Joint Powers Agency

(Section 6500 et seq. State Government Code)

If authorized by their governing bodies, two or more public agencies may jointly exercise any power common to both through a joint powers agreement or contract. The agreement may set up a governing board composed of representatives of the contracting agencies. The inter-agency contract or agreement defines the governance and functions of the joint powers agency.

Richardson's Bay Regional Agency

Richardson's Bay Regional Agency Website

Offices

3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 308 
San Rafael, CA 94903 
Phone: (415) 289-4143
Fax: (415) 507-2951
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
  

Board Meetings

3rd Thursday, Every Other Month, 5:00 pm 
Sausalito City Council Chambers
420 Litho Street
Sausalito

District Board

The District is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners. The individual districts appoint the Commssioners and determine the length of their term.
 
Membership: 
belvedere: tom crowell
Tiburon: emmett o'donnel
Sausalito: johnathon leone
County of Marin: Kathrin sears
Mill Valley: ken wachtel 

Staffing

Number of personnel: 1 total full time equivalent positions.
 
Current management contacts:
harbor administrator: bill price
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(415) 289-4143
 
Attorney: County Counsel
(415) 473-3689 
 
Areas Served: CIty of Sausalito, Town of Tiburon, City of Belvedere, City of Mill Valley and the County of Marin.
Budget: Total Operating Revenue, Fiscal Year 2007-08: $178, 627.
Services: Water quality, debris removal, anchorage issues, beach cleanup and maintenance.

Central Marin Sanitation Agency

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Offices

1301 Andersen Drive 
San Rafael, CA 94901 
Phone: (415) 459-1455
Fax: (415) 459-3971 
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Friday
  

Board Meetings

2nd Tuesday Monthly, 7:00 pm 
District Office
1301 Andersen Drive
San Rafael

District Board

The District is governed by a six-member Board of Commissioners. The individual districts appoint the Commssioners and determine the length of their term. Positions within the Board are rotated annually in July.
 
Membership: 
City of Larkspur: Kathy Hartzell
San Rafael Sanitation District: Al Boro
San Rafael Sanitation District: Barbara Heller
Sanitary District #1: Patrick Guasco
Sanitary District #1: Frank Egger
Sanitary District #2: John Dupar

Staffing

Number of personnel: 41 total full time equivalent positions.
 
Current management contacts:
General Manager: Jason R. Dow
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(415) 459-1455 x 145
 
Attorney: Jack Govi (County Counsel)
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(415) 473-6120
 
 
Population: 120,000 (as of 2012)
Areas Served: The City of San Rafael (south of Santa Venetia ridge), City of Larkspur, Town of Fairfax, Town of San Anselmo, Town of Ross, the unicorporated areas in Ross Valley and San Quentin State Prison.
Budget: Total Operating Revenue, Fiscal Year 2012-13: $9,750,000.
Services: Collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater and biosolids.

Ross Valley Fire Department

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Offices

777 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Phone: (415) 258-4686
Fax: (415) (415) 258-4689
Hours: 8 am - Noon and 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday (Administrative Offices Closed Holidays)

 

Board Meetings

2nd Wednesday Monthly, 6:00 pm
Ross Valley Fire Department
777 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo

District Board

The District is governed by an eight-member Board of Directors appointed by the city councils of Fairfax, San Anselmo, Ross and the Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District to indefinite terms.
 
Membership:
Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District: Frank Berto
sleepy hollow fire protection district: Richard Shortall
Town of Fairfax: David Weinsoff
town of fairfax: John Reed
Town of San Anselmo: Jeff Kroot
town of san anselmo: Tom McInerney
town of ross: Carla Small
town of ross: Kathleen Hoertkorn

Staffing

Number of personnel: 34 total full time equivalent positions.
 
Current management contacts:
Fire Chief: Roger Meagor
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(415) 258-4686
Administrative Assistant: JoAnne Lewis
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(415) 258-4686
 
Land Area: 10 square miles.
Population: Approximately 25,000
Areas Served: Joint powers authority for the Towns of Fairfax, Ross, San Anselmo and Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District.
Budget: Total Operating Revenue, Fiscal Year 2012-13: $8,303,110.
Services: Fire protection.

Central Marin Police Authority

Central Marin Police Authority Website

Offices

250 Doherty Drive
Larkspur, CA 94939
Phone: (415) 927-5150
Fax: (415) 927-5167
  

Board Meetings

No Set Schedule
Twin Cities Police Authority Building 
250 Doherty Drive
Larkspur

Authority Board

The Town of Corte Madera, Town of San Anselmo and City of Larkspur, through two selected members from each council, form the Central Marin Police Authority Council.  Each category of membership has an alternate member.
Overall management of the Central Marin Police Authority is the function of the Management Committee comprised of the City and Town managers.  Operation of the Central Marin Police Authority is assigned to the Chief of Police.
 
Membership:
carla condon, corte madera town council 
bob ravasio, corte madera town council
Ann Morrison, larkspur city council
larry chu, larkspur city council

 

Management Committee:
David Bracken, Corte Madera Town Manager
Dan Schwarz, Larkspur City Manager
Debbie Stutsman, San Anselmo City Manager

Staffing

Number of personnel: 33 full time and 11 part-time positions.
 
Current management contacts:
Chief of police: todd cusimano
(415) 927-5150
Legal council: thomas bertrand
(415) 353-0999
Authority clerk: dana unruh
(415) 927-5150
 

 

Land Area: 8 square miles.
Population: Approximately 28,000
Areas Served: Town of Corte Madera and the City of Larkspur.
Budget: Total Operating Revenue, Fiscal Year 2012-13: $8,303,110.
Services: All law enforcement services.

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