Meeting Agenda

Notice of Meeting  
DATE:     Wednesday, June 12, 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.


1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance

Welcome Returning Commissioners 

3 Roll Call
4. Adoption of Agenda

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.
6. Approval of minutes for the June 12, 2019 regular LAFCO meeting
7. LAFCO 19-03 – City of Martinez – 1052 Plaza Drive – consider a request by City of Martinez to extend municipal water service outside its jurisdictional boundary to one parcel (APN 375-311-028) located at 1052 Plaza Drive in unincorporated Martinez; and consider related actions per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
8. LAFCO 18-03 – SOI Amendments – City of Richmond (reduce) and City of El Cerrito (expand) - consider removal of Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 509-110-017 from the City of Richmond’s SOI and adding the same parcel to the City of El Cerrito’s SOI. The property comprises 0.07+ acres and is located on Jefferson Avenue in the City of Richmond. The Commission will also consider related actions per CEQA Public Hearing
9. LAFCO No. 19-02 – McCauley Annexation to East Contra Costa Irrigation District (ECCID) - consider annexing two parcels (APNs 057-060-014 and -015) to ECCID. The area comprises 40+ acres and is located at 7901 and 7921 Deer Valley Road in the City of Antioch. The Commission will also consider related actions under CEQA Public Hearing
10. LAFCO 18-06 Chang Property Reorganization: Annexations to City of San Ramon, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, and East Bay Municipal Utility District and Detachment from County Service Area P-6Chang Property Reorganization: Annexations to City of San Ramon, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, and East Bay Municipal Utility District and Detachment from County Service Area P-6 – consider landowner’s request for extension of time to record the boundary reorganization


11. Contra Costa LAFCO Policiesreceive information regarding LAFCO’s policies relating to meeting minutes and provide comments and direction
12. Lease Agreement for LAFCO Office Space -approve a lease agreement with Contra Costa County for office space at 40 Muir Road in Martinez
13. 2019 “City Services” Municipal Services Review (MSR)/Sphere of Influence (SOI) Updatesapprove corrections to the MSR/SOI resolutions for the cities of Hercules and Pinole and the Town of Discovery Bay Community Services District
14. Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA) Board Election – receive information and appoint an ad hoc committee to review candidates and make recommendations to the Commission

Legislative Report – Update and Position Letters receive a legislative update

16. Farewell to Kate Sibley – Executive Assistant/LAFCO Clerk
17. Commissioner Comments and Announcements
18. Staff Announcements
The next regular LAFCO meeting is August 14th, 2019 at 1:30 pm.