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Next Meeting and Agenda

August 7, 2019

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I. Call to order.
II. Roll Call.
III. Public Testimony on all agenda items and public comment on matters not on the agenda.
IV. Approval of Minutes. [Draft 7-3-19 Minutes]
V. Reports from Staff:
VI. Consent Calendar:
  (a) Consideration of resolution accepting the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority warrant disbursements for the period of June 14, 2019 to July 18, 2019. [8-7-19 Item VI(a) Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VI(a) Res # 19-119] [Payment Register]
  (b) Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of the offer to dedicate trail easement associated with Coastal Development Permit No. 05-160 (McKeen), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [8-7-19 Item VI(b) Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VI(b) Res # 19-120] [Item VIb map]
  (c) Consideration of resolution authorizing the acceptance of donation of APN 2819-004-027, approximately 0.1 acres, Browns Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [8-7-19 Item VI(c) Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VI(c) Res # 19-121] [Item VIc map]
  (d) Consideration of resolution authorizing a contract with SERVPRO of Fallbrook/South Oceanside for post-disaster building cleaning services at Ramirez Canyon Park, City of Malibu. [8-7-19 Item VI(d) Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VI(d) Res # 19-122] [Item VI(d) Attachment]
  (e) Consideration of resolution confirming the need for continuing emergency contracting procedures pursuant to Resolution 19-09 in response to the Woolsey Fire, subsequent rainstorms, and related incidents. [8-7-19 Item VI(e) Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VI(e) Res # 19-123]
  (f) Consideration of resolution authorizing a project planning and design grant application to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy to develop visitor facilities on dedicated and acquired open space within the former Verdugo Hills golf course property in La Tuna Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [8-7-19 Item VI(f) Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VI(f) Res # 19-124] [VI(f) attachment]
VII. Consideration of resolution adopting Fiscal Year 2019-2020 MRCA Workprogram. [8-7-19 Item VII Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VII Res # 19-125] [Item VII map]
VIII. Consideration of a resolution authorizing and approving an $8 million Revolving Credit Agreement to finance grants and annual operating costs, including the issuance of three promissory notes in the respective amounts of $3,000,000, $3,000,000 and $2,000,000, a Deed of Trust, a Pledge Agreement, and certain other documents in connection therewith, and authorizing certain related actions. [8-7-19 Item VIII Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item VIII Res # 19-126] [8-7-19 Item VIII Attachment]
IX. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant application to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for Proposition 84 and Proposition 1 funds for River Green project planning and design, Upper Los Angeles River Watershed. [8-7-19 Item IX Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item IX Res # 19-127]
X. Consideration of resolution authorizing the exchange of an approximately 300-foot-long above ground waterline easement over APN 4455-012-901 to exclusively benefit APN 4455-014-002 with one habitatable structure and landscaping at 2831 Stokes Canyon Road in exchange for an access easement and a conservation easement over a minimum 20 acre portion of APN 4455-014-002, Stokes Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [8-7-19 Item X Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item X Res # 19-128] [Item X map1] [Item X map2]
XI. Consideration of resolution establishing a best practices policy for workers’ compensation insurance coverage for employees and volunteers pursuant to applicable law. [8-7-19 Item XI Staff Report] [8-7-19 Item XI Res # 19-129] [Item XI Attch]
XII. Presentation on Los Angeles River Ranger Program Establishment Plan. [8-7-19 Item XII Staff Report]
XIII. Closed Session. The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority may hold a closed session on the following items pursuant to Government Code §§ 54956.8 and 54956.9 Confidential memoranda related to these items may be considered during such closed session discussions. Conference with legal counsel. Number of cases: four (4). (1) Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority v. Berggruen Institute et al,; (2) Sycamore Park Private Community Group, et al. v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy; (3) Fishback v. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, and (4) Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority v. GSV Sustainability Partners, Inc. The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority may hold a closed session on the following item pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9(a). Confidential memoranda related to this item may be considered during such closed session discussions. Conference with legal counsel. Number of cases: one (1) Access Pacific Inc. v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority.
XIV. Announcement of future meetings and adjournment.