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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE LOCAL AGENCY

 

FORMATION COMMISSION FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY

 

October 23, 2002

 

 

 

 

Present:                     

 

Henri Pellissier, Chairman

Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke

James DiGiuseppe

Jerry E. Gladbach

Carol Herrera

Beatrice Proo, Vice Chairman

William Wentworth

Zev Yaroslavsky

 

Hal Bernson, Alternate

Kenneth I. Chappell, Alternate

Robert W. Goldsworthy

Donald Knabe, Alternate

Cristina Cruz-Madrid, Alternate

 

 

Larry J. Calemine, Executive Officer

John Krattli, Legal Counsel

 

Absent:

Richard Close, Alternate

Cindy Miscikowski

           

 

 

 

1

    The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. 

 

2   Pledge of Allegiance led by Chairman Pellissier.

 

   Persons who made a contribution of more than $250 to any member of the Commission during the preceding 12 months were asked to come forward and state for the record the Commissioner to whom such contribution was made and the item of their involvement.  (None)

 

3

    On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, Los Angeles County Waterworks District Annexation 40-14 was approved.  In addition, the commission also approved the Resolution Making Determinations Ordering Annexation.

   

4(a)

    The Executive Officer gave and update on the status of the Hacienda Heights incorporation proposal.  The Executive Officer reported that the Los Angeles County Chief Administrative Office’s (CAO) request that the Board of Supervisors initiate a State Controller review of the comprehensive fiscal analysis (CFA) was denied.  To date no other parties have requested a State Controller review.  He also indicated that as a result of issues raised by the CAO after the CFA was completed, it would be necessary to re-cast some figures such as the tobacco settlement, ERAF and others.  The Executive Officer requested the contract with RSG be extended by an amount not to exceed $8,000.00.

 

      On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, the contract with RSG was extended.

 

4(b)

      On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, funding was approved for redesigning the Local Agency Formation Commission website.

 

4(c)

   On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, funding was approved to hire temporary staff via an independent consulting contract to document all district annexations to facilitate municipal service reviews and updating spheres of influence for districts and cities.  The contract will cover a 3-6 month timeframe.

 

4(d)

   On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried, the commission approved the receipt and filing of the 2001-2002 year-end operating account check register.

 

4(e)

    On motion of Commissioner Proo, unanimously carried, pending the addition of the adjournment time of 9:12 a.m., the October 9, 2002 minutes were approved.

 

5

     No one came forward to address the commission during the public comment period. 

 

6

    Settings for future meetings:  The next meeting will be November 20, 2002.  In addition, the meeting scheduled for November 27, 2002 has been cancelled.

 

7

   On motion of Commissioner Pellissier, unanimously carried, the Regular Meeting was adjourned at 9:21 a.m.

 

 

 

                                                     Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                     LARRY J. CALEMINE

                                   Executive Officer