MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE LOCAL AGENCY

 

FORMATION COMMISSION FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY

 

July 23, 2003

 

 

 

Present:


Henri F. Pellissier, Chairman

Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke

James DiGiuseppe

Jerry E. Gladbach

Carol Herrera

Cindy Miscikowski

Beatrice Proo, Vice Chair

William Wentworth

Zev Yaroslavsky

 

Kenneth I. Chappell, Alternate

Richard Close, Alternate

Cristina Cruz-Madrid, Alternate

Donald Knabe, Alternate

 

 

Larry J. Calemine, Executive Officer

Thomas Faughnan, Legal Counsel

 

Absent:

Robert W. Goldsworthy, Alternate

 

 

 

                     

 


 

 

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

    The following matter was called up for consideration:

 

Continued 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, unincorporated area of Acton.  (Continued from meeting of June 11, 2003)

 

  On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried (Commissioner Yaroslavsky being absent), the commission continued its decision on Annexation No. 37-15 until such time that the Department of Public Works either causes the preparation of an environmental analysis that adequately reflects the planned development for Parcels C and D or returns to the commission with a renegotiated property tax transfer resolution for Parcels A, B, and E pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code Section 99(b)(7).

 

[Comissioner Yaroslavsky in at 9:04 a.m.]

 

4

    The Harbor Area Special Reorganization was called up for consideration.

 

    On motion of Commissioner DiGiuseppe, unanimously carried, the Commission made a finding that the proposed Harbor Area Special Reorganization is not fiscally viable and that the proposal does not merit further review at the taxpayers’ expense. 

 

 In addition, on motion of Commissioner Pellissier, unanimously carried, staff was instructed to return the remaining Special Reorganization funding proportionately, to the State of CaliforniaLos Angeles County, the City Of Los Angeles The commission further requested that staff allocate the interest earned and return on August 13, 2003.

    On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried, the attached Revised Municipal Service Review Guidelines were approved.

 

6

    On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, the minutes of the meeting held on June 25, 2003 were approved.

 

7

    On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried, the Commission authorized staff to enter into a consulting contract for preparation of a MSR for the City of Azusa and other affected agencies, in the amount of $33,900.00.

 

8

   On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, the attached Fiscal Year 02-03 Year-End Closing Statement was approved.

 

9

   On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried, the attached June 2003 Operating Account Check Register was approved.

 

10

   The Executive Officer gave an update on the Municipal Service Reviews and Spheres of Influence process.

 

11

    No one came forward during the period allowed for public comment.

 

12

    The next meetings will be August 13, 2003 and August 27, 2003. 

 

13

    There was no new business to be placed on any future agenda.

 

14

    On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 9:34 a.m.

 

 

 

                                                     Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                     Larry J. Calemine

                                   Executive Officer