Board Structure

Marin City Community Services District
Board Officers, Representatives, and Committee Descriptions

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OFFICERS

Pursuant to Government Code 61043 the officers of the board are the President (Chairperson) and Vice President (Vice Chairperson).  The Board of Directors may create additional offices and elect members to those offices, but not member can hold multiple offices.

• Chairperson

The Chairperson presides over meetings of the board of directors; serves as primary liaison between the Board and General Manager; plays primary role in setting agenda for board meetings; represents the District at meetings, community events and activities; serves as liaison with committee chairs; speaks on behalf of the board regarding duly approved actions; and signs resolutions, proclamations, and certain agreements.

• Vice Chairperson

In the absence of the Chairperson, the Vice Chairperson presides over meetings of the board of directors; serves as primary liaison between the Board and General Manager; plays primary role in setting agenda for board meetings; represents the District at meetings, community events and activities; serves as liaison with committee chairs; speaks on behalf of the board regarding duly approved actions; and signs resolutions, proclamations, certain agreements; serves as interim Chair if the Board Chair resigns, or leaves the Board during his/her term for any reason; and carries out other leadership and representational tasks assigned by the Chair.


REPRESENTATIVES

In some cases, the board appoints individuals to serve on other governmental, non-profit, and civic boards, commissions, and committees.  These members serve at the pleasure of the board for terms specified by the sponsoring organization.
 
• Marin City Community Land Corporation (CLC) Representative

The Marin City Community Land Corporation is the custodian of assets held in trust on behalf of Marin City.  The District’s representative on the CLC board is charged with representing the public’s and District’s interest in all decisions taken by the CLC Board.


COMMITTEES

Committees of the board exist to help the board make policy decisions, oversee important tasks of the organization, and advise staff. Committee meetings are called by the chair of the committee on an as needed basis and open to the public pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act.  Committee members are appointed by the board and range in size from 3 to 11 members

• Facilities

This committee assesses the condition of District buildings and grounds, oversees capital improvements, advises General Manage on matters relating to facility operations e.g. non-major capital repairs, leases, space allocation, and facilities planning.  This committee also recommends District rental fees and lease amounts.

• Recreation

This committee assesses the overall state of recreation programming, reviews recreation policy proposals and recommends actions to be taken by the board regarding recreation programs and policies.  The committee also monitors customer satisfaction and is an ambassador for the recreation program.

• Personnel

This committee is responsible for periodically reviewing personnel policies and procedures, recommending personnel policy changes to the board, investigating employee misconduct claims, and setting up procedures for evaluating the General Manager.

• Finance

This committee provides oversight of the annual budget process, reviews monthly budget reports prior to board presentations at monthly meetings, and vets budget amendment request.  This committee also oversees the annual agency independent audits.
 
• Public Safety

This committee assesses the general health and safety of the community and recommends actions to be taken by the board regarding public safety.  Typical duties include meeting with law enforcement and safety personnel (i.e. Sheriff’s Department, Marin County Fire, and Office of Emergency Management), reviewing disaster preparedness plans, and meeting with constituents to better understand public safety issues.

• Communications

This committee works to develop content for The Center View Newsletter, accessibility and content for the website, and gives input to the overall marketing effort of the CSD.

• Governance and Municipal Services

This committee explores governance option for MCCSD. They research and discuss how municipal services can be most effectively run in Marin City. This includes issues regarding incorporation, methods of governance of Marin City, community needs assessments, police, fire, and other municipal services.

• Emergency Preparedness

This commision was formed to ensure Marin City is prepared for emergnecy situations. The comission is made up of the Marin Chapter of the Red Cross, County Emergency Services, County Fire, Marin City Organization leaders, and community members. These bodies work together to establish a plan in the event Marin City experiences a community wide emergency.

• Task Force or Ad Hoc Committee

These committees provide oversight, review or participation in an issue which cannot be absorbed into the scope of a standing committee.  They are typically temporary and focus on a specific issue(s).