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Regular Commission Meeting

February 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM

To speak on an item under discussion by the Local Agency Formation Commission on this agenda, you may do so upon receiving recognition from the Chair. Please step up to the rostrum, located in the center of the room, and sign in. State your name, for the record, before making your presentation. All hearings are taped. Time limitations on public testimony may be imposed at the discretion of the Chair.


1. Call to Order by the Chair - Action

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Public Comment:

The public is invited to address the Commission regarding any item that is not scheduled for discussion as part of this Agenda. No action will be taken by the Commission at this meeting as a result of items presented at this time.

4. Consent Calendar- Action

Items on the Consent Calendar will be taken in one motion without discussion.

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes: December 4, 2019

  2. Draft Minutes

  3. File No. 2019-16: Southeast Santa Rosa Reorganization No. 18-001 (A Recess Development) Involving Annexation to the City of Santa Rosa and Detachment from Sonoma County Fire District and County Service Area No. 41 (Multi-Services)
    Environmental Determination: Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared by the City of Santa Rosa

    Staff Report
    Factors for Consideration
    Draft Resolution
    City of Santa Rosa Actions
    Resolution 11972
    Ordinance 2019-011
    Resolution 11974
    Preliminary Map

  4. Report of Expenditures and Revenues Through Quarter 2, 2019-20

    Staff Report

    Sonoma LAFCO Expenditures and Revenue through Quarter 2, Fiscal Year 2019-20

5. Public Hearings - Action


6. Regular Calendar - Action

  1. Authorization for Contract with Outside Consultant to Conduct Organizational Assessment

    Staff Report
    Organizational and Staffing Assessment Proposal, Koff & Associates, December 24, 2019

7. Information/Report Items - Informational and/or Direction

  1. Legislative Report (Verbal)
  2. Executive Officer’s Report (Verbal)

8. General Announcements - Informational

9. Confirm Meetings - Action

    Commission Planning Workshop: February 27, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    2300 County Center Dr
    Suite A220
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403

    Commission Meeting:           March 4, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.
    Budget Committee Meeting:       March 4, 2020: Following Commission Meeting

9. Adjournment - Action

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For accessibility assistance with any of the following documents, please contact Sonoma LAFCO at (707) 565-2577 or email us at

Pursuant to Government Code Section 84308, if you wish to participate in the proceedings indicated on this agenda, you or your agent is prohibited from making a campaign contribution of $250 or more to any Commissioner or Alternate Commissioner. This prohibition begins on the date you begin to actively support or oppose an application before LAFCO and continues until three months after a final decision is rendered by LAFCO. If you or your agent has made a contribution of $250 or more to any Commissioner or Alternate Commissioner during the 12 months preceding the decision, that Commissioner or Alternate Commissioner must disqualify himself or herself from the decision in the proceeding. However, disqualification is not required if the Commissioner or Alternate Commissioner returns that campaign contribution within 30 days of learning both about the contribution and the fact that you are a participant in the proceedings.

Pursuant to Government Code Sections 56700.1 and 81000 et seq., any person or combination of persons who directly or indirectly contributes $1,000 or more or expends $1,000 or more in support of or in opposition to a change of organization or reorganization that will be or has been submitted to the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission must comply, to the same extent as provided for local initiative measures, with reporting and disclosure requirements of the California Political Reform Act of 1974. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Fair Political Practices Commission at (916) 322-5660.

Pursuant to SB 343, any writings or documents provided to a majority of the members of the Commission regarding any item on this agenda after the posting of the agenda and not otherwise exempt from disclosure will be made available for public review at 575 Administration Drive, Room 104A, Santa Rosa, CA during normal business hours. If the supplemental materials are made available to the members of the Commission at the meeting, a copy will be available for public review at the same address and at the Commission meeting itself. 


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