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MEETING AGENDA
* Actions may be taken on any item listed on the agenda. Non-exempt materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the RCA Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the RCA Offices, 3403 Tenth Street, Suite 320, Riverside, California, during normal business hours. Such documents are also available on the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority website at www.wrc-rca.org subject to staff's ability to post the documents before the meeting. Alternative formats are available upon request by contacting the Clerk of the Board at (951) 955-9700. Notification of at least 72 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in accommodating such requests.
 

Monday, May 1, 2017
12:30 p.m.
Riverside County Administrative Center
First Floor Annex - Board Hearing Room
4080 Lemon Street, Riverside, CA 92501

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code Section 54954.2, if special assistance is needed to participate in a Board meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (951) 955-9700.   Notification of at least 48 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility at the meeting.

1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
3. ROLL CALL
 
4. PUBLIC COMMENTS
 
 

At this time members of the public can address the RCA Board of Directors regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board that are not separately listed on this agenda. Members of the public will have an opportunity to speak on agendized items at the time the item is called for discussion. No action may be taken on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law. Each individual speaker is limited to speak three (3) continuous minutes or less. Any person wishing to address the Board on any matter, whether or not it appears on this agenda, is requested to complete a Request to Speak form from the Clerk of the Board. The completed form is to be submitted to the Clerk of the Board prior to an individual being heard. Whenever possible, lengthy testimony should be presented to the Board in writing and only pertinent points presented orally. Any written documents to be distributed or presented to the RCA Board of Directors shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Board.


5. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
  (This item provides the opportunity for the Board Members to report on attended meetings/conferences and any other items related to RCA activities.)
 
       
6. ADDITIONS/REVISIONS
  (The Board may add an item to the Agenda after making a finding that there is a need to take immediate action on the item and that the item came to the attention of the Board subsequent to the posting of the agenda. An action adding an item to the agenda requires 2/3 vote of the Board. If there are less than 2/3 of the Board Members present, adding an item requires a unanimous vote. Added items will be placed for discussion at the end of the agenda.)
 
7. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  RCA Board Meeting - March 6, 2017
 
8. RECOGNITION OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN RCA AND RIVERS & LAND CONSERVANCY REGARDING HABITAT MANAGEMENT PURSUANT TO THE WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN.
9. CONSENT CALENDAR
  (All matters listed under the Consent Calendar will be approved in a single motion unless a Board member requests separate action on specific Consent Calendar item. The item will be pulled from the Consent Calendar and placed for discussion.)
 
  9.1 WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY MSHCP FEE COLLECTION REPORTS FOR FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    This item is for the RCA Board of Directors to receive and file the Western Riverside County MSHCP Fee Collection Reports for February and March 2017.
 
  9.2 NON-DEVELOPMENT HANS FUNDING LEVEL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    This item is for the RCA Board of Directors to direct staff to continue to set aside no more than three percent (3%) of Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan Local Development Mitigation Fees received, effective July 1, 2017, to purchase Non-Development HANS properties under Section 1.13 of the Land Acquisition Policies.
 
  9.3 RECURRING CONTRACTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    That the RCA Board of Directors:
         1.)  Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2017 Second Quarter Financial Report;
         2.)  Approve the budget adjustment contained in the attached Exhibit A; and
 
  9.4 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY REGIONAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITY AND BROWN ARMSTRONG ACCOUNTANCY CORPORATION FOR AUDITING SERVICES
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    This item is for the RCA Board of Directors to approve the Professional Services Agreement between the RCA and Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation, for audit services for the year ended June 30, 2017 with an option to extend the term of the agreement for additional one year term not to exceed four years.
 
10. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-004, RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY REGIONAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ADOPTING AN UPDATED CRITERIA REFINEMENT CLARIFICATION POLICY AND FINDING ADOPTION OF THE POLICY EXEMPT FROM REVIEW UNDER THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT.
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    This item is for RCA Board of Directors to approve Resolution No. 2017-004, Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority Adopting an Updated Criteria Refinement Clarification Policy and Finding Adoption of the Policy Exempt from Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act.
 
11. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-005, RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY REGIONAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ADOPTING THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    This item is for RCA Board of Directors to approve Resolution No. 2017-005, Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority Adopting the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Capital Budget.
 
12. BIOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM WORK PLAN AND COST ESTIMATE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-18
 
    Overview - Staff Report
 
    This item is for the RCA Board of Directors to approve the Biological Monitoring Program Work Plan and Cost Estimate for Fiscal Year 2017-18.
 

13. LAND ACQUISITION UPDATE

14. ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

Board members are invited to suggest additional items to be brought forward for future discussion.

15. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS:
 


15.1        CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

             Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8

            Negotiating Parties:         RCA - Executive Director or Designee

             Under Negotiation:          Price/Terms

Item Assessor Parcel No. Property Owners
1 932-180-033
932-180-034
Beresford Properties
Judson Real Estate
Cindy Cochran
2 363-080-038
363-080-039
363-080-029
363-180-026
Tuscany Hills Landscape
and Recreation Corporation
Jenny Bonnar
3 935-020-010 Belinda Torrez
Morton Chang
4 363-090-008 Raghbir Bhathal
Martha Bhathal
Ed Sauls

 


15.2       CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION

               Pursuant to paragraph 1 of Subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9

             of Section 54956.9

              
 
  ♦ Case No. MCC1300351 JPR, Inc., dba Silverado Ranch Estates vs. California Department of Fish and Game; County of Riverside; Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority
 
16. ADJOURNMENT
 
  The next meeting of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority Board of Directors is scheduled for Monday, June 5, 2017, at 12:30 p.m., at the County of Riverside Administrative Center, Board Room, 4080 Lemon Street, Riverside, California.
 
  2017 RCA Commonly Used Acronyms