(M-Y) Boards, Committees, Commissions, and Councils
Mariposa County Solid Waste AB 939 Local Task Force
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Mariposa County Solid Waste AB 939 Local Task Force shall be as follows:
Review and comment on the planning documents regarding the five-year County Integrated Waste Management Plan (CIWMP) and to provide solid waste programs in accordance with CCR Title 14, Section 18788
To ensure a coordinated and cost-effective regional recycling system, the task force shall do all of the following:
Identify solid waste management issues of countywide or regional concern; Determine the need for solid waste collection and transfer systems, processing facilities, and marketing strategies that can serve more than one local jurisdiction within the region; Facilitate the development of multi-jurisdictional arrangements for the marketing of recyclable materials; To the extent possible, facilitate resolution of conflicts and inconsistencies between goals, policies, and procedures which are consistent with guidelines and regulations adopted by the board, to guide the development of the sitting element of the countywide integrated waste management plan.
PRC 40900 – 40977 Resolution 2003-116
Mariposa Town Cemetery Ad Hoc Committee
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Mariposa Town Cemetery Ad Hoc Committee shall be as follows:
Conducting day-to-day operations of the Mariposa Town Cemetery, controlling interments therein pursuant to rules approved by the Board of Supervisors, preparation of proposed rules regarding operations/interments in the Mariposa Town Cemetery for Board approval, resolution of public grievances through the Community Services Director.
|Active||Mariposa Town Cemetery Ad Hoc Committee||None||Ordinance 838;|
Ordinance 1012; (Final Budget Hearings for FY 98-99 Transferred Cemetery Function to PWD/Parks & Rec.)
Medical Services Program Appeal Board
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Medical Services Program Appeal Board shall be as follows:
To hear appeals from denial of eligibility for the County Medical Services Program, or from any adverse action proposed or taken.
|Inactive until needed||Medical Services Program Appeal Board||Resolution 1984-351||Health and Human Services Agency|
Merced River Trail Community Working Group
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Merced River Trail Community Working Group shall be as follows:
Formulate, design, implement and participate in a public stakeholder engagement program to ensure appropriate participation by the development of the Merced River Trail Master Plan;
Provide technical expertise in topic areas germane to the Merced River Trail Master Plan, including but not limited to: the trail’s regulatory context; trail construction and maintenance; existing trail conditions; right of way acquisition; environmental conservation, including wildlife habitat and water quality issues; public health advocacy and promotion; cultural interpretation and conservation; community design and aesthetics; and trail programming;
Support the work of staff and consultants in the conduct of fact finding and data gathering necessary to (1) identify and negotiate significant coordinative and logistical hurdles in achieving the trail; (2) recommend projects, programs, and policies needed to efficiently implement the community’s vision for the trail; and (3) ultimately realize the recommendations contained in the Merced River Trail Master Plan;
Provide periodic assessment, evaluation of, and feedback to the Board of Supervisors regarding the success of the Merced River Trail Master Plan.
|Active||Merced River Trail Community Working Group||None||Resolution 2019-405;|
Midpines Planning Advisory Committee
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Midpines Planning Advisory Committee shall be as follows:
To: (1) prepare and recommend a Community Plan to the Mariposa County Planning Commission; (2) prepare and recommend applicable implementation regulations for the Plan – such as zoning and design review – to be adopted by the Board of Supervisors; and (3) make recommendations to the Planning Commission and other bodies on planning-related projects and other matters as directed by the Board of Supervisors.
|Active||Midpines PAC||One (1)||Resolution No. 2017-34 ;|
Parks and Recreation Commission
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Parks and Recreation Commission shall be as follows:
To act in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors in respect to public recreation: planning, maintenance, development and operation of all recreation areas/facilities owned, controlled, and/or leased by the County. To make recommendations to the Board regarding the acquisition and/or development of recreation areas and facilities.
|Active||Parks and Recreation Commission||Three (3)||Mariposa County Code Chapter 2.56; Ordinance 1069||Public Works|
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Planning Commission shall be as follows:
To hear and decide on applications for land use permit or variance permit; appeals from an order, requirement, permit, decision or determination made by county staff in administration and enforcement of zoning regulations; applications for tentative map and parcel map waiver; Environmental Impact Reports.
|Active||Planning Commission||None||Ordinance 632 amending Chapter 2.52; Ordinance 848||Planning|
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Safety Committee shall be as follows:
To provide a safer workplace for County employees, reduce accidents and injuries through a concerted and educated effort, and to maintain County compliance with all applicable State and Federal safety laws, (Senate Bill 198, Labor Code Section 6401.7, which requires that every employer establish, implement, and maintain an effective Injury Prevention Program.
|Active||Safety Committee||None||Labor Code 6401||County Counsel/Risk Management|
Social Services Transportation Advisory Council
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Social Services Transportation Council shall be as follows:
Advise the Transportation Planning Agency regarding needs, including coordination and consolidation of specialized transportation services per PUC Section 99238.
|Active||Social Services Transportation Advisory Council||Four ()||LTC Resolution 1988-2;|
LTC Resolution 1988-3
Surface Mining Technical Advisory Committee
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Surface Mining Technical Advisory Committee shall be as follows:
Processing and advisory agency to Planning Commission in administration of Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975.
|Inactive||Surface Mining Technical Advisory Committee|
Mariposa County Code Chapter 18.02;
Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 – AKA PRC 2710 – 2796.5
Water Agency Advisory Board
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Water Agency Advisory Board shall be as follows:
Recommends to Water Agency Board of Directors the terms of any loan to be considered; investigates any grant and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Water Agency with respect to the MID Water Funds and FERC relicensing process and surface and ground water issues.
|Active||Water Agency Advisory Board||None||Mariposa County Water Agency Act (Chapter 2036, Statutes of 1959) as amended by Chapter 638, Statutes of 1977||Public Works|
Wawona Appeals Board
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Water Agency Advisory Board shall be as follows:
Appeals Board shall hear and decide on:
- An Appeal of a Planning Commission action on a variance application
- An Appeal of a Planning Commission action on a conditional use permit application
- An Appeal of a Planning Commission action on a subdivision application
- Disputes between the County and the Park Service regarding issuance of building permits
|Inactive until needed||Wawona Appeals Board||Ordinance 698||Planning|
Wawona Town Planning Advisory Committee
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Wawona Town Planning Advisory Committee shall be as follows:
Act as an advisory body to the Mariposa County Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors for the purpose of developing a specific plan for the Wawona Community Planning Area and for the purpose of making recommendation for implementation.
|Active||Wawona Town Planning Advisory Committee||Three (3)||Resolution 99-10; |
Yosemite West District Advisory Committee
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Yosemite West District Advisory Committee shall be as follows:
Review, comment and offer recommendations regarding annexation or other adjustments or any matters relative to contracts or agreements outside the service area boundaries; and to make recommendations concerning the Yosemite West Budget.
|Active||Yosemite West District Advisory Committee||One (1)|
Yosemite West District Advisory Committee - Resolution 1995-119Authority History: Yosemite West Dist.-Res. Nos. 1981-3; 82-1; 85-5, Yosemite West Budget Advisory Ad Hoc Committee-MO 12/11/90;
Yosemite West Planning Advisory Committee
Purpose: The purpose and functions of the Yosemite West Planning Advisory Committee shall be as follows:
To: (1) prepare and recommend a Special Plan addressing issues of transient occupancy, development of undeveloped lots, accessory dwellings, bed and breakfast inns, and other issues related to the site development and build-out of the subdivision; (2) prepare and recommend applicable implementation regulations – such as zoning, design review, and other site development standards – for the Special Plan to be adopted by the Board of Supervisors; (3) make recommendations to the Planning Commission and other bodies on planning-related projects and other matters as directed by the Board of Supervisors; and (4) after conclusion of Special Plan process, recommend to the Board of Supervisors land development and regulatory standards for undeveloped and un-subdivided property within the boundary of the Yosemite West Special Planning Area.
|Inactive||Yosemite West Planning Advisory Committee||Ordinance 973||Planning|