Mission and Meetings
Mission: The Richardson Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) is a local government agency serving Belvedere, Mill Valley, Tiburon, and unincorporated Southern Marin, RBRA is dedicated to maintaining and improving the navigational waterways, open waters, and shoreline of Richardson Bay.
The March 9, 2023 meeting has been cancelled.
Richardson Bay Regional Agency Names Brad Gross as new Executive Director
RBRA adopts Social Media Policy; increases opportunities to communicate with the public
At its meeting on May 12, 2022, the RBRA Board of Directors adopted a policy to guide the use of social media in communicating with the public. This policy encourages RBRA to use social media, such as Twitter or Facebook and sets expectations for civil discourse.
View the Social Media Policy:
Eelgrass Protection and Management Plan Adopted August 12, 2021
Assisted by Coastal Policy Solutions with the involvement of stakeholders and other interested parties, RBRA has adopted an Eelgrass Protection and Management Plan (EPMP) that
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Click here to download August 12, 2021 Agenda Packet
Board of Directors meetings on Zoom:
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RBRA Vessel Buy Back Program
On June 23, the Board of Directors of the Richardson Bay Regional Agency approved a Vessel Buy Back Program. Earlier this month, the RBRA delivered the first four checks to boat owners as part of the program, which incentivizes removing anchored vessels from environmentally sensitive waters.
The Vessel Buyback program offers eligible participants money based on the length of their boat ($150 per foot) to move their vessels off an established Eelgrass Protection Zone (EPZ) and other parts of Richardson Bay. The program also conforms with an Agreement reached between the RBRA and the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), which calls for removal of all illegally anchored vessels from Richardson Bay by October 2026
On August 11, 2022, the RBRA Board of Directors approved a Draft revised Ordinance Code and Bail Schedule.
On September 8, 2022, the RBRA Board of Directors adopted Ordinance 22-01 amending the Richardson Bay Regional Agency Code; and Ordinance 22-02 authorizing adjustments to the Richardson Bay Regional Agency bail schedule.
Both Ordinances will take effect on October 8, 2022.
Please click on this link for the Amended RBRA Regional Agency Code, Adjusted Bail Schedule, and signed Ordinances.
On August 11, 2022, the RBRA Board of Directors approved a draft revised Ordinance Code and Bail Schedule. These will return to the Board for final adoption on September 8, 2022.
The Board is seeking public comment on these revised documents. Please click on the link below for the staff report from the August 8 meeting, and all attachments. (Item 5.1 on the Agenda).
Comments may be addressed to Interim Executive Director Steve McGrath at firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments will be forwarded to the Board of Directors, and may be incorporated into the adopted Ordinance Code. For inclusion in the Board packet, please provide written comments by 12 noon on September 2, 2022.
RBRA is developing a mooring field, consistent with the BCDC Agreement
RBRA is proud to partner with Marin Health and Human Services in addressing the housing needs of the County. To learn more, click on the logo below: