Meeting Agenda

Notice of Meeting  
DATE:     Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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. Seating of LAFCO Special District Member Stan Caldwell
3. Roll Call
4. Adoption of Agenda
5. 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 July 8, 2015 regular LAFCO meeting
7. Informational Presentation – Diablo Water District – Drought Management Efforts


8. LAFCO 09-07 - Laurel Place/Pleasant View Annexation to the City of Concord: consider proposed annexation to City of Concord submitted by landowner petition of 5.86+ acres (six parcels) including 4900/4924/4925 Laurel Drive, and 1844/1852/1860 Pleasant View Lane located in unincorporated Concord (Ayers Ranch island). Consider related actions under CEQA. Public Hearing
9. LAFCO 14-05 –Reorganization 186 (Magee Ranch/Summerhill): Annexations to CCCSD and EBMUD - consider proposed reorganization submitted by CCCSD including annexations to CCCSD and EBMUD. The area comprises 410+ acres (ten parcels) located just south side of Diablo and Blackhawk Roads in the Town of Danville. Consider related actions under CEQA. Public Hearing – Continued from May 13, 2015 Meeting


10. Agriculture & Open Space Preservation Policy and Workshop- receive summary of the July 8th workshop; provide direction to the Policies & Procedures Committee regarding policy development.
11. LAFCO Fee Schedule Update – consider proposed fee updates and increases.  Public Hearing
12. Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA) Board Election – consider voting for candidates for the 2016 SDRMA Board


13. Correspondence from Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA)
14. Commissioner Comments and Announcements
15. Staff Announcements
Next regular LAFCO meeting – September 9, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.