Board Meeting Minutes
LIVERMORE AREA RECREATION AND PARK
71 TREVARNO ROAD
LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA 94551-4931
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, September 29, 2004
5:45 p.m., Council Chambers
3575 Pacific Avenue
LARPD BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Alice Quinn, Scott Kamena, Dale Turner, and Vice Chair David Furst (4)
LARPD BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Chair Maryalice Faltings (1)
STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT: Tim Barry, Pat Kasberg, Barbara Kraybill, and Felix Errico
1. CALL TO ORDERóROLL CALLóPLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Meeting was called to order at 5:49 p.m. by Vice Chair Furst, who led the group in
the Pledge of Allegiance. Director Kamena was absent at the time of roll call, but
arrived at 5:55 p.m.
2. CONSENT AGENDA:
2.1†††† Board Minutes
2.1.1† Regular† meeting of September 8, 2004
On a motion by Director Quinn, seconded by Director Turner, approved Consent
Agenda, passing 3-0
††††† AYES:†††††† Directors Quinn, Turner, and Vice Chair Furst (3)
††††† NOES:†††††† None (0)
††††† ABSENT:† Director Kamena and Chair Faltings (2)
3. CONSENT AGENDA:† RESOLUTIONS
On a motion by Director Turner, seconded by Director Quinn, adopted and approved
Consent Agenda Resolutions by the following roll call vote:
AYES: Directors Quinn, Turner, and Vice Chair Furst (3)
NOES: None (0)
ABSENT:††††††† Director Kamena and Chair Faltings (2)
3.1 Resolution No. 1915, a resolution adopting an amended Conflict of Interest Code.
3.2 Resolution No. 1916, a resolution amending the 2004/2005 Salary Resolution to provide
†changes to the part time designated employee positions.
4. OLD BUSINESS:† None
5. NEW BUSINESS
5.1 CAPITAL PROJECTS UPDATE
General Manager Barry presented the quarterly status report for capital projects.
Director Turner requested an update on the skate park. Park Projects Coordinator
- improvements to the skate park are 90-95% complete;
- resolving the agreement with PG & E;
- a punch list for the maintenance period has been prepared;
- hydroseeding of the landscape areas has begun and the fence will remain
around the improvements to protect the hydroseeded areas.
Vice Chair Furst inquired as to the status of the Ravenswood Vineyard contract.
General Manager Barry reported that Legal Counsel Kyle is working with the
City on the wording of terms and he will request an update from Mr. Kyle.
Director Kamena stated that he was contacted by a resident near Summit Park
who reported that her fence had been knocked down by the construction workers
and that the contractor did not contact her to discuss repairs. Assistant Planner
Errico reported that he has contacted the contractor and informed him that it is
his responsibility to repair the fence and that he should have contacted the
neighbor as soon as the damage occurred. General Manager Barry stated the
district will mediate between the neighbor and contractor to make sure the fence
is replaced to the satisfaction of the neighbor.
5.2 COMMITTEE FOR TRAIL ISSUES
Board discussed the purview of board committees relating to the district trail
system and upon direction from Vice Chair Furst, agreed that trail issues will
remain with the facilities committee.
5.3 DISTRICT REORGANIZATION PLAN
General Manager Barry presented the Districtís Reorganization Plan and
explained that drafts were discussed and amended through meetings with district
staff and the Personnel Commission. Director Kamena commented that the
Personnel Committee has reviewed the plan and agrees that it is a good plan.
Steve Goodman, 1285 Lillian Street, Livermore, addressed the Board regarding
the impact of the staff layoffs. Mr. Goodman cautioned the board that if the
public sees business as usual, the parks look the same, and everything stays the
same, the public might say there was a waste before.
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Meeting adjourned to Executive Session at 6:30 p.m.
Meeting reconvened to Regular Session at 6:56 p.m.
Vice Chair Furst reported that the board unanimously voted to extend the General
Managerís 3-year contract for one additional year.
7. OLD BUSINESS:† None
Meeting adjourned at 6:57 p.m.
††††††††††† Chair, Board of Directors
General Manager and ex-officio
Clerk to the Board of Directors
Area Recreation and Park District
71 Trevarno Road
Livermore, California 94551-4931
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