MWCAC is established to advise the Board of Supervisors and other County decision makers on local planning and management decisions relating to the Mark West Area, to provide a regular forum for citizen participation in the formation of advisory recommendations on those decisions, and to provide a bridge for communication between the County and local residents and businesses, and the general public on local government decisions affecting the Mark West Area.
Specifically, the MWCAC provides a forum for public expression and for making advisory recommendations to the County of Sonoma and its Permit and Resource Management Department (PRMD), Board of Zoning Adjustments, Planning Commission, Transportation and Public Works (TPW), and Board of Supervisors (BoS) on the following:
- applications for use permits, rezoning s, and general plan amendments (PRMD)
- needed transportation and transit improvements or maintenance projects (TPW)
- allocations of franchise fees in the Mark West Area (TPW
- liaise with the Fourth District County Supervisor on community support and outreach for residents in this unincorporated community (BoS)