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Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council

Sonoma Coast MAC public meeting agenda posted for May 15

May 10, 2019
by Lynda Hopkins, 5th District Supervisor - Sonoma County



Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council

Agenda for May 15, 2019, 5 p.m.

Fort Ross Elementary School, 30600 Seaview Road, Cazadero, CA  95421

The Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council welcomes you to its meetings. Your interest and participation are encouraged and appreciated.

Public Comment

This time is set aside to receive comment from the public regarding matters of general interest not on the agenda, but related to Coast MAC business. Pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act, however, the Coast MAC cannot consider any issues or take action on any requests during this comment period. Each person is usually granted 3 minutes to speak; time limitations are at the discretion of the Chair.

Informational Items/Presentations:

1: Timber Cove Community Overview (Vice Chair Scott Farmer and Carolyn Singer)

2: Broadband in West Sonoma County (Calvin Sandeen, Broadband Project Coordinator, Sonoma County Economic Development Board and Mike Nicholls, Former Co-Chair Access Sonoma Broadband, Current River MAC Chair)

Regular Calendar Items:

(Discussion and/or Action)

1 - Approval of Letter of Support for Sonoma County’s Membership in theNorth Bay/North Coast Broadband Consortium (Chair Casul, Vice Chair Farmer)

2 - Discussion and Direction to Chair or Writing Designate to Draft and Send a Letter of Recommendation and Feedback on Behalf of the Coast MAC to Caltrans on itsDraft Transportation Concept Report for Highway 1 (Chair Casul).

3 - Discussion and Action on request by Supervisor Hopkins to create and assign councilmembers to aTransient Occupancy Tax (TOT)Participatory Budgeting Process Ad-Hoc Committee (Chair Casul)

4 - Discussion and Action on request to establish agenda setting protocol and ad-hoc committee (Chair Casul and Coast MAC Clerk Amie Windsor)

5 - Discussion and Action on future agenda items and meeting locations (Chair Casul)


NEXT Sonoma County Coast MAC Meetings

Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Location TBD, 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 18, 2019, Special Joint Meeting of Lower Russian River and Sonoma County Coast MACs, Cazadero Volunteer Fire Department, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Location TBD, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Location TBD, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Location TBD, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Location TBD, 5 p.m.

Please visit theSonoma County Coast MAC website for agendas, including meeting location and    


Chair opens the item

Council receives Staff Report/Presentation from Staff or Presenter

Council asks Questions of Staff or Presenter

Chair Opens for Public Comment/or Public Hearing – Members of public will have 3 minutes to speak. Members of public representing a community group will have 5 minutes to speak.


Documents related to open session agendas:

Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council regarding any item on this agenda after the posting of this agenda and not otherwise exempt from disclosure will be made available for public review at 575 Administration Drive, Room 100-A, Santa Rosa, CA, during normal business hours.


Disability Accommodations:

The Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council will make reasonable accommodations for persons having special needs due to disabilities. Please contact the Fifth District Field Representative at 707-565-2866 during regular business hours at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to ensure necessary accommodations are made.



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