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To view or download our key organizational documents, click on the links below.


Administrative Policies and Procedures

The Administrative Policies and Procedures covers general agency standards, contract administration, safety and security, and financial and human resources procedures to support Board adopted financial and personnel policies.

Bay Area Air Qualtiy Management District Permit 

This permit is the contract between the Agency and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District that requires compliance with air emissions standards.

FY25 Strategic Business Plan

FY24 Strategic Business Plan Report

CMSA FY23 Business Plan Final Report

CMSA's business plan is a Board-approved 5-year guide to set priorities, focus energy and resources, and guide fundamental decisions and actions that will shape the Agency into the future. Each fiscal year the Agency produces an annual plan.

CMSA Brochure

Our updated brochure trifold features a brief overview of CMSA, and a large colorful diagram with explanations of each of the facility's process areas.

Environmental Compliance Brochure

Our new brochure trifold features an overview of CMSA's Environmental Compliance Permit Program.

Facility Tour Information

This document contains instructions and information for those who would like a highly instructive tour of the facility. Please feel free to contact CMSA at 415-459-1455 if you have questions or need further information. 

Financial Policies Manual

Financial policies are adopted by the CMSA Board and include sections on financial planning and reporting, treasury, revenues and expenses, and procurement and asset management. 

Green Business Report

The Green Business Report presents our various recycling, disposal, product reuse, energy efficiency, and other green business activities. 

Insurance Claim Form

This is a general insurance claim for use by entities having a claim against the Agency for loss or damage of property. Forms are to be submitted to the CMSA Board's Recording Secretary.

Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement

 The JPA is the contract that forms CMSA. It details the Agency's purpose and powers, the membership of the commission and their duties and responsibilities, service cost allocations, financial and funding arrangements, and more.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

 A collective bargaining agreement between CMSA and SEIU Local 1021. Certain Agency employees are represented by the Marin Association of Public Employees, a chapter of the Service Employees International Union.

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (NPDES)

 An operating permit is issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board for the San Francisco Bay Area that requires reporting of self-monitoring analyses of treatment facility effluent quality and compliance with discharge standards.

 NPDES-SSO Exceedance Reporting

 This document sets out procedures for notification requirements for NPDES Permit exceedances and collection system sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) for CMSA and its member agencies.

Personnel  Policies and Procedures Manual

The Personnel policies are adopted by the CMSA Board, and include sections on legal, employment practices, benefits, and rules and regulations.



1301 Andersen Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: 415-459-1455 / 415-223-7793
Fax: 415-459-3971


8:00 am - 4:00 pm  Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm  Friday


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