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Current LARPD Board Meeting Agenda Packet

Board of Directors

    

              David Furst         Beth Wilson     Bob Coomber        Maryalice Faltings   Steve Goodman      

                  Director               Director            Vice Chair                        Director                 Director

 

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014

 

ROBERT LIVERMORE COMMUNITY CENTER

4444 EAST AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA

7:00 P.M. 

CRESTA BLANCA BALLROOM

 

 

1.           CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.           PRESENTATION

              2.1   PRESENTATION TO DAVID HUTCHINSON

                     A presentation will be made to David Hutchinson, in appreciation for his service

                     on the LARPD Board of Directors.

 

3.           PUBLIC FORUM

 

4.           CONSENT AGENDA (Motion)

              4.1    BOARD MINUTES

                       4.1.1    Regular Meeting of October 29, 2014.

 

              4.2    COMMUNICATIONS

                       4.2.1    General Manager’s Monthly Report-October (68/4).        

                       4.2.2    General Manager’s Monthly Report-November (68/5).    

                       4.2.3    Correspondence from Helen Crawford commending Senior Services

                                  Trip Program and staff.

 

5.           CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS

              5.1 Resolution No. ____, commending Margaret Carroll for her service to the

                   District on the Personnel Commission.

 

6.           BIDS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS

              None.

 

7.           OLD BUSINESS

              None.

 

8.           NEW BUSINESS  

             8.1  TRI-VALLEY CONSERVANCY DEED OF PERPETUAL OPEN SPACE                             AND REGIONAL PARKLAND CONSERVATION EASEMENT

                    The Board will consider authorizing the General Manager to enter into a Deed of

                    Perpetual Open Space and Regional Parkland Conservation Easement for the

                    property to be received from Tri-Valley Conservancy, and authorizing payment to

                    the Tri-Valley Conservancy as the District’s portion of the purchase price to

                    acquire the property. (Resolutions)

 

                    Resolution No. ____, authorizing the General Manager to enter into a Deed of

                    Perpetual Open Space and Regional Parkland Conservation Easement for the 72.33

                    acres of property to be received from Tri-Valley Conservancy for the purpose of

                   becoming part of Sycamore Grove Park.

 

                    Resolution No. ____, authorizing a single payment of $150,000 to the Tri-Valley

                    Conservancy as the District’s portion of the purchase price to acquire the property.

 

             8.2  AGREEMENT WITH KIDANGO

                   The Board will consider approving an agreement with Kidango to provide

                   subsidized child care. (Resolution)

 

                   Resolution No. ____, a resolution approving an agreement with Kidango for

                  $200,000 to provide subsidized school-age child care in Livermore.

  

            8.3  DISTRICT COMPLIANCE WITH THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND

                  AFFORDABLE CARE ACT 

                  The Board will consider adopting the Safe Harbor provisions under the Patient

                  Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), and authorizing the General

                  Manager to adopt the District Administrative Policy on the Affordable Care Act.

                  (Resolution)

 

                  Resolution No. ____, adopting the Safe Harbor provisions under the Patient

                  Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), and authorizing the General

                  Manager to adopt the District Administrative Policy on the Affordable Care Act.

 

           8.4   ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE FOR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES

                  The Board will consider eliminating Compensatory Time for exempt employees

                  and, instead, approve the Administrative Leave Policy for Exempt Employees.

                  (Resolution)

 

                  Resolution No. ____, eliminating Compensatory Time for exempt personnel and

                  adopting the Administrative Leave Policy for exempt employees.

 

          8.5   NEW PART-TIME JOB DESCRIPTION AND CLASSIFICATION –

                 AQUATICS OFFICE SPECIALIST

                 The Board will consider approving the establishment of a new part-time classification,

                 description and salary range for Aquatics Office Specialist. (Resolution)

 

                 Resolution No. ____ approving the establishment of a new part-time job

                 classification, description and salary range for Aquatics Office Specialist.

 

         8.6   REVISE JOB DESCRIPTION OF PART-TIME POOL MANAGER TO PART-

                 TIME AQUATICS COORDINATOR AND RECLASSIFY INCUMBENT PART-

                 TIME POOL MANAGER TO PART-TIME AQUATICS COORDINATOR

                 The Board will consider revising the title, job description and salary range of part-time

                  Pool Manager to part-time Aquatics Coordinator. In addition, the Board will consider

                  approving the reclassification of Andrew Troxell, incumbent part-time Pool Manager,

                  to part-time Aquatics Coordinator. (Resolutions)

 

                  Resolution No. ____, approving revisions to the title, salary and job description for

                  the classification of part-time Pool Manager.

 

                  Resolution No. ____, approving the reclassification of the incumbent part-time Pool

                  Manager to part-time Aquatics Coordinator.

 

         8.7   REVISED JOB DESCRIPTIONS – OPEN SPACE CLASSIFICATIONS

                 The Board will consider approving revisions to the job descriptions for several of

                 the Open Space classifications. (Resolution)

 

                Resolution No. ____ approving revisions to the Open Space job classifications of full-

                time Park Ranger, Ranger/Naturalist and Chief Ranger and part-time Park Ranger.

 

        8.8   REVISED JOB DESCRIPTION – FULL-TIME  SENIOR MECHANIC

                The Board will consider approving revisions to the job description for full-time Senior

                Mechanic. (Resolution)

 

                Resolution No. ____ approving revisions to the job description for full-time Senior

                     Mechanic.

  

       8.9   TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT OF HIGHER DUTIES

               The Board will consider approving the continuance of temporary assignments of

               higher duties in the Parks Maintenance Division. (Motion)

 

       8.10 REVISIONS TO PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS

              The Board will consider approving revisions to the District Personnel Rules and

              Regulations, VII. Compensation, H. Temporary Assignment of Higher Duties.

              (Resolution)

 

              Resolution No. ____, approving revisions to the District Personnel Rules and

              Regulations, VII. Compensation, H. Temporary Assignment of Higher Duties.

 

     8.11  SMOKING POLICY

             The Board will consider approving revisions to the District Smoking Policy. (Resolution)

 

             Resolution No. ____, approving revisions to the District Smoking Policy.

 

     8.12 ANNUAL BOARD POLICY MANUAL REVIEW

            The Board will discuss whether it wishes to make any revisions to the Board Policy

            Manual. (Discussion and Direction)

 

    8.13 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2015

           The Board will set the time and place for Board meetings and adopt a Meeting Schedule

           for 2015. (Motion)

 

   8.14 ELECTION OF BOARD OFFICERS FOR 2015

          The Board will elect a Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for calendar

          year 2015. (Motion)

 

   8.15 IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT FOR CAYETANO PARK 

          The Board will consider approving an Improvement Agreement for the

           construction of Cayetano Park. (Resolution)

 

           Resolution No. ____, authorizing the General Manager to enter into an

           Improvement Agreement with Shea Homes for the construction of Cayetano

           Park.

  

9.           COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

10.         MATTERS INITIATED/ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE DIRECTORS

 

11.         MATTERS INITIATED/ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE GENERAL MANAGER

 

12.         ADJOURNMENT

 

 

You are welcome to attend all Board of Directors’ meetings. Your interest in the conduct of public business is appreciated. Any citizen desiring to speak on any item not on the agenda may do so under item 3 when the Chair requests remarks from the audience.

 

If you wish to speak on an item listed on the agenda, please wait until the item is up for discussion, the opening staff or committee presentation has been made, and the Board has concluded its initial discussion. Then, upon receiving recognition from the Chair, please state your name, and tell whether you are speaking as an individual or for an organization. Each speaker is limited to three minutes.

 

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Board of Directors after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the District office, 4444 East Avenue, Livermore, during normal business hours.

 

Pursuant to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, LARPD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in the provision of any services, programs or activities. To arrange an accommodation in order to participate in this public meeting, please call (925) 373-5725 or e-mail gsommers@larpd.org at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.