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Board Meeting Minutes

LIVERMORE AREA RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT
71 TREVARNO ROAD
LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA 94551-4931

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, August 25, 2004
5:45 p.m., Council Chambers
3575 Pacific Avenue
Livermore, California

MINUTES

LARPD BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Alice Quinn, David Furst, Scott Kamena, Dale Turner and Chair Maryalice Summers Faltings (5)

LARPD BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: None (0)

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT: Tim Barry, Michael Kyle, Pat Kasberg, Barbara Kraybill, Lora Cohen, and Jim Brandenburg


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

Meeting was called to order at 5:45 p.m. by Chair Faltings, who led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. CONSENT CALENDAR:  RESOLUTIONS

Chair Faltings removed Items 2.1 and 2.3 for discussion.

 

2.2 RESOLUTION:  On a motion by Director Turner, seconded by Director Kamena,

adopted and approved Resolution No. 1910, a resolution providing for an early

retirement program to selected classifications, by the following roll call vote:

AYES:       Directors Quinn, Furst, Kamena, Turner, and Chair Faltings (5)

NOES:        None (0)

ABSENT:  None (0)

 

2.1 RESOLUTION NO. 1909, APPROVING THE DELETION OF CERTAIN

FIXED ASSET EQUIPMENT FROM THE DISTRICT’S RECORDS AND

AUTHORIZING PUBLIC SALE.

Director Quinn questioned whether it would be a good idea to keep the scooter for

use by staff and volunteers to get around at special events. Park Supervisor

Brandenburg explained that the scooter is of zero monetary value, is in need of

extensive repair, and that it would not be cost effective to keep it and recommends

deleting it from the District’s inventory.

 

RESOLUTION:  On a motion by Director Turner, seconded by Chair Faltings,

adopted and approved Resolution No. 1909, a resolution approving the deletion of

a Bruno Scooter and Lift from the District’s fixed asset equipment records and

authorizing public sale, by the following roll call vote:

AYES:       Directors Furst, Kamena, Turner, and Chair Faltings (4)

NOES:       Director Quinn (1)

ABSENT:  None (0)

 

2.2 RESOLUTION NO. 1911, EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO

EMPLOYEES GAIL SLOANE, DARRELL LEDFORD, DIANE DANIEL,

BARBARA BACON, KEN CRAIG AND SHARON GRANT. 

Chair Faltings informed the Board that Sharon Grant will be working for the

district on a part-time basis and therefore her name should be removed from this

resolution. On a motion by Director Kamena, seconded by Chair Faltings,

amended Resolution No. 1911 to delete the name of Sharon Grant from the

resoluton.

 

Director Kamena inquired who was responsible for district press releases. General

Manager Barry stated that Community Center Director Lange has been assigned

responsibility for district public relations and the press releases will be done by

each unit manager. Director Kamena requested that a press release be done on

Items 2.2 and 2.3.

 

In response to a question by Director Turner, General Manager Barry stated that

he sets parameters and reviews press releases regarding district policy.

 

RESOLUTION:  On a motion by Director Kamena, seconded by Chair Faltings,

adopted and approved Resolution No. 1911, as amended, expressing appreciation

to employees Gail Sloane, Darrell Ledford, Diane Daniel, Barbra Bacon and Ken

Craig, by the following roll call vote:

AYES: Directors, Quinn, Furst, Kamena, Turner, and Chair Faltings (5)

NOES: None (0)

ABSENT: None (0)

3. OLD BUSINESS:

3.1 PLANNING CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF LIVERMORE

General Manager Barry introduced Cheri Sheets, City Engineer, and Eric Brown, 

City Planning Manager, who were present to address questions from the Board

regarding the City’s involvement in providing planning services to the district.

General Manager Barry and District Legal Counsel Michael Kyle answered

Board questions.

 

RESOLUTION:  On a motion by Director  Kamena, seconded by Director

Quinn, adopted and approved Resolution No. 1912, authorizing the General

Manager to enter into a contract with the City of Livermore for planning services.

AYES: Directors Quinn, Furst, Kamena, Turner, and Chair Faltings (5)

NOES: None (0)

ABSENT: None (0)

 

3.2 USE OF THE BOTHWELL RECREATION CENTER BY THE

EXTENDED STUDENT SERVICES (ESS) PROGRAM

Youth Services Superintendent Kraybill reported that recent staff reductions and

budget cuts have created sufficient office space at the Robert Livermore

Community Center to accommodate the ESS program staff. In an attempt to be

cost effective, the staff now recommends leasing the entire Bothwell Recreation

Center to LVCCC and continue with the plan to rent the current District Office

and Little House.

 

On a motion by Director Turner, seconded by Director Furst, approved the ESS

program staff moving to the Robert Livermore Community Center, passing 5-0.

 

4. NEW BUSINESS:

 

4.1 SELECTION PROCESS FOR APPOINTEE TO THE CULTURAL ARTS

COMMISSION

Chair Faltings introduced this item, asking the Board for direction on the

District’s participation in the Commission’s selection process for the Cultural Arts

Commission.

 

On a motion by Director Kamena, seconded by Director Furst, agreed that at least

three board members will attend the City Cultural Arts Commission meeting on

September 23rd so that they can make an official selection at the time of  the

interviews, passing 5-0.

 

5. ADJOURNMENT:  Meeting adjourned at 6:20 p.m.

 

 

                                                                     APPROVED:

 

 

 

            _____________________________________         

            Chair, Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

 

______________________________________

General Manager and ex-officio

Clerk to the Board of Directors

Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
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Livermore, California 94551-4931
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