May 17

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 5/17/2022

Use the Cyberagenda page for the full meeting information.

Highlights of the May 17, 2022 Board Meeting:

  1. SPECIAL NOTICE on Meeting Participation
  2. Funding for Housing Projects
  3. One Tam Partnership
  4. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions
  5. West Marin Environmental Projects

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. Funding for Housing Projects

Preview

Agenda Item #11: After convening at 9 a.m., and no earlier than 10 a.m., the Board will hear a request from the Community Development Agency to approve funding from the County Housing Trust and SB2 Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) grant funding, consistent with goals and priorities previously adopted by the Board. Funding is targeted toward housing projects at the following locations: 31 Wharf Road, Bolinas; 100 Commodore Webster Drive, Point Reyes Station; 3301 Kerner Boulevard, San Rafael; 8161 Redwood Boulevard, Novato; and 826 State Access Road, Novato. The Marin County Affordable Housing Trust Fund was created to increase the stock of permanently affordable housing units in the county. The Affordable Housing Trust Fund provides a local funding source for financial and technical assistance to help affordable housing developers produce and preserve affordable housing. Staff requests that the Board authorize the Board President to execute, subject to County Counsel approval, the Marin County Affordable Housing Trust Fund and PLHA Fund Loan documents, regulatory agreement, and related documents.

Review

The Board approved the funding for housing. 

Need more info? See the staff report about the funding for housing projects.

Contact: Aline Tanielian, Planner, Community Development Agency

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3. One Tam Partnership

Preview

Agenda Item #12: The Board will receive a presentation from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy on the One Tam Collaborative Partnership of Public Land Management Agencies in Marin County. The One Tam partnership mobilizes resources of Marin County Parks, the National Park Service, California State Parks, Marin Water, and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy to offer a single vision and holistic strategy for stewarding Mount Tamalpais beyond agency borders. 

Review

The agenda item was removed and will be heard at a later date.

Need more info? See the staff report and staff presentation about the One Tam Collaborative Partnership.

Contact: Chris Chamberlain, Assistant Director, Marin County Parks

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4. Appointments to Advisory Boards and Commissions

Preview

Agenda Item #13: The Board will consider two vacancies on the Tamalpais Design Review Board, one on the Planning Commission, and one on the County Service Area #29 Board.

Review

The Board made the following appointments:

Tamalpais Design Review Board: Michael Wara

County Service Area #29 Board: Brian McInerney

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

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5. West Marin Environmental Projects

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Agenda Items #17-18: No earlier than 1:30 p.m., the Board will receive a briefing from the Community Development Agency (CDA) about the Tomales Bay Living Shoreline Project and the Stinson Beach Nature-Based Adaptation Study. CDA planners completed the Tomales Bay Living Shoreline Feasibility Project in January to evaluate living shoreline measures and determine the extent to which they can provide flood protection of habitat, public access, and shoreline development. CDA also conducted a study to determine the feasibility of using nature-based adaptation, such as dune restoration and enhancement, to protect public and private assets from sea level rise at Stinson Beach.

Review

The items were removed from the agenda and will be heard at a later date. 

Need more info? See the staff reports about the Living Shoreline project and the Nature-Based Adaptation Study.

Contact: Leslie Lacko, Senior Planner, Community Development Agency

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