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
Donald Knabe, Alternate
Larry J. Calemine, Executive Officer
John Krattli, Legal Counsel
Robert W. Goldsworthy, Alternate
Cristina Cruz-Madrid, Alternate
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)
The following matter was called up for consideration:
Continuation of the March 26, 2003 hearing to consider whether the City of Montebello is exempt, under Government Code Section 56133 (e), from Commission review and approval of its proposed out-of-agency service contract for provision of fire protection services to the City of Commerce.
Ron Blaul, Consultant, Emergency Services Consulting Inc., made a presentation on the Fire Emergency Services Consistency Study.
[Commissioner Yaroslavsky in at ]
The Commission recessed at to consider Agenda Item No.
4b - Presentation to Commissioner Bernson in recognition of 21-years of service as a member on the Local Agency Formation Commission.
The meeting reconvened at
Minute Order No. 3 (Continued)
The following people addressed the commission:
[Commissioner Burke in at ]
Joan Africa, Attorney, City of Montebello, Richard Torres, City Adminstrator, City of Montebello, Jim Reed, Consultant, City of Montebello, Tom Sykes, City Administrator, City of Commerce, Yvette Abich, City Attorney, City of Commerce, Richard Sanchez, Citizens for a Safer Commerce, Nancy Ramos, Councilwoman, City of Commerce, David Gillottte, President, Los Angeles County Fire Fighter Local 1014, Kay Neiswender, Attorney, Bob Braitman, Consultant, Braitman & Associates.
[Comissioner Herrera out at ]
[Commissioner Miscikowski out at ]
Commissioner Yaroslavsky made a motion to
approve staff’s recommendations to approve the findings contained in the Fire
and Emergency Services Consistency Study prepared by ESCi,
dated May 2003, and deny the City of
AYES NOES ABSTAIN
Burke None DiGiuseppe
On motion of Commissioner Proo, unanimously carried, the minutes for the meeting held
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 Gladbach, unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at