Welcome to Lassen LAFCo Lassen Local Agency Formation Commission
Regular Meeting Agenda
MONDAY – December 10, 2018
Board of Supervisors Chambers 707 Nevada Street Susanville, CA.
1. Call to order: Pledge of Allegiance
Todd Eid, Chair, Public Member David Teeter, County Member Alt. Brian Wilson, City Member Kevin Stafford, City Member Alt. Joe Franco, Vice-Chair, City Member Jim Chapman, Public Alt. Jeff Hemphill, County Member Chris Gallagher, County Member
LAFCO Staff John Benoit, Executive Officer John Kenny, LAFCO Counsel Gwenna MacDonald, Clerk
2. Approval of Minutes for August 13, 2018
a. Consider minutes for August 13, 2018
3. Approval of Regular Meeting Schedule for 2019
a. Approve regular meeting schedule for 2019
4. Approval of Agenda (Additions and Deletions)
Correspondence: 6. Public Comment
This is the time set aside for citizens to address the Commission on any item of interest to the public that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission. For items that are on the agenda, public comment will be heard when the item is discussed. If your comments concern an item that is noted as a public hearing, please address the Commission after the public hearing is opened for public testimony. The Chairman reserves the right to limit each speaker to three (3) minutes. Please understand that by law, the Commission cannot make decisions on matters not on the agenda.
7. Review Third Draft Lassen Modoc County Flood Control and Water Conservation District LMCFC&WCD– Service Review (MSR) and Sphere of Influence (SOI)
Review Draft LMCFC&WCD MSR and SOI and provide comments to staff.Set hearing for adoption at the next available LAFCo meeting (Feb 25, 2018) 8. Hold General Discussion regarding LAFCo’s Jurisdiction and Districts subject to LAFCo’s review - “definition of a district” and “change of organization”
9.Hold General Discussion regarding Municipal Service Reviews: Purpose, intent and content of Service Reviews.
10. Authorize payment of Claims for October 2018 and November 2018
Authorize payment of claims for October 2018 and November 2018. 11. Executive Officer's Monthly Report
Fire Service Reviews and Spheres of InfluenceSB 929 Requirements for Independent Special District’s Websites
12. Commissioner Reports - Discussion
This item is placed on the agenda for Commissioners to discuss items and issues of concern to their constituency, LAFCO, and legislative matters.
13. Adjourn to the next meeting to take place on Monday February 11, 2018 at 3:00 P.M.
Any member appointed on behalf of local government shall represent the interests of the public as a whole and not solely the interest of the appointing authorityGovernment Code Section 56325.1
The Commission may take action upon any item listed on the agenda. Unless otherwise noted, items may be taken up at any time during the meeting. Public Comment Members of the public may address the Commission on items notappearing on the agenda, as well as any item that does appear on the agenda, subject to the following restrictions: Items not appearing on the agenda must be of interest to the public and within the Commission’s subject matter jurisdiction. No action shall be taken on items not appearing on the agenda unless otherwise authorized by Government Code Section 54954.2 (known as the Brown Act, or California Open Meeting Law). Public Hearings Members of the public may address the Commission on any item appearing on the agenda as a Public Hearing. The Commission may limit any person's input to a specified time. Written statements may be submitted in lieu of or to supplement oral statements made during a public hearing. Agenda Materials Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Commission after distribution of the agenda area available for review for public inspection in the Clerk’s office located at the City of Susanville, 66 North Lassen Street, Susanville CA. and the Lassen Co. Community Development Office located at 707 Nevada Street, Susanville CA. [such documents are also available on the Lassen LAFCo website (www.lassenlafco.org ) to the extent practicable and subject to staff’s ability to post the documents prior to the meeting] Accessibility An interpreter for the hearing-impaired may be made available upon request to the Executive Officer 72 hours before a meeting. The location of this meeting is wheelchair-accessible. Disclosure & Disqualification Requirements Pursuant to Government Code Sections 56700.1 and 57009 of the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000, and 82015 and 82025 of the Political Reform Act applicants for LAFCO approvals and those opposing such proposals are required to report to LAFCo all political contributions and expenditures with respect to a proposal that exceeds $1,000. LAFCO has adopted policies to implement the law, which are available on the Commission’s webpage. These requirements contain provisions for making disclosures of contributions and expenditures at specified intervals. Additional information may be obtained by calling the calling the Fair Political Practices Commission at (916) 322-5660.
A LAFCO Commissioner must disqualify herself or himself from voting on an application involving an “entitlement for use” (such as an annexation or sphere amendment) if, within the last twelve months, the Commissioner has received $250 or more in campaign contributions from the applicant, any financially interested person who actively supports or opposes the application, or an agency (such as an attorney, engineer, or planning consultant) representing the applicant or an interested party. The law (Government Code Section 84308) also requires any applicant or other participant in a LAFCO proceeding to disclose the contribution amount and name of the recipient Commissioner on the official record of the proceeding.