Meeting Agenda

Notice of Meeting  
DATE:     Wednesday, April 17, 2019
TIME:      1:30 PM
PLACE: Board of Supervisors Chambers
651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA 94553

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commission will hear and consider oral or written testimony presented by any affected agency or any interested person who wishes to appear.  Proponents and opponents, or their representatives, are expected to attend the hearings.  From time to time, the Chair may announce time limits and direct the focus of public comment for any given proposal. 

Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by LAFCO to a majority of the members of the Commission less than 72 hours prior to that meeting will be available for public inspection in the office at 651 Pine Street, Six Floor, Martinez, CA, during normal business hours as well as at the LAFCO meeting.

All matters listed under CONSENT ITEMS are considered by the Commission to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Commission or a member of the public prior to the time the Commission votes on the motion to adopt.

For agenda items not requiring a formal public hearing, the Chair will ask for public comments.  For formal public hearings the Chair will announce the opening and closing of the public hearing. 

If you wish to speak, please complete a speaker’s card and approach the podium; speak clearly into the microphone, start by stating your name and address for the record. 

Campaign Contribution Disclosure
If you are an applicant or an agent of an applicant on a matter to be heard by the Commission, and if you have made campaign contributions totaling $250 or more to any Commissioner in the past 12 months, Government Code Section 84308 requires that you disclose the fact, either orally or in writing, for the official record of the proceedings. 

Notice of Intent to Waive Protest Proceedings
In the case of a change of organization consisting of an annexation or detachment, or a reorganization consisting solely of annexations or detachments, or both, or the formation of a county service area, it is the intent of the Commission to waive subsequent protest and election proceedings provided that appropriate mailed notice has been given to landowners and registered voters within the affected territory pursuant to Gov. Code sections 56157 and 56663, and no written opposition from affected landowner or voters to the proposal is received before the conclusion of the commission proceedings on the proposal.

American Disabilities Act Compliance
LAFCO will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend meetings who contact the LAFCO office at least 24 hours before the meeting, at 925-335-1094. An assistive listening device is available upon advance request.

As a courtesy, please silence your cell phones during the meeting.

MEETING AGENDA

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
2 Roll Call
3. Adoption of Agenda
4.

Public Comment Period (please observe a three-minute time limit):

Members of the public are invited to address the Commission regarding any item that is not scheduled for discussion as part of this Agenda. No action will be taken by the Commission at this meeting as a result of items presented at this time.
5.

Approval of minutes for the February 13, 2019 regular LAFCO meeting

6.

Special Presentation – Julie Pierce and Ken Kirkey 

 
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE (SOI) AMENDMENTS/CHANGES OF ORGANIZATIONSOUT OF AGENCY SERVICE REQUESTS
7.

LAFCO 18-14 – Santiago Island Village Reorganization: Annexations to Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) and Diablo Water District (DWD) the Commission will consider approving annexation of 23.11+ acres (APN 029-050-038) to CCWD and DWD. The property is located at 3505 Gateway Road in unincorporated Bethel Island. The Commission will also consider related actions under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Public Hearing

 

MUNICIPAL SERVICE REVIEWS (MSRs)/SOI UPDATES

8.

“City Services” MSR/SOI Updates (2nd Round) – receive overview of the Public Review Draft MSR, along with public comments, and provide input. The MSR covers all 19 cities and four of the six community services districts Public Hearing

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

9. LAFCO Staffing Plan and Personnel System Updates - consider approving the LAFCO Analyst job description, and updates to the LAFCO salary schedule.
10. Fiscal Year 2019-20 Proposed Budget and Work Plan- consider approving the proposed budget and work plan for FY 2019-20 Public Hearing
11. Legislative Report – Update and Position Letters receive a legislative update
12. FY 2018-19 Third Quarter Budget Report – receive FY 2017-18 third quarter budget report.
13.

Contract Extension – Lamphier-Gregory/Berkson Associates -consider approving a contract amendment to extend the term of the agreement to complete the “City Services” MSR/SOI updates.

 
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
14. Commissioner Comments and Announcements
15. Staff Announcements
 
ADJOURNMENT
The next regular LAFCO meeting is May 8th, 2019 at 1:30 pm.