Meeting Agenda

Notice of Meeting  
DATE:     Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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.

Approval of Minutes for the September 12, 2018 regular LAFCO meeting




Consider Request for Reconsideration – LAFCO 17-13 - Dissolution of Los Medanos Community Healthcare District (LMCHD) - on September 12, 2018, the Commission approved dissolution of the LMCHD. The District comprises 90.5+ square miles and serves a population of over 97,000 primarily in the Bay Point/Pittsburg area. Pursuant to Government Code §56895, a request for reconsideration may be filed within 30 days of adoption of the Commission’s resolution. The Commission will be asked to consider and take action on a request for reconsideration submitted by the Hensley Law Group on behalf of the LMCHD Public Hearing

7. LAFCO 17-13 – Dissolution of Los Medanos Community Healthcare District (LMCHD)  - on September 12, 2018, the Commission approved dissolution of the LMCHD subject to amendments to the LAFCO resolution and a protest hearing. The District comprises 90.5+ square miles and serves a population of over 97,000 primarily in the Bay Point/Pittsburg area. The Commission will be presented with the final LAFCO resolution and will receive an update on the protest proceedings, request for reconsideration and Public Records Act request Informational Item


8. Policies & Procedures Update  - the Commission will consider proposed updates to LAFCO Policies & Procedures relating to Rules and Procedures, CALAFCO, Roster of Cities and Special Districts, Document Retention and Destruction City Annexations and Detachments, and District Annexations and Detachments. The Commission will also receive an update on the LAFCO Agricultural & Open Space Preservation Policy adopted in 2016 and provide direction as desired.

FY 2018-19 First Quarter Budget - receive the first quarter budget report for FY 2018-19

10. 2019 LAFCO Meeting Schedule  - consider approving the 2019 LAFCO meeting schedule


11. Correspondence from Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA)
12. Commissioner Comments and Announcements
13. Staff Announcements


Title: Executive Officer

Agency negotiators: Michael R. McGill, Chair and Don Tatzin, Vice Chair
Unrepresented employee: Executive Officer

Next regular LAFCO meeting - December 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm