Local Agency Formation Commission

                                                 Regular Meeting Agenda

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2002

9:00 a.m.

 

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Room 381B

Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration

500 West Temple Street, Los Angeles 90012

 

 

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

 

2.         Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Chairman Henri f. Pellissier.

 

3.         HEARINGS

 

a.       County Sanitation District No. 21, Annexation No. 694 - 1.748 acres located at the intersection of Base Line Road and Live Oak Drive, in the City of Claremont.  The landowners are Lawrence E. Hill, Thomas Wing and Kathleen Wing, and the Eloise M. Nicholl Living Trust (Mary N. West Trustee)

 

b.      County Sanitation District No. 22, Annexation 369 – 3.403 acres located approx. 2,200 feet south of Merced Avenue and approx. 2,300 feet east of Azusa Avenue, in the City of West Covina..  The landowner is CVP Homes, LLC (By Pacific Communities Builder Inc., Mfr).

 

c.       County Sanitation District No. 22, Annexation 370 - two parcels totaling 4.459 acres located south of Arrow Highway and east of San Dimas Avenue, in the City of  San Dimas.  The landowner is Dzevair Sakiri.

 

            d.   County Sanitation District No. 26, Annexation 321 – 35.568 acres located on Sierra Highway north of Soledad Canyon Road, in the City of Santa Clarita.  The landowner is Pardee Construction Company (William A. Bryan, Sr. Vice President).

 

3.         HEARINGS  (Continued)

 

e.       County Sanitation District No. 26, Annexation No.  322 – 3.803 acres located on Soledad Canyon Road west of Whites Canyon Road, in the City of Santa Clarita.  The landowner is Frank J. Bandino.

 

f.      County Sanitation District No. 26, Annexation No. 323 - 1.185 acres located on Ruether Avenue north of Soledad Canyon road, in the City of Santa Clarita. The  landowner is Leonard Widdes.

 

 

4.         SPECIAL REORGANIZATION HEARINGS

 

a.         Continued discussion of the Executive Officer’s Report regarding the San Fernando Valley, including the Draft Resolution Making Determinations.

 

b.                  Continued discussion of the Harbor Area Special Reorganization.

 

c.         Continued discussion of the Hollywood Area Special Reorganization.

 

 

5.         SPECIAL ITEMS

 

            a.         Results of the Special District Election held April 26, 2002 for the position of regular and alternate member on LAFCO:

 

                        Appointment of Edward “Jerry Gladbach as a regular member, for a four-year term of office, expiring the first Monday in May 2006.

 

                        Appointment of new member Robert W. Goldsworthy of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California as the alternate member, for a term of office expiring the first Monday in May 2006. (Replaces Commissioner Gladbach who was elected to the regular member seat)

6.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            Minutes for the April 24, 2002 and May 1, 2002 commission meetings.

 

 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This is the opportunity for members of the public to address the Commission on items that are not on the posted agenda, provided that the subject matter is within the jurisdiction of the Commission.  Speakers are reminded of the three-minute time limitation.

 

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

 

This is the opportunity for commissioners to discuss matters not on the Posted Agenda (To be Discussed and upon Commission approval placed on the Agenda for Action at a Future Meeting).

 

 

9.         ADJOURMENT MOTION








STAFF REPORT

 

MAY 8, 2002

 

COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT ANNEXATIONS

 

AGENDA ITEMS NO. 3 (a - f)

 

 

The following are hearings on proposed annexations of uninhabited territory to County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County.  County Sanitation Districts has initiated these proposals at the request of the individual landowners.

 

District No. 21

 

a.         Annexation 694 – 1.748 acres located at the intersection of Base Line Road and Live Oak Drive all within the city of Claremont.  The territory consists of three existing single family homes.  The subject territory is exempt from the provisions of CEQA.  The Landowners are Lawrence E. Hill, Thomas Wing and Kathleen Wing, and the Eloise M. Nicholl Living Trust (Mary N. West Trustee).

 

District No. 22

 

b.         Annexation 369 – 3.403 acres located approximately 2,200 feet south of Merced Avenue and approximately 2,300 feet east of Azusa Avenue, in the City of West Covina..  The territory is to be developed into 17 single-family homes.  The landowner is CVP Homes, LLC.

 

Pursuant to the provisions of CEQA, the City of West Covina has adopted a negative declaration, including mitigation measures that support the finding that there will not be a significant impact to the environment as a result of this project.

 

c.         Annexation 370 – two parcels totaling 4.459 acres located south of Arrow Highway and east of San Dimas Avenue.  Parcel 1 will be developed into one single family home.  Parcel 2 consists of an existing single family home.  The project is exempt from the provisions of CEQA.  The landowner is Dzevair Sakiri.

 

District No. 26

 

d.         Annexation 321 – 35.568 acres located on Sierra Highway approximately ¾ of a mile north of Soledad Canyon Road, in the City of Santa Clarita.  The territory will be developed into 33 single-family homes.  The landowner is Pardee Construction Company (William A. Bryan, Sr. Vice President).

 

Pursuant to the provisions of CEQA, the City of Santa Clarita has adopted a negative declaration and has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the environment.

 

District No. 26

 

e.         Annexation 322 – 3.803 acres located on Soledad Canyon Road approximately ¾ of a mile west of Whites Canyon Road all within the City of Santa Clarita.  The subject territory will involve the expansion of an existing mobile home park with 29 additional spaces.  The landowner is Frank J. Bandino.

 

The City of Santa Clarita has adopted a negative declaration and has determined that the project will not have a significant impact on the environment.

 

f.          Annexation 323 – 1.185 acres located on Ruether Avenue approximately 500 feet  north of Soledad Canyon road, in the City of Santa Clarita.  The territory will be developed into a multi-tenant industrial building.  The landowner is Leonard Widdes.

 

The City of Santa Clarita has adopted a negative declaration and has determined that the   project will not have a significant impact on the environment.

 

CONCLUSION

 

All owners of real property within the boundaries of the territory to be annexed have consented in writing to their properties being annexed to the respective districts.  The County Sanitation Districts have determined that, based on the information provided by the property owners, the districts’ sewerage facilities have or, in accordance with current policy, will have adequate capacity to collect, treat, and dispose of the wastewater anticipated to be generated as a result of the proposed annexations.

 

All affected agencies have agreed to the negotiated exchange of property tax revenues.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION

 

1.                  Acting in its role as a responsible agency, with respect to the proposed annexations and under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15096, LAFCO certifies that it has independently considered and reached its own conclusions regarding the environmental effects of the projects and the environmental documents certified by the lead agencies and have determined that the documents adequately addresses the environmental impacts of the projects. LAFCO finds that it has complied with the requirements of CEQA with respect to the process for a responsible agency, and hereby adopts by reference the environmental documents previously prepared by the lead agencies, in connection with the certification of those documents for the projects.

 

2.                  Find that all owners of land have given their written consent to the change of organizations, and all affected agencies have consented in writing to the waiver of protest proceedings, and waive the requirement for protest proceedings in its entirety.

 

3.                  Adopt Resolutions Making Determinations and Ordering for the following annexations:

 

a.       Annexation No. 694 to County Sanitation District 21

b.      Annexation Nos. 369 and 370 to County Sanitation District 22

c.       Annexations Nos. 321, 322, 323 to County Sanitation District No. 26

 

4.         Provide that the annexations shall be subject to the following term and condition:

 

            The property so annexed shall be subject to the payment of such service charges, assessments or taxes as the County