Zone 3 Advisory Board Meeting: January 9, 2024

Jan 9 2024

6:30 pm Mill Valley Recreation

180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley 94941


Tuesday, January 9, 2024

6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.


The Marin County Flood Control & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors encourages a respectful dialogue that supports freedom of speech and values diversity of opinion. Advisory Board members, staff and the public are expected to be polite and courteous, and refrain from questioning the character or motives of others. Please help create an atmosphere of respect by not booing, whistling or clapping; by adhering to speaking time limits; and by silencing your cell phone.



  1. New Board Members and Elect Officers (Action Item)

Recommended Action: Elect Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for a 2-year term.

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes: October 10, 2023 (Action Item)

Recommended Action: Approve Minutes

  1. Open Time for Items Not on the Agenda (limited to three minutes per speaker)
  2. Receive the Engineer’s Report for Zone 3 Marin City Projects (Informational Item)
    1. Marin City Stormwater Plan
    2. Marin City Stormwater Pond Infrastructure Improvements
    3. Marin City Donahue Portable Pump Station
  3. Receive the Engineer’s Report for Tam Valley Project Updates (Informational Item)
    1. Cardinal Levee Seepage Mitigation
    2. Crest Marin Pump Station Rehabilitation Design
  4. Mill Valley Funding Requests (Action Item)

Recommended Action: Recommend the District Board of Supervisors approve a funding agreement with Mill Valley in the amount of $3,015,000 for Tidal Flooding Studies and Projects in Mill Valley, Drainage Studies and Database Development, Arroyo Corte Madera del Presidio Drainage Improvements, and Sycamore Pump Station Replacement.

  1. Annual and Preventive Maintenance Work Program (Informational Item)
  2. Flood Zone 3 Investment Strategy Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Update (Informational Item)
  3. Review Proposed Budget for FYs 2024-25 and 2025-26 (Action Item)

Recommended Action: Recommend the District Board of Supervisors approve the proposed Zone 3 baseline budgets for the fiscal years from July 2024 to June 2026. 

  1. Schedule Next Meetings (Informational Item)


Agendas and related material can be viewed at the office of the Marin County Department of Public Works (Marin County Civic Center, Room 304, located at 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael) Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


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How to Provide Public Comment


Before the meeting: email comments to no later than 2pm on the day of the meeting including your name, meeting date, and item it is in reference to.


At the meeting: comments can be provided during each agenda item following these procedures and time limits.


  1. Flood District Staff report – typically less than 30 minutes
  2. Advisory Board questions to staff – no defined limit
  3. Public Testimony to Advisory Board – 3 minutes per speaker

It written public testimony is brought to the meeting, it is not necessary to read the entire text into the minutes, it will be attached to the minutes automatically.

  1. Deliberation by the Advisory Board – no defined limit
  2. Decision by Board – no defined limit
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