration date of the current collective bargaining agreements (CBA) for two years and provide specified benefits.

Review

The Board approved the tentative agreement.

Need more info? See the staff report the tentative agreement with MAPE.

Contact: Sarah Anker, Acting Director, Department of Human Resources

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