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.
Special Board Meeting
Do you have a passion for developing communities in a creative and progressive way? Do you have experience working with the media? Regional Government Services is recruiting for a skilled, full-time Senior Advisor to fulfill our commitment and provide services to Richardson Bay Regional Agency as Executive Director.
This RGS assignment works under broad policy direction, as the Executive Director acting for the Board of Directors of RBRA in developing strategic initiatives, directing the operations of the Agency, and representing the interests of the Agency with other agencies, organizations, stakeholders, and 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.
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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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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 Notices of Publication with attachments
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 email@example.com. 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 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: