Board of Directors

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Scott Kamena       Steve Goodman                  Dale Turner         Maryalice Faltings    David Furst

       Director                   Vice President           President                        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 President 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 President, 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 President may limit each speaker to no longer than a three-minute presentation.

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2007

 

ROBERT LIVERMORE COMMUNITY CENTER

4444 EAST AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA

7:00 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.          CONSENT AGENDA:

3.1   BOARD  MINUTES

            3.1.1   Meeting of January 31, 2007.

3.2   COMMUNICATIONS:

        3.2.1 Letter from Guadalupe Castillo following up on request for bilingual services from           LARPD.

3.3   General Manager’s Monthly Report (#60/7).

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA:  RESOLUTIONS:  None.

 

5.         BIDS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

6.          OLD BUSINESS:  None.

6.1    FRIENDSHIP CENTER RELOCATION

                    The Board will receive a status report on the search for a new location for the Friendship Center and consider funding sources and site selection for the project. (Motion)

 

6.2       FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR FUNDRAISING

The Board will consider hiring the Tri-Valley Community Fund to provide a feasibility study on raising both capital and endowment funding for the Friendship Center. (Motion)

             

7.          NEW BUSINESS: 

7.1    REQUEST FROM SIR TO INCREASE MAXIMUM ATTENDANCE AT SIR PICNICS AT RAVENSWOOD HISTORICAL SITE

        The Board will consider a request from SIR Branch 101 to increase the maximum attendance at SIR picnics at the Ravenswood Historical Site. (Motion)

 

7.2   ROBERTSON PARK RESPITE AREA & TRAIL

        The Board will consider approval of a concept design for a respite area and trail in Robertson Park. (Motion)

 

7.3    RECLASSIFICATION OF AN EMPLOYEE

        The Board will consider the General Manager’s recommendation to reclassify the Administrative Aide in Human Resources to the position of Administrative Assistant. (Motion)

 

7.4    APPOINTMENT TO THE PERSONNEL COMMISSION

        The Board will consider a recommendation to appoint Margaret Carroll to another term on the Personnel Commission. (Resolution)

 

        Resolution No. ___, a resolution appointing Margaret Carroll to another term on the Personnel Commission.

 

7.5       BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONSULTING  SERVICES

The Board will consider approving a budget allocation of $36,000 for government relations consulting services with Johan Klehs & Company and Aprea and Company in an effort to increase the amount of property taxes LARPD gets from the state each year. (Resolution)

 

Resolution No._____, a resolution approving a budget allocation of $36,000 for a six-month contract with Johan Klehs & Company and Aprea and Company in an effort to increase the amount of property taxes LARPD gets from the state each year.

 

 

 

8.         COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

9.         MATTERS INITIATED/ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE DIRECTORS

 

10.        MATTERS INITIATED/ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE GENERAL MANAGER

 

11.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

11.1   REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATIONS

                      Pursuant to Section 54956.8 of the Government Code

Property:  Sycamore Grove Park, 1051 Wetmore Road, Livermore, CA

                      Agency Negotiator: District Staff and/or Legal Counsel

                      Negotiating Parties: Chevron Pipe Line Company

                      Under Negotiation: Easement agreement

 

12.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

   

13.        REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

14.        ADJOURNMENT