Meeting Agenda

Notice of Meeting  
DATE:     Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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 April 15, 2013 Special Meeting (Strategic Planning Session) and April 17, 2013 regular LAFCO meeting.
6. Sphere of Influence (SOI) Updates – Reclamation District (RD) 2137 and County Service Area (CSA) R-4 - the Commission will be asked to update the SOIs for these two districts
7. Northeast Antioch – the Commission will receive an update regarding the proposed annexation and strategic planning efforts for Northeast Antioch, and be asked to provide input and direction.
8. Adoption of Final FY 2013-14 LAFCO Budget – the Commission will be asked to review and adopt the FY 2013-14 Final LAFCO Budget.  Public Hearing
9. Second Round Water/Wastewater Municipal Service Review (MSR)/Sphere of Influence (SOI) Updatesthe Commission will be asked to authorize staff to release a Request for Proposals for consulting services to assist with the second round water/wastewater MSR and SOI updates.
10. Contract Extension – Lamphier Gregory - the Commission will be asked to authorize staff to execute a one-year contract extension with Lamphier Gregory, who provides environmental planning services to Contra Costa LAFCO.  This is a time only extension.
11. Mt. Diablo Health Care District Update - the Commission will receive an update on the District’s recent activities following the 2012 reorganization.
12. CALAFCO 2013 Conference Material and Call for Board of Directors Candidates and Achievement Award Nominationsthe Commission will receive the annual CALAFCO conference packet and be asked to appoint the voting delegate and provide other direction as appropriate.
13. Correspondence from Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA)
14. Commissioner Comments and Announcements
15. Staff Announcements

Next regular LAFCO meeting – June 12, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.