Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council Meeting
Date: September 14, 2023
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fife Creek Commons Community Room
16376 5th St, Guerneville, CA 95446
Registration Required: No
A recording of this meeting can be found here.
- Call to Order
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Roll Call
- Approval of Agenda, Chair Pip Marquez de la Plata
- Statement of Conflict of Interest
This is the time for the Chair, Vice Chair and Council Members to indicate any statements of conflict of interest for any item listed on this agenda.
- Consent Agenda
These items are expected to be routine and non-controversial. The LRRMAC 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.
- August 24 Joint River & Coast MAC Minutes
- County Report
Supervisor Lynda Hopkins and staff will give updates from the County, including an update on the 2023 application and selection process for MAC representatives and alternates
- Council Member Comment: on Matters not listed on the agenda Discussion Comments are restricted to matters within the Board’s jurisdiction. Please be brief and limit spoken comments to one minute.
- Public Comments Discussion On Matters not listed on the agenda: Comments are restricted to matters within the Board’s jurisdiction. Please be brief and limit spoken comments to two minutes.
- Discussion on Scoping for Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) for Canyon Rock Asphalt Facility (PLP22-0027)
This is an opportunity for MAC councilmembers and the public to comment on the scope of the environmental issues to be addressed in the EIR for this project. Robert Aguero, Senior Environmental Specialist, is the reviewer assigned to this project and will be available to answer questions about the process and receive comments that can be included as part of the record as well.
Permit Sonoma conducted a scoping meeting on August 21. The meeting included a presentation on elements of the project, a summary of the Notice of Preparation (NOP) and broader California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process to come, and an opportunity to provide comments on the scope of the DSEIR. Materials from the August 21 meeting, including a recording, are available here.
- Committee Reports
- Communications Ad Hoc, Report from Chair Joe Rogoff
- Community Clean Up Ad Hoc, Report from Vicki Clewes
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.
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 three minutes each; available time for comments is determined by the Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demand and total number of speakers.
Public Comments on 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.
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 District5@sonoma-county.org or 1-707-565-2241 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting in order to facilitate arrangements for accommodation.