Welcome to the Board of Directors’ Meeting
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 2 “Public Comment” when the Chair requests comments 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 based on 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 to participate in this public meeting, please call (925) 373-5725 or e-mail Lvanbuskirk@larpd.org by noon on the day before the meeting.
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2023
ROBERT LIVERMORE COMMUNITY CENTER
4444 EAST AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA
1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
During this comment period, any person is invited to speak on any topic that is not listed on this agenda. Action may not be taken on any matter raised during this public comment period until the matter is specifically listed on a future agenda. Those who wish to comment on an item that has been listed on this agenda may comment when that item has been opened for consideration by the Board and before any action is taken.
3. CONSENT ITEMS (Roll Call Vote)
3.1 Approval of the Minutes of the Special Board Meeting on March 27, 2023
3.2 Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on March 29, 2023
3.3 General Manager’s Monthly Update to the Board – April 2023
4. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS
The LARPD Board of Directors will review and discuss taking appropriate action or inaction with respect to the following matters:
4.1 CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICTS - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board will consider whether to nominate a fellow Director or administrator for election to the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts (CARPD) Board of Directors for the May 2023-May 2025 term. (Resolution)
Resolution No. ____, nominating ___________ for election to the CARPD Board of Directors Director-at-Large Seat for the May 2023-May 2025 term.
Resolution No. ____, nominating ___________ for election to the CARPD Board of Directors Administrator Representative Seat for the May 2023-May 2025 term.
4.2 BOARD LETTER IN SUPPORT OF AB 817
The Board will review and consider approving a letter in support of AB 817, Local Government: Open Meetings, which would serve to remove barriers to entry for appointed an elected offices by allowing non-decision-making legislative bodies (i.e., Board Committees) to participate in two-way remote teleconferencing without posting at their location. (Resolution)
Resolution No. ____, authorizing the Board Chair to sign a letter on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District to the California State Assembly in support of AB 817.
4.3 COMMUNITY OUTREACH LIAISON OPPORTUNITIES
The Board will review and discuss whether it wishes to revise its list of current community outreach liaison meetings of which LARPD Directors attend and officially represent LARPD. (Discussion and Direction)
5. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS (No Action Required)
6. COMMITTEE REPORTS
7. MATTERS INITIATED/ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE DIRECTORS
8. MATTERS INITIATED/ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE GENERAL MANAGER
9. OPEN SESSION DISCLOSURE REGARDING CLOSED SESSION ITEMS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.7
10. CLOSED SESSION:
10.1 CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraphs (2) and (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9 of the California Government Code: (1 Potential Case).
11. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION; REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION – PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.1