Feasibility Study – Next Generation Radio System Implementation
12/11/13 (PDF file)
     DELTAWRX/Motorola Proposal – November, 2008 (PDF file)
     AECOM System Design Report — 4/29/10 (PDF file)
     CSI Engineering Report for the County of Marin — 6/1/10 (PDF file)
     COM Radio Communications System RFP – 6/7/10 —
      w/attachments (PDF file)
        — Appendix B: Proposal Pricing Summary (PDF file)
        — Appendix C: Compliance Matrix (PDF file)
        — Appendix G: Marin Coverage Map (PDF file)
        — Site Survey Report 12/29/15 (PDF file)

COM Radio Communications New System RFP (5/6/16) [Details]

Approved Radio Communications Systems Contract (3/7/17) [Details]

Next Gen Project and Environmental Review Documents (5/17/18) [Details]

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Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Agreement — revised 6/17/99 (PDF file)
    — JPA Agreement Amendment No.1: Indemnification —
          adopted 5/13/02 (PDF file)
    — JPA Agreement Amendment No.2: Funding of the Authority —
          adopted 5/13/02 (PDF file)
    — JPA Agreement Amendment No.3: Annual Budget Adoption —
          adopted 6/5/08 (PDF file)
    — JPA Agreement Amendment No.4: Expenditure Approvals of Authority —
          adopted 3/11/09 (PDF file)
    — JPA Agreement Amendment No.5: Creation of Executive Board —
          adopted 6/20/12 (PDF file)

Bylaws — Amended and Restated adopted 6/20/12 (PDF file)
    — Amendment No.1 adopted 12/10/14 (PDF file)

Organization Chart and Scope of Duties — Revised 04.28.21 (PDF file)

Measure A Citizens Oversight Committee Bylaws — 6/8/15 (PDF file)
    — Amendment No.1 Time and Place — Regular Meetings
        adopted 8/24/16 (PDF file)

2020 Annual Progress Report on Authority Operations and Activities (PDF file)

Mutual Aid and Communications Plan — Reviewed 6/26/19 (PDF file)

VHF Overlay — Reviewed 6/26/19 (PDF file)

Strategic Plan — FINAL of/19/2010, adopted 12/8/10 (PDF file)
    — OUTREACH PLAN — Revised — 5/15/13 (PDF file)

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Additional Radios — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF File)
Replacement Radios Policy and Procedures — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF File)
Subscriber Surplus Radios: Policy and Procedures with Attached Form – 5/8/19 (PDF File)
Capital Assets — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF File)
Cash Flow Management — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF File)
Conflict of Interest — Biennial Review: Revised 5/13/20 (PDF File)
Document Signature Policy — Reviewed 6/23/21 (PDF File)
Electronic Communications and Private Email Accounts — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF File)
Investment — Updated: FY17-18 (PDF file)
Local Debt Policy — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Meeting Agenda Policy — Updated 6/23/21 (PDF file)
Meeting Teleconferencing Procedure — Updated 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Member Recognition Policy — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Membership for New Agencies — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Microwave Data System Access — Adopted 8/22/18 (PDF file)
Operating Budget — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Public Records Administrative Policy — Revised 6/27/18 (PDF File)
  — MERA Policy and Procedures — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
  — Current requests for proposals and bidding opportunities –
        more than $25,000 in value (web page)
  — Instructions on how to submit a bid or proposal –
        Contracting Opportunities (web page)
  — Approved vendor contracts –
        more than $25,000 (web page —> search)
Records Retention Schedule — revised 11/28/18 (PDF file)
Reserve Funds — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Risk Management — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
Surplus Property — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)
User Training Policy — 11/18/15 (PDF file)
Website Management — Reviewed 6/27/18 (PDF file)

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MERA FY22-23 Audited Financial Statements (PDF File)

  • Previous MERA Audited Financial Statements
    • MERA FY21-22 Audited Financial Statements (PDF File)
    • MERA FY20-21 Audited Financial Statements (PDF File)
    • MERA FY19-20 Audited Financial Statements (PDF File)

MERA Operating Budget FY23-24 (PDF file)

  • Previous MERA Operating Budgets

  — Member agency contributions for Operating and Current Debt Service are
      determined by the Lando Formula in the MERA JPA Agreement.
    – Schedule of Member Operating and Service Payments
      for FY 22-23 (PDF File)
  — Effective in FY15-16, and thereafter for 20 years, proceeds of the
      Measure A Parcel Tax approved by the voters in November are
      placed in a special fund solely for the Next Generation System
      Project. MERA members will continue their annual contributions
      for Next Gen System operating costs.
        – MERA Measure A Tax Ordinance – 7/22/14 (PDF File)
        – MERA Measure A Special Parcel Tax Fiscal Year 2020-2021
              Annual Report — NBS (January 2021) (PDF File)
                  Includes Local Agency Special Tax Accountability for 2019-20
              Independent Compliance Audit (4/15/21) (PDF File)

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MERA FACTS and FAQs — revised September 2018 (PDF File)
Chronological History — December 2020 (PDF File)