MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE LOCAL AGENCY
Henri F. Pellissier, Chairman
Jerry E. Gladbach
Beatrice Proo, Vice Chair
Hal Bernson, Alternate
Kenneth I. Chappell, Alternate
Richard Close, Alternate
Robert W. Goldsworthy, Alternate
Donald Knabe, Alternate
Cristina Cruz-Madrid, Alternate
Larry J. Calemine, Executive Officer
John Krattli, Legal Counsel
The meeting was called to order at
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)
[Commissioners Burke and Yaroslavsky in a ]
The adoption of a revised fee schedule was called up for consideration. The Executive Officer reported that the LAFCO fee schedule had not been revised in quite some time. Staff did a comparison of the fees charged by the five other Southern California LAFCOs. The Executive Officer reported that should the Commission adopt the proposed fee schedule, the LAFCO operating budget would be offset by 20%. The Commission raised concerns about whether LAFCO was including all of the attendant costs of processing an application. The Executive Officer indicated that steps were being taken by staff to charge future applicants for each process encountered per application. If the proposal is an annexation, but requires a detachment and or a sphere amendment, then the applicant would be charged the minimum amount for each process to ensure LAFCO recoups its full cost of processing the application.
On motion of Commissioner Wentworth,
unanimously carried, the attached revised fee schedule was approved, effective
The following matter was called up for consideration:
Hearing on the City
The Executive Officer reported that an
additional 36 names need to be plotted on the map showing the areas protesting
this annexation. The Executive Officer
recommended that the hearing be held over for the
In opposition to the proceeding Mr. Nick Vartanian and Mr. Jon Cooper addressed the commission regarding this issue.
Minute Order No. 4 Continued
On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried, the Palmdale
Annexation 2001-01A was continued to
On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried, the Commission authorized the purchase of a new automobile for the Executive Officer.
Executive Officer reported on the status of the cities of
The Executive Officer reported that the
status of the Las Lomas annexation remains the same. The Executive Officer inquired if Legal
Counsel had anything to add. John Krattli, Legal Counsel, responded that as indicated at the
prior hearing that
The Executive Officer presented a preview
of the Power Point Municipal Service Review presentation that will be
highlighted at the League of Cities meeting on
[Commissioner Yaroslavsky out at ]
On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, (Commssioner
Yaroslavsky being absent), the minutes for the
meeting held on
No one came forward to address the commission during the public comment period.
The next meetings will be
There was no new business to be placed on any future agenda.
On motion of Commissioner Knabe, unanimously carried, the Regular Meeting was adjourned at