City of Lakeport– City Council Chambers 225 Park Street Lakeport, California
Website: www.lakelafco.org “Lake LAFCo oversees orderly development and protects natural resources and agricultural lands”
Commissioners Commission Alternate Members Bruno Sabatier, Chair (City) Victoria Brandon (Spec. District Alternate) Stan Archacki, (Special Dist.) Suzanne Lyons (Public Alternate) Jim Scholz (Special District) Jeff Smith (County Alternate) Ed Robey, (Public Member) Kenneth Parlet (City Alternate) Moke Simon, Vice Chair (County) Tina Scott (County Member) Stacey Mattina (City) Staff John Benoit, Executive Officer P. Scott Browne, Legal Counsel Kathleen Moran, Clerk-Analyst
1. Call to Order – Roll Call
2. Approval of Minutes – Sept 19, 2018
Action: Approve Sept 19, 2018 minutes
3. Public Comment. This is the time for the public to address the Commission on any matter not on the agenda. Testimony related to an item on the agenda should be presented at the time that item is considered. 4.Consent Agenda a. Review and authorize payment of expenses for September and October 2018. b. Authorization for staff to work on complex or special projects per agreement with Executive Officer dated January 13, 2003 as amended.
5. Hold General Discussion regarding LAFCo’s Jurisdiction and Districts subject to LAFCo’s review - “definition of a district” and “change of organization”
6. Hold Discussion regarding the CALAFCo Annual Conference – Oct 2-5, 2018
7. 2019 Regular Meeting Schedule for Lake LAFCo
a. Review and Discuss Regular Meeting Schedule for Lake LAFCo
8. Presentation Workshop regarding CEQA Exemptions – Scott Browne
9. Executive Officer’ s report.
Kelseyville CWD MSR and SOILake County Lighting Districts MSR and SOICobb reorganization completedPolicy UpdateUpcoming LAFCo applications So. Lakeport, Middletown Rancheria, AB 2258 (vetoed LAFCo Funding), AB 2019 (Healthcare Districts) & SB 929 (websites for Districts)Letter to Legislators regarding the role and function of LAFCosStatus of transition of LAFCo finances from the County to the City of Clearlake 10. LAFCo Counsel’s report
11. Commissioner Reports
This item is placed on the agenda for Commissioners to discuss items and issues of concern to their constituency, LAFCO, and legislative matters.
State Controller’s office letter re SB 244: possibly inactive CSA’s 4,9,11,12 &19Letter from Calafco re: Calafco Conference , 13. Adjourn to LAFCO’s next regular meeting: Wednesday January 16, 2019 in Clearlake.
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.
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 authority Government Code Section 56325.1 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: 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). The total amount of time allotted for receiving public comment may be limited to 15 minutes. Any individual’s testimony may be limited to 5 minutes. Time to address the Commission will be allocated on the basis of the number of requests received. 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 5 minutes. 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 at the City of Lakeport and City of Clearlake Community Development Departments office located at City Hall in Lakeport and Clearlake [such documents are also available on the Lake LAFCO website as noted below 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 Any person or group of persons acting in concert who directly or indirectly contribute $1,000 or more in support of or in opposition to a change of organization or reorganization that has been submitted to Lake LAFCO must comply with the disclosure requirements of the Political Reform Act of 1974 applicable to local initiative measures to be submitted to the electorate. These requirements contain provisions for making disclosures of contributions and expenditures at specified intervals; they may be reviewed at Government Code §§56700.1 and 81000 et seq. Additional information about the requirements pertaining to local initiative measures to be presented to the electorate can be obtained by 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. Contact LAFCO Staff LAFCO staff may be contacted at (707) 592-7528 or by mail at Lake LAFCO c/o John Benoit, Executive Officer P.O. Box 2694, Granite Bay, CA 95746 or by email at email@example.com. Agenda packets are located on the Lake LAFCo Webpage at www.lakelafco.org
“Lake LAFCo oversees orderly development and protects natural resources and agricultural lands”.