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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2005

7:00 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBERS

3575 PACIFIC AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA

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   Regular meeting of March 9, 2005.

3.2  COMMUNICATIONS: 

3.2.1   A letter from Clarence L. Hoenig regarding the Pardee/Weyhauser Corporation initiative based housing tract in North Livermore.

3.2.2   A letter from Craig T. Taylor, President of the Tsunami Aquatics thanking LARPD for keeping the RLCC pool open through November 2005 for their swim meet.

3.2.3  A letter from Barbara and Joe Carlson praising Ranger Pat Sotelo for his excellent work for the District.

3.2.4  A letter from Mike Limbaugh, Awards Chairman of the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts informing LARPD that the District’s nominee Katrina Cruz (President of the Youth Commission) has been selected to receive the Outstanding Youth Award and the Community Gardens has been selected to received the Outstanding Group Award for the CARPD 2005 Awards of Distinction Program.

3.2.5  A letter from Linda Jeffery Sailors, President, Livermore Art Association regarding LARPD’s possible increase in facility rental fees.

3.3  General Manager’s Monthly Report (#57/9).

3.4  Payroll and Claims.

 

4.

CONSENT AGENDA:  RESOLUTIONS:

4.1  Resolution No. ____, a resolution opposing any further shift of Recreation and Park                               District funding.

 

5.

BIDS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None

 

6.

OLD BUSINESS:  None

 

7.

NEW BUSINESS:

7.1  APPLICANT FOR PERSONNEL COMMISSION

The District has received a letter of interest from Michele Walker to serve on the Personnel Commission. The Board will consider the Personnel Committee’s recommendation to appoint Michele Walker to the Personnel Commission. (Motion)

 

7.2  RECLASSIFICATION OF AN EMPLOYEE                        

The Board will consider the Personnel Committee’s recommendation to reclassify a Custodial Maintenance Worker to the position of Senior Recreation Maintenance Technician. (Motion)

 

7.3  JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR THE REGIONAL PARK UNIT

The Board will consider the Personnel Committee’s recommendation to revise job descriptions for Park Ranger, Naturalist, Ranger/Naturalist, Open Space Maintenance Technician I and II, and approve a new job description for the position of Park Ranger Aide. (Motion)

 

7.4  FINAL ACCEPTANCE OF BRUNO CANZIANI PARK

The Board will consider a resolution approving final acceptance of construction of Bruno Canziani Park. (Resolution)

            

Resolution No. _____, a resolution accepting final construction of Bruno Canziani Park.

 

7.5  FACILITY RENTAL FEES AND FEES FOR YEAR ROUND RENTAL GROUPS

The Board will consider the Facilities Committee recommendation to adopt a resolution approving facility rental fee adjustments and fees for year round rental groups. (Resolution)

 

Resolution No. ____, a resolution approving facility rental fees and fees for year round rental groups.

        

7.6  TRAIL SEGMENT –1-A EASEMENT PROPOSAL

The Board will consider the Facilities Committee recommendation to adopt a resolution approving an agreement entering into an Easement Agreement with LO Land Assets for Trail Segment 1-A (Vasco Road and Charlotte). (Resolution)

 

Resolution No. _____, a resolution approving entering into an Easement Agreement with LO Land Assets for Trail Segment 1-A.

 

7.7   R. E. MERRITT BUILDING AND THE BOTHWELL COMMUNITY CENTER

The Board will discuss potential tenants for the R. E. Merritt Building and the Bothwell Community Center. (Discussion)

 

7.8  STATUS OF THE FOUR PARKS IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

The Board will consider Staff and Legal Counsel’s recommendations regarding completion of construction of the Livermore Downs, Ravenswood, Summit and Vista Meadows Parks. (Motion)

 

8.

RESOLUTIONS:

8.1   Resolution No. _____, a resolution nominating Director Faltings as President-Elect of the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts.

 

9.

ORAL REPORTS:

9.1   Robert Livermore Community Center update.

 

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

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code. Number of Cases:  One

 

14.

CONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

 

15.

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT