MINUTES OF THE LOCAL AGENCY

 

FORMATION COMMISSION FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY

 

November 12, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

Present:

 

Henri F. Pellissier, Chairman

Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke

James DiGiuseppe

Jerry Gladbach

Carol Herrera

Beatrice Proo, Vice Chair

William Wentworth

Zev Yaroslavsky

 

 

Kenneth I. Chappell, Alternate

Richard Close, Alternate

Robert W. Goldsworthy, Alternate

Donald Knabe, Alternate

Cristina Cruz-Madrid, Alternate

 

 

Sandor L. Winger, Deputy Executive Officer

John Krattli, Legal Counsel

 

Absent:

 

Cindy Miscikowski

Larry J. Calemine, Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

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

 

2  

     Pledge of Allegiance led by Henri F. Pellissier, Chairman.

 

3

         On motion of Commissioner Gladbach, unanimously carried (Commissioners Burke, Herrera and Miscikowski being absent), the Commission approved the minutes of the meeting held on October 22, 2003.

 

4

    The Deputy Executive Officer presented the pending proposal status report.  Chairman Pellissier and Commissioners Knabe and Madrid gave positive feedback regarding usefulness of the status report as a management tool.

 

5

      On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried (Commissioners Burke, Herrera, and Miscikowski being absent), the October 2003 Operating Account Check Register was received and filed.

 

6

    The Deputy Executive Officer reported on receipt, to date, of LAFCO net allocation of FY 03/04 operating costs.  He indicated that there was little change from the last update.  The Deputy Executive Officer further reported that an apology was tendered to the cities that were previously listed as unpaid, but had in fact paid.  The final tally shows two cities and three special districts remain outstanding.

 

[Commissioners Burke and Herrera in at 9:14 and 9:16, respectively]

 

7

    The Deputy Executive Officer gave an update on the Municipal Service Reviews (MSR) and Spheres of Influence (SOI) process.  The Deputy Executive Officer indicated that a staff report should be issued within the next 90-120 days.  He further indicated that the MSR reports for the cities of Avalon and Azusa are near completion.

 

8

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

 

9

    The next meetings will be December 10, 2003 and January 14, 2004.  

 

10

    Chairman Pellissier presented Commissioner Wentworth with a plaque thanking the Commissioner for outstanding and dedicated service to the Local Agency Formation Commission for Los Angeles County.  Commissioner Wentworth responded with thanks and a sincere appreciation of working with his fellow commissioners whom he considered outstanding examples of public servants. 


  

11

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

 

12

    On motion of Commissioner Wentworth, unanimously carried (Commissioner Miscikowski being absent), the meeting adjourned at 9:20 a.m.

 

 

 

                                                      Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                      Sandor L. Winger

                                    Deputy Executive Officer