Board of Directors

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Steve Goodman        Dale Turner      Scott Kamena         Maryalice Faltings     David Furst

       Director                     Vice Chair                  Chair                            Director                         Director

 

 

 

Welcome to the Board of Directors’ Meeting

 

You are welcome to attend all Board of Directors’ meetings. Your interest in the conduct of public business is appreciated. Any citizen desiring to speak on any item not on the agenda may do so under item 2 when the Chair requests remarks from the audience.

 

If you wish to speak on an item listed on the agenda, please wait until the item is up for discussion, the opening staff or committee presentation has been made, and the Board has concluded its initial discussion. Then, upon receiving recognition from the Chair, please state your name and address, and tell whether you are speaking as an individual or for an organization, in which case, please state the name of that organization.

 

Please note: at the discretion of the Board of Directors, the public may be asked to submit “speaker cards” before addressing the Board and the Chair may limit each speaker to no longer than a three-minute presentation.

 

 

AGENDA

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2006

 

ROBERT LIVERMORE COMMUNITY CENTER

4444 EAST AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA

6:00 P.M.

CRESTA BLANCA BALLROOM

 

 

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.          PUBLIC FORUM:

An invitation will be given at this time to address the Board on any item not on the agenda.

 

3.         PRESENTATIONS:

Carl Haywood of Chevron Pipeline Project will present information regarding installation of a pipeline in Sycamore Grove Park. (Motion)

 

4.          CONSENT AGENDA:

4.1   BOARD  MINUTES

                4.1.1   Meeting of December 14, 2005.

4.2   COMMUNICATIONS

               4.2.1   Letter from Joan Dickinson commending Senior Services staff and trip.

4.3   General Manager’s Monthly Report (#58/6).

4.4   Payroll and Claims.

4.5   PERSONNEL

  4.5.1   Hiring a relative of a full-time LARPD employee as Office Specialist.

  4.5.2   Temporary assignment of a Senior Recreation Supervisor to the higher duties of                           Parks Project Coordinator.

         4.5.3   Staff discounts for District programs and facilities.

4.6   CLAIMS AGAINST THE DISTRICT

The Board-approved settlement of the claim on behalf of Maria Walker has been unsuccessful and District Counsel recommends rejection of the claim.

            

5.         CONSENT AGENDA:  RESOLUTIONS: 

5.1  Resolution No.____, a resolution accepting construction improvements by HRB Construction, Inc. at Sunken Gardens Park.

 

6.         BIDS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

           

7.         OLD BUSINESS: 

7.1 BOARD POLICY MANUAL CHANGES

The Board will review suggested changes to the Board Policy Manual. (Motion)

                              

8.          NEW BUSINESS:

8.1 RECLASSIFICATION OF AN EMPLOYEE

The Board will consider approving staff recommendation to reclassify an employee from Park Maintenance I to Park Maintenance II. (Motion)

 

            8.2  FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY ON ROBERTSON PARK SOCCER FIELDS

The Board will consider hiring a consultant to prepare a feasibility and cost study on upgrading the soccer fields at Robertson Park (Motion).

 

            8.3   OVERNIGHT CAMPING AT ROBERTSON PARK DURING THE SCOTTISH GAMES

The Board will discuss the exception to the policy regarding overnight camping at Robertson Park during the Scottish Games that was granted in 2004. (Motion)

 

8.4   COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2006

        The Chair will make Board committee appointments for 2006.

 

9.         ORAL REPORTS:  

             9.1   Legal Counsel’s report of activities.

 

10.        COMMITTEE REPORTS

           

11.        MATTERS INITIATED BY THE DIRECTORS

 

12.        MATTERS INITIATED BY THE GENERAL MANAGER

 

13.        ADJOURNMENT