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LAFCO Agenda



Resource Management Agency Regular LAFCO Meeting
2037 West Cleveland Avenue Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Madera, CA 93637 6:00 p.m.

Commissioner Tom Wheeler, Chair

Commissioner Max Rodriguez Commissioner Rick Farinelli (County Alternate)
Commissioner Andrew Medellin Commissioner Dennis Haworth (City Alternate)
Commissioner Isaac Jackson
Commissioner J. Carol Graham Vacant (at Large Alternate)

Dave Herb, Executive Officer Jim Gerecke, Legal Counsel
Jerome Keene, Assistant Executive Officer Vanessa Kohout, Clerk



3. Public Comments:

Request for Comments from the Audience on any item not on the agenda – The first 15 minutes of each regular meeting is set aside for members of the public to comment on any item within the jurisdiction of the Madera LAFCO, but not appearing on the agenda. Items presented under public comment may not be discussed or acted upon by the Commission at this time. For items appearing on the agenda, the public is invited to comment at the time the item is called for consideration by the Commission. Any person addressing the Commission under public comment will be limited to a 3 minute presentation to insure that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak. Also, all persons addressing the Commission must state their name and address for the record.

4. Minutes:

Review and approve the minutes of the February 27, 2013 meeting.


5. Informational Public Workshop - LAFCO 101

At the direction of the Commission, the Executive Officer will be conducting a workshop on the basic background to LAFCO (origin and purpose). This workshop will be for the benefit of new commissioners, prospective applicants for the position of Alternate Public Member At-Large, and the general public.


6. Executive Officer’s Report
• Status of Ranchos MSR

7. Commissioners Reports
• Commissioner Graham - Continued Discussion for the Potential for Shared Services

8. Adjournment

(Next meetings if needed: April 24, 2013, May 22, 2013 and June 26, 2013).

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