1 Convene meeting and adjourn to closed session
2 Closed session:
CS1) Conference with real property negotiators
Property: APN 094-100-011; 6110 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg, Calif.
Agency Negotiators: John Kopchik and Abigail Fateman
Negotiating Parties: Conservancy and East Bay Regional Park District under negotiation: Price and payment terms
CS2) Conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation
significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code § 54956.9(b): One potential case.
Item 1 will not begin before 2:30 p.m.
2) Report on any actions taken in closed session.
3) Public comment on items not on the agenda (public comment on items on the agenda will be taken with each agenda item).
4) Consider approving the meeting record from the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Governing Board meeting of Aug. 20.
2:30 p.m. Open Session
Consider accepting update from staff on the Oct. 2 public workshop: East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP) amendment ideas and suggestions.
Consider accepting update from staff on the Oct. 10 public meeting introducing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ new Regional General Permit related to the HCP/NCCP.
Consider accepting update on the periodic fee audit being conducted by a team led by Willdan Financial Services.
Consider approving resolutions No: 2012-02 related to conservancy grant applications which authorize conservancy staff to:
i. Submit grant applications to the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) for the Natural Community Conservation Planning (NCCP) Local Assistance Grant (LAG) program (maximum total request: $165,000); and
ii. Enter into a grant agreement to accept such grant funds as are approved by CDFG.
Consider authorizing staff to execute a contract amendment for ongoing consulting services with ICF Jones and Stokes to increase the payment limit by $20,000, from $280,000 to $300,000.
Consider authorizing staff to execute a funding agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD), one state grant agreement and one federal subgrant agreement with the California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) for state and federal funds for acquisition of the Alaimo Property (APN 094-100-011; 6110 Kirker Pass Road in Pittsburg).
Consider accepting update on habitat restoration and maintenance activities.
Adjourn and thank Mr. Frazier for his service on the conservancy’s governing board. Next regular meeting on Dec. 13 at 8 a.m. in the city of Clayton.
For more information about this agenda or for additional meeting materials, call Maureen Parkes of the Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development at 925-674-7203.
The conservancy will provide reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities planning to participate in this meeting who contact staff at least 24 hours before the meeting.