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North Valley Municipal Advisory Council Meeting

September 16, 2020 at 5:30 PM

Please Note: This meeting will be conducted entirely by teleconference pursuant to the provisions of the Governor’s Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-35-20, suspending certain requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act. Members of the public will be recognized at the appropriate time via Zoom’s Raise Hand tool.

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Link: Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 923 4988 1873

Passcode: 338022

Phone: +1 (669) 900-9128

Contact: Arielle Kubu-Jones, Field Representative for Supervisor Susan Gorin 



  1. Call to Order, Roll Call
  2. Swearing in of Councilmembers - Receive
  3. Welcome North Valley MAC Councilmembers - Receive
    Supervisor Susan Gorin
  4. Public Comment - Receive (Limited to items not appearing on the agenda)
  5. North Valley Municipal Advisory Council Policies & Procedures Training - Receive
    Presented by Arielle Kubu-Jones
  6. The Ralph M. Brown Act for Municipal Advisory Councils Training - Receive
    Presented by Linda Schiltgen
  7. Reports from Councilmembers - Receive
    1. SVCAC: Matthew Dickey
    2. Glen Ellen Forum: Melissa Dowling
    3. Others as appropriate
  8. Consideration of items for future agenda - Receive
  9. Adjourn - Resolution

Agenda Materials

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the North 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 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

Arielle Kubu-Jones

1st District Field Representative

Board of Supervisors
County of Sonoma
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