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will be accommodated to the extent feasible.
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER.
2. Pledge of Allegiance will be led by CHAIRMAN
Hearing on Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2003-04
Hearing on Annexation No. 37-15 to County Waterworks District
No. 37, 964± acres located north of the Antelope Valley Freeway, in the vicinity
of Crown Valley Road,
area of Acton.
City of Santa Clarita, Annexation No. 1989-01A (Towsley Canyon),
60± acres located west of Interstate 5, north and south of Wiley Canyon Road,
and west of The Old Road.
Update on LAFCO Sphere
of Influence and Municipal Service Review presentation to San Gabriel Valley
COG and League of Cities.
Approve Minutes of the meeting held May 28, 2003.
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
6. FUTURE MEETINGS
June 25, 2003
July 9, 2003
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).
8. ADJOURNMENT MOTION
JUNE 11, 2003
HEARING ON LAFCO FINAL
BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-04
AGENDA ITEM NO. 3(A)
The Los Angeles County
Auditor-Controllers office advised Staff early Wednesday morning, June 6,
2003, that the State
Controller had just released published revenue figures for the years 1999-2000.
Even though the new
figures have changed slightly State Code, Section 56381 requires that such
recalculation is done if the final budget has not yet been approved.
The newly allocated
are attached for your review.
It is emphasized that neither the base budget
of $902,082.53 nor the individual allocations to the County
of Los Angeles,
the City of Los Angeles,
the 87 cities or the Independent special districts have been changed.
Only the individual agency allocations reflect
NO. 37-15 TO
COUNTY WATERWORKS DISTRICT NO. 37
AGENDA ITEM NO. 3B
Agenda Item No. 3b
is an uninhabited annexation proposal initiated by the Los Angeles County
Waterworks District No. 37, at the request of the landowners. The request for change of organization involves
annexation of five parcels total
964± acres into the boundary
of District No. 37; and a proposed amendment to the sphere of influence
for the district.
Sierra Highway Partners, LLC, Laurence Walker
Lincoln Trust Company, and Theodore Nafius and
Lois J. Nafius.
territory is generally located north of the Antelope Valley Freeway in the
vicinity of Crown Valley Road, in the unincorporated area of Acton.
Present Land Uses: The surrounding land use consists of rural
residential and vacant land.
Sphere of Influence: 120± acres of the territory proposed for annexation
is situated outside the sphere of influence boundary of the District.
Therefore, the proposed annexation will necessitate an amendment to
sphere of influence to include said territory.
Development: Future development will result in
construction of approximately 564 single-family residences.
Services: Los Angeles County Waterworks District No. 37 currently
does not have public water facilities in place to provide water to the subject
parcels. If and when the property is
developed, the developer will be required to construct all necessary water
facilities to service the property and dedicate the same to the District for
operation, maintenance, and ownership.
2001 the County of Los Angeles
negative declaration for the project and made a determination that the project
will not have a significant effect on the environment.
Tax Transfer: All
affected agencies have adopted the appropriate tax transfer resolution.
Acting in its role as a responsible agency with
respect to Annexation No. 37-15, pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section
15096, LAFCO certifies that it has independently considered
and reached its own conclusions regarding the environmental effects of the
proposed project and the negative declaration
by the County of Los Angeles, as lead agency,
and has determined that the document adequately address the environmental
impacts of the proposed project. LAFCO finds that it has compiled with the requirements
of CEQA with respect to the process for a responsible agency, and hereby adopts
by reference the negative declaration previously adopted by the County of Los Angeles in connection with its approval of the proposed
2. Approve an amendment to the sphere of
influence for Los Angeles County Waterworks District No. 37 and make the
a. Present and planned land uses:
territory consists of vacant land. The
territory is proposed for future development as 564 single-family residences.
b. The present and probable need for public
facilities and services in the area:
Presently there are no facilities and services available . If development occurs, public water
facilities and services will be needed.
capacity of public facilities:
The District presently
has capacity in its existing water system to provide service to the existing
parcels requesting annexation as well as for the lots that could be developed from same provided that the needed
water facilities to connect to the District's existing system and distribute
water to the future development are constructed and dedicated to the District.
3. Find that all owners of land have given their
written consent to the change of organization, and all affected agencies have
consented in writing to the waiver of protest proceedings, and pursuant to
Government Code Section 56663, waive the requirement for protest proceedings in
4. Adopt resolution making determinations,
approving and ordering Annexation No. 37‑15 to Los Angeles County
Waterworks District No. 37.