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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, September 29, 2004
5:45 p.m., Council Chambers
3575 Pacific Avenue
Livermore, California

MINUTES

LARPD BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Alice Quinn, Scott Kamena, Dale Turner, and Vice Chair David Furst (4)

LARPD BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Chair Maryalice Faltings (1)

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT: Tim Barry, Pat Kasberg, Barbara Kraybill, and Felix Errico


1. CALL TO ORDERóROLL CALLóPLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Meeting was called to order at 5:49 p.m. by Vice Chair Furst, who led the group in

the Pledge of Allegiance. Director Kamena was absent at the time of roll call, but

arrived at 5:55 p.m.

2. CONSENT AGENDA:

2.1†††† Board Minutes

2.1.1Regularmeeting of September 8, 2004

On a motion by Director Quinn, seconded by Director Turner, approved Consent

Agenda, passing 3-0

††††† AYES:†††††† Directors Quinn, Turner, and Vice Chair Furst (3)

††††† NOES:†††††† None (0)

††††† ABSENT:Director Kamena and Chair Faltings (2)

3. CONSENT AGENDA:RESOLUTIONS

On a motion by Director Turner, seconded by Director Quinn, adopted and approved

Consent Agenda Resolutions by the following roll call vote:

AYES: Directors Quinn, Turner, and Vice Chair Furst (3)

NOES: None (0)

ABSENT:††††††† Director Kamena and Chair Faltings (2)

 

Resolutions adopted:

3.1 Resolution No. 1915, a resolution adopting an amended Conflict of Interest Code.

3.2 Resolution No. 1916, a resolution amending the 2004/2005 Salary Resolution to provide

changes to the part time designated employee positions.

 

4. OLD BUSINESS:None

 

5. NEW BUSINESS

 

5.1 CAPITAL PROJECTS UPDATE

General Manager Barry presented the quarterly status report for capital projects.

Director Turner requested an update on the skate park. Park Projects Coordinator

Errico reported:

- improvements to the skate park are 90-95% complete;

- resolving the agreement with PG & E;

- a punch list for the maintenance period has been prepared;

- hydroseeding of the landscape areas has begun and the fence will remain

around the improvements to protect the hydroseeded areas.

 

Vice Chair Furst inquired as to the status of the Ravenswood Vineyard contract.

General Manager Barry reported that Legal Counsel Kyle is working with the

City on the wording of terms and he will request an update from Mr. Kyle.

 

Director Kamena stated that he was contacted by a resident near Summit Park

who reported that her fence had been knocked down by the construction workers

and that the contractor did not contact her to discuss repairs. Assistant Planner

Errico reported that he has contacted the contractor and informed him that it is

his responsibility to repair the fence and that he should have contacted the

neighbor as soon as the damage occurred. General Manager Barry stated the

district will mediate between the neighbor and contractor to make sure the fence

is replaced to the satisfaction of the neighbor.

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5.2 COMMITTEE FOR TRAIL ISSUES

Board discussed the purview of board committees relating to the district trail

system and upon direction from Vice Chair Furst, agreed that trail issues will

remain with the facilities committee.

 

5.3 DISTRICT REORGANIZATION PLAN

General Manager Barry presented the Districtís Reorganization Plan and

explained that drafts were discussed and amended through meetings with district

staff and the Personnel Commission. Director Kamena commented that the

Personnel Committee has reviewed the plan and agrees that it is a good plan.

 

Steve Goodman, 1285 Lillian Street, Livermore, addressed the Board regarding

the impact of the staff layoffs. Mr. Goodman cautioned the board that if the

public sees business as usual, the parks look the same, and everything stays the

same, the public might say there was a waste before.

 

6. EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Meeting adjourned to Executive Session at 6:30 p.m.

 

Meeting reconvened to Regular Session at 6:56 p.m.

 

Vice Chair Furst reported that the board unanimously voted to extend the General

Managerís 3-year contract for one additional year.

 

7. OLD BUSINESS:None

 

8. ADJOURNMENT

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:57 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
71 Trevarno Road
Livermore, California 94551-4931
(925) 373-5700
Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays
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