Meeting Agenda

Notice of Meeting  
DATE:     Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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 annexations and detachments it is the intent of the Commission to waive subsequent protest and election proceedings provided that all of the owners of land located within the proposal area have consented and those agencies whose boundaries would be changed have consented to the waiver of protest proceedings.

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.


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 September 14, 2016 regular LAFCO meeting


6. LAFCO 16-02 – Reorganization: Detachments from the Byron Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) and Town of Discovery Bay Community Services District (TODBCSD) - On August 10, 2016, the Commission approved a detachment from BBID of 480+ acres (numerous parcels) excluding Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 011-190-044/-045, and detachment of the same two parcels from the TODBCSD subject to a protest hearing. On October 12, 2016, the Commission will receive the results of the protest hearing, which was held on September 23, 2016.
7. LAFCO 16-08 – West County Wastewater District (WCWD) Annexation 315 – consider a proposed annexation to WCWD of 1.0+ acre (APN 433-020-022) located at 6200 Hillside Drive in unincorporated El Sobrante; and consider related actions under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)   Public Hearing
8. LAFCO 16-10 – Dougherty Valley Annexation #17 to the City of San Ramon and Detachment from County Service (CSA) Area P-6 – consider reorganization proposal of 43.97+ acres (numerous parcels) located south of Ivy Leaf Springs Road in the Dougherty Valley Specific Plan area; and consider related actions under CEQA   Public Hearing


9. Fire and Emergency Medical Services MSR/SOI Updates (2nd Round) – consider updating the SOIs for CSA EM-1, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, Crockett Carquinez Fire Protection District, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Kensington Fire Protection District, Moraga Orinda Fire District, Rodeo Hercules Fire District and San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District; and consider related actions under CEQA  Public Hearing


10. Request to Transfer Jurisdiction from Alameda LAFCO to Contra Costa LAFCO – consider assuming jurisdiction and authorizing staff to send a request to Alameda LAFCO to transfer jurisdiction in order to consider a proposal to annex territory to the East Bay Municipal Utility District 
11. FY 2016-17 First Quarter Budget – receive the first quarter budget report for FY 2016-17
12. 2016 GASB45 Alternative Measurement Method (AMM) Report – receive 2016 AMM report
13. 2017 LAFCO Meeting Schedule – consider approving the 2017 LAFCO meeting schedule


14. Correspondence from Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA)
15. SDRMA Special Acknowledgement Awards 2015-16
16. Commissioner Comments and Announcements
17. Staff Announcements
Next regular LAFCO meeting – November 9, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.