North Valley MAC

North Sonoma Valley Municipal Advisory Council Meeting

July 21, 2021 at 5:30 PM

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Link: Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 981 7603 0246

Passcode: 685918

Phone: +1 (669) 900-9128

Contact: Hannah Whitman, Board Aide for Supervisor Susan Gorin

Meeting Documentation



  1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call 
  2. Approval of June 16, 2021 Minutes - Resolution
  3. Public Comment (limited to items not appearing on the agenda) - Receive
  4. Supervisor Gorin Update - Receive 
  5. Permit Sonoma Update, Scott Orr, Deputy Director, Permit Sonoma - Receive
    1. Update on Permit Sonoma projects in MAC Area
    2. How to get project information, and how to give input on projects
  6. MAC Funding Overview and Letters of Support, continued from 5/19/21 - Receive
    1. Overview of MAC Funding, Request Forms, Intended Uses, Letters of Support
    2. Ad Hoc Formation and Activities
  7. Reports and Announcements from Councilmembers and Ad Hocs, 3 minutes or less - Receive
    1. SVCAC
    2. Glen Ellen Forum
    3. Communications Ad Hoc
    4. Preparedness Ad Hoc
    5. Traffic and Safety Ad Hoc
    6. Others as Appropriate
  8. Consideration of items for future agenda - Receive
    1. Vacation Rental Ordinance Update Listening Session - Permit Sonoma
    2. Fire Agency Update - SVFRA, Kenwood Fire
    3. Bike Paths - Regional Parks 
  9. Adjourn - Resolution

Agenda Materials

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the North Sonoma Valley Citizens Municipal Advisory Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Board of Supervisors’ Office located at 575 Administration Drive, Room 100-A, Santa Rosa, CA, during normal business hours.

Note: Consideration items will proceed as follows:

  1. Presentation
  2. Questions by Councilmembers
  3. Questions and comments from the public
  4. Response by presenter, if required
  5. Comments by Councilmembers
  6. Resolution, if indicated

Open Meetings

Except as expressly authorized under the Ralph M. Brown Act (the State’s local agency open meeting law), all meetings of the North Sonoma Valley Municipal Advisory Council are open to attendance by interested members of the public. 

Public Comments

The Chair will invite public comment for agenda items as they are taken up by the Committee. If you wish to speak, you may do so upon receiving recognition by the Chair. Please state your name and limit your comments to the agenda item under discussion. Speakers are limited to three minutes each; available time for comments is determined by the Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demand and total number of speakers.

Public Appearances

Any member of the public may address the Committee on a matter not listed on the agenda as long as the subject matter is within the jurisdiction of the Committee. If you wish to speak, you may do so upon recognition by the Committee Chair. While members of the public are welcome to address the Committee, under the Brown Act open meeting laws, Committee members may not deliberate or take action on items not on the agenda. Speakers are limited to three minutes each, six minutes for a member of the public attending with a translator; available time for comments is determined by the Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demands and total number of speakers.

Disabled Accommodation

If you have a disability and require a sign language interpreter, assistive listening device, material in an alternate format, or other accommodation to attend, please contact Arielle Kubu-Jones at (707) 565-2241 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting in order to facilitate arrangements for accommodation.

Contact Information

Hannah Whitman

1st District Representative

Board of Supervisors
County of Sonoma
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