Marin LAFCO regularly utilizes various standing committees to help evaluate and inform the Commission on various matters pertinent to the agency in fulfilling its regional growth management responsibilities and duties. Committees convene as part of special noticed meetings as needed with all work and recommendations being advisory and subject to formal approval by the Commission. Staffing is provided by the Executive Officer with meetings typically occurring during the workday at the Marin LAFCO office at 1401 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 220 in San Rafael. A description of all four current standing committees – including appointees – follow.
Budget and Work Plan
This Committee shall review and prepare recommendations on fiscal year work plans and operating budgets for formal presentation and adoption by the Commission in April (proposed) and June (final). The Committee shall include three members – regulars or alternates – that comprise appointments from each funding category on Marin LAFCO (county, city/town, and special district).
Current Appointees: McEntee, Murray, and Rodoni
Policy and Personnel
This Committee shall review and prepare revisions for Commission consideration on Marin LAFCO’s adopted Policy Handbook to address new statutes as well as help ensure appropriate implementation of LAFCO law in Marin County. The Committee shall also convene as necessary in open or closed session to address personnel issues as requested by the Chair. The Committee shall include three members – regulars or alternates – with one appointment reserved for either the Chair and/or Vice Chair.
Current Appointees: Baker, Blanchfield, and Connolly
This Committee shall review and provide information with possible position recommendations on current or pending legislation matters directly affecting LAFCO law or laws LAFCOs help to administer with particular focus on items of specific interest in Marin County. The Committee shall include three members and may be either regulars or alternates.
Current Appointees: Kious, McEntee, and Murray
This Committee shall review and provide direction to staff on website design and improvements and other social medial communicative platforms. The Committee shall also review and provide recommendations to the Commission on recommended capital purchases involving computers and related programs. The Committee shall include three members and may be either regulars or alternates. Termed tasks – including the selection of vendors for specific projects – may be oversee by the Committee on an ad hoc basis.
Current Appointees: Condon, Kious, and Murray