Sonoma LAFCO Local Agency Formation Commission

LAFCO Policy Committee Meeting

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
1 p.m.
County Administrators Conference Room
575 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403


  • Teresa Barrett, Chair
  • Ken Jones
  • Jean Kapolchok

Alternate Commissioners

  • Albert Giordano
  • Mark Landman
  • Steve Herzberg


  • Richard Bottarini, Executive Officer
  • Carole Cooper, Assistant Executive Officer
  • Cynthia Olson, Clerk

To speak on an item under discussion by the LAFCO Policy Committee on this agenda, you may do so upon receiving recognition from the Chair. Please state your name, for the record, before making your presentation. Time limitations on public testimony may be imposed at the discretion of the Chair. Meetings are normally taped.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of Meeting: May 7, 2014
  3. General Public Comment: – Only Items Not Considered On Regular Calendar
  4. Policy: Southwest Santa Rosa
  5. Policy: Change of Organizational Boundaries
  6. Confirm Meeting: July 2, 2014, at 1:00 p.m.
  7. Adjournment

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a LAFCO meeting, please contact the LAFCO Clerk at 707.565.2577. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will assist LAFCO staff in assuring that reasonable accommodations are made to provide accessibility to the meeting.

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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