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North Sonoma Valley Municipal Advisory Council Meeting

Date: June 15, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Registration Required: No

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Contact: Hannah Whitman, Board Aide for Supervisor Susan Gorin

Meeting Documentation


  1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, Land Acknowledgment, Roll Call
  2. Special Guest Opening Remarks
    • Max Psaledakis, young Glen Ellen resident and firefighter
  3. Approval of May 18, 2022 minutes - Resolution
  4. Public Comment - Receive
  5. Supervisor Gorin Update - Receive
  6.  Sonoma Developmental Center Update, Sonoma Land Trust (removed 6.10.22)Receive
    • Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) update from John McCaull, Land Acquisition Director, Sonoma Land Trust
    • Discussion of coalition of housing and conservation interests in conversation on Sonoma Developmental Center Request for Proposals (RFP)
  7. Sonoma Developmental Center Ad Hoc: Open Letter (added 6.10.22) - Resolution
    • Review and approve Open Letter requesting that State Senators McGuire and Dodd hold a town hall for the community on the disposition of the Open Space and Core Campus of the Sonoma Developmental Center
    • Open Letter will be sent to Susan Gorin, the Board of Supervisors, Permit Sonoma, Senator McGuire, and Senator Dodd
  8. Community Improvement Projects Ad Hoc Committee Update - Receive
    • Receive update from Ad Hoc committee members and Glen Ellen Forum
  9. NSV MAC Member Terms and Appointments - Receive
    • Receive information on NSV MAC member terms, appointments, and reappointments
  10. Reports and Announcements from Councilmembers and Ad Hocs - Receive
    Due to time constraints, the Chair requests this be limited to crucial or time sensitive items
  11. Consideration of items for future agenda - Receive
  12. Adjourn - Resolution

Agenda Materials

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