Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council Meeting

December 17, 2020 at 5:30 PM


 In accordance with Executive Order N-25-20 and N-29-20 regarding the Brown Act for public meetings during the public health emergency, the December  MAC meeting will be held virtually. The meeting will be on Zoom and on Facebook live, links below. After the event, videos are available both on facebook and on Youtube. YouTube Channel can be found under Sonoma County 5th District.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: 199637
Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699009128,,97617262294#  or +12532158782,,97617262294#

-  Streaming Facebook Live on Supervisor Lynda Hopkins page https://www.facebook.com/supervisorlyndahopkins/


December 17, 2020

5:30 – 7:30 pm

The Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council welcomes you to its meeting. Your interest and participation are encouraged and appreciated. Questions and comments may be entered in the zoom chat.

Call to Order                                                                 MAC Clerk/Nance Jones

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

A) Approval of Agenda<u></u>

B) Statement of Conflict of Interest<u></u>

(This is the time for the Chair, Vice Chair and Councilmembers to indicate any statements ofconflict of interest for any item listed on this agenda).

C)  Correspondence<u></u>

  • Susan Joice re: Silver Estates Timber
  • Lloyd Guccione re: Guerneville USPS
  • John Uniak re: Rio Nido entrance
  • Jeniffer Wertz re: CARES Act Small Business Grants

D) Consent Calendar

Approval of October Minutes
Approval of Annual Report
Approval of updated ByLaws

E) Informational/Presentation Items<u></u>

  • Chair Comments
  • Supervisor Hopkins comments 
  • MAC 2021 and Villa Grande/Monte Rio election, alternate openings  - Elise
  • Permit Sonoma: Rezoning Sites for Housing projects – Jane Riley, Permit Sonoma
  • Roads Report
  • Septic Ombudsman Report – Alisha O’Laughlin

F)   Regular Calendar Items (Discussion and/or Action)

Lower Russian River Local Services Strategic Plan

  • planning pieces in place
  • issues requiring strategic planning – trash, septic, enforcement, parking
  • suggested approach

Trash Programs rolling out

G) Proclamations<u></u>


H)   Board/Staff Reports<u></u>

  • Ad Hoc Committee Reports

                                               i.     Residential Parking Permit AdHoc report

                                              ii.     LandUse Committee, set special meeting to review the Guernewood Project

  • Council member Reports

                                               i.     Terry Gwiazdowski on Vegetation Meeting

I)      <u>Call for agenda items</u>

J)      <u>Adjournment</u>

Open Meetings: Except as expressly authorized under the Ralph M. Brown Act (the State’s local agency open meeting law), all meetings of the River 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.

Documents related to open session agendas: Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Lower Russian River 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.

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 Elise VanDyne at (707) 565-2866 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting in order to facilitate arrangements for accommodation.

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