Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Hosted by the Town of Fairfax

Deer Park Villa, 367 Bolinas Avenue

Fairfax, CA 94930


6:00 PM          Social Hour


7:00 PM          Business Meeting and Dinner


            1.         Call to Order:  President Madeline Kellner


            2.         Public Comment (Limit 3 minutes per person)


3.            Introduction of New Members (Electeds):  President Kellner


4.            Welcome and Introduction of Guests: Fairfax Mayor Pam Hartwell-Herrero


5.            Approval of MinutesNovember 17, 2011 meeting


6.            Appointments to fill Vacancies and Pending Vacancies in 2012 (See appointments and voting procedures at end of agenda)*


·         ABAG – One vacancy for alternate delegate to ABAG board (position previously held by Shawn Marshall)

Remainder of two-year term ending in June, 2012


·         Cal-ID Remote Access Network – One vacancy (position previously held by Barbara Thornton)

Remainder of two-year term ending in March, 2012


·         LAFCO – One vacancy for alternate delegate (position previously held by new delegate Carla Condon)

      Remainder of four-year term ending in May, 2012


·         Major Crimes Task Force: Two positions, currently held by Pat Eklund (delegate) and Garry Lion (alternate)

      Two-year terms ending January, 2012

      Incumbent Eklund seeks reappointment (letter attached);

      Incumbent Lion does not seek reappointment (letter attached) – Alternate position open


·         Marin County Transit District – One position on Board of Directors currently held by Barbara Heller

      Two-year term ending in January, 2012

Incumbent seek reappointment (letter attached)



7.         Committee Reports: (Not to exceed 3 minutes per report)

·         DC3 (Len Rifkind)

·         Homeless Policy (Len Rifkind)

·         GGBHTD (Alice Fredericks)

·         Transportation Authority of Marin (Alice Fredericks)

·         League of California Cities (Nancy Hall Bennett)


7:45 PM          Program:  “The Next Frontier for Zero Waste: Actions you can take on Extended Producer Responsibility”

                        Speaker:  Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director, California Product Stewardship Council


8:30 PM          ADJOURN:  to the next meeting in the City of Larkspur

                        Deadline for Agenda Items – February 15, 2012 (           


Upcoming Meetings:   February 22, 2012 – City of Larkspur

                                    March 28, 2012 – City of Mill Valley

                                    April 25, 2012 – City of Novato

                                    May 23, 2012 – Town of Ross

                                    June 27, 2012 – Town of San Anselmo                                


*Selection of Representatives:  ARTICLE VI – MCCMC Bylaws

Section 1. The COUNCIL’s selection of its officers and of appointees to the County, regional, and

other bodies, shall be governed by the following procedure:


a. When an election is to be held or when an appointment is to be made, letters of

candidacy will be received through the President, who will transmit names of

candidates to member cities. A complete list of candidates will be sent to each

member city prior to the meeting at which the selection of a representative or appointee

is made.

b. In the event no member seeks an appointment, the President will seek out candidates

for the position.

c. Nominations may be made:

1. Through the Executive Committee.

2. By a member of the COUNCIL from the floor at the meeting when the selection

is made.

3. No nominations from the floor will be accepted at a prior meeting.


Voting Procedure (per Bylaws amendment 10-26-11):


Each member city shall have one vote.  Voting may be by voice vote unless a roll call vote is requested by any individual Councilmember.  In a roll call vote, the representatives in attendance from each member city shall collectively cast a vote for their city.  In the case of a policy issue, roll call votes shall be cast verbally.  In the event of a committee, board, or other open seat sought by more than one councilmember, the vote may be cast by ballot, one ballot per city. The MCCMC Secretary will collect the ballots, tabulate them, and announce the tabulated result.  City ballots will be available at the end of the meeting for viewing by any MCCMC member.  A majority of votes cast shall be necessary for a decision.