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Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council

Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council Meeting<br><br>

Date: August 19, 2021

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

Registration Required: No

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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 River 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: 014386

Or One tap mobile : US: +16699009128,,94770008603# or +13462487799,,94770008603#

Or Streaming Facebook Live on Supervisor Lynda Hopkins page



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/Mary Agneberg

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

A. Approval of Agenda MAC Chair Pip Marquez de la Plata

B. Statement of conflict of interest

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

C. Correspondence – none

D. Consent Calendar

1. Approval of June 17, 2021 Minutes

2. Approval of April 15, 2021 Minutes

E. Public Comment on Matters Not Listed on the Agenda. Items not on the agenda and restricted to matters within the Council’s jurisdiction. Please limit each comment to 2 minutes.

F. Regular Calendar Items

1. Opening Comments: Supervisor Hopkins

  • Update on unhoused issues
  • COVID surge update

2. Presentation: Russian River Confluence and Revitalization project(s)

  • Elise Weiland
  • Catch Creative agency

3. Presentation: Fire Chief Marshall Turbeville, Fire prevention

4. Information: El Molino update. The MAC is not part of the ElMo decision making process, yet this is an important topic for this community. We will have a short update from Mac Rep Naomi Huffstutter who will provide a contact screen at the end for audience members to use for questions or input after the meeting.

G. Committee Reports

1. AdHoc appointment:Lisa Nahmanson to Chair the Trash Ad Hoc

2. Vacation Rental ad hoc committee report: Chair Vesta Copestakes

H. Staff Report:

1. Security and lighting funding approved

2. Veg management

3. Parking UpdateStaff liaison, Elise Weiland

  • enforcement
  • shuttle
  • CHP/bus action

I. Call for agenda items

J. Adjournment

Meeting Documentation

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 or 1-707-565-2241 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting in order to facilitate arrangements for accommodation.