Sonoma LAFCO Local Agency Formation Commission

Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Time: at or after 2:00 p.m.
Location: Sonoma County Administration Building, 575 Administration Drive, Room 102A, Santa Rosa, California

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission will hold public hearing on the following:

  1. Draft Municipal Service Review: Palm Drive Health Care District
  2. File No. 2016-02: Change of Organization Involving Detachment of Territory from the Palm Drive Health Care District

on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at or after 2:00 p.m., in the Sonoma County Administration Building at 575 Administration Drive Room 102A in Santa Rosa, California.

At the hearings, the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission will hear and receive any relevant oral and written testimony and evidence presented or filed concerning the items, will consider the reports of the Executive Officer, and may act on the items.

Copies of the Draft Municipal Service Review: Palm Drive Health Care District are on file and may be reviewed at the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission office; the report is available on the Commission’s website: www.sonomalafco.org.

File No. 2016-02 was initiated by petition of registered voters residing within the affected territory, consisting of all parcels located within the boundaries of the Guerneville, Forestville and Monte Rio School Districts. The reasons for the proposal as stated by the applicants are the lack of benefits provided to the Russian River communities in proportion to levied taxation and the use of other, more convenient medical facilities due to the changed healthcare landscape in Sonoma County. Environmental Determination: Exempt, pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State of California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines.

If you cannot attend the public hearings described in this notice, you may submit written comments to the Commission prior to the hearings. Please direct comments, questions, and requests to review documents to the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission, 575 Administration Drive, Room 104A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

If you challenge the actions of the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues raised at the public hearings described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission at, or prior to, the hearings.

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE HEREBY INVITED TO BE PRESENT AND HEARD ON THE MATTER DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE.

By: Mark Bramfitt, Executive Officer