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Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council

Coast Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) Meeting

Date: September 21, 2023

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Hybrid Meeting:

Bodega Bay Elementary School
1200 Canon Street
Bodega Bay, CA 94923

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A recording of this meeting can be viewed here.

  1. Call to Order
    1. Pledge of Allegiance
    2. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Agenda, Chair Brian Leubitz
  3. Consent Agenda
    These items are expected to be routine and non-controversial. The SCCMAC will act upon them at one time without discussion. Any Representatives, staff member or interested party may request that an item be removed from the consent agenda for discussion.
    1. August 24, 2023 Joint River & Coast Minutes
  4. Statement(s) of conflict of interest: if any, from Council members Discussion
  5. Chair and Council Member Reports
    Including a discussion led by Chair Leubitz regarding the formation of an Ad Hoc committee to study the CMAC recruitment and recommendation process
  6. California Coastal Commission K-12 Art and Poetry Contest
    Lauren Dung, Program Associate with the California Coastal Commission will give an overview of the 2023 K-12 Student Art & Poetry Contest. More information:
  7. BiblioBus Presentation from Sonoma County Library Director Erika Thibault

    Sonoma County Library’s popular BiblioBus—a mobile library branch—has expanded to include 26 community stops, including Bodega Bay, Cazadero, Cotati, Geyserville, Monte Rio, Agua Caliente, and Larkfield-Wikiup.

    The BiblioBus holds 600 items to browse and borrow including DVDs, bilingual baby books, graphic novels and copies of the library’s most requested books in English and Spanish.

    The BiblioBus expanded stops include senior centers and apartments, transitional housing, schools, low- income housing and remote communities, giving the library the opportunity to build community connections through outreach, and to meet the public where they are.

    A complete list of BiblioBus community stops can be found at:
  8. County update from Supervisor Lynda Hopkins / Staff
  9. Public Comments
    Comments from the public regarding matters of general interest not on the agenda, but related to the Sonoma Coast MAC business. Pursuant to the Brown Act, the Sonoma Coast MAC cannot consider issues or take action on any requests during this comment period. Due to time constraints, comments will be limited at the discretion of the Chair.
  10. Adjournment

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

Agenda 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 two minutes each; available time for comments is determined by the Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demand and total number of speakers.

Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda: 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 two minutes each; 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 or call 1-707-565-2241 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting in order to facilitate arrangements for accommodation.