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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2003

7:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBERS

3575 PACIFIC AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA

1. CALL TO ORDER — PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE — ROLL CALL
2.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION.
A presentation on The Foundation for Park and Community Resources of the Livermore Area (Acorn Foundation) will be made to the Board of Directors. (No action)

3. PUBLIC FORUM.
An invitation will be given at this time to address the Board on any item not on the agenda.
4.

CONSENT AGENDA:

4.1 BOARD MINUTES:

4.1.1 Regular Meeting of February 12, 2003

4.1.2 Special Meeting of February 10, 2003

4.1.3 Special Meeting of February 19, 2003

4.1.4 Special Meeting of February 26, 2003

4.2 COMMUNICATIONS: Letter from Marcus Libkind regarding the health of the sycamore trees at Sycamore Grove Regional Park.

4.3 GENERAL MANAGER’S MONTHLY REPORT (#55/8).


4.4 PAYROLL AND CLAIMS.


5.

BIDS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS: None

5.1 MAITLAND HENRY NEIGHBORHOOD PARK RENOVATION PROJECT
Bids for the Maitland Henry Neighborhood Park Renovation Project have been received. A report and recommendation will be made. (Action: Resolution)

Resolution:
Resolution No. ______, a resolution awarding bid for the Maitland Henry Neighborhood Park Renovation Project.

6.

OLD BUSINESS:

6.1 SOUTH LIVERMORE VALLEY SPECIFIC PLAN TRAIL EASEMENT
This item was continued from the meeting of February 26, 2003. The Board will consider acceptance of a trail easement located along Concannon Boulevard from the Wine Group. (Action: Resolution)

Resolution:
Resolution No. ______, a resolution accepting an easement from the Wine Group.


6.2 EXPANSION OF PARKING AND TRAFFIC CIRCULATION ELEMENT AT ARROYO SECO SCHOOL/BIG TREES NEIGHBORHOOD PARK
The Board will review and discuss the plans for reconfiguration of the parking and traffic circulation area at Arroyo Seco School and impact to Big Trees Neighborhood Park.

7.

NEW BUSINESS:

7.1 CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
A presentation will be made to the Board of Directors on the Performing Arts Center. The Board will be asked to endorse the concept of a center and to support authorization of a study on financing options and purchase of a theater site.

Resolution:
Resolution No. ______, a resolution endorsing the concept of a Performing Arts Center.


7.2 SENIOR SERVICES CENTER STRATEGIC PLAN
Staff will report to the Board of Directors on the Strategic Plan for the District's Senior Services Center. (No Action)

7.3 SYCAMORE GROVE REGIONAL PARK/ZONE 7 WATER MANAGEMENT
The Board will discuss issues related to LARPD and Zone 7 water management of Sycamore Grove Regional Park. (No action)

8. RESOLUTIONS: None.
9.

ORAL REPORTS:

9.1 REPORT ON THE STATUS OF THE ROBERT LIVERMORE COMMUNITY CENTER PROJECT

9.2 REPORT ON THE EFFECTS OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE BUDGET ON DISTRICT CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES

10. COMMITTEE REPORTS.
11. MATTERS INITIATED BY THE DIRECTORS.
12. MATTERS INITIATED BY THE GENERAL MANAGER.
13.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

13.1 CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code. Number of potential cases: 1.

13.2 CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code.
Name of Case: Perma-Green Hydroseeding, Inc. vs. Livermore Area Recreation and Park District.

14. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION.
15. REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN EXECUTIVE SESSION.
16. ADJOURNMENT.