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					December 1, 2009
Clerk of the Board
        ALLEN PULIDO
      (510) 544-2020 PH
     (510) 569-1417 FAX



 East Bay Regional
      Park District        MEMO to the BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board of Directors         EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

           TED RADKE
      President, Ward 7
         DOUG SIDEN        The Regular Session of the December 1, 2009
 Vice-President, Ward 4    BOARD MEETING is scheduled to commence
        BEVERLY LANE       at 2:00 p.m. at the EBRPD Administration Building,
     Treasurer - Ward 6    2950 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA.
      CAROL SEVERIN
     Secretary - Ward 3
   WHITNEY DOTSON
            Ward 1
         JOHN SUTTER       Respectfully submitted,
               Ward 2
       AYN WIESKAMP
              Ward 5


         PAT O’BRIEN       PAT O’BRIEN
       General Manager     General Manager




           P.O. Box 5381
2950 Peralta Oaks Court
Oakland, CA 94605-0381
    (888) 327-2757 MAIN
     (510) 633-0460 TDD
      (510) 635-5502 FAX
AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 1, 2009
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
                                                                                     The Board of Directors of
12:45 p.m.        ROLL CALL          (Board Conference Room)                         the East Bay Regional Park
                                                                                     District will hold a regular
                  PUBLIC COMMENTS                                                    meeting at the District’s
                                                                                     Administration Building, 2950
                                                                                     Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland,
                  CLOSED SESSION                                                     CA, commencing at 12:45 p.m.
                                                                                     for Closed Session and 2:00
      A.    Conference with Labor Negotiator:                                        p.m. for Open Session, on
            Agency Negotiator:        Pat O’Brien, Dave Collins,                     Tuesday, December 1, 2009.
                                      Susan Gonzales, John Escobar                   Agenda for the meeting
            Employee Organizations:   AFSCME Local 2428, Police Association          is listed adjacent. Times for
            Unrepresented Employees: Managers and Confidentials                      agenda items are approximate
                                                                                     only. If you wish to speak on
      B.    Conference with Legal Counsel:                                           matters not on the agenda, you
                                                                                     may do so under Public
            1.   Anticipated Litigation:                                             Comments at either the
                 a.    Initiation of litigation - Subdivision (c) of Government      beginning or end of the agenda.
                       Code Sec. 54956.9: (1 case)                                   If you wish to testify on an item
                                                                                     on the agenda, please complete
      C.    Conference with Real Property Negotiator Regarding Price and/or          a speaker’s form and submit it
                                                                                     to the Clerk of the Board. A
            Terms of Payment:                                                        copy of the background
                                                                                     materials concerning these
 APN/ADDRESS                       PROPERTY OWNERS               PARK/TRAIL          agenda items, including any
                                                                                     material that may have been
                                                                                     submitted less than 72 hours
Contra Costa County                                                                  before the meeting, is available
 075-051-004                       Antioch Unified School      Black Diamond Mines   for inspection on the District’s
  Somersville Road,                District                    Regional Preserve     website (www. ebparks.org),
  unincorporated CCC just to                                                         the Headquarters reception
  south of Antioch city limits                                                       desk, and at the meeting.
005-090-006, 005-100-005, 005-     Vaquero Farms               Vasco Caves
140-003, 005-150-003, -004, 005-   Conservation LLC            Regional Preserve     Agendas for Board Committee
                                                                                     Meetings are available to the
160-001, -004
                                                                                     public upon request. If you wish
  Vasco Road, Byron                                                                  to be placed on the mailing list
007-020-013                        Don Parscal, et al.         Black Diamond Mines   to receive future agendas for a
 Briones Valley Rd., Brentwood                                 Regional Preserve     specific Board Committee,
                                                                                     please call the Clerk of the
2:00 p.m.         OPEN SESSION              (Board Room)                             Board’s Office at (510) 544-
                                                                                     2020.

            A.    APPROVAL OF AGENDA                                                 District facilities and meetings
                                                                                     comply with the Americans
2:05 p.m.   B.    PUBLIC COMMENTS                                                    with Disabilities Act. If special
                                                                                     accommodations are needed
                                                                                     for you to participate, please
2:15 p.m.   C.    BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD                                          contact the Clerk of the Board
                                                                                     as soon as possible, but
                  1.    CONSENT CALENDAR                                             preferably at least three
                        a. Approval of District Check Listing for the Period of      working days prior to the
                                                                                     meeting.
                           November 1, 2009 through November 14, 2009
                                (Rubaloff/O’Brien)      (Resolution) (No Cost)
                 b.   Approval of the Minutes for the Board Meeting of October 20, 2009
                            (Pulido)                                             (No Cost)
                 c.   Authorization to Negotiate with Various Property Owners
                            (Wenninger/Doyle)             (Resolution)           (No Cost)
                 d.   Authorization to Amend the Agreement to Modify the Concession Fee of the
                      Tilden Merry-Go-Round Operator
                            (Waluch/Escobar)              (Resolution)           (Revenue Reduction)
                 e.   Authorization to Amend the 2009 Budget and the Purchase of One Water-Tender
                            (Gehrett/Escobar)             (Resolution)           (Budget Change)
                 f.   Authorization to Negotiate a Sole Source Contract with VBN Architects
                      for a Space and Needs Assessment: South County Service Yard
                            (M. Anderson)                 (Resolution)           (Budgeted Funds)
                 g.   Authorization to Appropriate Funds and Amend the 2009 Budget for the 2010
                      Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
                      Rally Committee
                            (Rasmussen/Collins)           (Resolution)           (Budget Change)
                 h.   Authorization to Adopt the District Budget Policy
                            (Rubaloff/Collins)            (Resolution)           (No Cost)
                 i.   Acceptance of Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements for the East Bay Regional
                      Park District for the Period Ending September 30, 2009
                            (Sumner/Rubaloff)             (Resolution)           (No Cost)
                 j.   Acceptance of the East Bay Regional Park District Investment Report for the
                      Quarter Ending September 30, 2009
                            (Rubaloff/Collins)            (Resolution)           (No Cost)
                 k.   Approval of 2010 Article XIIIB California Appropriations Limit
                            (Rubaloff/Collins)            (Resolution)           (No Cost)

2:25 p.m.   2.   GENERAL MANAGER

                 a.   FIRST PUBLIC HEARING
                      Proposed 2010 Budget for the East Bay Regional Park District
                           (Collins/O’Brien)            (No Action/Receive Document)

2:40 p.m.   3.   FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES

                 a.   Authorization to Restructure the CalPERS Debt Associated with the
                      Safety Employees Pension Pool
                            (Rubaloff/Collins)          (Resolution)    (Budget Change)

2:50 p.m.   4.   LAND DIVISION

                 a.   Authorization to Purchase Fee Interest in the 221± Acre Fox Ridge
                      Manor Property: Black Diamond Mines to Round Valley Trail
                           (Wenninger/Doyle)            (Resolution)      (Budget Change)
3:00 p.m.     5.   BOARD AND STAFF REPORT
                   a.  Actions Taken by Other Jurisdictions Affecting the Park District
                            (O’Brien)

3:05 p.m.     6.   GENERAL MANAGER’S COMMENTS

3:25 p.m.     7.   ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CLOSED SESSION

3:30 p.m.     8.   BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS
                   a.  Alameda County CSDA                 (9-16-09)        (Siden)
                   b.  Contra Costa County CSDA            (7-20-09)        (Radke)
                   c.  Ecology Committee                   (9-9-09)         (Dotson)
                   d.  Legislative Committee               (10-19-09)       (Radke)

3:40 p.m.     9.   BOARD COMMENTS

3:55 p.m.   D. PUBLIC COMMENTS

4:00 p.m.   E. ADJOURNMENT
CONSENT
CALENDAR
                                      AGENDA
                                  REGULAR MEETING
                                 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                          EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.     CONSENT CALENDAR

              a.     Approval of District Check Listing for the Period of November 1, 2009
                     Through November 14, 2009                             (Rubaloff/O’Brien)

RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the Board of Directors approve the Check Listing for the period of
November 1, 2009 through November 14, 2009.

Per Resolution No. 1992-1-40, adopted by the Board on January 21, 1992, a copy of the Check
Listing has been provided to the Board Treasurer for review. A copy of the Check Listing has
also been provided to the Clerk of the Board, and will become a part of the Official District
Records.
                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                               RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                      December 1, 2009


             APPROVAL OF DISTRICT CHECK LISTING FOR THE PERIOD OF
                 NOVEMBER 1, 2009 THROUGH NOVEMBER 14, 2009


        WHEREAS, District Resolution No. 1992-1-40, adopted by the Board of Directors on
January 21, 1992, requires that a listing of District checks be provided to the Board Treasurer
for review;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby approves the check listing for the period of November 1, 2009
through November 14, 2009;

       Moved by Director              , seconded by Director                 , and adopted this
1st day of December, 2009 by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                                AGENDA
                            REGULAR MEETING
                           BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                    EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                          Tuesday, December 1, 2009


C.   BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

     1.   CONSENT CALENDAR

          b.   Approval of the Minutes of the Board Meeting of October 20, 2009
                                                                        (Pulido)
Unapproved Minutes
Board Meeting of October 20, 2009


The Board Meeting, which was held on October 20, 2009 at the EBRPD Administrative Building, 2950 Peralta
Oaks Court, Oakland CA was called to order at 12:50 p.m. by Board President Ted Radke.

ROLL CALL

Directors Present:          Ted Radke, President
                            Doug Siden, Vice-President
                            Beverly Lane, Treasurer
                            Carol Severin, Secretary
                            Ayn Wieskamp
                            John Sutter

Directors Absent:           Whitney Dotson

At this time, the Board of Directors met in Closed Session to discuss those items outlined on the Board Meeting
Closed Session Agenda.

The Open Session of the Board Meeting was called to order at 2:00 p.m. by Board President Ted Radke.

Staff Present Included:             Pat O’Brien, Ted Radosevich, Dave Collins, John Escobar, Bob Doyle, Rosemary
                                    Cameron, Carol Victor, Carol Johnson, Shelly Lewis, John Boyeau,
                                    Diane Althoff, Nancy Wenninger, Cinde Rubaloff, Steve Quick, Mark Pearson,
                                    Mike Anderson, Silas Paul, Brian Wiese, Tim Anderson,

A.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

By motion of Director Siden, and seconded by Director Wieskamp, the Board voted unanimously to approve the
agenda.

Directors Present:          Beverly Lane, Ted Radke, Carol Severin, Doug Siden, John Sutter, Ayn Wieskamp
Directors Absent:           Whitney Dotson

B.       PUBLIC COMMENTS

Several residents of the City of Alameda addressed the Board to once again voice their opposition to the Boys
and Girls Club of Alameda’s application for $ 2 million of Measure WW’s local grant funds and asked the Board to
express its opposition as well. They stated that this organization provides services that are more social in nature
- not recreational - and does not provide public access to city residents. The speakers added that this private
organization will own the building that the funds will go to and not the City of Alameda.

President Radke mentioned that while this issue has been discussed for some time, the proposals coming from
Alameda for Measure WW Local Grant funds are within the responsibility of the Alameda City Council; as long as
the proposals meet the legal requirements of the bond measure, the District Board will not be involved in
choosing between the various local eligible projects.

Dave Collins, AGM for Finance and Management Services, commented that staff has been attending meetings of
the Alameda City Council, stating that this same debate is going on in a number of agencies throughout the
county. He added that staff is working with Bond Counsel and District Counsel to answer the various questions
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Board Meeting of October 20, 2009


brought forward by the City of Alameda, as well as to provide some guidance regarding project eligibility for the
Local Grant Program. He also clarified that the District’s Board does not have any role in evaluating specific local
projects; that it is the role of the local agency to determine project priorities.

In response to Director Sutter’s comment regarding additional discussion by the Board, GM O’Brien stated that it
may be brought back to the Board Executive Committee. District Counsel Ted Radosevich added that decisions
made now will have an impact on the 20 year life of the bond measure and need not be rushed. It was also stated
that the District will not allow other agencies’ timeline drive the District’s decision to ensure that actions taken
are appropriate.

C.       BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

         1.        CONSENT CALENDAR

By motion of Director Wieskamp, seconded by Director Sutter, the Consent Calendar was unanimously
approved.

Directors present:          Beverly Lane, Ted Radke, Carol Severin, Doug Siden, John Sutter, Ayn Wieskamp.
Directors absent:           Whitney Dotson

C-1-a.             Approval of District Check Listing for the Period of September 5 through September 25, 2009
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 272                      (attached)

C-1-b.             Approval of the Minutes for the Board Meeting of September 1, 2009

C-1-c.             Authorization to Negotiate with Various Property Owners
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 273                   (attached)

C-1-d.             Resolution to Support Pending Federal Legislation S. 1469 to Designate the Port Chicago Naval
                   Magazine as a Unit of the National Park System
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 274                     (attached)

C-1-e.             Resolution to Support Pending State Legislation SB 448 (Pavley) to Encourage Landowners to
                   Manage Their Lands to Benefit Wildlife and Habitat
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 275                     (attached)

C-1-f.             Resolution to Support Federal Health Care Reform Legislation Which Includes a
                   Public Option Insurance Plan
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 276                   (attached)

C-1-g.             Authorization to Reimburse Fields Livestock for Water System Installation: Sunol Regional
                   Wilderness
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 277                   (attached)




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Board Meeting of October 20, 2009


         2.        FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES

C-2-a.             A Resolution Approving the Form of and Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Purchase and
                   Sale Agreement and Related Documents With Respect to the Sale of the Seller’s Proposition 1A
                   Receivable From the State; and Directing and Authorizing Certain Other Actions in Connection
                   Therewith
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 278                    (attached)

By motion of Director Lane, seconded by Director Siden, item C-2-a was unanimously approved.

Directors present:          Beverly Lane, Ted Radke, Carol Severin, Doug Siden, John Sutter, Ayn Wieskamp.
Directors absent:           Whitney Dotson

Dave Collins, AGM for Finance and Management Services, explained the history behind this item, stating that this
is the result of the move by a consortium of local entities to have a funding process to provide for continued cash
flow to local agencies in light of the suspension of Proposition 1A. AGM Collins added that there are about 1,250
agencies signed up at this time, with funds totaling about $1.5 billion in borrowing. This item is being brought
forward at this meeting to meet the November 6 deadline for document submission. Non-participation by the
District would equate to the loss of about $7.8 million in 2009-2010 fiscal year and will have to wait for
repayment by the State in three years at an interest rate of 2%.

         3.        LAND DIVISION

C-3-a.             Authorization to Purchase Fee Interest in 1,156 Acres of Real Property from Incultorum, LLC
                   (Priem Family Foundation) and Transfer Funds to Complete the Acquisition of Tyler Ranch:
                   Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 279                     (attached)

By motion of Director Wieskamp, seconded by Director Severin, item C-3-a was unanimously approved.

Directors present:          Beverly Lane, Ted Radke, Carol Severin, Doug Siden, John Sutter, Ayn Wieskamp.
Directors absent:           Whitney Dotson

Bob Doyle, AGM for Land Acquisition stated that this acquisition puts the District’s acreage to over 100,000
acres. He added that this was made possible through a very significant and substantial donation by the Priem
family - the land was appraised at $4,700 an acre but will be sold to the District at $3,000 an acre. Mr. Doyle gave
a description of the topography of the site and spoke about the financing involved in this acquisition: Priem Family
donation at $1.729 million, grant funding at $1.310 million (Altamont Landfill - $1 million, DPR Habitat
Conservation - $300,000, Barstow fund - $10,000), Measure WW at $1.887 million and Measure AA at $271,100.

         4.        PLANNING/STEWARDSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

C-4-a.             Authorization to Transfer Funds for Capital Project Budget Reconciliation
                   Resolution No. 2009 – 10 - 280                     (attached)




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By motion of Director Lane, seconded by Director Wieskamp, item C-4-a was unanimously approved.

Directors present:          Beverly Lane, Ted Radke, Carol Severin, Doug Siden, John Sutter, Ayn Wieskamp.
Directors absent:           Whitney Dotson

Diane Althoff, Chief of Design/Construction, gave a presentation on this item, stating that it only proposes the
transfer of available funds from completed projects and does not propose deletion or creation of new projects.

         5.        BOARD AND STAFF REPORT

                   a.       Actions Taken by Other Jurisdictions Affecting the Park District

General Manager Pat O’Brien discussed the items listed on the report.

         6.        GENERAL MANAGER’S COMMENTS

Dave Riensche, Wildlife Resource Analyst, gave a presentation on the Black Rail Habitat Enhancement Project at
Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline, and provided pictures that showed the 6-year transition of the 40-acre area of the
marsh covered by the enhancement project. Mr. Riensche noted that a total of 1,965 volunteers provided 6,755
hours working on the project, which also received $85,000 in grant funding.

         7.        ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CLOSED SESSION

There were no announcements from the Closed Session.

         8.        BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS
                   a.  Executive Committee                              (9/25/09)              (Radke)
                   b.  Legislative Committee                            (9/18/09)              (Radke)
                   c.  Operations Committee                             (9/17/09)              (Severin)
                   d.  Pinole/Hercules/EBRPD/No. CCCty JPA              (8/25/09)              (Radke)

         9.        BOARD COMMENTS

Director Sutter reported on meetings attended. Director Sutter
   • Attended the Alameda County Mayors Conference where Oakland Mayor Dellums was in attendance;
   • Attended a meeting with Oakland City Council member Rebecca Kaplan, together with Doug Siden,
       Pat O’Brien and other District staff;
   • Attended the Chabot Space and Science Center’s Finance Committee meeting, where it appears they are
       solving the problem with the COPS loan;
   • Will be attending a talk on the District’s 75th Anniversary by Jerry Kent on October 28 for the Alameda
       County Historical Society;
   • Thanked Public Affairs staff for their excellent work in getting good publicity for the District on a number
       of projects and initiatives.

Director Lane reported on meetings attended. Director Lane
   • Also thanked Public Affairs staff for excellent work, adding that Operations-related projects run
       smoother sometimes when Public Affairs staff are involved at an earlier juncture;
   • Went with Nancy Wenninger and HCP staff to view properties east of Clayton and along the area going
       into Irish Canyon;
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    •    Went to Black Diamond Mines for the 75th Anniversary event that included the Rose Hill Cemetery;
    •    Hiked the Iron Horse Trail and Sycamore Valley Open Space;
    •    Went to Las Trampas where she thanked the AT&T volunteers working there;
    •    Attended a YMCA event for Contra Costa County where they raised funds for their facilities;
    •    Had a meeting with Sharon Burke, the new Public Alternate for Contra Costa Lafco;
    •    Announced a change in governance for Alamo, which chose not to incorporate, stating that the Supervisor
         has agreed to appoint a “MAC” with seven members;
    •    Announced the appointment of new Danville councilmember Robert Storer;
    •    Will attend Louie Guzman’s retirement at Temescal, the employee recognition dinner, the Pt. Pinole
         playground dedication, as well as the Mount Diablo Interpretive Association’s annual meeting;
    •    Commented that the District should continue to improve its volunteer coordination and recognition
         process.

Director Severin reported on meetings attended. Director Severin
   • Attended the NRPA conference in Salt Lake City;
   • Reminded that the members of the Niles train group have offered to bring staff up Pleasanton Ridge;
   • Attended the LARPD Liaison Committee event;
   • Will attend the employee recognition dinner.

Director Siden reported on meetings attended. Director Siden
   • Showed the newspaper article on the District’s recent property acquisition putting it over 100,000 acres;
   • Attended the NRPA Conference in Salt Lake City and will provide a report soon;
   • Attended the Rose Hill Cemetery dedication on October 10;
   • Showed the award presented to him at the NRPA conference.

Director Wieskamp reported on meetings attended. Director Wieskamp
   • Attended the LARPD Liaison Committee meeting with Director Severin;
   • Attended the Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Recipients luncheon event;
   • Attended the Cowboy Extravaganza at Sunol;
   • Attended the Legislative Committee meeting yesterday;
   • Will attend the Alameda County Town Hall meeting on California Constitutional Reform tonight;
   • Requested that staff present a thorough report to the Board on the status of Dumbarton Quarry;
   • Will attend the Employee Recognition event and the Employee Halloween event.

Director Radke reported on meetings attended. Director Radke
   • Appointed Directors Wieskamp and Dotson to join him as members of the 2010 Board Officers
       Nominating Committee, and stated that the elections will be held at the November 3 Board meeting;
   • Mentioned the 4-part Save the Bay series on KQED as worth watching;
   • Attended the Black Diamond Mines 75th Anniversary event and Rose Hill Cemetery re-dedication;
   • Will attend the employee recognition dinner;
   • Mentioned an article the new National Parks Director John Jarvis and his desire to designate the Port
       Chicago Naval Weapons Station as a new national park;
   • Mentioned that the District has been selected by the John Muir Association as the recipient of the
       “Conservation as a Public Agency” award at their November 7 event which he will be attending;
   • Attended Hulet Hornbeck’s 90th birthday party.



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D.       PUBLIC COMMENTS

Ms. Jakki Kehl addressed the Board regarding the letter she sent today concerning Brushy Peak. She also requested
that the issues enumerated on the letter be put on the agenda at the next Natural and Cultural Resources
Committee for discussion.

Director Sutter commented that it has been discussed at length at a previous Natural/Cultural Resources
Committee and, if needed, may be discussed again. Director Lane added that Ms. Kehl’s letter may include new
items that may have not been discussed previously. Director Siden mentioned that at the Board meeting on
October 6 he asked that her questions be included in that meeting's minutes.

E.       ADJOURNMENT

The Board meeting was adjourned at 4:06 p.m. by Board President Radke.
__________________________________

Allen Pulido, Clerk of the Board
Attachments: Visitors Log, Resolution Nos. 2009-10-272 to 2009-10-280
               Board Committee Reports




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                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.      CONSENT CALENDAR

               c.     Authorization to Negotiate with Various Property Owners
                                                             (Wenninger/Doyle)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager recommends that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager
and the Assistant General Manager, Land Division, to negotiate with:

APN/ADDRESS                           PROPERTY OWNER                   PARK/TRAIL
Contra Costa County
075-051-004                           Antioch Unified School           Black Diamond
 Somersville Road,                    District                          Mines Regional
 unincorporated CCC just to                                             Preserve
 south of Antioch city limits

REVENUE/COST

Items of cost, terms or conditions of any option are subject to negotiation and would be
presented to the Board for formal approval at a later date.

BACKGROUND

The proposed resolution for this item is in direct response to the Brown Act. According to
District Counsel, "...the Board may meet in Closed (Executive) Session prior to or during
negotiations to give instructions to its negotiator regarding the price and terms of payment for
the purchase or the lease of the property only after it has identified the parcels of concern, and
has identified the people with whom this negotiator may negotiate in open session."

ALTERNATIVES

None are recommended.
                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                       December 1, 2009

        AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE WITH VARIOUS PROPERTY OWNERS

       WHEREAS, Government Code Section 54956.8 requires that prior to or during the
negotiations concerning the acquisition of real property, the Board of Directors, in closed
session, may give instructions to its negotiator regarding the price and terms of payment of
such property; and

       WHEREAS, prior to the Closed Session, the legislative body of the local agency shall
hold an open and public session in which it identifies the real property or real properties which
the negotiations may concern, and the person or persons with whom its negotiator may
negotiate;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby approves the authorization to negotiate as presented to the
Board of Directors on December 1, 2009; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager and the Assistant General
Manager, Land Division, are hereby authorized by the Board of Directors on behalf of the East
Bay Regional Park District and in its name to negotiate the price and terms of payment of the
following parcels of real property:

APN/ADDRESS                           PROPERTY OWNER                   PARK/TRAIL
Contra Costa County
075-051-004                           Antioch Unified School           Black Diamond
  Somersville Road,                   District                          Mines Regional
 unincorporated CCC just to                                             Preserve
 south of Antioch city limits

      Moved by Director                     , and seconded by Director                       and
              st
adopted this 1 day of December, 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Environmental Programs
                AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE                                                                                                                                                                          & GIS Applications
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               Date: December 1, 2009


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          Owner:
                                Black Diamond Mines Regional Park
                                 Antioch Unified School District
          APN:                  075-051-004
          Location:             Somersville Rd, Antioch
                                       AGENDA
                                   REGULAR MEETING
                                  BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                 Tuesday, December 1, 2009


C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.     CONSENT CALENDAR

              d.      Authorization to Amend the Agreement to Modify the Concession Fee of
                      the Tilden Merry-Go-Round Operator             Waluch/Escobar)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager and the Board Operations Committee (by unanimous vote) recommend
that the Board of Directors authorize the amendment of the Tilden Merry-Go-Round
Concession agreement with Terri Oyarzun to temporarily reduce the Concession Fee for the
2009 holiday program known as the Christmas Fantasy at the Merry-Go-Round concession at
Tilden Regional Park.

REVENUE/COST

This item proposes a reduction in the concession fee in 2009 from 7% to 2.5% on gross sales of
retail items sold. If approved, the concession revenue for this event will be reduced by
approximately $1,500.

BACKGROUND

The current concessionaire at the Merry-Go-Round at Tilden Regional Park, Terri Oyarzun, has
been in operation since 1993. One of the many special events offered over the years is a
holiday program known as the Christmas Fantasy. This event is an addition to the operating
schedule of the Merry-Go-Round which is not required under the current concession contract.
This three and a half week program is well attended and considered a tradition for many local
families and visitors. Each year the program has grown with updated displays, light themes, and
Santa’s House offerings.

The concessionaire reports the cost of producing and maintaining this program has increased
dramatically and is requesting a modification of the 7% concession fee on retail sales items for
this specific event in 2009 only. The concessionaire further reports a loss factor related to
shipping and handling, breakage, and thefts that occur during the event.




                                               1
Staff recommends approval of a reduction in the concession fee from 7% to 2.5% on gross sales
of retail items sold during the 2009 Christmas Fantasy special event program at the Tilden
Merry-Go-Round. This reduction would aid in offsetting concessionaire costs related to event
production and merchandise loss.

ALTERNATIVES

None recommended.




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                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                               RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                      December 1, 2009


             AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE AGREEMENT TO MODIFY THE
            CONCESSION FEE OF THE TILDEN MERRY-GO-ROUND OPERATOR

       WHEREAS, one of the special events offered over the years at the Merry-Go-Round at
Tilden Regional Park is a holiday program known as the Christmas Fantasy; and

       WHEREAS, the concessionaire reports that the cost of producing and maintaining this
program has increased dramatically and is requesting a modification to the 7% concession fee
on retail sales items for this specific event in 2009; and

        WHEREAS, the District would like to continue to offer this popular attraction to the
public; and

       WHEREAS, the Board Operations Committee has unanimously recommended the
modification to the 7% concession fee on retail sales items for this specific event in 2009;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby authorizes the amendment of the Tilden Merry-Go-Round
Concession agreement with Terri Oyarzun reducing the Concession Fee from 7% to 2.5% on
gross sales of retail items sold during the 2009 holiday program known as the Christmas Fantasy
at the Merry-Go-Round concession at Tilden Regional Park; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager is hereby authorized and
directed, on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and
to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of the
resolution.

       Moved by Director                   , seconded by Director                , and adopted
       st
this 1 day of December, 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                                       AGENDA
                                   REGULAR MEETING
                                  BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                          EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                 Tuesday, December 1, 2009


C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.     CONSENT CALENDAR

              e.     Authorization to Amend the 2009 Budget and the Purchase of
                     One Water Tender                           (Gehrett/Escobar)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager recommends that the Board of Directors authorize the amendment of
the 2009 Budget and the purchase of one water-tender from West-Mark of Ceres, California at
a total cost of $167,736.41.

REVENUE/COST

For the purposes of replacing a Type-4 fire engine, $130,000.00 has been allocated in the
District’s 2009 Major Equipment Budget (Account 554-5933-000-7549). The balance of funds
needed for the purchase of a water tender in lieu of a Type-4 engine will be secured through a
budget transfer from the Fire Operations, Grounds Repairs and Maintenance (Account 101-
8310-000-6434).

PROPOSED BUDGET TRANSFER:
     Beginning Balance, Fire Operations, Repairs & Maintenance          $      45,341.56
            (Account 101-8310-000-6434)
     To Major Equipment Replacement                                            37,736.41
            (Account 554-5933-000-7549)
     Ending Balance Fire Operations, Repairs & Maintenance              $       7,605.15
            (Account 101-8310-000-6434)

SOURCE OF FUNDS:
     Major Equipment Replacement Available for Water Tender             $     130,000.00
            (Account 554-5933-000-7549)
     Budget Transfer (from Account 101-8310-000-6434)                   $      37,736.41
     Total Amount Available                                             $     167,736.41




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PROPOSED ENCUMBRANCE:
          Base Price                                                    $     152,835.00
          Sales Tax                                                            14,901.41
          Total Encumbrance                                             $     167,736.41

AMOUNT REMAINING UNENCUMBERED IN ACCOUNT:                               $            0.00
    (Account 544-5933-000-7549)

BACKGROUND

District equipment #2727, a 1995 Type-4 fire engine, assigned to the Fire Department, is being
retired due to age and poor mechanical condition. The Fire Department has decided to reduce
their number of Type-4 engines by one and to use the allocated funds towards the purchase of
a water-tender to better serve fire operations and support on-going fuels management
activities. This will be the second water tender for the Department.

The water-tender is available for purchase from West-Mark by means of California Multiple
Award Schedule, Contract#4-96-42-000-1A. The contract pricing is the result of a competitive
bid process administered by the California Department of General Services Procurement
Division. The use of the contract is open to all local governmental entities. Local agencies
electing to use this method of vehicle acquisition avoid the administrative costs of seeking
formal bids.

ALTERNATIVES

None are recommended.




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                          EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                              RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                     December 1, 2009

                 AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE 2009 BUDGET AND
                     THE PURCHASE OF ONE WATER-TENDER

      WHEREAS, District Type-4 fire engine #2727 is being retired due to age and poor
mechanical condition; and

       WHEREAS, the District has included funding in its 2009 Budget for the purchase of
major equipment; and

       WHEREAS, West-Mark of Ceres, California is a recognized vendor offering suitable
equipment based on the results of competitive pricing through the California Procurement
Division, California Multiple Award Schedule #4-96-42-000-1A;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby authorizes the amendment of the 2009 Budget by the transfer of
$37,736.41 from Fire Operations, Repairs & Maintenance (Account 101-8310-000-6434) to
Major Equipment Replacement Budget (Account 554-5933-000-7549) and the purchase of one
water-tender at a total cost of $167,736.41 to be encumbered from the Major Equipment
Replacement Budget (Account 554-5933-000-7549); and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager is hereby authorized and
directed, on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and
to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of this
resolution.

      Moved by Director                       , seconded by Director                     , and
adopted this 1st day of December, 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                              EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
                                   BUDGET CHANGE FORM



          NEW APPROPRIATIONS                                       BUDGET TRANSFERS
    From New Revenue                                     Between Projects
    From Fund Balance                                  X Between Funds

      DECREASE BUDGET                    AMOUNT          INCREASE BUDGET ACCOUNT                    AMOUNT
            ACCOUNT
Account Name: EXPENSE:                                   Account Name: EXPENSE: Major
General Fund – Fire Department-                          Equipment Replacement-
District Wide – Grounds Repair &                         New/Replacement Vehicles-
Maintenance                                              District Wide – Capital Equipment




                                                         Acct # 554-5933-000-7549
Acct # 101-8310-000-6434               $ 37,736.41                                                 $ 37,736.41
REASON FOR BUDGET CHANGE ENTRY:

As being presented at the Board of Directors meeting on December 1, 2009 the General Manager
recommends that the Board of Directors authorize the transfer of $37,736.41 from the Fire
Department Grounds Repair and Maintenance budget to augment the budget available to purchase
a replacement water tender truck from the Major Equipment Replacement Fund 554. Funding is
budgeted and available in the 554 fund for this purchase in the amount of $130,000 but an
additional amount is needed to cover the full cost of $167,736.41.


                         As Approved at the Board of Directors Meeting on: Date:               12/01/2009

                                               Board of Directors Resolution No.               2009-12-
Posted By:                                                                   Date:
                                             Signature




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                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.      CONSENT CALENDAR

               f.     Authorization to Negotiate a Sole Source Contract with VBN Architects
                      for a Space and Needs Assessment: South County Service Yard
                                                                              (M. Anderson)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager recommends that the Board of Directors authorize staff to negotiate a sole
source contract for consulting services with VBN Architects, Oakland, CA in an amount not to
exceed $28,200 to provide an inventory and needs assessment of the South County Service Yard
at Lake Chabot Regional Park.

REVENUE/COST

       EXISTING SOURCE OF FUNDS
             Account 101-7010-000-6191(Parkland Admin.)                    $       110,886
             Expenditures and Encumbrances to Date                                  14,895
             Funds Available                                               $        95,991

       PROPOSED ENCUMBRANCE:
            VBN Architects                                                 $       $28,200
            Funds Remaining                                                $       $67,791

BACKGROUND

At the regular Board meeting of April 7, 2009 the Board of Directors authorized a contract with
VBN Architects, Oakland, CA, to perform a space needs assessment of the Public Safety
Headquarters at Lake Chabot. A representative from the consultant firm presented the results of
the study to the Executive Committee at its meeting on October 22, 2009. The basic findings of
the study indicate that the current Public Safety site will not be adequate to accommodate the
long term needs of Public Safety and that the District should look for a new site to accommodate
the Public Safety Division. In anticipation of the relocation of Public safety, staff proposed to the
Board Executive Committee that a space needs assessment of the South County service yard be
performed to determine if that use could be relocated to the current Public Safety headquarters
site once it is vacated. At the conclusion of the presentation, the Executive Committee informally
acknowledged the logic of this next step and staff subsequently discussed with VBN Architects the
approach they would use to complete this additional assessment of the service yard. Because of
their familiarity of the Public Safety site, staff recommends VBN Architects as uniquely qualified to
perform this assessment.

District Counsel has reviewed the justification and has approved this as a sole source contract.

ALTERNATIVES

None are recommended at this time.
                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                 RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 - 12 -

                                        December 1, 2009

     AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE A SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT WITH VBN
 ARCHITECTS FOR A SPACE AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT: SOUTH COUNTY SERVICE YARD

       WHEREAS, at the regular meeting of April 7, 2009, the East Bay Regional Park District
Board of Directors authorized a contract with VBN Architects, Oakland, CA to perform a space
and needs assessment of the Public Safety Headquarters, Lake Chabot; and

      WHEREAS, the results of this study where presented to the Executive Committee of the
Board of Directors at its October 22, 2009 meeting; and

      WHEREAS, the results of this study indicate that the current Public Safety site is not
adequate for the long term needs of the Public Safety division; and

       WHEREAS, the relocation of the South County Service Yard to the current Public Safety
site may provide better accommodations for the service functions located there; and

        WHEREAS, the Executive Committee informally acknowledged the logic of analyzing the
relocation of the service yard to the current Public safety site; and

       WHEREAS, VBN Architects has extensive knowledge of the Public Safety site, making them
uniquely qualified to assess the potential to relocate the south county service yard there;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby authorizes the General Manager to negotiate a sole source contract
with VBN Architects, Oakland, California, for the provision of a Space and Needs Assessment of
the South County Service Yard, for a cost not to exceed $28,200 from funds available in Parkland
Administration Budget (Account 101-7010-000-6191); and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager is hereby authorized and directed,
on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and do such acts
as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of this resolution.

      Moved by Director                        , seconded by Director                      , and
               st
approved this 1 day of December, 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.      CONSENT CALENDAR

               g.     Authorization to Appropriate Funds and Amend the 2009 Budget for the
                      2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance of the Dr. Martin
                      Luther King, Jr. Rally Committee                  (Rasmussen/Collins)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager recommends that the Board of Directors authorize the appropriation of
funds to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rally Committee for its 18th Annual Multicultural
Celebration commemorating the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance.

REVENUE/COST

This proposal would authorize the appropriation of $2,000 from District special fund “MLK Jr.
Internship Program” (Account No. 255-4110-438-8901, with fund balance at the beginning of
2009 of $46,113) to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rally Committee for its 18th Annual
Multicultural Celebration.

BACKGROUND

Several years ago, the Board of Directors directed that fees collected on the Martin Luther
King, Jr. (MLK) Holiday at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline be placed in a special fund
and used to improve outreach in the urban community, particularly related to the Martin
Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline. In the past, funding helped conduct an internship program
and supported various community events in the area, but it has been dormant for several years.
District staff has been seeking a viable and energetic community organization whose activities
would be consistent with the initial intent of the Board’s action to provide benefits to the local
community.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rally Committee is proposing to host East Oakland's 18th
Annual Multicultural Celebration, commemorating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It
will be held on January 18, 2010 at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)
Warehouse Local #6 Hall at 99 Hegenberger Road in Oakland. The program theme is
"Keeping the Dream Alive."



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The Rally Committee has requested a $2,000 donation from the District to be used for the
sound system, a small gratuity for performers, the mailing of publicity materials, and other
expenses. The District will be noted as major sponsor in all publicity media and on the event
program.

ALTERNATIVES

The Board could choose not to support this event. This alternative is not recommended.




                                             2
                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                RESOLUTION NO.: 2010 – 12 -

                                       December 1, 2009

       AUTHORIZATION TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS AND AMEND THE 2009 BUDGET
           FOR THE 2010 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE
             OF THE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. RALLY COMMITTEE

      WHEREAS, the District sets aside the fees collected on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline in a special fund entitled “MLK Jr. Internship
Program”; and

       WHEREAS, the fund balance as of January 1, 2009, was $46,113; and

        WHEREAS, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rally Committee proposes to host East
Oakland's 18th annual Multicultural Celebration commemorating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. on January 18, 2010; and

       WHEREAS, the Rally Committee has requested a $2,000 donation from the District to be
used for the sound system, a small gratuity to performers, the mailing of publicity materials, and
other expenses; and

        WHEREAS, the use of these funds has been evaluated by staff and it has been determined
that the proposed program would be a viable way of providing benefits to the local community;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Directors hereby:

       1. Authorizes the District to disburse $2,000 to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rally
          Committee to host East Oakland's 18th Annual Multicultural Celebration
          commemorating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; and

       2. Appropriates $2,000 in District General Funds previously set aside for this purpose to
          Account No. 255-4110-438-8901 per the attached budget change form; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the General Manager is hereby authorized and directed
on behalf of the District and in its name to execute and deliver such documents and do such acts
as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of this resolution.

      Moved by Director                      , seconded by Director                  , and
approved this 1st day of December, 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                              EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
                                   BUDGET CHANGE FORM

          NEW APPROPRIATIONS                                             BUDGET TRANSFERS
    From New Revenue                                           Between Projects
x   From Fund Balance                                          Between Funds



     DECREASE BUDGET                     AMOUNT           INCREASE BUDGET ACCOUNT                   AMOUNT
         ACCOUNT
                                                         Account Name: EXPENSE: Martin
                                                         Luther King Jr Intern Program
                                                         Fund – Management Svcs and
                                                         Grants Department- District Wide
                                                         – Payments to Outside Agencies




                                                         Acct # 101-4110-000-8901                  $   2,000.
REASON FOR BUDGET CHANGE ENTRY:

As being presented at the Board of Directors meeting on December 1, 2009 the General Manager
recommends that the Board of Directors authorize the appropriation $2,000 from the Martin Luther
King Jr Intern Program Fund, undesignated fund balance, to allow for a payment to the Dr Martin
Luther King Jr Rally Committee for its 18th annual Multicultural Celebration in January 2010.


                         As Approved at the Board of Directors Meeting on: Date:                  12/01/2009

                                                Board of Directors Resolution No.                 2009-12-
Posted By:                                                                    Date:
                                              Signature




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                                            AGENDA
                                        REGULAR MEETING
                                       BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                               EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                      Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.      BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

        1.     CONSENT CALENDAR

               h.      Authorization to Adopt the District Budget Policy        (Rubaloff/Collins)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager and the Board Finance Committee (by unanimous vote) recommend that the
Board of Directors adopt the District’s Budget Policy.

REVENUE/COST

There is no cost associated with this action.

BACKGROUND

Policies are used to provide decision making guidance in relationship to the District’s major financial
decisions. Establishment of formal financial policies and conformance with GFOA recommended
practices is important for statutory compliance, public accountability, helping to ensure clean and
accurate audits, and is essential in maintaining the District’s good credit rating for future debt issues.
The Government Finance Officer’s Association (GFOA) recommends that, at a minimum, financial
policies in the following areas be developed, documented, and formally adopted by the governing
board:

     1. Financial planning policies including:
         1) Balanced Budget Policy
         2) Long-Range Planning Policy
         3) Capital Asset and Inventory Control Policy

     2. Revenue policies including:
         1) Fees and Charges Policy
         2) Use of One-time and Unpredictable Revenues Policy

     3. Expenditures policies including:
         1) Debt Capacity, Issuance and Management Policy
         2) Fund Balance Reserve or Stabilization Policy

In compliance with the GFOA recommended practices, the District adopted the Capital Asset and
Inventory Control Policy earlier in 2009. The remaining policies recommended by GFOA will be
developed and presented to management, the Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors
during 2010.

In addition to the policies included in the GFOA’s recommended practices, the District has already
adopted the following financial policies:

         1.   Fraud Prevention Policy, as required by auditing standards
         2.   Investment Policy, as required by State law
         3.   EBPRD Retirement Plan Investment Policy
         4.   Auditing Policy, including the internal audit charter

Draft Budget Policy:

The attached Draft Budget Policy has been presented to AGM/Chiefs, received the approval of the
General Manager, and the recommendation of the Finance Committee. It formalizes, expands upon,
and replaces the budget policy language that has been adopted by the Board in Section E of each
annual budget document.

The Draft Budget Policy:

       1. Incorporates all items required in a budget policy such as the accounting basis used in the
          budget, and level of budgetary control
       2. Contains information related to when fund balance or net assets can be used as a
          resource during the budget process.
       3. Explicitly includes important language related to a balanced budget provision, as
          specifically recommended by GFOA.
       4. Delineates between the operating budget process and the capital budget process.
       5. Discusses encumbrance accounting and the fact that unused appropriations lapse
          (operating budget) or do not lapse (capital budget) at year end.
       6. Includes a section about performance measures, which will continue to be incorporated
          into budget process in the upcoming years.
       7. Adds information related to best practices in budget preparation.

ALTERNATIVES

None are recommended.
                 Financial Policies and Procedures Guide



                                                                                     Policy 5.0
                                                                                  Budget Policy

EFFECTIVE
ADOPTED
RESOLUTIONS
RELATED
                     POLICIES Board Operating Guidelines
               PROCEDURES - Budget Preparation
                                  - Capital Improvement Plan
                                  - Budget Distribution
                                  - Budget Changes
                                  - Budget Controls


POLICY STATEMENT                  The District has a balanced budget policy requiring that the annual
                                  budget be balanced, with financial resources that equal or exceed
                                  uses, at the time of adoption. Financial resources include intra-
                                  district charges and transfers in; and uses include capital
                                  maintenance/ replacement, intra-district charges and transfers out.
                                  The District follows best practices in budget preparation including:
                                           1. An assessment of constituent needs, priorities,
                                              challenges and opportunities.
                                           2. Development of management strategies for long range
                                              operating and capital plans.
                                           3. Adherence to budget preparation and adoption
                                              procedures.
                                           4. Measurement and monitoring of performance, and
                                              adjustment as needed.
                                  The accounting basis used in the budget is the same as is used in
                                  the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. This provides for
                                  modified accrual for governmental funds and full accrual for internal
                                  service funds except that depreciation is not budgeted.
                                  Unreserved/undesignated fund balance or net assets may be used
                                  as a resource to achieve a balanced budget in special revenue
                                  funds, debt service funds, capital project funds and internal service
                                  funds. General Fund unreserved/undesignated fund balance may be
                                  proposed for use as a resource to achieve a balanced budget to
                                  address temporary shortfalls in the General Fund when, in the
                                  General Manager’s determination, and with Board approval, it is

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                                  necessary to continue essential services.
                                  The District’s fiscal period is a calendar year, which ends on
                                  December 31st. The budget preparation and adoption process is
                                  prescribed in the District’s budget procedures, and is concluded
                                  each year with the adoption of the proposed budget by the Board of
                                  Directors at the second Board meeting in December.
                                  Performance measures are a valuable tool for measuring
                                  performance and strategic allocation of resources. Review of
                                  performance measurement objectives, key indicators, targets and
                                  accomplishments is incorporated in the budget process and
                                  document.
                                  Operating Budgeting
                                  The District’s operating budgets are prepared on a basis consistent
                                  with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The District annually
                                  adopts (in compliance with Board Operating Guidelines) balanced
                                  operating budgets, where sources (estimated revenues and
                                  authorized use of preexisting unreserved, undesignated fund
                                  balance) equal/or exceed uses (appropriations). The budget must be
                                  balanced at an individual fund level. Annual operating budgets are
                                  adopted for the following funds:
                                             •   General Fund,
                                             •   Special revenue funds,
                                             •   Debt service funds, and
                                             •   Internal service funds.
                                  Capital Budgeting
                                  The District’s capital budget is prepared on a basis consistent with
                                  Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The District adopts
                                  balanced capital budgets, which are on a project length basis, rather
                                  than an annual basis. Only the changes in project length budgets
                                  are reported annually. The capital budget may be prepared on a
                                  semi-annual basis. Capital budgets are used for multi-year projects
                                  including:
                                     •   Acquisition and construction of capital facilities, defined in the
                                         District’s Capital Asset Policy, and recorded in the Capital
                                         Project Fund, and
                                     •   Projects, with a cost less than the capitalization limit, as
                                         defined in the District’s Capital Asset Policy, and multi-year
                                         programs, which are not subject to capitalization, both of
                                         which are recorded in the Other Than Asset (OTA) Fund.
                                  Budgetary Controls
                                  The District maintains budgetary controls to ensure compliance with

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                                  legal provisions embodied in the appropriated budget approved by
                                  the Board of Directors. The level of budgetary control, the level at
                                  which expenditures cannot legally exceed the appropriated amounts
                                  for the operating budgets, is at the Division level. The level of
                                  budgetary control for the capital budgets is at the project level, and is
                                  the responsibility of the project manager, and the related Division, in
                                  charge of the project.
                                  Encumbrance accounting records commitments in advance of
                                  payments and is an extension of the formal budgetary process. Non-
                                  project related encumbrances, unless otherwise approved,
                                  outstanding at year end, lapse and must be re-appropriated as part
                                  of the following year’s budget. Project encumbrances do not lapse,
                                  at year end, since projects are budgeted on a multi-year basis.
                                  All unencumbered appropriations in governmental fund lapse at the
                                  end of the fiscal year. Unencumbered appropriations in project
                                  funds do not lapse at year end since projects are budgeted on a
                                  multi-year basis.
                                  Both operating and capital budgets can be adjusted during the year,
                                  if required, in accordance with Board Operating Guidelines.
                                  The General Manager and Assistant General Manager, Finance and
                                  Management Services, shall be responsible for ensuring that the
                                  budget proposed to the Board of Directors adheres to the balanced
                                  budget policy. The Budget Manager, under the supervision and
                                  direction of the Chief Finance Officer/Controller performs this
                                  function. The District annual budget document will be made
                                  available in electronic format on the District’s website.




East Bay Regional Park District                                                             Policy 5.0 Page 3
Finance Department                                                                      Printed: August 25, 2009
                          EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                              RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                     December 1, 2009

             AUTHORIZATION TO ADOPT THE DISTRICT BUDGET POLICY

       WHEREAS, the Government Finance Officers’ Association’s recommended practices
include development of financial policies; and

       WHEREAS, the recommended financial planning policies include adoption of a balanced
budget policy; and

       WHEREAS, the District’s previous budget policy was adopted each year as language
included in the annual budget document and did not include specific wording about the balanced
budget requirement; and

        WHEREAS, the Budget Policy replaces the language previously included in the annual
budget document, formalizes the District’s budget policies, expanding upon and encompassing
explicit reference to all items recommended for inclusion in a budget policy; and

        WHEREAS, on November 19, 2009, the Board Finance Committee reviewed the Budget
Policy and unanimously recommended favorable consideration by the Board of Directors;

       NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby accepts the Budget Policy; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager is hereby authorized and
directed on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and
to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of this
resolutions.

       Moved by Director                              , seconded by Director                 ,
and adopted this 1st day of December 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSENT:
ABSENT:
                                           AGENDA
                                       REGULAR MEETING
                                      BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                              EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                     Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.       BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

         1.    CONSENT CALENDAR

               i.     Acceptance of Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements for the East Bay
                      Regional Park District for the Period Ending September 30, 2009
                                                                         (Sumner/Rubaloff)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager and the Board Finance Committee unanimously recommend that the Board of
Directors accept the Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements for the East Bay Regional Park
District for the period ending September 30, 2009.

REVENUE/COST

There is no cost associated with this action.

BACKGROUND

This item provides a report of the District’s financial activities for the third quarter of Fiscal Year
2009. Financial statements presented include:

     •   Comparative Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance - General
         Fund (Attachment A)
     •   Comparative Summary Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance -
         Special Revenue, Capital Projects, and Debt Service Funds (Attachment B)
     •   Comparative Statement of Expenditure by Division - General and Special Revenue Funds
         (Attachment C)
     •   Statement of Contingency Activity and Ending Balances (Attachment D).

The focus of this Agenda Statement is an analysis of the General Fund Revenues and Expenditures,
since the General Fund accounts for the most significant portion of the District’s operations. This
report details the actual (unaudited) third quarter and year-to-date financial results as compared
against actual results from the prior year.

Analysis of General Fund Revenues

The total General Fund revenue collected for the first nine months of 2009 was approximately
$60.60 million. The General Fund revenue collected in the first nine months of 2008 was
approximately $65.68 million. The decline in total revenues was largely due to lower property tax
revenue and interest earnings. However, the District’s earnings from charges for services, rents,
and leases, and miscellaneous revenues increased as compared to the similar period in 2008. The
following is an explanation of the changes in revenue by type:

   •   Property Taxes (down $5,011,250 or 9.58% over the prior year). Although the
       slowdown in the Bay Area real estate market is affecting the District’s property tax revenue,
       $3.7 million of the difference between 2009 and 2008 is a timing difference resulting from the
       recognition of the prior year deferred amounts. The balance of the difference between 2008
       and 2009 is mostly due to a decline in Contra Costa County secured property tax
       remittances. Both counties’ supplemental property tax remittances have also decreased,
       clearly reflecting the Bay Area real estate market condition.

   •   Charges for Service (up $56,946 or 0.68% over the prior year). Charges for service
       revenue is consistent with last year.

   •   Interest (down $427,360 or 14.01% over the prior year). Overall decline in short-
       term rates has resulted in lower interest earnings.

   •   Rents & Leases (up $72,786 or 6.70% over the prior year). The bulk of the increase
       is due to higher earnings in the ”other property use” category, which includes rent received
       from Flexi Van (at MLK Shoreline) which has increased by $3,000 a month in 2009).

   •   Miscellaneous Revenues (up $223,966 or 26.84% over the prior year). The increase
       was mainly due to a $207,955 reimbursement received from CSAC Excess Insurance for the
       2008 EBRPD payment to settle a claim. Other major factors producing the increase in 2009
       compared to 2008 are the Quagga/Mussel inspection program cost-sharing payments
       received from local water districts and payroll-related refunds received from the IRS for
       prior year penalties which were reversed.

Analysis of General Fund Expenditures

The total General Fund expenditures for the first nine months of 2009 were approximately $63.16
million, as compared to $63.13 million spent in the first nine months of 2008.

Additional details related to differences observed at this time (taking into consideration the Actual
Year-to-Date expenditures, and excluding encumbrances):

   •   Personnel Service (down $196,673 or 0.39% over prior year). The overall decrease
       in personnel services expenditures is mostly due to a decline in overtime and temporary
       help.

   •   Supplies and Services (up $1,050,720 or 9.09% over prior year). Beginning in 2009,
       the capitalization limit was increased to $25,000. Items such as rolling stock and equipment
       which were previously coded to capital outlay are now coded to supplies. This resulted in an
       increase in the supplies category of $700,000 compared to the prior year. Additionally,
       election costs paid by 9/30/09 were $320,000 compared to $0 at 9/30/08. Increases of
       approximately $100,000 in each of the following categories were the final major contributors
       to the overall increase:          Repairs and maintenance, advertising/promotion and
       publications/notices (related to Exhibit Design Department and Public Affairs Division), bank
       fees (no longer netted with interest revenue), and transportation (2008 Park Express
       invoices paid in 2009). The overall increase was somewhat offset by decreases in fuel
       ($300,000) and legal ($150,000).

   •   Capital Outlay (down $826,989 or 51.14% over prior year). The decrease was due to
       change in capitalization policy. Rolling stock coded to capital outlay has decreased 70% due
       to the change in capitalization policy. Rolling stock under $25,000 is now coded to supplies.

Included in the Quarterly Financial Reports is a Comparative Statement of Expenditures by Division
(Attachment C), which provides a listing of expenditures by operating divisions and departments.
The total expenditures reported exclude encumbrances. Encumbrances account for commitment
to pay for goods and services to be received at a later date.

The Statement of Contingency Activity and Ending Balances (Attachment D) provides information
related to items funded through budget transfers from the three contingency accounts (i.e., Board-
General, General Manager, and Maintenance and Operations). These accounts are budgeted into a
general account and then transferred to specific operating accounts for unanticipated expenditures
based upon District policy. The policy provides for quarterly reporting on the use of contingency
funds.

ALTERNATIVES

None are recommended.
                                                                  East Bay Regional Park District                                       Attachment A

                                      Comparative Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance
                                                                      General Fund
                                                   For the Period Ending September 30, 2009 and 2008



                                              Quarter Ended         Quarter Ended       Year to Date    Year to Date    Difference in
                                                9/30/2009            9/30/2008             2009            2008         Year to Date

REVENUES
Property Taxes                                    $4,515,463           $5,058,496        $47,301,472    $52,312,722      ($5,011,250)
Charges for Services                               3,197,636            4,900,529          8,429,281      8,372,335           56,946
Interest                                             914,332            1,107,028          2,623,149      3,050,509         (427,360)
Rents & Leases                                       335,175              292,317          1,158,981      1,086,195           72,786
Miscellaneous                                        266,959              208,708          1,090,546        866,580          223,966
TOTAL REVENUES                                     9,229,565           11,567,078         60,603,429     65,688,341       (5,084,912)

OTHER FINANCING SOURCES
Operating Transfers In                                36,906                62,306             98,765       241,858         (143,093)
TOTAL OTHER FINANCING SOURCES                         36,906                62,306             98,765       241,858         (143,093)

TOTAL FINANCING SOURCES                            9,266,471           11,629,384         60,702,194     65,930,199       (5,228,005)

EXPENDITURES
PERSONNEL SERVICES
Salaries & Wages                                  10,541,083           11,023,099         28,930,496     29,534,265         (603,769)
Other Personnel Costs                              7,085,320            7,071,009         20,835,964     20,428,868          407,096
TOTAL PERSONNEL SERVICES                          17,626,403           18,094,108         49,766,460     49,963,133         (196,673)

SUPPLIES AND SERVICES
Operating                                          2,036,413             1,532,339         4,420,243      3,845,148          575,095
Repairs & Maintenance                                752,969               717,576         2,069,633      1,968,988          100,645
Professional Services                                649,382               709,261         1,740,789      2,038,247         (297,458)
Utilities                                            861,930               799,046         1,719,117      1,676,972           42,145
Rents & Leases                                       130,566               143,349           449,536        409,088           40,448
Insurance & Uninsured Losses                           8,642                13,113            17,350         21,505           (4,155)
Other                                              1,063,598               760,649         2,188,446      1,594,446          594,000
TOTAL SUPPLIES AND SERVICES                        5,503,500             4,675,333        12,605,114     11,554,394        1,050,720

CAPITAL OUTLAY
Structures and Improvements                                0                (1,276)                0              0                0
Equipment                                           (388,361)              502,124           790,213      1,617,202         (826,989)
TOTAL CAPITAL OUTLAY                                (388,361)              500,848           790,213      1,617,202         (826,989)

SUB-TOTAL EXPENDITURES                            22,741,542           23,270,289         63,161,787     63,134,729           27,058

DEBT SERVICE                                                  0                   0                 0              0                0
TOTAL DEBT SERVICE                                            0                   0                 0              0                0

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                22,741,542           23,270,289         63,161,787     63,134,729           27,058

OTHER USES
Inter-agency Agreements                                    0                     0           200,000        200,000                0
Intra-governmental Charges                           138,390               349,496           588,718      1,060,506         (471,788)
Operating Transfers Out                               25,000               110,697         5,994,526      3,875,663        2,118,863
TOTAL OTHER USES                                     163,390               460,193         6,783,244      5,136,169        1,647,075

TOTAL USES                                        22,904,932           23,730,482         69,945,031     68,270,898        1,674,133
EXCESS (DEFICIENCY) OF FINANCING
SOURCES OVER USES                ($13,638,461)                       ($12,101,098)       ($9,242,837)    ($2,340,699)    ($6,902,138)




Presented to the Board Finance Committee, November 19, 2009                                                                                   Page 1
                                                                 East Bay Regional Park District                                         Attachment B

                                 Comparative Summary Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance
                                               Special Revenue, Capital Projects, and Debt Service Funds
                                                    For the Period Ending Sept. 30, 2009 and 2008



                                                  Quarter Ended      Quarter Ended       Year to Date    Year to Date    Variance in
                                                    9/30/2009         9/30/2008             2009            2008         Year to Date

Special Revenue Funds
Total Revenues                               *        $126,222            $366,051         $4,093,089     $4,486,936        ($393,847)
Total Expenditures                           **      1,762,140            1,608,728         8,467,973      7,000,982       (1,466,991)

Revenues Over (Under) Expenditures                  ($1,635,918)       ($1,242,677)       ($4,374,884)    ($2,514,046)    ($1,860,838)


* Revenues declined mostly due to lower interest earnings $(348,000), and lower property tax $(32,000).
** Expenditures increased mostly due to operating transfers out $1,412,000, and higher personnel costs $148,000.



Capital Projects Funds
Total Revenues                               ^        $788,878          $4,070,313        $19,313,512    $14,807,445       $4,506,067
Total Expenditures                           ^^      2,659,087            7,211,266        10,164,598     25,541,567       15,376,969

Revenues Over (Under) Expenditures                  ($1,870,209)       ($3,140,953)        $9,148,914    ($10,734,122)   $19,883,036


^ Revenues increase is mostly due to more grants received from other governments $5,144,000, while interest earnings declined.
^^ Expenditures declined mostly due to lower capital outlay $(17,578,000), while supplies and services increased by $3,860,000
   and personnel costs increased by about $2,086,000, since Design & Construction payroll in 2009 is reported in Capital Funds.



Debt Service Funds
Total Revenues                               #      $1,232,117         $81,471,337        $14,000,766    $93,806,346     ($79,805,580)
Total Expenditures                           ##     27,808,868         101,603,998         32,122,649    106,972,422       74,849,773

Revenues Over (Under) Expenditures                 ($26,576,751)      ($20,132,661)      ($18,121,883)   ($13,166,076)    ($4,955,807)


#  Revenue declined since on July 3, 2008 the District issued 2008 General Obligation (G. O.) Refunding Bonds, in the amount
   of $75,600,000 and defeased outstanding principal of 1998 G. O. Bonds in the amount of $80,035,000. This restructuring has
   reduced debt service payments.
## Expenditures decreased due to lower debt service ($75,000,000).




Presented to the Board Finance Committee, November 19, 2009.                                                                                   Page 2
                                                               East Bay Regional Park District                                         Attachment C

                                                      Comparative Statement of Expenditures by Division
                                                           General Fund and Special Revenue Funds
                                                     For the Period Ending September 30, 2009 and 2008



                                                Quarter Ended           Quarter Ended        Year to Date         Year to Date   Difference in
                                                  9/30/2009              9/30/2008              2009                 2008        Year to Date

Legislative & Executive
Board of Directors                               $        438,843 *     $       69,554      $       527,839   $        189,304   $     338,535
General Manager                                           366,379              356,937            1,110,858          1,123,991         (13,133)
Total Legislative & Executive                             805,222              426,491            1,638,697          1,313,295         325,402

District Wide Support Services
Legal                                                     376,077              391,653              984,232          1,146,848        (162,616)
Finance and Management Services                         1,717,797 ^          1,571,954            5,083,964          4,746,624         337,340
Human Resources                                           451,756              508,629            1,324,040          1,377,163         (53,123)
Public Affairs                                            743,231              722,831            2,028,719          2,001,519          27,200
Total District Wide Support                             3,288,861            3,195,067            9,420,955          9,272,154         148,801

Operations
Park Operations                                        7,664,180 <           7,648,452           21,268,542         20,928,458         340,084
Maintenance                                            2,820,498 >           3,144,277            8,400,056          8,973,883        (573,827)
Interpretive and Rec. Services                         2,476,440 #           2,298,704            6,799,875          6,223,634         576,241
Total Operations                                      12,961,118            13,091,433           36,468,473         36,125,975         342,498

Planning/Stewardship & Development
Planning and Stewardship                                1,096,072            1,199,776            3,198,865          3,202,882           (4,017)
Design                                                      2,859 ~            258,285               15,562            815,711         (800,149)
Construction                                                2,399 ~            209,071               12,378            690,530         (678,152)
Total Planning/Stwdshp & Dev.                           1,101,330            1,667,132            3,226,805          4,709,123       (1,482,318)

Land                                                      591,599              577,154            1,766,647          1,731,286          35,361

Public Safety
Administration                                            953,724 **           899,009            2,767,039          2,517,724          249,315
Police Services                                         2,646,751 <>         2,016,332            8,002,649          6,641,928        1,360,721
Fire Services                                           1,954,292 ~<         2,560,035            3,849,453          4,982,713       (1,133,260)
Total Public Safety                                     5,554,767            5,475,376           14,619,141         14,142,365          476,776

Total All Departments                            $    24,302,897        $   24,432,653      $    67,140,718   $     67,294,198   $    (153,480)




* Increase is mostly due to Election costs.
^ Increased personnel costs, reassignment of hazardous waste removal to Finance & Management Services Division, and
   increased spending for grounds repair, and support contracts were main causes of increased spending.
  Also, bank fees that were previously netted against revenue are being tracked separately and reported as a new
  expenditure category.
< In addition to increased personnel costs, more was spent on signs, small tools, repair, pest control, and telephone and garbage.
> While fuel cost significantly decreased, spending for repairs & maintenance and small tools were increased.
~ Personnel costs were accounted for in General Fund in 2008, and they are accounted for in Capital Funds in 2009.
# Interpretive Services expenditures increased due to adding 1.5 FTE and higher personnel costs, increased transportation and
  Park Express vendor billing delays, increased spending on oral history, kites for kids challenge, and publications.
** Purchase of SWAT uniforms, training ammunition, radios for lifeguards and mobile and base receivers, caused increased spending.
<> In addition to increased personnel costs, purchase of a thermal imaging system and other equipment for the helicopters, and
   helmets, guns, WRAP restraint system and gears for SWAT team, overhaul of the trailer's gear box, lease payment for Helicopter
    Unit, and installation of 25 digital cameras were main causes of increased spending.

~< Personnel costs and services and supplies declined in line with firefighting activities. Spending for lifeguards' rescue boards repair,
   and cleaning up contaminations were increased.




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                                              East Bay Regional Park District                   Attachment D

                                   Statement of Contingency Activity and Ending Balances
                                        For the Period Ending September 30, 2009




BOARD CONTINGENCY

DATE           DESCRIPTION                                                                      AMOUNT

               SOURCE OF FUNDS
January        2009 APPROPRIATION                                                                $87,176

               TOTAL FUNDS AVAILABLE                                                             $87,176

               USE OF FUNDS
1st Quarter    Co sponsorship of Save Mt. Diablo 'Moonlight on the Mountain" event.               $3,750
               Funding for Rose Hill Cemetery record publication Bd. Res. 2009-4-084.              8,000
               Transfer to special events for HSPA Bay Trail Anniversary Bd. Res. 2009-2-023.      2,000
2nd Quarter    Co sponsorship of the Muir Heritage Land Trust "Fresh Aire Affaire" event.          1,250
3rd Quarter    No activity.

               TOTAL FUNDS USED                                                                   15,000

               BALANCE REMAINING                                                                 $72,176




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Presented to the Board Finance Committee, November 19, 2009.
                                              East Bay Regional Park District                       Attachment D

                                   Statement of Contingency Activity and Ending Balances
                                        For the Period Ending September 30, 2009




GENERAL MANAGER CONTINGENCY

DATE           DESCRIPTION                                                                          AMOUNT



               SOURCE OF FUNDS
January        2009 APPROPRIATION                                                                   $164,139

               TOTAL FUNDS AVAILABLE                                                                $164,139



               USE OF FUNDS
1st Quarter    Co sponsorship of Save Mt. Diablo 'Moonlight on the Mountain" event.                   $3,750
               Purchase of software for two GM office computers.                                       3,000
               To partially fund publication of Transit to Trails map & supplement in Bay Nature.      5,000
               Funding for Rose Hill Cemetery record publication Bd. Res. 2009-4-084.                  8,000
2nd Quarter    Co sponsorship of the Muir Heritage Land Trust "Fresh Aire Affaire" event.              1,250
3rd Quarter    Public Safety facility security enhancement, setting up a "Card Reader".                5,000

               TOTAL FUNDS USED                                                                       26,000

               BALANCE REMAINING                                                                    $138,139




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Presented to the Board Finance Committee, November 19, 2009.
                                              East Bay Regional Park District                      Attachment D

                                   Statement of Contingency Activity and Ending Balances
                                        For the Period Ending September 30, 2009




MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS CONTINGENCY

DATE           DESCRIPTION                                                                         AMOUNT

               SOURCE OF FUNDS
January        2009 APPROPRIATION                                                                  $108,701

               TOTAL FUNDS AVAILABLE                                                               $108,701

               USE OF FUNDS
1st Quarter    To fund difference in vehicle price upgrade for Naturalist at the visitor center.     $2,959
               To fund data & communication wiring at Muller property office on Redwood Rd.           5,424
               To fund removal of abandoned boat from East Shore State Park.                          3,750
               Purchase of refurbished office trailer for quagga mussel inspection.                   7,940
               Funding for Rose Hill Cemetery record publication Bd. Res. 2009-4-084.                 8,000
               To fund microwave & wireless communication at Del Valle Bd. Res. 2009-5-114.           6,000
2nd Quarter    To fund six week internship for Cultural Atlas - part of HR Academic Internship.       3,686
               To fund backfill Temporary Ranger at Quarry Lakes.                                     4,713
               To fund Archeological & Historical Review of District Maint. & Const. Projects.        3,000
3rd Quarter    To fund equipment rental for Cowboy Culture Extravaganza 2009 at Sunol.                2,000

               TOTAL FUNDS USED                                                                      47,472

               BALANCE REMAINING                                                                    $61,229




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Presented to the Board Finance Committee, November 19, 2009.
                          EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                               RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 - 12 -

                                     December 1, 2009

   ACCEPTANCE OF QUARTERLY UNAUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE
 EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

       WHEREAS, the Finance Department prepares Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements
and presents the results to the Board Finance Committee; and

       WHEREAS, the Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements help inform the Board of
Directors, public and District management of the financial position of the District; and

      WHEREAS, on November 19, 2009, the Board Finance Committee reviewed the
Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements for the period ending September 30, 2009, and
unanimously recommended its favorable consideration by the Board of Directors;

       NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby accepts the Quarterly Unaudited Financial Statements for the
period ending September 30, 2009; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager is hereby authorized and
directed on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and
to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of this
resolutions.

       Moved by Director                             , seconded by Director                  ,
                  st
and adopted this 1 day of December 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSENT:
ABSENT:
                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.     CONSENT CALENDAR

              j.     Acceptance of the East Bay Regional Park District Investment Report for
                     the Quarter Ending September 30, 2009               (Rubaloff/Collins)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager and the Board Finance Committee (by unanimous vote) recommend that
the Board of Directors accept the East Bay Regional Park District investment report for the
quarter ending September 30, 2009.

REVENUE/COST

There is no revenue/cost impact associated with the acceptance of the report.

BACKGROUND

In accordance with State law and the District’s Investment Policy, the attached report has been
prepared on the District’s cash and investments. The grand total of all cash and investments at
September 30, 2009 was $161,615,864.

Pooled cash managed by CFO/Controller has decreased by $21.3 million from the prior quarter.
The decrease from the prior quarter is due to expenditures ($29 million) in excess of revenue
($14 million), for a total use of cash of $15 million, plus $5 million disbursement to reimburse
Measure AA bond trustee for premature draw of funds (see Breuner property note below).
The net amount of cash received/used for 2009 third quarter operations was consistent with the
amount of cash received/used for 2008 third quarter operations.

Pooled cash managed by CFO/Controller has increased $14 million from the prior year, and
remains consistent with the second quarter comparisons.

Funds managed by trustees have decreased by a net amount of $21 million from the prior
quarter. This is the result of $5 million redeposit to the trustee of Measure AA project funds,
previously drawn for the purchase of the Breuner property, less $26 million paid by the trustee
for September 1, 2009 debt service.



                                               1
Related to the Breuner property, the District had previously drawn from the trustee the
Measure AA funds necessary for the property purchase. The District was required to deposit
funds in the State Condemnation Fund, pending outcome of litigation and did so from the
intended source upon notification of the court judgment. However, the court judgment has
been appealed; therefore, litigation is still pending, and the District is not permitted to draw the
funds from the bond trustee until the purchase of property is final. Thus, the previously drawn
funds were requested from the Measure AA bond proceeds prematurely, and were returned to
the trustee until final settlement of the appeal regarding the condemnation proceedings.

Funds managed by trustees have decreased $4.9 million from the prior year due to capital
project draws and the use of the escrow funds for the helicopter purchase.

The investment of the District’s cash and investments is budgeted in 2009 to generate $3 million
of interest revenue. Comparison of investment revenue earned year-to-date at the end of the
third quarter of 2009 and the third quarter of 2008 is included in the report. Due to the decline
in interest rates, third quarter 2009 investment revenue has decreased by $1.9 million (40%)
from the third quarter 2008 amount to $2.8 million, even though total amount invested has
increased by $9.5 million (6%). Third quarter 2009 investment earning rate is .43% versus .78%
for the third quarter of 2008. In spite of the lower investments earnings this year, due to
conservative budget projections, it is expected that investment revenue will meet or exceed the
2009 budgeted amount.

Also included in the report is a comparison of the District investment performance compared to
short-term benchmark (US T-bill 91 day yield) and mid-term benchmark (ML 1-3 year UST
index). The District outperformed both benchmarks, short term by .07% and mid-term by .08%.

ALTERNATIVES

None are recommended.




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                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                RESOLUTION NO. 2009 – 12 -

                                       December 1, 2009

       ACCEPTANCE OF EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT INVESTMENT REPORT
                  FOR THE QUARTER ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2009


       WHEREAS, the Board of Directors has adopted the 2009 Investment Policy to provide
guidance and direction for the prudent investment of District funds, and to foster the creation of
a systematic and controlled investment process; and

        WHEREAS, the 2009 Investment Policy calls for the District to invest District funds in a
prudent manner, providing the highest yield with the maximum security of principal invested,
while also meeting the daily cash flow requirements of the District; and

      WHEREAS, the 2009 Investment Policy and State law requires the Chief Financial Officer
to prepare a quarterly report on investment activity for review by the Board Finance
Committee and acceptance by the Board of Directors; and

       WHEREAS, the Board Finance Committee reviewed this item at their meeting on
October 28, 2009, and recommended favorable consideration of this item by the Board of
Directors;

       NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby accepts the East Bay Regional Park District investment report for
the quarter ending September 30, 2009; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager and the Chief Financial Officer
are hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and
deliver such documents and to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to
accomplish the intentions of this resolution.

      Moved by Director               , seconded by Director                                  and
                  st
approved on this 1 day of December 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSENT:
ABSTAIN:
                                           AGENDA
                                       REGULAR MEETING
                                      BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                              EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                     Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       1.      CONSENT CALENDAR

               k.     Approval of 2010 Article XIIIB California Appropriations Limit
                                                                  (Rubaloff/Collins)


RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager and the Board Finance Committee (by unanimous vote) recommend that
the Board of Directors approve the 2010 Article XII1B California Appropriations Limit in
accordance with the California State Constitution and accept the cost-of-living factor as the
State of California provided per capita personal income change.

REVENUE/COST

There is no cost associated with this recommendation. The proposed appropriations subject to
the limit in the 2010 Proposed Budget total $89,790,474, which is $210,676,627 below the
constitutional limit of $300,467,101.

BACKGROUND

Article XIII B of the California State Constitution establishes a formula to calculate a limit on
public agency appropriations of taxes.          The appropriation limit applies to maximum
appropriations to be charged against property tax. The limit is increased each year by the cost
of living factor and the population change factor (the annual increase factor).

The California Department of Finance provides information required for the calculation of the
annual increase factor: the percentage change in per capita personal income (cost-of-living
factor), and county population estimates. Both of these factors are converted into a ratio, in
compliance with the instructions provided by the State. The product of the ratios (the annual
increase factor) is multiplied by the prior year appropriation limit, to arrive at the current year
appropriation limit.

The appropriation limit is compared to appropriations to be paid with property tax. The
General Fund is the only District fund subject to the limit as special assessment, special excise
and debt service taxes are specifically excluded from the appropriation limitation.
Prior year appropriation limit calculations have been reviewed, and it has been determined that
a change in the calculation of the annual increase factor is required. The limit has been
recalculated starting with 2001 through 2009, and the beginning balance of the appropriation
limit has been modified from $282,197,073, as reported in the 2009 budget document, to
$296,057,743.

The previous appropriation limit ($296,057,734) multiplied by the 2010 annual increase factor
(1.0149) results in the 2010 appropriation limit of $300,467,101. The 2010 appropriation limit is
compared to the appropriations subject to limit in the 2010 District Budget ($89,790,474),
which are $210,676,627 below the limit.

The documentation used in the calculation of the proposed appropriations limit has been
available for public review at District Headquarters for the required 15 days. As required under
state law the calculation has also been included on page 415 of the 2010 Proposed Budget. On
November 19, 2009 the Board Finance Committee reviewed the 2010 Article XIIIB California
Appropriations Limit as a part of the review of the District’s budget and unanimously
recommended approval by the Board of Directors.

ALTERNATIVE

No alternatives are recommended.
                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                 RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                          December 1, 2009

         APPROVAL OF 2010 ARTICLE XIIIB CALIFORNIA APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT


        WHEREAS, Article XIIIB of the California State Constitution establishes a formula to
calculate a limit on appropriations of taxes by public agencies in the State of California; and

        WHEREAS, the appropriation limit is the prior year limit adjusted by factors identified in
state law; and

        WHEREAS, the District calculated the 2010 appropriations limit based on California per
capita personal income index; and

        WHEREAS, on November 19, 2009, the Board Finance Committee reviewed the 2010
Article XIIIB California Appropriations Limit and unanimously recommended its approval by the
Board of Directors; and

       WHEREAS, the proposed appropriations subject to the limit in the 2010 Proposed
Budget total $89,790,627, which is $210,676,627 below the calculated limit of $300,467,101;

        NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby selects the California per capita personal income index to
calculate the 2010 appropriations limit; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the District appropriations limit for 2010 is hereby set
and adopted at $300,467,101; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager and the Chief Financial Officer
are hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and
deliver such documents and to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to
accomplish the intentions of this resolution.

         Moved by Director                   , seconded by Director                and adopted
this 1st day of December, 2009, by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSENT:
ABSTAIN:
GENERAL MANAGER
                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       2.      GENERAL MANAGER

               FIRST PUBLIC HEARING

               a.     Proposed 2010 Budget for the East Bay Regional Park District
                                                                 (Collins/O’Brien)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager, the Board Finance Committee (by unanimous vote) and the Park
Advisory Committee recommend the 2010 East Bay Regional Park District Budget to the Board
of Directors for favorable consideration. This item is a first public hearing on the proposed
2010 Budget and no action is requested at today’s meeting. A second public hearing and
consideration for adoption is scheduled for December 15, 2009.

SUMMARY

Adoption of the Budget at the December 15, 2009 Board meeting will authorize the budgeted
revenues and appropriations for 2010 as described below and in the proposed Budget
document.

The proposed 2010 Budget is balanced. General Fund budgeted revenues are $102,797,036; a
decrease of 7.4% from the 2009 Budget. General Fund appropriations, including transfers out,
total $102,767,534. Total General Fund revenue is budgeted to exceed total expenditures by
$29,502.

For the entire District, use of non-General Fund/fund balance/net assets as a resource totals
$45 million in special revenue, capital project, internal service, and debt service funds. The
proposed 2010 Budget includes $151,850,062 in budgeted revenues from all sources,
$197,085,218 in appropriations, and $45,235,156 in uses of fund balance and net assets.

BACKGROUND AND PROCESS

The annual budget, and the process of developing it, links the policies and vision of the Board of
Directors to District operations. The proposed 2010 Budget presents a financial plan that will
guide the District through the upcoming year. This plan continues the many successful
programs that provide the District’s constituents with access to the many recreational,
educational and natural resources of the East Bay, albeit at reduced levels from prior years.

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The purpose of the first public hearing is to introduce the proposed 2010 Budget to the Board
of Directors, receive public comment, and have staff address questions or comments. No
action is intended at the first public hearing. A second public hearing will be held December 15,
2009, when any final comments will be received and the Board of Directors will be asked to
approve the Budget. Comments or changes to the Budget received during this process will be
incorporated into the approval action and included in the Adopted Budget.

The entire proposed 2010 Budget document has been reviewed by the Park Advisory
Committee (PAC) Finance Subcommittee, and the Budget at a Glance spreadsheet has been
provided to all PAC members. The entire proposed 2010 Budget has also been examined by
the Board Finance Committee.

Attached to this agenda item is the Budget Overview section of the proposed 2010 Budget
which provides a summary analysis of the entire budget. The full text of the proposed 2010
Budget is available for public review at District Headquarters and on the District’s website.

The financial details of the budget are complete; however, work continues on several draft
budget schedules and several corrections to be included in the final document. These include
the following:

   •   Section A: General Manager’s Message
   •   Section B: correction to 2007 Actual election costs amount in the Total Uses
                   spreadsheet
   •   Section B: updated data in Taxes & Assessment section
   •   Section D: Finance & Management Services Division correction to funding source for
                   $9,000,000 grants to Measure WW
   •   Section D: Operations Division Shoreline Unit information
   •   Section D: revision of performance measure formats for some divisions/departments
   •   Section E: modification of 2010 appropriation limit amount
   •   Change of terminology in document from “intra-governmental” charges to
                  “intra-District” charges

BUDGET DETAIL

Revenues:
The 7.4% reduction in 2010 General Fund revenues is primarily a result of the 4.7% reduction
in the property tax roll issued by counties for tax year 2009/10, and on an economic analysis
conducted for the District which projects an additional 7% reduction for the 2010/11 tax year.
The firm retained for this work, Beacon Economics, projects further reductions through 2012
before tax revenues begin to increase. Additional factors impacting the District’s 2010 revenue
assumptions include a decline in interest revenue, the unresolved status of the contract with
the Port of Oakland for Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, the potential impact of the State’s
suspension of Proposition 1A/Education Revenue Augmentation Fund (ERAF) transfer on
District tax receipts, and the re-funding of a portion of the District’s CalPERS pension debt to
reduce ongoing interest costs. These impacts are as follows:

   •   Interest: Pooled Investment interest is expected to be reduced by 7.2%, or
       approximately $250,000 for the year.

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   •   Middle Harbor: Negotiations over the Middle Harbor agreement are continuing and are
       now expected to result in a continuing, but reduced, contract for services. The new
       contract is anticipated to be in the $1.3 to $1.4 million dollar range and will require
       approximately 2 fewer District employees to be assigned to the facility. When a final
       agreement is reached, the resolution will be incorporated into the 2010 budget.
   •   ERAF: The disposition of the State’s suspension of the proposition 1A protections and
       the diversion of $7.5 million in ERAF funds away from the District had a serious
       potential of requiring the District to use reserve funds to cover this shortfall in our
       General Fund. However, the California Communities JPA has issued bonds secured by
       the ERAF repayment receivables guaranteed from the State, which effectively eliminates
       the impact of the $7.5 million ERAF transfer on our operating revenue. The District is
       enrolled and our participation has been confirmed; therefore, we will not need to tap
       into the Designated Fund Balance for Economic Uncertainty to cover this shortfall in
       this budget.
   •   Pension: The District is obligated to budget funds annually from the General Fund to
       pay principal and interest on an $8.8 million CalPERS debt related to safety pensions in
       excess of $700,000 per year. This amount reduces the money available to pay current
       wages, benefits and other ongoing expenses. The 2010 budget proposes to re-fund,
       with internal funds, the CalPERS loan; thereby relieving the budget of this expense, and
       effectively increasing the annual General Fund revenue available to fund ongoing staff and
       operating expenses. This matter is also before the Board by separate action at this
       meeting.

Expenditures:
The 2010 Budget appropriates funds to continue the District’s services and operations, and
appropriates funding to and from the General Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service
Funds, Internal Service Funds, and Capital Funds to support the District’s many missions.
General Fund appropriations are reduced from prior year levels, while District capital
appropriations have increased to $41 million in 2010 from $16 million in 2009 due to the initial
appropriation of Measure WW funds.

To balance the reduction in General Fund revenue, the budget proposes reduction of overall
2010 General Fund expenditures by 7%. Each division was permitted to determine the best
manner to achieve these savings to minimize the impact on the provision of District services.
Managers reviewed all expenditure categories and have reduced budgets in a variety of areas.
To the degree that this target requires reductions in staff expenses, the General Manager has
directed that these savings be achieved through attrition to the largest extent possible, and a
restriction on hiring except for those positions deemed critical, has recently been implemented
for this purpose.

Impacts of Budget Reductions:
Although the majority of District functions will remain intact, the reductions in expenditures in
the 2010 Budget will negatively impact several District services, activities and programs. Several
notable impacts are as follows:

   •   Staffing: The freeze of selected vacant positions accounts for a significant portion of the
       7% expenditure reduction required to balance the budget. To meet the budget
       reduction requirements, the overall 2010 FTE list includes 14.21 FTE’s from all
       Divisions, except Operations, for which wage and benefit funds will not be appropriated
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    and therefore which will remain vacant for the year. With respect to the Operations
    Division, through the course of the year, managers will be identifying 20 to 25 positions
    vacated through attrition that will remain unfunded for part or all of the 2010 year. This
    total 30 to 35 FTE level of reduced staffing will be considered the 2010 base budget for
    the purposes of 2011 budget preparation.

    Positions to be left vacant are listed on Page 37 of the budget document. The reduced
    capacity in these divisions can be expected to effect the attainment of departmental
    budget objectives. They include:
       o One Administrative Analyst from Public Affairs.
       o A Civil Engineer and Construction Inspector in the Design and Construction
           Department.
       o One Helicopter Pilot/Sergeant, two Dispatcher/CSO’s, 1.75 Student Aides, and
           nearly two Police Officers, .5 Fire Fighter I, and 3 Lifeguards from the Public
           Safety Division.
       o Approximately 21 FTE positions from Operations. Operations Managers will
           seek to balance the impact on vacancies across facilities to minimize the impacts
           on public service.

    Service impacts that are anticipated at this time include:
       o Reduced Lifeguard hours and days at recreational facilities.
       o Reduced visitor center hours and interpretive programming.
       o Late seasonal starting date for some facilities.
       o Reduced training for staff.
       o Deferral of opening or expansion of new facilities where feasible.
       o Minimum operation for the Mobile VC and Fish Exhibit.
       o Other operational limitations as attrition takes place in the Operations Division.

•   Supplies, Services and Capital Equipment budgets were voluntarily reduced to achieve
    the required 7% savings in General Fund expenditures. Vehicle and equipment service
    lives are being extended, and replacements reconsidered. Divisions will be limited in
    their ability to fund some services, and will be closely monitoring supply purchases.

•   “Discretionary” transfers out of the General Fund are restricted to uses required by
    regulation or for critical projects. These transfers total approximately $600,000 in 2010
    compared to 2008 “discretionary” transfers out of $6 million and 2009 “discretionary”
    transfers out of $3.5 million. Transfers to other funds are otherwise those required by
    law or contract including the annual debt service fund support, transfers for the ongoing
    programs of ADA and Quagga Mussel Inspection.

•   Pipeline Appropriations: Due to the General Fund budget reductions, the only
    “pipeline” project that was funded was from Measure CC revenue. The Measure CC
    pipeline additions will add a total of .20 FTE for the Wildcat Creek to San Pablo Bay
    Trail operation.




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STRUCTURAL AND FORMAT CHANGES

A number of changes have been made in the 2010 Budget document that reflect updated
accounting standards, organizational changes, improved accuracy and efficiency and best budget
practices. These changes will result in apparent differences from the 2009 Budget in some line
items and funds; however, explanatory materials are included as necessary to allow for year-to-
year comparison between documents. Notable structural and format changes include the
following:

   •   Risk Department activity is now accounted for entirely in the internal service fund, as
       opposed to partly in General Fund and partly in the internal service fund. This will
       improve budgeting and allow uniform tracking of risk expenditures.

   •   Clerk of the Board and Finance have been reassigned department numbers in the
       Finance and Management Service Division range and the Grants Department has been
       provided a department number. These adjustments reflect organizational changes that
       have occurred over the past two years.

   •   The budgeting of miscellaneous expenses to the General Fund “non-department”
       department has been analyzed and the appropriations have been re-assigned to their
       correct departments or internal service funds. This change allows more accurate
       budgeting, and ensures that all budgeted expenditures are associated with specific
       District departments or activities.

   •   Two-County Trails LLD (fund 220) previously contained appropriations to cover all
       costs of trail maintenance. Fund 220 assessment revenue was not adequate to cover
       appropriations. Thus, in the past General Fund has augmented fund 220 revenue via a
       transfer in. For 2010 fund 220 appropriations equal 2010 budgeted assessment revenue.
       The General Fund transfer into fund 220 has been eliminated. Appropriations
       previously coded to fund 220, which were in excess of fund 200 assessment revenue,
       are now coded to General Fund. This will result in no net change in amount of
       appropriations related to trails. This change in coding will enable the District to
       accurately account for LLD revenues and expenditures, and will increase record keeping
       efficiency, while reducing confusion and errors in coding of time and expenses.

   •   Intra-governmental charges have been appropriated in General Fund divisions to cover
       the costs of services provided through internal service funds. Internal service funds exist
       for Worker’s Compensation, General Liability, Major Equipment Replacement and the
       new fund for Employee Benefits. Allocation of intra-governmental charges provides a
       more accurate means to determine the actual total cost of each of the District’s
       activities.

Proposed Action

There is no Board action recommended for this public hearing. The second public hearing and
adoption of the 2010 Budget will be brought before the Board of Directors at the December
15, 2010 Board Meeting for consideration.


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   SECTION B

BUDGET OVERVIEW




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                                      BUDGET OVERVIEW

The East Bay Regional Park District’s 2010 proposed budget is balanced. Resources total $197
million, with approximately $45 million coming from fund balance/net assets in the capital
project, debt service and internal service funds. The majority of the use of fund balance (over
$40 million) is in the capital project funds, where Measure WW Series 2009 bond proceeds are
recorded in fund balance as of December 31, 2009. The Measure WW bond proceeds will be
used to fund Measure WW capital projects and the Measure WW local grant program in 2010.

The District’s 2010 operating, capital, debt service, and internal service fund appropriations total
$197 million. $4.8 million of the appropriations are intra-governmental, i.e. charges paid by
General Fund to the internal service funds to cover the cost of services provided.

General Fund budgeted revenue is $103 million compared to $111 million in 2009, a 7.4%
decrease. General Fund operating appropriations total $98 million compared to $100 million in
2009, a 2.4% decrease. Additionally General Fund operating transfers out are reduced from the
2009 amount, $10.5 million, to $4.8 million in the 2010 budget, resulting in a total decrease in
General Fund appropriations of 7.4%.


Financial Outlook for the District
With the passage of Measure WW in November, 2008, the long term financial position and
outlook for the District is positive. But in the near term, the decrease in the District’s property
tax revenue (which makes up 86% of total General Fund revenue), resulting from the sharp
decline in Alameda County and Contra Costa Counties property assessed valuations (AV), has
a substantial, detrimental impact on the District’s operating resources.


Local Economy and Outlook
2009/2010 declines in AV totaled 2.4% in Alameda County and 6.4% in Contra Costa County.
2010/2011 declines forecasted for the District by Beacon’s Economics during August, 2009 are
between 6.3% and 7.8%. 2011/2012 forecast includes additional declines between 4% and 5%.
2012/2013 is forecasted to be the final year of declines with decreases of an additional .2 to 1%.
2013/2014 is the first year that the change in AV is forecasted to positive. Total forecasted
decline over the next 4 years is between 15% and 18%. 2017/2018 is the currently projected
time frame when the District’s property tax revenue will again reach 2008 levels.

Consequently, due to the reduction in General Fund resources, for the near and mid-term (up to
the next ten years) the District will take a very conservative approach to managing our
resources, and continually examine allocation of resources in relationship to priority District
goals, programs and projects.

Revenue Assumptions and Methodology
The District hired external consultants (Beacons Economics) to formally forecast AV in Alameda
and Contra Costa Counties for the near, mid and long term. Conservative projections of General
Fund property tax revenue have been based upon the expert forecasts. Additionally, other
District revenue has been examined closely in relationship to historical actuals, and budgeted
revenues were adjusted as appropriate.




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District interest revenue in total has increased significantly due to the $80 million of Measure
WW Series 2009 project funds. But interest revenue has been projected conservatively, using
minimum projected interest rates,

Rates for user fees and charges are examined each year and adjustments are recommended to
the Board of Directors as needed. User fees and charges are generally set at levels to either
recover District cost or to mark rates consistent with commercial rates for similar facilities and
services.


Use of Reserves
In 2009 the State, due to its budget crisis, suspended the protections created by Proposition 1A
in 2004, and took advantage of the opportunity to use local property tax (taken from local
agencies) to resolve some of its budget issues. The 2009/2010 ERAF take away would have
resulted in a reduction in the District’s property tax revenue of approximately $8 million. The
District’s intent was to use the General Fund designated fund balance for economic uncertainty
to fill this gap. But this has proved to be unnecessary, as the $8 million to be taken by the State
will be backfilled through the Prop 1A receivable securitization program. The California
Statewide Communities Development Authority issued bonds, which are the sole liability of the
State of California. The bond proceeds will be used to “buy” the District’s $8 million receivable
due to us by the State. Thus the District will have no negative financial impact from the
2009/2010 ERAF, and the designated fund balance for economic uncertainty will remain in tact.


Capital Improvement Plan
The District’s five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) designates funding for land
acquisition, construction, major maintenance of facilities, and other projects. The capital budget
includes more than 400 active projects, which are classified under four general categories to
show how they relate to District objectives: General (District-wide system improvements),
Infrastructure, Public Access, and Resource Protection/Enhancement. The District’s role in
preserving lands and natural resources contributes significantly to the formation of an urban
edge and a greenbelt enjoyed by residents throughout the two counties. For the past twenty
years, Measure AA bonds, as well as state grant funds, have provided support for the District’s
successful acquisition of parklands and the construction of new park facilities. Measure CC
parcel tax revenues contribute approximately $3.1 million of new revenue annually for the
maintenance and improvement of existing District facilities, including infrastructure projects.
With the passage of Measure WW in 2008, the District will enact the plans that had been
conveyed to voters, to expand parklands and improve access and infrastructure.




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Funds and Fund Structure
The District’s accounting system and budget are organized and operated on a “fund basis.” A
fund is an independent fiscal and accounting entity used to record all financial transactions
related to the specific purpose for which the fund was created. A number of different funds are
utilized to account for the District’s financial resources. Not all of funds are subject to annual
appropriation, such as a fund that is set up for trust purposes. Those funds are not included in
this document. For presentation purposes, the District uses fund groupings to summarize
budget data in schedules in the budget. The General Fund and special revenues funds groups
are considered “operating funds” by the District. The groupings and content of each grouping
are as follows:

            Fund Group                            Fund Number and Name
     General Fund                 101 – General Fund
     Special Revenue Funds        220 – Two County LLD
                                  221 – East Contra Costa County LLD
                                  222 – Five Canyon Zone of Benefit
                                  223 – Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit
                                  224 - Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit
                                  225 – San Ramon Hills Zone of Benefit
                                  226 – Measure CC
                                  227 – Stone Valley Zone of Benefit
                                  228 – Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit
                                  253 – Gifts Fund
                                  254 – Ardenwood/Coyote Hills Trail
                                  255 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Intern Program
                                  257 – Mitigation (Resource Enhancement Program)
                                  258 – Eastshore State Park
                                  270 – Measure WW Local Grants

           Fund Group                             Fund Number and Name
     Debt Service Funds           810 – 2002 Refunding Bonds
                                  812—Measure AA Bonds
                                  813—Measure WW Bonds
     Internal Service Funds       552 – Workers’ Compensation
                                  554 – Major Equipment Replacement
                                  555 – General Liability
                                  556 – Employee Benefits
     Capital Projects Funds       333 – Capital Projects
                                  335 – Measure AA Project Funds
                                  336 – OTA (Other Than Asset) Projects
                                  337 – Measure WW Project Funds


Transfers
Transfers are included in the budget to account for the reallocation of resources from one fund
to another. All transfers are included in a single category called “Other Sources (Uses)” on the
following budget schedules. Detail of transfers included in this budget can be found in “Budget
Transfers” at the end of Section B. Total General Fund transfers were reduced in 2010 by 54%


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from $10.5 million to $4.8 million. Discretionary transfers were reduced to $600,000 in 2010,
down from $3.5 million in 2009.


Regional Parks Foundation
The Regional Parks Foundation (RPF) was established in 1969 to encourage private
contributions in support of the East Bay Regional Park District. The Foundation is a 501c(3)
non-profit organization with a volunteer board of directors composed of East Bay corporate and
business leaders. Over the past 40 years, the Foundation has received donations, land, and in-
kind services valued at more than $40 million. Every year the Foundation contributes funds
directly to the District, pays expenses on behalf of the District, funds other programs and
activities that directly benefit the mission of the District, holds and invests funds for future use by
the District and pays Foundation fundraising and administrative expenses.

Direct funding support to the District can vary from year to year based on Foundation
fundraising and District requests. In 2009 the Foundation was on track to raise approximately
$1.5 million on behalf of the District (contributions, membership and investment earnings). A
breakdown of the 2009 funding support for the Park District parks and programs is as follows:

                      Regional Parks Foundation Support                           Amount
        Administrative Salary Funding Support                                      $250,000
        Membership fees for Park Access                                             100,000
        Youth scholarships for District Recreation Programs                          60,000
        Total revenue to District                                                   410,000
        Park Supplies, Services & Equipment paid by RPF                             425,000
        *Youth Scholarships Paid to Other Organizations                             150,000
        RPF Fundraising & Administrative Expenses                                   290,000
        Total Indirect Support to District                                          865,000
        Total RPF Support Directly To, or On Behalf of EBRPD                   $ 1,275,000


*Funding provided for low-income school classrooms to attend Camp Arroyo and at-risk youth
participation in summer day camping programs conducted by non-profits in EBRPD parks.

In 2010, the Foundation will host a joint celebration of the Park District’s 75th anniversary and
the Foundation’s 40th anniversary on May 22, 2010 at Temescal Regional Park. All costs
associated with this special anniversary event will be underwritten by corporate support and
ticket sales. In addition to covering the costs for the anniversary event it is estimated that the
Foundation’s Direct Revenue to the Park District as well as Indirect Support for the Park district
will be at approximately the same level as is estimated for 2009 (above).


Final Comments
The District’s ability to serve our growing population will require careful planning and projection
of long-term financial conditions in light of the economic and legislative uncertainties.
Throughout 2010, management will monitor economic conditions and report to the Board of
Directors and the public any significant changes that could require the District to revise its 2010
budget. Although staff has worked diligently to estimate adjustments to revenues and


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expenditures, external events may significantly affect actual results. As the year progresses,
the District may be required to make difficult decisions about its use of resources to ensure that
the highest priority goals are addressed.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                               ALL FUNDS


                                                                                                   2010
                                                Capital Project
                                                   Funds                               Budget by Fund Group
                                                     21%




                          Internal Service
                                                                                            General Fund
                               Funds
                                                                                               49%
                                4%



                               Debt Service
                                 Funds
                                                  Special Revenue
                                  18%
                                                      Funds
                                                        8%



                                       Adopted Budget Prior Year Comparison
                                                     2009 Budget       2010 Budget
                   $110,000
                   $100,000
                    $90,000
                    $80,000
    In Thousands




                    $70,000
                    $60,000
                    $50,000
                    $40,000
                    $30,000
                    $20,000
                    $10,000
                         $-
                                General Fund    Special Revenue       Debt Service    Internal Service   Capital Project
                                                    Funds               Funds              Funds             Funds


                                                  p
                                                Revenue      Debt Service Internal Service Capital Project
                              General Fund       Funds         Funds           Funds          Funds        Total All Funds
  2009 Budget                  100,356,529       8,595,616     32,228,150       4,653,970      16,276,964      162,111,229
  2010 Budget                   97,946,819      14,819,827     34,666,634       8,396,534      41,255,404      197,085,218
  $ Change                    $ (2,409,710) $    6,224,211 $    2,438,484 $     3,742,564 $ 24,978,440 $        34,973,989
  % Change                          -2.40%         72.41%             7.57%          80.42%       153.46%           21.57%



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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                   ALL FUNDS



                                      2010 Revenues by Source
                                            Rents and Leases
                                                  1.1%
                                 Interest                        Misc
                                   2.9%                          0.4%
                  Charges for
                   Services
                    11.3%




                                                                             Taxes and
                                                                            Assessments
                                                                               83.8%


               Taxes and     Charges for                    Rents and     Interagency                       Total All
              Assessments     Services         Interest      Leases       Agreements          Misc         Revenues
2009 Budget   133,489,779      13,283,417      3,462,500      1,627,564        443,891         861,499    153,168,650
2010 Budget   127,213,036      17,154,235      4,430,900      1,731,000        716,891         604,000    151,850,062
  $ Change $ (6,276,743) $      3,870,818 $       968,400 $    103,436 $       273,000 $      (257,499) $ (1,318,588)
 % Change          -4.70%          29.14%          27.97%        6.36%          61.50%          -29.89%         -0.86%


                                     2010 Expenditures by Type


                                                  Debt Service
                            Capital Outlay           18%
                                 19%                                            Personnel Services
                                                                                      43%



                              Interdepartmental                         Supplies and
                                   Charges                                Services
                                     1%                                     13%



               Personnel     Supplies and                    Grants &                                        Total
               Services        Services       Intra-gov't   Agreements    Capital Outlay   Debt Service   Expenditures
2009 Budget    87,951,974      28,938,835        900,656        300,000     11,086,614      32,933,150    162,111,229
2010 Budget    83,814,525      26,304,215      4,791,035      9,300,000     37,438,109      35,437,334    197,085,218
  $ Change $ (4,137,449) $ (2,634,620) $ 3,890,379 $ 9,000,000 $ 26,351,495 $                2,504,184 $ 34,973,989
 % Change          -4.70%          -9.10%         431.95%     3000.00%         237.69%           7.60%         21.57%




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                 BUDGET AT A GLANCE




                                                                              DEBT         INTERNAL          CAPITAL
                                      GENERAL            SPECIAL            SERVICE         SERVICE          PROJECT        TOTAL ALL
                                       FUND           REVENUE FUNDS          FUNDS           FUNDS            FUNDS          FUNDS
            RESOURCES
Revenues:
  Taxes & Assessments             $    88,215,036     $         7,402,700 $ 31,595,300 $         -       $            - $ 127,213,036
  Charges for Services                  9,142,000                  90,000          -           -                    -       9,232,000
  Interest                              2,750,000                 324,500       56,400         -              1,300,000     4,430,900
  Rents and Le ases                     1,671,000                  60,000          -           -                    -       1,731,000
  Inter-agency Agree ments                425,000                     -            -           -                291,891       716,891
  Miscellaneous                           594,000                     -            -        10,000                  -         604,000
  Intra-governmenta l Charges                 -                       -            -     7,922,235                  -       7,922,235
      Total Revenues                  102,797,036               7,877,200   31,651,700   7,932,235            1,591,891   151,850,062

Other Resources:
  Bond Proceeds                                  -                      -             -             -                  -                -

TOTAL RESOURCES                   $ 102,797,036       $         7,877,200 $ 31,651,700 $ 7,932,235       $    1,591,891 $ 151,850,062

                USES
Expenditures:
  Personnel Services              $    70,091,652     $          4,976,827 $          - $ 3,731,769      $    5,014,277 $ 83,814,525
  Supplies                              6,947,866                  227,575          -         2,524                 -       7,177,965
  Services                             14,299,647                  438,145       23,500   3,650,241             714,717    19,126,250
  Intra-governmenta l Charges           4,791,035                      -            -           -                   -       4,791,035
  Inter-agency Agree ments                200,000                9,100,000          -           -                   -       9,300,000
  Capital Outlay/Equipment                822,419                   77,280          -     1,012,000          35,526,410    37,438,109
  Debt Service/Leases                     794,200                      -     34,643,134         -                   -      35,437,334
      Total Expenditures               97,946,819              1 4,819,827   34,666,634   8,396,534          41,255,404   197,085,218

Other Sources (Uses):
  Transfers                            (4,820,715 )             7,933,737     1,167,200             -         (4,280,222)              -
  Fund Balance/Net Asset Change            29,502                 991,110    (1,847,734)     (464,299)       (43,943,735)    (45,235,156)

TOTAL USES                        $ 102,797,036       $         7,877,200 $ 31,651,700 $ 7,932,235       $    1,591,891 $ 151,850,062




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                   TOTAL RESOURCES


         RESOURCES                2007 ACTUAL       2008 ACTUAL             20 09 BUDGET    2010 BUDGET    Change Note

Taxes & Assessments:
  Property Taxes                  $    91,003,802   $     97 ,409,780   $      95,736,278 $ 87,821,236       -8.3%   1
  Measure AA Property Taxes            24,342,319         28 ,433,759          29,900,600    31,595,300       5.7%   2
  Measure CC Parcel Taxes               3,042,028          3 ,062,918           3,108,118     3,000,000      -3.5%   3
  Assessments                           4,583,497          4 ,977,119           4,744,783     4,796,500       1.1%   4
     Subtotal                         122,971,645        133 ,883,575         133,489,779   127,213,036      -4.7%

Charges for Services:
  Intra-governmenta l Charges           4,232,932          4 ,709,977           3,771,884      7,922,235    110.0%    5
  Parking and Shuttle Fees              1,867,778          1 ,936,592           1,871,494      1,858,000     -0.7%    6
  Other Charges                         1,899,367          1 ,708,223           2,120,328      1,619,000    -23.6%    7
  Concession Leases                     1,096,309          1 ,025,115             986,517      1,081,000      9.6%    8
  Facility Rental s                       994,929          1 ,018,037           1,034,544      1,024,000     -1.0%    9
  Public Safety Services                1,345,412          1 ,647,350             796,114      1,050,000     31.9%   10
  Swimming Fees                           528,294             624,778             614,772        630,000      2.5%   11
  Fishing Permits                         432,984             436,357             530,900        431,000    -18.8%   12
  Camping Fees                            495,277             544,751             516,051        513,000     -0.6%   13
  Naturalist & Rec. Programs              455,847             428,649             521,564        467,000    -10.5%   14
  Entrance Fees / Annual Passes           256,805             242,168             268,591        334,000     24.4%   15
  Sales                                   137,306             131,967             136,038        132,000     -3.0%   16
  Boat Usage Fees                          57,792              74,879             114,620         93,000    -18.9%   17
      Subtotal                         13,801,032         14 ,528,844          13,283,417     17,154,235     29.1%

Interest:
   Pooled Investments                   6,343,833          6 ,303,894           3,312,500      3,074,500     -7.2%   18
   Debt Service Interest                  718,724             420,155              50,000         56,400     12.8%   19
   Meas AA & WW Bond Interest           1,850,222             873,652             100,000      1,300,000   1200.0%   20
      Subtotal                          8,912,779          7 ,597,702           3,462,500      4,430,900     28.0%

Rents & Leases:
  Communication Revenue                   469,857             519,374             511,726        511,000     -0.1%   21
  Grazing Revenue                         475,309             373,419             468,741        400,000    -14.7%   22
  Other Property Usage                    482,773             474,803             336,152        523,000     55.6%   23
  District Residences                     275,206             294,766             310,945        297,000     -4.5%   24
      Subtotal                          1,703,144          1 ,662,362           1,627,564      1,731,000      6.4%

Miscellaneous:
  Inter-agency Agree ments             15,066,252          6 ,799,225             443,891        716,891     61.5%   25
  Aid from Private Parties              1,416,822          1 ,068,833             369,800        250,000    -32.4%   26
  Miscellaneous                         2,800,526          2 ,063,531             491,699        354,000    -28.0%   27
      Subtotal                         19,283,600          9 ,931,589           1,305,390      1,320,891      1.2%

     Total Revenues                   166,672,200        167 ,604,071         153,168,650    151,850,062     -0.9%

Other Resources:
  Bond Proceeds                         3,558,000         80 ,353,767           3,095,000              -             28

TOTAL RESOURCES                   $   170,230,200   $ 247 ,957,838      $     156,263,650 $ 151,850,062      -2.8%




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                  TOTAL RESOURCES

                           Notes to Total Resources Schedule

Note       Category                                   Description

                           General Fund revenue--This category accounts for general property
                           taxes that are the primary funding source for the District. The
 1     Property Taxes      decrease in budgeted revenue of 8% is a result of the decline in
                           assessed valuation (AV) of property in Alameda and Contra Costa
                           Counties.

                           Debt service fund revenue--This category accounts for restricted
                           property tax revenue levied on the majority of properties within AC
                           and CCC, which is used to fund 2010 Measure AA debt service.
       Measure AA          The budgeted revenue has increased to cover the increase in the
 2
       Property Tax Levy   2010 debt service. The 2009/2010 levy amount is $10.80 per
                           $100,000 of assessed value. Measure WW has no debt service in
                           2010.

                           Special revenue fund revenue--This category includes restricted
                           parcel tax revenue collected in accordance with Measure CC from
                           properties generally within the Richmond to Oakland area. The
       Measure CC
 3                         purpose of this measure is to raise funding for maintenance and
       Parcel Taxes
                           operational funding in some of the District's oldest and most-used
                           parks.

                           Special revenue fund revenue--This category accounts for restricted
                           special assessment revenue specific to the District’s two landscape
                           and lighting districts and seven zones of benefit. These
 4     Assessments
                           assessments provide funding for trail maintenance, facility
                           improvements and minor equipment within the assessment districts.

                           Internal service fund revenue--This category accounts for the
                           charges collected by internal service funds, allocated to operating
                           departments for services provided within the District. It also
                           includes amounts generated through the payroll process used to
       Intra-
                           fund worker’s compensation costs and EBRPD retirement plan
 5     governmental
                           contributions. The budgeted revenue has increased to include
       Charges
                           revenue for the new Employee Benefit internal service funds.
                           Additionally, amounts previously categorized as transfers have
                           been reclassified as charges in the 2010 budget.

                           General Fund revenue--Parking fees are collected at District
                           recreation areas and some regional parks. The 2010 budgeted
 6     Parking Fees
                           amount is consistent with 2009.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                   TOTAL RESOURCES


                         Notes to Total Resources Schedule, continued

Note       Category                                  Description
                          In majority General Fund revenue--This category accounts for
                          charges not included in another category. The largest single item is
                          the contract with the Port of Oakland for the operation of Middle
 7     Other Charges      Harbor Shoreline Park. This contract has not been finalized for
                          2010. But an estimated amount has been included in the 2010
                          budget, which is 38% less than the 2009 amount.

                          In majority General Fund revenue--This category accounts for
                          revenues derived from agreements with concessionaires who
                          operate or use District facilities. The two largest revenue providers
                          are Tilden Golf Course and Willow Park Golf Course. The Tilden
                          concessionaire revenue has been increased 5% in the 2010
 8     Concession Fees
                          budget. The revenue for Pt. Isabel has been increased 80%, the
                          recreation facilities revenue increased 25%, and the Eastshore
                          State Park increase 48%. All these increases are to more closely
                          conform the 2010 budgeted revenue to prior year actual amounts.

                          General Fund revenue--This category includes revenue from
                          District facility rentals. The 2010 budgeted amount is consistent with
 9     Facility Rental
                          2009.

                          General Fund revenue--This category accounts for revenue from
                          service contracts to provide policing and fire services for other
                          public agencies. The 2010 increase relates to 30% increase in
                          budget for EBMUD contract, adjusting it to actual. Additionally the
       Public Safety
10                        2010 budget has increased the fire assistance amount by 80%.
       Services
                          This amount is very hard to predict, and actual has exceeded
                          budget by large amounts during recent years. So the 2010 budget
                          has been increased to more accurately reflect expected revenue,

                          General Fund revenue--This category accounts for revenue to from
                          swimming facilities, swim lessons and other lifeguard services. The
11     Swimming Fees
                          2010 budgeted amount is consistent with 2009.

                          General Fund revenue--Fishing Permit revenues are used to
                          support the fish planting at eight District lakes. 2010 budget reflects
                          the adjustment to decrease the budget closer to prior years’ actual
12     Fishing Permits    for daily fishing permits. Additionally, annual fishing permits have
                          been included in new object for annual permits, which is included in
                          the entrance fee category.

                          General Fund revenue--This category includes camping, wilderness
                          permits and backpacking fees. The two largest camping sources
13     Camping Fees       are Del Valle Regional Park and Anthony Chabot Regional park.
                          The 2010 budgeted amount is consistent with 2009.



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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                     TOTAL RESOURCES


                           Notes to Total Resources Schedule, continued

Note       Category                                  Description
                            General Fund revenue--This category includes programs, tours and
       Naturalist &         revenue from the Arroyo Del Valle Camp. Budgeted revenue from
14     Recreation           recreation programs was decreased 23% to more closely conform
       Programs             the 2010 budgeted revenue to prior year actual amounts.

                            General Fund revenue--This entrance fee category includes
                            amounts collected at Ardenwood, and the new category of annual
       Entrance Fees &      passes. Annual passes for fishing, parking, dogs, horse trailers,
15
       Annual Passes        and boat launch are sold by the Foundation, which passes the
                            revenue through to the District.

                            General Fund revenue--The sales category accounts for the sale of
                            merchandise and educational material at District Interpretive
16     Sales
                            Centers. The 2010 budgeted amount is consistent with 2009.

                            General Fund revenue--This category includes revenue for boat
                            launching by trailer or car-top carriers. Annual passes have been
                            re-categorized in 2010. Additionally 2010 trailer boat launch fee
17     Boat Usage Fees
                            budget has been adjusted to more closely conform the 2010
                            budgeted revenue to prior year actual amounts.

                            General Fund and special revenue fund revenue--The budget for
                            General Fund interest revenue has decreased in accordance with
       Pooled
18                          prevailing short to intermediate investment returns. The budget for
       Investments
                            special revenue interest revenue has been included in 2010.

                            Debt service fund revenue--This category includes interest earnings
       Debt Service         on funds held in trustee accounts for payment of debt service on
19
       Interest             District bond obligations.

                            Capital project fund revenue--This category includes interest earned
                            on unspent bond proceeds, which are held by the trustee, until used
       Measure AA and       for eligible capital projects. In 2010, the District has an additional
20     WW Bond              $80 million in bond proceeds as the result of the 2009 Measure WW
       Proceeds Interest    debt issue. Increase in interest revenue is a result of increase in
                            bond proceeds available to earn interest.

                            General Fund revenue--This category includes revenue from
                            communication towers and equipment located in isolated areas on
       Communication
21                          District parklands. The 2010 budgeted amount is consistent with
       Revenue
                            2009.




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                        Notes to Total Resources Schedule, continued


                         General Fund revenue--This category includes revenue from the
                         District’s grazing program, which funds fencing and resource
                         protection needs. 2010 budget has been decreased to reflect
22   Grazing Revenue     decrease is cost per head charged. Cost per head charged is
                         calculated based upon price of beef (cost of a cow) times the
                         number of months grazing on District property.

                         In majority General Fund revenue--This category is used to account
     Other Property      for other leases. 2010 budget has been adjusted to accurately
23
     Usage               reflect actual monthly amount received from flexi-van.

                         General Fund revenue--This category is revenue from District-
     District            owned residential units located on parklands. The 2010 budgeted
24
     Residences          amount is consistent with 2009.

                         General Fund revenue--This category includes amount received
                         from the Contra Costa Water District related to the operation of
                         Contra Loma Swim Lagoon. The 2010 budget includes in this
     Inter-agency
25                       category the amount received from Fremont RDA for the marketing
     Agreements
                         agreement, which was previously included in the Aid from Private
                         Parties category.

                         General Fund and special revenue funds revenue--This category
                         includes $250,000 of direct aid from the Regional Parks Foundation
     Aid from Private
26                       used to support the District. The amount of direct aid provided by
     Parties
                         the Foundation may fluctuate from year to year.

                         In majority General Fund revenue--The largest source of
                         miscellaneous revenue is membership fees from the Regional
27   Miscellaneous
                         Parks Foundation. 29% decrease has been budgeted for 2010.

                         Capital project fund revenue--This category represented draws from
                         existing bond proceeds that are held by the trustee. It is not a new
28   Bond Proceeds
                         revenue source and is accounted for in 2010 budget as a capital
                         transfer.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                   TOTAL USES

               USES                2007 ACTUAL       2008 ACTUAL           2009 BUDGET        201 0 BUDGET     Change    Note

Personnel Services:
  Salaries & Wage s                $    43,183,155   $    46,781,87 4      $    50,743,835 $     48,073,653      -5.3%    1
  Other Personnel Costs                 33,339,079        31,902,24 5           37,208,139       35,740,872      -3.9%    2
    Subtotal                            76,522,234        78,684,11 9           87,951,974       83,814,525      -4.7%

Supplies & Services:
  Maint. Supplies & Services             8,278,670         7,925,87 9            6,613,934        5,924,424    -10.4%     3
  Professiona l Services                 3,353,157         3,795,86 7            6,174,569        3,577,887    -42.1%     4
  Insurance Premiums                     4,534,770         2,785,88 8            3,777,738        3,470,715     -8.1%     5
  General Supplie s                      3,353,448         3,361,40 0            3,407,157        3,348,639     -1.7%     6
  Utilities                              2,650,453         2,724,96 9            2,928,552        2,847,479     -2.8%     7
  Other Services                           897,520         1,018,72 1            1,144,688        1,176,867      2.8%     8
  Legal Services                           277,517           736,82 9              966,132          968,921      0.3%     9
  Fuel                                     928,531         1,132,77 9            1,121,707        1,097,226     -2.2%     10
  Rents & Leases                           687,490           709,48 3              825,729          788,120     -4.6%     11
  Publications & Notices                   633,104           771,37 7              755,496          732,394     -3.1%     12
  Administrative Services                  485,174           755,08 5              525,617          478,188     -9.0%     13
  Contingency                                    -                  -              435,016          344,355    -20.8%     14
  Election Costs                         7,966,904         1,599,25 3              262,500        1,549,000    490.1%     15
    Subtotal                            25,768,069        27,317,53 1           28,938,835       26,304,215     -9.1%

Intra-governmental Charges:                47,710             2,175,61 8          900,656         4,791,035    431.9%     16

Inter-agency Agreements
   LARPD                                  200,000              200,00 0           200,000           200,000       0.0%    17
   Oakland Zoo                            100,000              100,00 0           100,000           100,000       0.0%    18
   Measures AA & WW Grants                 20,000              101,62 7                 -         9,000,000       0.0%    19
     Subtotal                             320,000              401,62 7           300,000         9,300,000    3000.0%

Capital Outlay/Equipment
  Land Purchases                         5,464,665         3,692,35 3            4,660,000       34,981,081    650.7%     20
  Structures & Improve ments            11,088,844        12,285,45 1            3,646,600          622,609    -82.9%     21
  Equipment                              3,424,556         5,474,20 9            2,780,014        1,834,419    -34.0%     22
    Subtotal                            19,978,064        21,452,01 3           11,086,614       37,438,109    237.7%

Debt Service/Leases:
  Principal                             16,820,000        19,784,93 0           26,675,000       28,425,700      6.6%     23
  Interest                               8,925,223        87,976,05 3            6,258,150        7,011,634     12.0%     24
    Subtotal                            25,745,223       107,760,98 3           32,933,150       35,437,334      7.6%

    Total Expenditure s                148,381,300       237,791,89 1          162,111,229      197,085,218     21.6%

Other Sources (Uses):
  Fund Balance/Net As set Change        21,848,900        10,165,94 7           (5,847,579)     (45,235,156)   673.6%     25
    Subtotal                            21,848,900        10,165,94 7           (5,847,579)     (45,235,156)

TOTAL USES                         $   170,230,200   $   247,957,83 8      $   156,263,650 $    151,850,062      -2.8%




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                             TOTAL USES

                             Notes to Total Uses Schedule

Note        Category                                    Description
                             General Fund, special revenue fund, capital project fund and
                             internal service fund appropriations--This category incorporates
                             all District salaries and hourly wages, including overtime and
 1     Salaries & Wages      other premium pay components. This category decreased 5%
                             as a result of global reduction of 6% in the Operation Division
                             and frozen positions in other Divisions. These reductions were
                             part of the overall General Fund reduction of 7%.
                             General Fund, special revenue fund, capital project fund and
                             internal service fund appropriations--This category includes the
                             employer-paid benefits, such as medical plans, dental plan,
                             counseling program, long-term disability insurance, life
                             insurance, pension plans, deferred compensation matches,
       Other Personnel       Social Security FICA, State Disability Insurance, Workers’
 2
       Costs                 Compensation, State Unemployment Insurance and OPEB
                             Trust contributions. Increased in benefit costs have been offset
                             with the global 6% reduction in the Operations Division and
                             frozen position in other Divisions. Thus the 2010 budgeted
                             amount is consistent with 2009.

                             In majority General Fund appropriations--This category includes
                             repair, maintenance and service contracts for District facilities,
                             grounds and office equipment. Special revenue amounts were
                             reduced due to transfer of a substantial portion from Two
       Maintenance
 3                           County Landscape and Lighting District to General Fund, and
       Supplies & Services
                             reduction in Skilled Trade Department appropriation in Measure
                             CC. The decrease in General Fund appropriations was part of
                             the overall General Fund reduction of 7%.

                             General Fund, special revenue fund, capital project fund and
                             internal service fund appropriations--This category includes
                             financial audit, engineering services, appraisers, tree removal,
       Professional          consultants and other professional services. This category was
 4                           reduced an average of 51% from 2009 appropriations in
       Services
                             General Fund departments. These reductions were part of the
                             overall General Fund reduction of 7%.

                             Internal service fund appropriations -This category includes the
                             appropriations for Workers’ Compensation Fund and General
                             Liability Fund and includes insurance premiums and claims.
                             Reduction in this category is a result of reclassification of
       Insurance             attorney fees related to general liability, previously included in
 5
       Premiums              this category, currently included in the legal category,
                             Additionally, the 2010 appropriation reduction is a result of the
                             effort to more closely conform the 2010 amounts to prior year
                             actual amounts.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                              TOTAL USES


                          Notes to Total Uses Schedule, continued

Note               Category                               Description
                                    In majority General Fund appropriations--This category
                                    includes over 25 individual supply accounts, which
                                    include the same appropriation amount as 2009, unless a
 6     General Supplies             department reduced this line item as part of the overall
                                    General Fund reduction of 7%. Thus the 2010 budgeted
                                    amount is consistent with 2009.

                                    In majority General Fund appropriations--This category
                                    includes telephone; water; electricity; garbage collection;
 7     Utilities                    sewer, natural gas and propane. The 2010 budgeted
                                    amount is consistent with 2009.

                                    In majority General Fund appropriations--This category
                                    includes several accounts. The largest training, Park
 8     Other Services               Express    transportation, bank    fees   and    other
                                    miscellaneous services. The 2010 budgeted amount is
                                    consistent with 2009
                                    General fund and internal service fund appropriations--
                                    The Legal Services category provides the budget for
                                    District Counsel to retain the services of outside counsel
 9     Legal Services               as needed. It also included General Liability Fund
                                    attorney fees in 2010. The 2010 budgeted amount is
                                    consistent with 2009.

                                    General Fund appropriation--The amount appropriated for
 10    Fuel                         fuel in 2010 is consistent with 2009.

                                    In majority General Fund appropriations--This category
                                    includes equipment rental, and building and ground
                                    leases, which includes the office leases for Environmental
 11    Rents & Leases               Graphics (sign shop) and the Air Support Unit (helicopter
                                    hanger). The reduction in the 2010 is related to decrease
                                    in equipment rental appropriation.

                                    General Fund appropriation--This category includes
                                    funding for publication costs of Regional In Nature (RIN),
                                    the Bay Nature magazine, and Nature Nearby
 12    Publications & Notices
                                    newsletters. The 2010 budgeted amount is consistent
                                    with 2009.

                                    General Fund appropriation--This category includes the
                                    budget for meals, conferences, travel, advertising
                                    /promotion and medical exams.. 2010’s reduction in
 13    Administrative Services
                                    appropriation is a result of 7% reduction in meals and
                                    travel, and 23% reduction in advertising/promotion.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                              TOTAL USES

                        Notes to Total Uses Schedule, continued

Note         Category                                    Description
                                 General Fund appropriation--Contingency accounts’
                                 appropriations are used to fund unanticipated costs. The
                                 three accounts are controlled by the Board of Directors, the
14     Contingency               General Manager, and the Operations Division. The
                                 reduction in 2010 appropriations is a result of the
                                 elimination of appropriation for the Middle Harbor Shoreline
                                 Park contingency.
                                 General Fund appropriation--This account is used to pay
                                 the costs charged by Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
                                 for production of election ballots. There were no District
                                 related elections in 2009, thus minimal appropriations.
15          Election Costs
                                 2010 will include District elections for four Board of Director
                                 seats. Additionally, costs charged by the Counties have
                                 risen substantially.

                                 General Fund appropriation--Intra-governmental charges
                                 are an allocation of the costs associated with the services
                                 provided by the internal service funds. The use of internal
                                 service funds has expanded in 2010. Additionally,
          Intra-governmental
16                               beginning in 2010, all funding of internal service funds will
                Charges
                                 be done through intra-governmental charges, rather
                                 transfers. These two changes account for the significant
                                 increase in this appropriation category.

                                 General Fund appropriation--The District has an
                                 interagency agreement with the Livermore Area Recreation
17             LARPD             Park District, a neighboring public agency, to provide
                                 funding for recreation services.

                                 General Fund appropriation--The Measure CC expenditure
18           Oakland Zoo         plan includes $100,000 annual payment to the Oakland
                                 Zoo for operations.
                                 Special revenue fund appropriation--This category includes
                                 the funds previously disbursed under the Measure AA
         Measures AA & WW        Local Grant Program. The Measure WW Local Grant
19
              Grants             Program accepted its first grant application in 2009 and
                                 expects to make the first grant payments during 2010.

                                 Capital project fund appropriations--This category accounts
                                 for land acquisitions and studies. The significant increase
20         Land Purchases        in 2010 appropriation reflects the availability of the
                                 Measure WW Series 2009 bond proceeds.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                             TOTAL USES

                       Notes to Total Uses Schedule, continued

Note        Category                                    Description
                                Capital project fund appropriations--This category
                                represents new appropriations for capital improvement
                                projects with a cost greater than the District’s capitalization
            Structures &
21                              limit ($100,000). Section B of the budget document
           Improvements
                                includes the Summary of 2010 Capital Appropriations, and
                                Section C includes detailed information about each project.

                                General Fund and internal service fund appropriations--
                                Appropriations for the purchase of vehicles and other
                                equipment, with a cost greater than the District’s
                                capitalization limit ($25,000), are included in this category.
                                2010 General Fund appropriations for equipment
22           Equipment
                                purchases has been reduced almost 70% from 2009 levels
                                as a result of the overall General Fund reduction of 7%.
                                2010 Major Equipment Funds appropriation have increased
                                by almost 70% from 2009 levels.

                                General Fund and debt service fund appropriation--
                                Appropriation for debt service principal is calculated from
23     Debt Service-Principal   debt amortization schedules. Measure WW Series 2009
                                has no principal payment due in 2010.

                                General Fund and debt service fund appropriation--
                                Appropriation for debt service interest is calculated from
                                debt amortization schedules. Measure WW Series 2009’s
24      Debt Service-Interest
                                2010 interest will be funded through the capitalized interest
                                amount earned as premium when bonds were sold.

                                All funds--This category indicates the overall change in
                                fund balance/net assets of all funds. See the Fund
       Fund Balance/Net Asset
25                              Balance detail at the end of Section B for additional
              Change
                                information.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                  BUDGET BY FUND

APPROPRIATED FUNDS                      2007 ACTUAL       2008 ACTUAL        2009 BUDGET       2010 BUDGET


  101 General Fun d                     $    88,536,997   $    95,570,539    $ 100,356,5 29    $    97,946,819
General Fund Total                           88,536,997        95,570,539      100,356,5 29         97,946,819

Special Revenue Funds:
  220 Two County LLD                          5,122,504         5,428,849        6,229,2 39          3,724,265
  221 East Contra Costa County LLD              419,887           574,318          818,8 92            683,712
  222 Five Canyon ZB                             18,306            39,214           47,4 26             44,753
  223 Dublin Hills ZB                             4,085            21,846            7,9 10              8,259
  224 Walpert Ridge ZB                                -                  -          81,7 95             83,049
  225 Thomas Ranch ZB                                 -            12,086           12,8 90             13,797
  226 Measure CC Fund                           629,904           733,617        1,178,1 02            979,119
  227 Stone Val ley Zone                              -               666            5,2 65              5,265
  228 Sibley Volcanic Zone                        4,200                  -          20,2 55             20,255
  253 Gifts Fund                                 30,349            53,660           58,4 91             58,491
  254 Ardenwood/Coyote Hills Trail                    -                  -                -                  -
  255 MLK Jr. Intern Program                     20,000            10,000                 -                  -
  257 Mitigation                                  1,407            54,724           80,1 50            143,694
  258 Eastshore State Park                        2,802            35,246           55,2 01             55,168
  270 Measure WW Local Gran ts                        -                  -                -          9,000,000
Special Revenue Funds Total                   6,253,446         6,964,227        8,595,6 16         14,819,827

Debt Service Funds:
  810 2002 Refunding Bonds                    1,208,435         1,200,388        1,213,7 50          1,205,600
  812 Measure AA Bonds                       24,446,794       105,770,254       31,014,4 00         30,612,097
  813 Measure WW Bonds                                -                  -                -          2,848,937
Debt Service Funds Total                     25,655,229       106,970,641       32,228,1 50         34,666,634

Internal Service Funds:
   552 Workers' Compensation Fund             3,761,338         2,462,622        2,817,2 73          3,089,262
   554 Major Equipment Re placement                   -                  -         600,0 00          1,012,000
   555 General Liability Fund                   977,439           540,018        1,236,6 97          1,451,072
   556 Employee Benefits                              -            22,816                 -          2,844,200
Internal Service Funds Total                  4,738,777         3,025,457        4,653,9 70          8,396,534

Capital Projects Funds:
  333 Capital Projects Fund                  18,468,840        20,450,453       10,038,3 41         36,980,921
  335 AA Capital Ad ministration Fund                 -           101,627                 -                  -
  336 OTA Projects Fund                       4,728,012         4,708,948        6,238,6 23          4,274,483
  337 WW Capital Administration Fund                  -                  -                -                  -
Capital Projects Funds Total                 23,196,852        25,261,027       16,276,9 64         41,255,404

Total Expenditures                          148,381,300       237,791,891      162,111,2 29        197,085,218

Other Sources (Uses):
  Fund Balance/Net Asset Change              21,848,900        10,165,947       (5,847,5 79)       (45,235,156)
Total Other Uses                             21,848,900        10,165,947       (5,847,5 79)       (45,235,156)

TOTAL USES                              $ 170,230,200     $ 247,957,838      $ 156,263,6 50    $ 151,850,062


Charts depicting appropriations by fund and departmental unit are included in Section D.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                 BUDGET BY DIVISION

APPROPRIATED FUNDS                       2007 ACTUAL     2008 ACTUAL        2009 BUDGET        2010 BUDGET

OPERATING APPROPRIATIONS
Legislative & Executi ve             $       1,829,821   $     3,472 ,879   $     2,854,102    $     4,006,043
Human Resources                              1,771,702         2,002 ,088         2,240,815          4,950,473
Land                                         2,259,382         2,465 ,866         2,744,986          2,907,368
Legal                                        2,052,707         2,426 ,540         3,458,055          6,060,082
Finance & Management Services                6,629,032         7,099 ,144         8,258,488         17,429,009
Operations                                  46,556,420        51,855 ,339        56,483,994         55,546,515
Planning/Stewardship & Development           6,262,190         6,942 ,123         5,519,075          5,295,196
Public Affa irs                              2,530,304         3,044 ,077         3,223,134          3,101,380
Public Safety                               18,718,845        20,950 ,148        23,023,875         22,590,614
Nondepartmental                             36,574,046       112,272 ,660        38,027,741         33,943,134
  Total Operating                          125,184,449       212,530 ,864       145,834,265        155,829,814

CAPITAL APPROPRIATIONS
Legislative & Executi ve                             -                  -                 -                  -
Human Resources                                  3,551             1 ,121                 -                  -
Land                                         5,561,854         4,187 ,623         5,117,148         35,622,777
Legal                                                -                  -                 -                  -
Finance & Management Services                2,147,855         5,676 ,177           238,750                  -
Operations                                   2,465,320         3,581 ,813         2,413,797            787,400
Planning/Stewardship & Development          11,401,647         7,686 ,583         7,781,437          4,463,601
Public Affa irs                                 85,690            16 ,162                 -                  -
Public Safety                                1,330,936         4,068 ,036           725,832            381,626
Nondepartmental                                200,000            43 ,511                 -                  -
  Total Capital                             23,196,852        25,261 ,027        16,276,964         41,255,404

   Subtotal Operating/ca pital             148,381,300       237,791 ,891       162,111,229        197,085,218

TOTALS BY DIVISION
Legislative & Executi ve                     1,829,821         3,472 ,879         2,854,102          4,006,043
Human Resources                              1,775,253         2,003 ,209         2,240,815          4,950,473
Land                                         7,821,235         6,653 ,489         7,862,134         38,530,145
Legal                                        2,052,707         2,426 ,540         3,458,055          6,060,082
Finance & Management Services                8,776,888        12,775 ,321         8,497,238         17,429,009
Operations                                  49,021,740        55,437 ,152        58,897,791         56,333,915
Planning/Stewardship & Development          17,663,836        14,628 ,706        13,300,512          9,758,797
Public Affa irs                              2,615,994         3,060 ,240         3,223,134          3,101,380
Public Safety                               20,049,780        25,018 ,184        23,749,707         22,972,240
Nondepartmental                             36,774,046       112,316 ,171        38,027,741         33,943,134
  Subtotal by Division                     148,381,300       237,791 ,891       162,111,229        197,085,218

Other Uses:
Fund Balan ce/Net Asset Change              21,848,900        10,165 ,947        (5,847,579)       (45,235,156)
Total Other Uses                            21,848,900        10,165 ,947        (5,847,579)       (45,235,156)

TOTAL USES                           $     170,230,200   $   247,957 ,838   $   156,263,650    $   151,850,062




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                 AUTHORIZED POSITIONS

                               Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Positions

                                               2007          2008       2009       2010
DIVISIONS AND DEPARTMENTS                     BUDGET        BUDGET     BUDGET     BUDGET     Change
Legislative & Executive Division
   General Manager                                  8.000      8.000      8.000     8.000      -
   Subtotal                                         8.000      8.000      8.000     8.000      -
Human Resources Division                        12.250        12.000     13.800    13.800      -
Land Division
   Administration                                2.500         2.500      2.500     2.500
   Environmental Review Departm ent              4.000         4.000      4.000     4.000
   Interagency Planning Department               3.000         3.000      3.000     3.000
   Land Acqui sition Department                  5.780         6.000      6.000     6.000
   Trails Development Department                 3.000         3.000      3.000     3.000
   Subtotal                                     18.280        18.500     18.500    18.500      -
                                                                                               -
Legal Division                                      9.450      9.450      9.450     9.450      -
Management Services Division                    39.879        42.004     42.004    42.004      -
Operations Division
  Administration                                 6.000         6.500      8.000     8.000       -
  Park Operations De partm ent                 254.436       258.235    261.585   260.885      (0.70)
  Interpretive & Recrea tion Services Dept.     77.413        83.913     86.913    87.413       0.50
  M aintenance & Skill ed Tra des Dept.         63.980        69.930     71.230    71.370       0.14
  Subtotal                                     401.829       418.578    427.728   427.668      (0.06)
Planning/Stewardship & Development Division
   Administration                                2.533         2.533      2.533     2.533       -
   Design & Construction Departments            27.000        29.000     29.000    29.000       -
   Planning & Stewardship Departments           23.120        24.620     24.620    24.120      (0.50)
   Subtotal                                     52.653        56.153     56.153    55.653      (0.50)
Public Affairs Division                         14.200        16.200     16.200    16.200      -
Public Safety Division
   Administration & Support Services            25.750        27.750     27.750    27.750      -
   Aquatics Unit                                34.320        38.230     39.430    39.430      -
   Fire Department                              14.750        15.750     15.750    15.750      -
   Police Departm ent                           68.583        69.290     68.910    68.940      0.03
   Subtotal                                    143.403       151.020    151.840   151.870      0.03
Total                                           699.94        731.91     743.68    743.15      (0.53)

   ?Identified Unfunded Positions                                                  -14.210
   ?To Be Identified Unfunded Positions                                            -20.790
Total Funded Positions                                                             708.145



Positions are authorized and budgeted on a “full-time equivalent” basis or FTE. The number of
FTEs is not the same as the number of staff. For example, an FTE of 1.0 may include two half
time positions at 0.50 each.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                     AUTHORIZED POSITIONS

                                Detail of New Positions and Changes

                                                                                       FUNDING
DEPARTMENT / LOCATION                          DESCRIPTION                             SOURCE          FTE
Public Safety - District Wide                  Police Officer                          General Fund   (0.07)
Operations Admin - Quagga Control              Park Ranger I                           General Fund   (0.75)
  FTE changes that occurred throughout 2009 via Board Action                                          (0.82)

Operations - Point Pinole for Wildcat Creek Trail    Park Ranger II (Pipeline)         Measure CC      0.05
Interpretive Services Manager - District Wide        Resource Analyst                  General Fund    1.00
Interpretive Services Manager - District Wide        Temporary Naturalist              General Fund   (0.50)
Facilities - Arroyo Del Valle Camp                   Park Ranger II (Temporary)        General Fund   (0.50)
Facilities - Arroyo Del Valle Camp                   Park Ranger II                    General Fund    0.50
Roads & Trails Unit - Wildcat Creek Trail            Heavy Equip Optr (Pipeline)       Measure CC      0.05
Roads & Trails Unit - District Wide                  Heavy Equip Operator              Multifund      (0.21)
Sanitation Unit - District Wide                      Park Ranger II                    Multifund       0.50
Trades Unit - District Wide                          Plumber                           Multifund      (0.20)
Fisheries Management - District Wide                 Temporary Resource Analyst        General Fund   (0.50)
Public Safety -Wildcat Creek Trail                   Police Officer (Pipeline)         Measure CC      0.10
    Proposed 2010 FTE changes                                                                          0.29

   Net FTE Change                                                                                     (0.53)

The following positions are Board approved FTEs that are vacant and will remain unfunded in the 2010 bud

Public Affairs - District Wide                       Administrative Analyst II         General Fund    1.00
Operations - District Wide                           Positions to be determined        General Fund   20.79
Planning/Stewardship/Construction - District Wide    Civil Engineer (Frozen)           General Fund    1.00
Planning/Stewardship/Construction - District Wide    Construction Inspector (Frozen)   General Fund    1.00
Public Safety Administration - District Wide         Student Aide                      General Fund    1.75
Public Safety Helicopter - District Wide             Sergeant/Helicopter Pilot         General Fund    1.00
Fire - District Wide                                 Firefighter I                     General Fund    0.50
Lifeguard Services - District Wide                   Lifeguard I                       General Fund    3.00
Police Field Unit - District Wide                    Police Officer                    General Fund    2.96
Police Field Unit - District Wide                    Dispatcher/CSO                    General Fund    2.00
                                                                                       Total:         35.00

Positions with the word “Pipeline” included in the description represent new positions associated
with the opening of new or expanded park facilities. Smaller fractions generally represent the
allocation of additional personnel hours to support the operation of a new facility. Fractions of a
position can be allocated across several departments, locations or funding sources.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                            TAXES & ASSESSMENTS

                                      Taxes and Assessments by County
                                         THIS PAGE TO BE UPDATED


                                                2006               2007              2008              2009
          TAXES & ASSESSMENTS                  ACTUAL             ACTUAL            BUDGET            BUDGET        Change

ALAMEDA COUNTY:
 Property Taxes (1% Countywide Tax)        $    46,938,207    $    51,473,295   $    49,473,100   $    54,726,194     10.6%
 Measure AA Property Tax (Bonds)                10,693,988         12,341,184        11,858,900        15,800,000     33.2%
 Measure CC Parcel Tax                           2,323,202          2,341,549         2,387,650         2,396,501      0.4%
  Total Property Taxes                          59,955,396         66,156,027        63,719,650        72,922,695     14.4%

 Two County Trail L&LD                           2,360,536          2,341,633         2,424,200         2,377,144
 Five Canyon Zone of Benefit                       36,798             38,202             39,400           41,902
 Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit                       6,950             10,734             14,000           16,096
 Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit                     17,511             50,152             80,800           83,388
  Total Assessments                              2,421,795          2,440,721         2,558,400         2,518,530     -1.6%

TOTAL ALAMEDA COUNTY                            62,377,192         68,596,749        66,278,050        75,441,225     13.8%
  Percent of Grand Total                            56.1%               55.8%             54.1%            56.5%

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY:
 Property Taxes (1% Countywide Tax)             36,798,691         39,530,506        42,363,900        41,010,084     -3.2%
 Measure AA Property Tax (Bonds)                 9,324,259         12,001,135        11,028,100        14,100,600     27.9%
 Measure CC Parcel Tax                            692,569            700,479           719,766           711,617      -1.1%
  Total Property Taxes                          46,815,519         52,232,121        54,111,766        55,822,301      3.2%


 Two County Trail L&LD                           1,508,816          1,524,551         1,572,000         1,559,851
 East Contra Costa County Trails                  563,182            599,890           590,600           635,944
 San Ramon Hills Zone of Benefit                    4,409              4,100             4,400             4,578
 Stone Valley Zone of Benefit                             -             3,455             5,100            5,625
 Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit                          -           10,780             19,500           20,255
  Total Assessments                              2,076,408          2,142,776         2,172,100         2,205,998      1.6%

TOTAL CONTRA COSTA COUNTY                       48,891,926         54,374,896        56,283,866        58,028,299      3.1%
 Percent of Grand Total                             43.9%               44.2%             45.9%            43.5%

BOTH COUNTIES COMBINED:
 Property Taxes (1% Countywide Tax)             83,736,898         91,003,802        91,837,000        95,736,278
 Measure AA Property Tax (Bonds)                20,018,247         24,342,319        22,887,000        29,900,600
 Measure CC Parcel Tax                           3,015,771          3,042,028         3,107,416         3,108,118
  Total Property Taxes                         106,770,915        118,388,148       117,831,416       128,744,996      9.3%

Two County Trail L&LD                            3,869,352          3,866,184         3,996,200         3,936,995
 East Contra Costa County Trails                  563,182            599,890           590,600           635,944
 Five Canyon Zone of Benefit                       36,798             38,202             39,400           41,902
 Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit                       6,950             10,734             14,000           16,096
 Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit                     17,511             50,152             80,800           83,388
 San Ramon Hills Zone of Benefit                    4,409               4,100             4,400            4,578
 Stone Valley Zone of Benefit                             -             3,455             5,100            5,625
 Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit                          -           10,780             19,500           20,255
  Total Assessments                              4,498,203          4,569,263         4,750,000         4,744,783     -0.1%

GRAND TOTAL BOTH COUNTIES                  $   111,269,118    $   122,957,411   $   122,581,416   $   133,489,779      8.9%




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                    TAXES & ASSESSMENTS


                                        Taxes & Assessments Per Capita
                                          THIS PAGE TO BE UPDATED



         PER CAPITA DATA                      2006                2007             2008              2009          Change

    ALAMEDA COUNTY:
    Population*                                1,510,303          1,526,148         1,543,000         1,559,767          2.2%
    Population Percent of Both Counties            59.5%              59.4%             59.5%              59.4%
    Population Percent Change                      0.89%              1.05%             1.32%              1.09%
    Per Capita - All Property Taxes               $39.70             $43.35            $41.30            $46.75         3.1%
    Per Capita - All Assessments                   $1.60              $1.60             $1.66              $1.61        2.5%
    Per Capita - Taxes & Assessments              $41.30             $44.95            $42.95            $48.37         3.1%


    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY:
    Population*                                1,029,377          1,042,341         1,051,674         1,067,956          2.2%
    Population Percent of Both Counties            40.5%              40.6%             40.5%              40.6%
    Population Percent Change                      2.03%              1.26%             1.36%              1.55%
    Per Capita - All Property Taxes               $45.48             $50.11            $51.45            $52.27        13.1%
    Per Capita - All Assessments                   $2.02              $2.06             $2.07              $2.07        2.4%
    Per Capita - Taxes & Assessments              $47.50             $52.17            $53.52            $54.34        12.7%


    BOTH COUNTIES COMBINED:
    Population                                 2,539,680          2,568,489         2,594,674         2,627,723          2.2%
    Per Capita - Property Taxes                   $42.04             $46.09            $45.41            $48.99         8.0%
    Per Capita - Assessments                       $1.77              $1.78             $1.83              $1.81        3.4%
    Per Capita - Total                            $43.81             $47.87            $47.24            $50.80         7.8%

    *Source of population data is the State of California Department of Finance except 2009 which is a District projection
    based on the prior 3-year average population growth.




Per capita data illustrates District revenue divided by the population base the District serves.
This information is generally used as an economic indicator to gauge the growth of revenue
against the growth of population.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                    TAXES & ASSESSMENTS

                  Sample Tax & Assessment for Home of $450,000 Assessed Value

                   Alameda County                Berkeley               Oakland               Pleasanton

                   Tax Rate Area                   13000                  17001                  19000

                   Property Tax              $          110.00                    109.03               141.20
                   Measure AA Bonds                      45.00                     45.00                45.00
                   Measure CC Tax                        12.00                     12.00                  -
                   Two County LLD                         5.44                      5.44                 5.44
                   East Contra Costa LLD                   -                         -                    -
                   Total                 $              172.44                    171.47               191.64
                                                                                                Walnut
                   Contra Costa County           Brentwood               Danville               Creek

                   Tax Rate Area                   10001                  16002                  09000

                   Property Tax              $             0.05                   141.41               138.03
                   Measure AA Bonds                       45.00                    45.00                45.00
                   Measure CC Tax                           -                        -                    -
                   Two County LLD                           -                       5.44                 5.44
                   East Contra Costa LLD                  19.70                      -                     -
                   Total                     $            64.75                   191.85               188.47
                                      District Tax & Assessment Rates

          Description                 Rate                     Basis                                    Comment
Property Tax                       2.994588%      Per $100 of net assessed          This rate is an average of all properties where
                                                  valuation of secured and          the District receives an allocation of the “1%
                                                  unsecured property.               Countywide” tax.
Measure AA Bonds                     1.00%        Per $100 of net assessed          Rate is applied to all properties within District
                                                  valuation of secured and          boundaries except for the “Murray Township”
                                                  unsecured property.               area.
Measure CC Tax (single family       $12.00        Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone stretching from Richmond to
unit)                                                                               Oakland.
Measure CC Tax (multifamily          $8.28        Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone stretching from Richmond to
unit)                                                                               Oakland.
Two County Regional Trail            $5.44        Per equivalent dwelling unit      Defined zone includes Alameda and Contra
Landscape & Lighting District                                                       Costa Counties except for the “Liberty Union
                                                                                    High School District” of east Contra Costa
                                                                                    County.
East Contra Costa County            $20.28        Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone encompassing the “Liberty
Landscape & Lighting District                                                       Union High School District” area of east
                                                                                    Contra Costa County.
Five Canyon Zone of Benefit         $37.10        Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone of 1,120 parcels near the Don
                                                                                    Castro Recreation Area in Alameda County.
Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit        $26.85        Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone of 706 parcels in the City of
                                                                                    Dublin.
Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit       $119.70       Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone of 152 parcels in the ridge land
                                                                                    above the City of Hayward.
San Ramon Hills Zone of Benefit     $33.56        Per equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone of 140 parcels in the western
                                                                                    portion of the City of San Ramon.
Stone Valley Zone of Benefit        $ 139.64      Per Equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone of benefit of 39 parcels in Contra
                                                                                    Costa County.
Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit     $83.08        Per Equivalent dwelling unit.     Defined zone of benefit of 245 parcels in
                                                                                    Contra Costa County.
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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                                   ASSESSED VALUATIONS




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Assessed Valuation         $      166,732,740,167                $         182,442,378,666          $      197,182,006,587         $     206,666,243,713
$ Change from Prior Year           13,947,769,151                           15,709,638,499                  14,739,627,921                  9,484,237,126
% Change from Prior Year                              9.1%                                9.4%                              8.1%                        4.8%


                                                      CONTRA COSTA COUNTY ASSESSED VALUE
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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY:               2005-06                                 2006-07                          2007-08                       2008-09
Assessed Valuation         $      131,679,250,873                $         147,312,079,314          $      160,390,394,945               161,251,188,060
$ Change from Prior Year           12,500,224,050                           15,632,828,441                  13,078,315,631                       860,793,115
% Change from Prior Year                            10.5%                                11.9%                              8.9%                        0.5%

                                                    BOTH COUNTIES COMBINED ASSESSED VALUE
                                                             Percent Change Per Year

                               12.0%

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                                8.0%

                                6.0%

                                4.0%
                                2.0%

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BOTH COUNTIES COMBINED:            2005-06                                 2006-07                          2007-08                       2008-09
Assessed Valuation                298,411,991,040                $         329,754,457,980          $      357,572,401,532         $     367,917,431,773
$ Change from Prior Year           26,447,993,201                           31,342,466,940                  27,817,943,552                10,345,030,241
% Change from Prior Year                              9.7%                               10.5%                              8.4%                        2.9%
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        GENERAL FUND

Fund 101 – General Operating Fund




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                     GENERAL FUND

The General Fund, the District’s chief operating fund, is used to account for all financial
resources which are not legally, or by sound financial management, required to be accounted
for in another fund.

                                    Year-by-Year Comparison
                                    2007                 2008               2009                2010
                                   ACTUAL              ACTUAL             BUDGET              BUDGET         Change
         RESOURCES
Revenues:
  Taxes & Assessments          $    91,003,802    $     97,550,563    $    95 ,736,278    $    88,215,036
  Charges for Services               9,373,649          10,003,020          9 ,457,653          9,142,000
  Interest                           5,562,173           5,363,603          3 ,000,000          2,750,000
  Rents and Leases                   1,570,041           1,563,363          1 ,627,564          1,671,000
  Inter-agency Agreements              233,155             167,372             443,891            425,000
  Miscellaneo us                       927,569           1,441,328             798,292            594,000
  Intra-governmental Charges                 -             475,430                   -                  -
      Total Revenues               108,670,389         116,564,678        111 ,063,678        102,797,036     -7.4%

TOTAL RESOURCES                $   108,670,389    $    116,564,678    $   111 ,063,678    $   102,797,036     -7.4%

             USES
Expenditures:
  Personn el Services          $    68,891,887    $     70,843,554    $    75 ,798,874    $    70,091,652
  Supplies                           5,170,385           5,994,948          6 ,432,295          6,947,866
  Services                          11,050,673          13,579,284         14 ,421,705         14,299,647
  Intra-governmental Charges                 -           1,743,700             900,656          4,791,035
  Inter-agency Agreements              200,000             200,000             200,000            200,000
  Capital Outlay/Equipment           3,226,846           2,414,988          1 ,807,999            822,419
  Debt Service/Leases                        -             794,066             795,000            794,200
      Total Ex penditures           88,539,792          95,570,539        100 ,356,529         97,946,819     -2.4%

Other Sources (Uses):
  Transfers                        (13,480,527)        (14,194,222)       (10 ,562,844)        (4,820,715)
  Fund Balance - Change              6,650,071           6,799,917             144,305             29,502

TOTAL USES                     $   108,670,389    $    116,564,678    $   111 ,063,678    $   102,797,036     -7.4%




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                            GENERAL FUND

GENERAL FUND BUDGETED REVENUES HIGHLIGHTS
General Fund operating revenues total $102,797,036 for 2010 from all sources, including
property taxes, charges for services, interest, rents and leases, grants, miscellaneous revenues
and transfers in. The total revenue budget decreased approximately $8.3 million from the 2009
budgeted revenue amount. $7.5 million of the decrease is attributable to the drop in property
tax revenue. Additional information for each major revenue budget category follows.


Taxes & Assessments
Property tax is the District’s largest General Fund resource, representing 86% of all operating
revenue. The 2010 property tax revenue budget of $88,215,036 includes secured, unsecured,
supplemental, redevelopment agency pass-throughs, penalties and other taxes, less county
collection fees. The amount is based on the assessed value (AV) of real and tangible property
located within the Alameda County (AC) and Contra Costa County (CCC). 2009/2010 AV
declined 2.4% in AC and 6.4% in CCC. The 2010 budgeted property tax is $7.5 million less
than 2009, a drop of 8%.

2010/2011 AV is forecasted to decline an additional 7%, with lesser decline forecast through
2012. The impact of the current real estate situation is estimated to be between 15.2% and
18.5% total decrease in the District property tax revenue over the next 3 years.


                  Property Tax Revenues - 10 Year Trend

   $100,000,000
    $90,000,000
    $80,000,000
    $70,000,000
    $60,000,000
    $50,000,000
              2001   2002   2003   2004   2005    2006   2007   2008       *       *
                                                                       2009    2010
                                             *Estimate




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                 GENERAL FUND

Charges for Services
This category is the second largest revenue source for the General Fund representing 8.9% of
total revenues. The 2010 budgeted revenue is $9,142,000, which is comprised of the following
major revenue sources:
    • parking fees ($1.8 million),
    • other charges (the majority of which are from the operation of Middle Harbor Shoreline
        Park for the Port of Oakland) ($1.6 million),
    • Public Safety services ($1.1 million),
    • facility rentals ($1 million),
    • concession fees ($1 million), and
    • additional minor revenue sources totaling $2.6 million.
The budget for this category of revenue has decreased approximately $300,000 from 2009
budget amounts, in large part as a result of adjustments to budgets to ensure that they
genuinely reflect actual amounts collected.



                          Charges for Services - 10 Year Trend

         $11,000,000
         $10,000,000
          $9,000,000
          $8,000,000
          $7,000,000
          $6,000,000
          $5,000,000
          $4,000,000

                 2001   2002    2003   2004    2005      2006     2007   2008        *          *
                                                                                2009     2010
                                                      *Estimate




The District reviews and updates its park usage Fee Schedule, as well as its Administrative Fee
Schedule, annually. The Schedules are reviewed to ensure that rate levels are set
commensurate with market pricing and are sufficient to recover District costs. Proposed rate
changes are brought to the Board Operations Committee and then to the Board of Directors for
adoption.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                GENERAL FUND


Interest Income
The District pools cash resources and amounts in excess of current requirements are invested.
The District follows the Investment Policy adopted annually by the Board of Directors. The
District’s policy is to invest public funds in a prudent manner, providing the highest yield with the
maximum security of principal invested, while also meeting the daily cash flow requirements of
the District. Although General Fund cash and investment balances at September 30, 2009 are
$15 million greater than General Fund cash and investment balances at September 30, 2009,
due to the decline in interest rates, $2,750,000 is 2010 budget interest revenue in the General
Fund compared to $3,000,000 in 2009.



                       Cash/Investments/Investment Earnings/Rate of Return - 10 Year Comparison

                      Investment Earnings                                                                         $85,000,000
                      Average Cash/Investment Amount
                      Rate of Return




                                                        $46,867,083




           $28,449,575
                                                                                                                  $2,750,000


          $2,032,02




              7%                                        $ 532,917              5%                 7%
                                                                                                                      3%
                                        2%
                                                            1

                  0           01       02          03      04           05     06          7      08          *        *
           20
              0
                           20        20         20       20           20     20     20
                                                                                       0
                                                                                                20       09         10
                                                                                                       20         20 * Estimated




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                          GENERAL FUND

GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION HIGHLIGHTS
General Fund operating expenditures total $102,797,036 for all uses, including personnel
services, supplies, services, intra-governmental charges, inter-agency payments, equipment,
debt service and transfers out. Total operating appropriations have decreased $2.4 million,
2.4%, from 2009 levels. The largest decrease is in personnel costs, which is offset with the
newly instituted intra-governmental charges. Information for each major appropriation category
follows.


Personnel Services
Personnel Services is the District’s largest General Fund expenditure category, representing
68.2% of all General Fund appropriations (72.1% of operating appropriations). This category
includes funding for all wages and wage-related benefits. In 2010 part of personnel services
costs previously included in the Two County Landscape and Lighting District (Fund 220) have
been moved to the General Fund. Thus an increase in total General Fund personnel service
costs would be expected. But in comparison to the 2009 appropriations for Personnel Services,
2010 has decreased $5.7 million, 7.5%. This is the result of the global reduction of 6% in the
General Fund Operation Division and frozen positions in other General Fund Divisions. These
reductions were part of the required overall General Fund reduction of 7%

Benefit cost appropriations in the 2010 budget are consistent with 2009 appropriations. Even
though there was a transfer of staffing costs from Fund 220 to General Fund in 2010, and
benefit costs increased, these increases were offset with the global 6% reduction in Operations
Division personnel service appropriations and saving from other Divisions’ frozen positions.

Salary changes included in 2010 budget include .9% increase for AFSCME, management/
confidential, and seasonals/temps, for the first quarter of the year and a ceiling of 1% for the
balance of 2010. 1.2% increase for POA for the first three quarters of the year and 1.8% ceiling
thereafter. Benefit increases include medical and dental increases from 2% to 4.35% and
2.92% increase and 1.39% decrease in pension for miscellaneous and safety respectively.

Net changes in 2010 FTE is a reduction of .53 (details included in the Authorized Positions page
of Section B of the budget). A total of approximately 35 positions will be frozen in 2010, 14.21
which have been identified and approximately 21 which will be identified through attrition in the
Operations Division during 2010.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                                             GENERAL FUND


                                  Personnel Costs - 10 Year Trend
                                            All Funds

     $95,000,000
     $85,000,000

     $75,000,000
     $65,000,000
     $55,000,000

     $45,000,000
     $35,000,000
               2 001         2 00 2      2 00 3       200 4           200 5           200 6       20 07     2 00 8      2 00 9      2 0 10




                             Benefits / Salary Ratio - 10 Year Trend

     $60,000,000
     $50,000,000
     $40,000,000
     $30,000,000
     $20,000,000
     $10,000,000
               $-

                     200 1     20 02      2 00 3      2004            2005      2006           2007       2008       2009        2010

                                                                Benefits                      Wages

                             Number of New Positions* - 10 Year Trend

    35.00
    30.00
    25.00
    20.00
    15.00
    10.00
     5.00
     0.00
    (5.00)
          01          02            03           04              05              06              07          08           09          10
       20           20           20           20              20              20               20         20           20           20
                                                  *Full Time Equivalent Positions




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                           GENERAL FUND


Services
Although comparing 2009 and 2010 appropriations for services there is only an insignificant
change (less than 1%), the details have changed substantially. Services include not only
professional and legal services, but also utilities, rent, and election costs, etc. Decreases in
2010 appropriation for services in most divisions in General Fund are offset with the substantial
increase in 2010 appropriation for election costs.

Intra-governmental Charges
Internal service funds charges are allocated to the divisions in the General Fund, via intra-
governmental charges. Allocations are based upon percent of total benefit derived by each
division of the services provided. 2010 budget expands the use of internal service funds, and
allocates all costs via intra-governmental charges, thus the significant increase in this category
of General Fund appropriations.

Debt Service
In 2007 the District entered into a capital lease agreement to purchase the replacement
helicopter for Public Safety Division. Debt service payments are an obligation of the General
Fund. Last payment is due October, 2012.

Transfers
2010 budgeted transfers in to General Fund are $45,000. Budgeted transfers out total
$4,865,715. Detailed transfer in/out schedule is provided at end of Section B of the budget
document.

Fund Balance - Change
The 2010 General Fund budgeted revenues compared to appropriations produces an increase
in fund balance at year end of $29,502.




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              SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS


  Fund 220 Two County Landscape & Lighting District

Fund 221 East Contra Costa County Landscape & Lighting

         Fund 222 Five Canyon Zone of Benefit

         Fund 223 Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit

        Fund 224 Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit

       Fund 225 San Ramon Hills Zone of Benefit

                Fund 226 Measure CC

         Fund 227 Stone Valley Zone of Benefit

       Fund 228 Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit

                    Fund 253 Gifts

        Fund 254 Ardenwood/Coyote Hills Trail

    Fund 255 Martin Luther King, Jr. Intern Program

                 Fund 257 Mitigation

            Fund 258 Eastshore State Park

          Fund 270 Measure WW Local Grants




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The District special revenue funds account for the proceeds of specific revenue sources that are
legally restricted to expenditures for specified purposes and include: Landscape and Lighting
Districts’ assessments and appropriations, Zones of Benefit’s assessments and appropriations,
Measure CC parcel tax and appropriations, private gifts, mitigation funds, Eastshore State Park
revenue and appropriations, Measure WW local grant program and other miscellaneous
activities.
                       Special Revenue Funds Year-by-Year Comparison


                                     2007           2008               2009              2010
                                    ACTUAL         ACTUAL            BUDGET            BUDGET       Change
           RESOURCES
Revenues:
  Taxes & Assessments           $    7,676,491 $    7,741,620    $    7,852,901    $    7,402,700
  Charges for Services                   7,604          7,229            53,880            90,000
  Interest                             846,036        636,759           312,500           324,500
  Rents and Leases                     130,211         89,611                 -            60,000
  Miscellaneo us                     1,715,771         50,250            37,000                 -
     Total Revenues                 10,376,113      8,525,469         8,256,281         7,877,200     -4.6%

TOTAL RESOURCES                 $ 10,376,113 $      8,525,469    $    8,256,281    $    7,877,200     -4.6%

               USES
Expenditures:
  Personn el Services           $    4,884,901 $    5,264,728    $    6,453,394    $    4,976,827
  Supplies                             727,391        924,165         1,010,073           227,575
  Services
        g                g             508,472        577,144           932,854           438,145
  Inter-agency Agreements              120,000        110,000           100,000         9,100,000
  Capital Outlay/Equipment              12,682         52,943            99,295            77,280
     Total Ex penditures             6,253,446      6,928,980         8,595,616        14,819,827     72.4%

Other Sources (Uses):
   Transfers                           924,897     (1,085,524)       (1,340,386)        7,933,737
   Fund Balance - Change             5,047,564        510,965        (1,679,721)          991,110

TOTAL USES                      $ 10,376,113 $      8,525,469    $    8,256,281    $    7,877,200     -4.6%

The above schedule compares prior years’ actual and budgets to 2010 budget, combining all
special revenue funds into one column. The following pages provide detailed 2010 budget
information by fund.
BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

                                  Special Revenue Funds Detail

                                        Fund 220               Fund 222
                                                          Fund 221                     Fund 223
                                                                   Five
                                                                 Canyons               Dublin Hills
                                        Two County East Contra   Zone of                Zone of
                                           LLD      Costa LLD     Benefit                Benefit
                 RESOURCES
      Revenues:
         Taxes & Assessments            $   3,725,000 $       624,000    $   37,800    $    15,400
         Interest                                   -          10,000           500            100
            Total Revenues                  3,725,000         634,000        38,300         15,500

      TOTAL RESOURCES                   $   3,725,000     $   634,000    $   38,300    $    15,500

                     USES
      Expenditures:
         Personnel Servi ces            $   3,499,299     $   495,069    $   31,946    $     6,159
         Supplies                              79,497          57,765        10,392          2,100
         Services
              g               g               145,469         130,878         2,415              -
           Total Expenditures               3,724,265         683,712        44,753          8,259

      Other Sources (Uses):
         Transfers                                    -             -             -              -
         Fund Balance - Change                      735       (49,712)       (6,453)         7,241

      TOTAL USES                        $   3,725,000     $   634,000    $   38,300    $    15,500

Fund 220 – Two County Landscape & Lighting District
In 1993 the District formed the Alameda County/Contra Costa County Regional Trails
Landscaping and Lighting Assessment District (referred to as the “Two County LLD”) to help
augment District funding for the operation, maintenance and servicing of trails. The assessment
district area includes all of Alameda County, except Murray Township, and all of Contra Costa
County, except Liberty Union High School District. This LLD was formed prior to the passage of
Proposition 218, and thus is considered a “grandfathered assessment”. But as required by
Proposition 218, 78.5% of voters in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties reaffirmed the
continuation of the Two County LLD in 1996. The assessment amount is $5.44 per equivalent
dwelling unit per year. In the 2010 budget, fund 220 appropriations do not exceed projected
2010 assessment revenue. The balance of appropriations related to trail maintenance is
included in the General Fund budget.

Fund 221 – East Contra Costa County Landscape & Lighting District
The eastern portion of Contra Costa County, as defined by the boundaries of the Liberty Union
High School District, was annexed by the District in 1981. In 1991 the District formed the East
Contra Costa County Landscape & Lighting Assessment District No. 1 (referred to as the “East
Contra Costa County (ECCC) LLD”) to help augment District funding for the operation,
maintenance and servicing of parks and trails in this area. This LLD was formed prior to the
passage of Proposition 218, and thus is considered a “grandfathered assessment”. But as
required by Proposition 218, 67.8% of voters in the assessment district area in Contra Costa
County reaffirmed the continuation of the ECCC LLD in 1996. The assessment amount of
$19.70 per equivalent dwelling unit per year.


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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                         SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS


Fund 222 – Five Canyon Zone of Benefit No. 1 Fund
The Alameda County Five Canyon Zone of Benefit was established in 1994. There are 1,120
parcels within this zone subject to assessment. The assessment is $37.10 per year per
equivalent dwelling unit.

Fund 223 – Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit No. 2 Fund
The Alameda County Dublin Hills Zone of Benefit was established in 1996 . There are currently
275 assessable parcels in this zone. The assessment is $26.85 per year per equivalent
dwelling unit.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                 SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

                             Special Revenue Funds Detail, Continued

                                      Fund 224         Fund 225             Fund 226            Fund 227
                                                      San Ramon
                                  Walpert Ridge       Hills Zone of                          Stone Valley
                                  Zone of Benefit        Benefit            Measure CC      Zone of Benefit
            RESOURCES
  Revenues:
     Taxes & Assessments          $        58,500     $       4,200     $      2,915,000    $         4,500
     Interest                               2,500               100               25,000                100
        Total Revenues                     61,000             4,300            2,940,000              4,600

  TOTAL RESOURCES                 $        61,000     $       4,300     $      2,940,000    $         4,600

                 USES
  Expenditures:
     Personnel Servi ces          $         1,254     $      13,133     $        827,471    $         4,635
     Supplies                               4,515               664               19,250                630
     Services                                    -                -               32,398                  -
     Inter-agency Ag reements                    -                -              100,000                  -
     Capital Outlay/Equipment              77,280                 -                    -                  -
        Total Expenditures                 83,049            13,797              979,119              5,265

  Other Sources (Uses):
     Transfers                                   -                 -            (896,263)                 -
     Fund Balance - Change                (22,049)            (9,497)          1,064,618               (665)

  TOTAL USES                      $        61,000     $       4,300     $      2,940,000    $         4,600

Fund 224 – Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit No. 3 Fund
The Alameda County Walpert Ridge Zone of Benefit was established in 1998. There are 524
assessable parcels in this zone. The assessment is $119.73 per year per equivalent dwelling
unit.

Fund 225 – San Ramon Hills Zone of Benefit No. 4 Fund
The Contra Costa County San Ramon Hills (formerly Thomas Ranch) Zone of Benefit was
established in 1999. There are 150 parcels subject to assessment in this zone. The
assessment is $33.57 per year per equivalent dwelling unit.

Fund 226 – Measure CC Fund
The Measure CC Fund is used to account for the special excise tax revenue and appropriations
approved by voters in 2004. The purpose of the tax was to raise revenue to fund public access,
wildfire protection, public safety and environmental maintenance in the Districts parks and trails
within the assessed area. The zone boundaries include the incorporated cities of Alameda,
Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont, as well as some unincorporated areas of
Alameda County. The zone also includes the incorporated cities of Richmond, San Pablo, and
El Cerrito, as well as some unincorporated areas of El Sobrante and Kensington in Contra
Costa County. The excise tax is $12.00 per single-family residential parcel and $8.28 per multi-
family unit per year, and will be levied for a 15 years.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                           SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

The specific projects for which the proceeds of the tax have been deemed necessary are
described in the Spending Plan adopted by the Board of Directors on August 3, 2004. Each
listed project will require the separate review and approval by the Board of Directors. The
Board of Directors holds an annual public hearing on project selections and allocations funded
by the Measure CC. Additionally there will be a public accounting of the use of funds during the
year, as required by Government Code Section 50075.3.

The 2010 major operating appropriations to be funded with Measure CC resources include:
   • Eastshore State Park maintenance and safety
   • Oakland Zoo
   • Crown Beach-Crab Cove Visitor Center 3 months operating costs
   • Martin Luther King Jr. Shoreline public access

The 2010 major 2010 transfers out to capital projects funded with Measure CC resources
include:
    • Pt. Pinole ADA playground structure
    • Wildcat Canyon to Pt. Pinole trail construction

Fund 227 – Stone Valley Zone of Benefit No. 5 Fund
The Contra Costa County Stone Valley Zone of Benefit was established in 2006. There are 30
assessable parcels in this zone. The assessment is $139.64 per year per equivalent dwelling
unit.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                            SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

                          Special Revenue Funds Detail, Continued

                                      Fund 228        Fund 253           Fund 254       Fund 255
                                        Sibley
                                       Volcanic                       Ardenwood
                                       Zone of                       /Coyote Hills MLK Jr. Intern
                                        Benefit       Gifts Fund         Trail       Program
           RESOURCES
Revenues:
   Taxes & Assessments            $        18,300 $                - $              - $            -
    Interest                                  200          65,000            10,000           1,000
       Total Revenues                      18,500          65,000            10,000          11,000

TOTAL RESOURCES                   $        18,500 $        65,000 $          10,000 $        11,000

               USES
Expenditures:
   Personnel Services             $         9,785 $        22,217 $                 - $            -
   Supplies                                10,470          34,774                   -              -
   Services                                     -           1,500                   -              -
     Total Expenditures                    20,255          58,491                   -              -

Other Sources (Uses):
   Transfers                                    -               -            (40,000)             -
   Fund Balance - Change                   (1,755)          6,509            (30,000)        11,000

TOTAL USES                        $        18,500 $        65,000 $          10,000 $        11,000

Fund 228 – Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit No. 6 Fund
The Contra Costa County Sibley Volcanic Zone of Benefit was established in 2007. There are
245 assessable parcels in this zone. The assessment is $83.08 per year per equivalent
dwelling unit.

Fund 253 – Gifts Fund
This fund accounts for gifts made to the District by private parties. The use of gift funds is
restricted by the terms of the underlying agreements or conditions related to the gift. There are
two major gifts and multiple minor gifts accounted for in this fund. Walpert Ridge/Garin gift has
an estimated balance at the end of 2009 of $1.7 million and is intended as funding source for
purchase of specific real property. The Dickson gift has an estimated balance at the end of
2009 of $.7 million and is used to fund the volunteer trail maintenance program. None of the
gifts included in this fund are endowments.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                           SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

Fund 254 – Ardenwood/Coyote Hills Trail Fund
In 1985 the developers of the Ardenwood Business Park/Coyote HiIls project gave the District a
sum of money to be used for future maintain of a mini-park strip. In conformity with prior years,
the 2010 $40,000 transfer out of this fund into General Fund is to support a .5 ranger position.

Fund 255 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Intern Program
This fund accounts for the revenues earmarked for awards to individuals or groups to fund
community projects related to the ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr.




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                              Special Revenue Funds Detail, Continued

                                        Fund 257              Fund 258       Fund 270
                                                              Eastshore     Measure WW           Total Special
                                        Mitigation            State Park    Local Grants        Revenue Funds
            RESOURCES
Revenues:
   Taxes & Assessments              $             -       $             -   $           -   $          7,402,700
   Charges for Se rvices                          -                80,000               -                 90,000
   Interest                                 130,000                80,000               -                324,500
   Rents and Leases                          60,000                     -               -                 60,000
      Total Revenues                        190,000               160,000               -              7,877,200

TOTAL RESOURCES                     $       190,000       $       160,000   $           -   $          7,877,200

                USES
Expenditures:
   Personnel Servi ces              $        32,444       $        33,415   $           -   $          4,976,827
   Supplies                                   6,050                 1,468               -                227,575
   Services                                 105,200                20,285               -                438,145
   Inter-agency Ag reements                       -                     -       9,000,000              9,100,000
      Total Expenditures                    143,694                55,168       9,000,000             14,819,827

Other Sources (Uses):
   Transfers                               (130,000)                    -       9,000,000              7,933,737
   Fund Balance - Change                    (83,694)              104,832               -                991,110

TOTAL USES                          $       190,000       $       160,000   $           -   $          7,877,200



Fund 257 – Mitigation Fund
This fund accounts for resources received by the District from mitigation agreements.
Expenditure of these funds is restricted by the terms of the agreements. In 2010 the separate
agreements accounted for within this special revenue fund will be examined to determine
whether they appropriately should be accounted for in a permanent fund, as many of the
mitigation agreements are legal endowments. The largest balances in this fund relate to the
following resource enhancement project mitigation agreements:
     • Ora Loma Marsh-Port of Oakland
     • Brushy Peak-Weaver/Republic
     • Iron Horse Trail-Walnut Creek
Uses of this fund are typically addressed during the year by separate action of the Board of
Directors to amend the budget when a specific project is recommended. In 2010 the budget for
Fund 257 includes the transfer of $40,000 to General Fund to fund resource enhancement and
protection projects.

Fund 258 – Eastshore State Park Fund
In 1998 the District (11% property owner) and the State of California (89% property owner)
formed a JPA related to Eastshore State Park, which stretches 8.5 miles along the San
Francisco Bay shorelines of the cities of Oakland, Emeryville, Berkeley, Albany, and Richmond.
The JPA was converted to an operating agreement in 2006, wherein the State authorizes the


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District to operate, control and maintain Eastshore State Park in conformity with the Eastshore
State Park General Plan adopted by the State in 2002. It is the intent of the Plan that the
District use fees generated from the use of the Park, Measure CC funds, grants, donations and
other funding sources prior to using the residual funds from the unused remediation deposit
towards the future planning, development and operation of the Park. The District reports
quarterly to the State Department of Parks & Recreation the revenue and expenditures from the
unused remediation deposit account.

Fund 270 – Measure WW Local Grants
25% ($125 million) of Measure WW proceeds are allocated for use by cities, special park and
recreation districts, county service areas and the Oakland Zoo for local park and recreation
projects. March, 2009 the first grants, in the on-going annual grant application process, were
accepted. Fund 270 has been set up to account for the allocation of the $125 million, and the
reimbursement to local agencies of approved grant expenditures.




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                             DEBT SERVICE FUNDS


                        Fund 810 – 2002 Refunding Bonds

Fund 812 – Measure AA Bonds: 2006 series E, 2006 series F-taxable, 2006 Refunding,
             2008 Refunding, 2009 Refunding, 2009 Refunding-taxable

                      Fund 813 – Measure WW Bonds: 2009
BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                              DEBT SERVICE FUNDS

The debt service funds are used to account for the collection or resources and payment of
interest and principal on the general long-term debt of the District.

                            Debt Service Funds Year-by-Year Comparison

                                       2007                2008              2009                2010
                                      ACTUAL             ACTUAL            BUDGET              BUDGET        Change
           RESOURCES
 Revenues:
   Taxes & Assessments            $   24,34 2,319   $ 28,591,391       $   29,90 0,600     $ 31,595,300
   Interest                              71 8,724      5,173,922               5 0,000           56,400
      Total Revenues                  25,06 1,042     33,765,314           29,95 0,600       31,651,700        5.7%

 TOTAL RESOURCES                  $   25,06 1,042   $ 33,765,314       $   29,95 0,600     $ 31,651,700        5.7%

                 USES
 Expenditures:
   Services                       $       1 0,007   $          3,724   $       9 0,000     $       23,500
    Princi pal                        16,82 0,000         98,183,019       25,99 0,000         27,715,000
    Interest                           8,82 5,222          8,783,899        6,14 8,150          6,928,134
      Total Ex penditures             25,65 5,229        106,970,642       32,22 8,150         34,666,634      7.6%

 Other Sources (Uses):
    Transfers                          1,14 1,001         76,764,200         1,19 8,750         1,167,200
    Fund Balance - Change                54 6,815          3,558,871        (1,07 8,800)       (1,847,734)

 TOTAL USES                       $   25,06 1,042   $ 33,765,314       $   29,95 0,600     $ 31,651,700        5.7%

The above schedule combines several individual funds included in the debt service funds
grouping. The following pages provide more detail budget data on each fund. Total debt
service schedule for all bonds is also provided.




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                                 Debt Service Funds Detail

                                       Fund 810          Fund 812          Fund 813
                                         2002                                              Total Debt
                                       Refunding     Measure AA        Measure WW           Service
                                        Bonds          Bonds             Bonds              Funds
              RESOURCES
   Revenues:
      Taxes & Assessments          $             - $      31,595,300   $              - $ 31,595,300
      Interest                              56,400                 -                  -       56,400
         Total Revenues                     56,400        31,595,300                  -   31,651,700

   TOTAL RESOURCES                 $        56,400   $    31,595,300   $              - $ 31,651,700

                  USES
   Expenditures:
      Services                     $         5,500   $        13,500   $         4,500 $     23,500
       Principa l                        1,040,000        26,675,000                 -   27,715,000
       Interest                            160,100         3,923,597         2,844,437    6,928,134
         Total Expenditures              1,205,600        30,612,097         2,848,937   34,666,634

   Other Sources (Uses):
      Transfers                          1,149,200            13,500              4,500      1,167,200
      Fund Balance - Change                      -           996,703         (2,844,437)    (1,847,734)

   TOTAL USES                      $        56,400   $    31,595,300   $              - $ 31,651,700

Fund 810 – 2002 Refunding Bonds Fund
2002 limited obligation refunding bonds were issued in the amount of $10.605 million to defease
outstanding 1993 Limited Obligation Refunding bonds, which refunded the 1988 Promissory
Notes. The bonds are limited obligations of the District payable solely from limited ad valorem
property taxes levied upon certain taxable property within the District. Current outstanding
principal is $4,450,000. These bonds mature in 2013.

Fund 812 – Measure AA Bonds Fund
Outstanding Measure AA bonds include the following. In all cases the District is empowered,
and is externally obligated, to levy ad valorem taxes upon certain property subject to taxation
within the District to fund the payment of interest and principal:
            • 2006 series E general obligation bonds were issued in the amount of $15 million.
                A portion of these bonds were refunded in 2009. The balance remaining is
                $11,390,000, with $10,410,000 principal and $523,350 interest due in 2010. The
                bonds mature in 2011.

          •   2006 series F-taxable were paid in full in 2009.

          •   2006 Refunding general obligation bonds were issued in the amount of $23.6
              million to defease 1998 Series D bonds. A portion of these bonds were refunded
              in 2009. The balance remaining is $15,555,000, with $1,780,000 principal and
              $717,200 interest due in 2010. The bonds mature in 2015.

          •   2008 Refunding general obligation bonds were issued in the amount of $75.6
              million to defease 1998 Refunding bonds, which, in turn, defeased 1995, 1992
              and 1985 issues. A portion of these bonds were refunded in 2009. The balance

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               remaining is $51,385,000, with $14,485,000 principal and $2,186,150 interest
               due in 2010. The bonds mature in 2018.

           •   2009 Refunding general obligation bonds were issued in the amount of $7.625
               million to defease a portion of the 2006 series E, 2006 Refunding, 2008
               Refunding bonds. The balance remaining is $7,625,000, with no principal and
               $250,628 interest due in 2010. The bonds mature in 2013.

           •   2009 Refunding-taxable general obligation bonds were issued in the amount of
               $12.375 million to defease a portion of the 2006 series E, 2006 Refunding, 2008
               Refunding bonds. This debt has no principal and $246,269 interest due in 2010.
               The bonds mature in 2012.
            •
Fund 813 – Measure WW Bonds Fund
In November 2008 voters of Contra Costa and Alameda counties approved Measure WW,
described as an extension of Measure AA. The extension authorizes the issuance of $500
million of general obligation bonds. $125 million (25% of proceeds) are reserved for the local
grant program, which will be used to support park and recreations projects by local
governmental agencies.

The first Measure WW series was issued in 2009 in the amount of $80 million. This debt has no
principal and $2,844,437 of interest due in 2010. Interest will be paid out of capitalize interest
account related to the debt issuance premium. The District is empowered, and is externally
obligated, to levy ad valorem taxes upon certain property subject to taxation within the District to
fund the payment of interest and principal:




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                               Debt Service Schedules

    The principal and interest on outstanding District bonds is as follows:

                        2002 Refunding Li mited O bligation Bonds
       Year              Pri ncipal               Interest               Total
       2010                    1,040,000                160,100                1,200,100
       2011                    1,075,000                118,450                1,193,450
       2012                    1,120,000                    73,990             1,193,990
       2013                    1,215,000                    25,515             1,240,515
       Total      $            4,450,000    $           378,055      $         4,828,055



                             Measure AA 2006 Series E Bonds
       Year              Pri ncipal              Interest                Total
       2010                   10,410,000                523,350               10,933,350
       2011                      980,000                 44,100                1,024,100
       Total      $           11,390,000    $           567,450      $        11,957,450



                           Measure AA 2006 Refunding Bonds
       Year              Pri ncipal              Interest                Total
       2010                    1,780,000                717,200                2,497,200
       2011                    7,790,000                641,550                8,431,550
       2012                    1,745,000                281,375                2,026,375
       2013                    1,830,000                202,850                2,032,850
       2014                    1,175,000                120,500                1,295,500
       2015                    1,235,000                 61,750                1,296,750
       Total      $           15,555,000    $          2, 025,225    $        17,580,225



                           Measure AA 2008 Refunding Bonds
       Year              Pri ncipal              Interest                Total
       2010                   14,485,000               2, 186,150             16,671,150
       2011                   14,575,000               1, 607,325             16,182,325
       2012                    3,010,000               1, 061,200              4,071,200
       2013                    3,135,000                935,750                4,070,750
       2014                    3,280,000                  794,000              4,074,000
     2015-2019                12,900,000               1, 516,500             14,416,500
       Total      $           51,385,000    $          8, 100,925    $        59,485,925




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                       Debt Service Schedules, continued

                             Measure WW Series 2009A
       Year            Principal             Interest                Total
       2010                          -             2,844,437             2,844,437
       2011                          -             3,230,275             3,230,275
       2012                          -             3,230,275             3,230,275
       2013                          -             3,230,275             3,230,275
       2014                  3,840,000             3,230,275             7,070,275
     2015-2019              20,890,000            14,462,950            35,352,950
     2020-2024              24,645,000            10,713,250            35,358,250
     2025-2029              30,625,000             4,730,800            35,355,800
       Total      $         80,000,000 $          45,672,537     $     125,672,537



                         Measure AA 2009 Refunding Bonds
       Year            Principal             Interest                Total
       2010                          -                 250,628             250,628
       2011                          -                 284,625             284,625
       2012                          -                 284,625             284,625
       2013                  7,625,000                 284,625           7,909,625
       Total      $          7,625,000    $          1,104,503   $       8,729,503


                      Measure AA 2009 Taxable Refunding Bonds
       Year            Principal               Interest              Total
       2010                          -                 246,269             246,269
       2011                          -                 279,675             279,675
       2012                 12,375,000                 279,675          12,654,675
       Total      $         12,375,000    $           805,619    $      13,180,619



                              Grand Total Debt Service
       Year            Principal               Interest              Total
       2010                 27,715,000               6,928,134          34,643,134
       2011                 24,420,000               6,206,000          30,626,000
       2012                 18,250,000               5,211,140          23,461,140
       2013                 13,805,000               4,679,015          18,484,015
       2014                  8,295,000               4,144,775          12,439,775
     2015-2019              35,025,000             16,041,200           51,066,200
     2020-2024              24,645,000             10,713,250           35,358,250
     2025-2029              30,625,000              4,730,800           35,355,800
    Grand Total   $        182,780,000    $        58,654,314    $    241,434,314




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      INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS


  Fund 552 – Workers’ Compensation

Fund 554 – Major Equipment Replacement

      Fund 555 – General Liability

     Fund 556 – Employee Benefits




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The internal service funds were established to account for special activities and services
performed by a designated department for other departments in the District on a cost
reimbursement basis.

                      Internal Service Funds Year-by-Year Comparison


                                      2007             2008           2009           2010
                                    ACTUAL            ACTUAL        BUDGET         BUDGET         Change
             RESOURCES
    Revenues:
      Charges for Services         $ 3,885,0 04 $ 2,4 90,847       $ 3,771,884               -
      Miscellaneo us                   517,4 96     1 14,679            26,207          10,000
      Intra-governmental Charges                  1,6 11,974                         7,922,235
          Total Revenues             4,402,5 00   4,2 17,500           3,798,091     7,932,235    108.8%

    TOTAL RESOURCES                $ 4,402,5 00 $ 4,2 17,500       $ 3,798,091     $ 7,932,235    108.8%

                 USES
    Expenditures:
      Personn el Services          $     228,6 52 $ 2 63,765       $     313,972   $ 3,731,769
      Supplies                                 38           -                  -         2,524
      Services                         4,510,0 87  2,7 61,692          3,739,998     3,650,241
      Capital Outlay/Equipment                  -           -            600,000     1,012,000
         Total Ex penditures           4,738,7 77  3,0 25,457          4,653,970     8,396,534     80.4%

    Other Sources (Uses):
      Transfers                         (251,5 79)      9 07,465       1,236,697             -
      Net Assets- Change                (587,8 56)    2,0 99,508         380,818      (464,299)

    TOTAL USES                     $ 4,402,5 00 $ 4,2 17,500       $ 3,798,091     $ 7,932,235    108.8%

The above schedule combines several individual funds included in the Internal Service Funds
grouping. The following pages provide more detail budget data on each fund.




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                                      Internal Service Funds Detail

                                    Fund 552  Fund 554                   Fund 555         Fund 556
                                                Major                                                      Total Internal
                                  Workers'    Equipment                      General      Employee           Service
                                Compensation Replacement                     Liability     Benefits           Funds
         RESOURCES
Revenues:
   Miscellaneous                $            -     $             -       $      10,000    $          -     $    10,0 00.00
   Intra-governmental Charges          2,727,000             906,535         1,444,500        2,844,2 00        7,92 2,235
      Total Revenues                   2,727,000             906,535         1,454,500        2,844,2 00        7,93 2,235

TOTAL RESOURCES                 $      2,727,000   $         906,535     $ 1,454,500      $ 2,844,2 00     $    7,93 2,235

               USES
Expenditures:
   Personnel Services           $        607,057   $                -    $     286,512    $ 2,838,2 00 $        3,73 1,769
   Supplies                                    -                    -            2,524               -               2,524
   Services                            2,482,205                    -        1,162,036          6,0 00          3,65 0,241
   Capital Outlay/Equipment                    -            1,012,000                -               -          1,01 2,000
      Total Expenditures               3,089,262            1,012,000        1,451,072      2,844,2 00          8,39 6,534

Other Sources (Uses):
   Transfers                                  -                     -                 -                -                 -
   Net Asset s - Change                (362,262)             (105,465)            3,428                -         (46 4,299)

TOTAL USES                      $      2,727,000   $         906,535     $ 1,454,500      $ 2,844,2 00     $    7,93 2,235



Fund 552 - Workers’ Compensation Fund
This fund accounts for Workers’ Compensation claims, administrative costs, insurance
premiums, staffing as needed temporarily replace injured workers, and personnel costs of
related to the administration of this fund. $2.7 million is the estimated payroll charges to be
collected during 2010 to fund this activity. Revenue varies depending on actual wages paid.
Net assets are used as a funding source in 2010. If necessary the worker’s compensation rate
charged via payroll will be increased in 2011.

Fund 554 – Major Equipment Replacement Fund
This fund accounts for the purchase of replacement for large items of equipment generally over
$50,000 in value, such as fire suppression apparatus, helicopters and heavy machinery. The
annual purchases are based upon a long-term schedule of equipment eligible for replacement in
this fund. The $900,000 budgeted revenue is received from divisions with eligible equipment.
Cost of their equipment is amortized over its useful life and charged annually, in advance, to
ensure adequate resources to fund replacement equipment purchases as scheduled. The
corresponding appropriation in the General Fund is a component of intra-governmental charges.
Net assets are used as a funding source in 2010.

Fund 555 – General Liability Fund
This fund accounts for the payment of the District’s insurance premiums, general liability claims
and related legal expenses. Additionally, personnel costs related to the administration of this



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fund are included in appropriations. Intra-governmental charges are allocated to each division
to support this fund’s activity. Currently the charges are allocated based upon each division’s
percent of total General Fund budget. Charges for service revenue are budgeted to cover
appropriations on an annual basis.

Fund 556 – Employee Benefit Fund
This fund was instituted for the 2010 budget. It has been allocated the benefit costs previously
appropriated in General Fund non-departmental, such as EBRPD Retirement Plan costs, and
vacation payouts. Charges to divisions are generated through payroll based charges and intra-
governmental charges (allocated to divisions based upon the number of employees compared
to total District staff). In future, this fund will be expanded to include more employee benefit
charges.



                    Allocation of Intergovernmental Charges by Division

                                      Fund 552     Fund 554     Fund 555      Fund 556
                                      Worker's       Major                                  Total Internal
                                     Compensati Equipment        General       Employee       Service
Intra-governmental Charges               on      Replacement     Liability      Benefits       Funds
  Payroll Generated                  $ 2,727,000                              $ 404,200     $ 3,131,200
  Legislative/Executive                                    -         33,200        19,000          52,200
  Finance/Management Services                          64,367        98,900        99,900         263,167
  Human Resources                                          -         26,100        32,800          58,900
  Land                                                     -         91,500        44,000         135,500
  Legal                                                    -         40,300        22,600          62,900
  Operations                                          259,343       685,700     1,016,900      1,961,943
  Planning/Stewardship/Development                      4,267       154,800       133,100         292,167
  Public Affairs                                           -         37,500        38,000          75,500
  Public Safety                                       578,558       276,500     1,033,700      1,888,758
Total Intra-governmental Charges     $ 2,727,000 $    906,535   $ 1,444,500   $ 2,844,200   $ 7,922,235




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  CAPITAL PROJECTS FUNDS


Fund 333 – Capital Projects Fund

 Fund 336 – OTA Projects Fund




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Capital projects are major improvements undertaken by the District that are generally not
recurring. Capital projects can be funded by a variety of revenue sources, including grants,
Measure AA bonds, Measure CC parcel taxes, and the District’s General Fund. New
appropriations for the Capital Projects Funds for 2009 total $16,276,964. While it is not unusual
for capital project appropriations to fluctuate from year to year, 2009 marks a change in funding
for personnel in the Design and Construction Departments.            In the past, personnel costs
associated with the initial planning of a project were not always included in the total project cost.
Instead, those initial costs were absorbed as a General Fund expense. Beginning this new
budget year, the bulk of personnel costs for Planning, Design and Construction employees are
budgeted directly in the project funds. Detailed schedules are provided in Section C of the
budget.
                       Capital Projects Funds Year-by-Year Comparison

                                       2007            2008                 2009              2010
                                     ACTUAL           ACTUAL              BUDGET            BUDGET         Change
            RESOURCES
  Revenues:
    Charges for Services         $       17,270   $       113,842     $           - $                -
    Interest                          1,943,088         1,038,382           100,000          1,300,000
    Rents and Leases                      2,891             9,387                 -                  -
    Inter-agency Agreements          14,833,097         6,631,854                 -            291,891
    Miscellaneo us                    1,410,153         1,165,357                 -                  -
       Total Revenues                18,206,499         8,958,821           100,000          1,591,891     1491.9%

  Other Resources:
     Bond Proceeds                            -                  -         3,095,000                  -

  TOTAL RESOURCES                $ 18,206,499     $     8,958,821     $    3,195,000    $    1,591,891      -50.2%

                USES
  Expenditures:
    Personn el Services          $    2,516,793   $     2,279,756     $    5,385,734 $ 5,014,277
    Supplies                            367,176           331,840             62,000          -
    Services                          3,726,635         3,607,232          2,249,910      714,717
    Inter-agency Agreements                   -           101,627                  -          -
    Capital Outlay/Equipment         16,586,247        18,940,572          8,579,320   35,526,410
       Total Ex penditures           23,196,852        25,261,027         16,276,964   41,255,404           153.5%

  Other Sources (Uses):
     Transfers                       47,364,675        13,208,081          9,467,783         (4,280,222)
     Fund Balance - Change           42,374,322        (3,094,125 )       (3,614,181)       (43,943,735)

  TOTAL USES                     $ 18,206,499     $     8,958,821     $    3,195,000    $    1,591,891      -50.2%

The above schedule combines several individual funds included in the Capital Projects Funds
grouping. The following pages provide more detail budget data on each fund.




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                                  Capital Projects Funds Detail

                               Fund 333         Fund 335           Fund 336         Fund 337
                                Capital         Measure AA            OTA          Measure WW
                                Projects           Bond             Projects          Bond    Total Capital
                                 Fund            Proceeds            Fund           Proceeds Project Funds
          RESOURCES
Revenues:
   Interest                   $            -    $        300,000   $          -    $    1,000,000     $    1,300,000
   Interagency Ag reements                 -                   -        291,891                 -            291,891
      Total Revenues                       -             300,000        291,891         1,000,000          1,591,891
                                                                                                                   -
Other Resources:                                                                                                   -
   Bond Proceeds                           -                   -               -                 -                 -

TOTAL RESOURCES               $            -    $        300,000   $    291,891    $    1,000,000     $    1,591,891

              USES
Expenditures:
   Personnel Servi ces        $    1,504,891    $              -   $   3,509,386   $             -    $    5,014,277
   Services                                -                   -         714,717                 -           714,717
   Capital Outlay/Equipment       35,476,030                   -          50,380                 -        35,526,410
     Total Expenditures           36,980,921                   -       4,274,483                 -        41,255,404

Other Sources (Uses):
   Transfers                      34,647,410        (18,736,081)       4,128,449       (24,320,000)        (4,280,222)
   Fund Balance - Change          (2,333,511)       (18,436,081)         145,857       (23,320,000)       (43,943,735)

TOTAL USES                    $            -    $        300,000   $    291,891    $    1,000,000     $    1,591,891



Fund 333 – Capital Projects Fund
This fund accounts for acquisition of land for parks, land and rights of way for trails, capital
outlays and to develop and improve parks and trails. New appropriations in 2010 total $37
million, which has increased significantly from 2009 appropriations due to availability of Measure
WW funds.

Fund 335 – Measure AA Bond Proceeds
When Measure AA bonds were issued, the project proceeds were posted to fund 335. As they
are required for capital and OTA projects, the proceeds are transferred out of fund 335 into fund
333 or fund 336. Beginning in 2010 these transfers will be labeled capital (as opposed to
operating) transfers of bond interest or bond principal.

Fund 336 – OTA Projects Fund
This Other Than Asset (OTA) fund accounts for multi-year programs and projects, including
projects which improve existing District facilities, projects related to large-scale maintenance,
project feasibility or land studies, and other multi-year projects and programs which do not meet
the District’s asset capitalization limit. In 2010 new appropriations for the OTA fund totals $4
million and include Fuel Management, Pavement Maintenance, ADA Improvements, Quagga
Mussel Inspection, and District Wide Preliminary Design costs.



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  Fund 337 – Measure WW Bond Proceeds
The first series of Measure WW bonds were issued in 2009. The project proceeds were posted
to fund 337. As they are required for the local grant program, capital and OTA projects, the
proceeds will be transferred out of fund 337 into funds 270, 333 or 336. Beginning in 2010
these transfers will be labeled capital (as opposed to operating) transfers of bond interest or
bond principal.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                             CAPITAL PROJECTS FUNDS


                            Summary of 2010 Project Budget Appropriations

                                                                                     [------------District-------------]
                                                     Grants and     Measure AA /
                Project Description                    Other        WW Bonds          Measure CC General Fund            Total
MLK Jr Tidewater Improvements Phase 2                                                      21,329                           21,329
Computer Network Infrastructure                                                                          146,000           146,000
Wetland Trail Development                                                                  150,000                         150,000
Breuner Marsh Restoration                                     125,000      100,000                                         225,000
Wildcat/Alvarado Toilet & Sewer Improvements                                                9,000                            9,000
Point Pinole ADA Play Structure                                                           140,000                          140,000
Stonebrae Property                                                           5,000                                           5,000
Future Preliminary Acquisitions                             1,000,000  33,557,081                                      34,557,081
Future Preliminary Acquisition Studies                         25,000      394,000                                         419,000
District Wide Paved Roads & Trails                                                                       100,000           100,000
District Wide Whole Park Access                                                                          100,000           100,000
District Wide Whole Park Access A1 Priorities                                                            300,000           300,000
District Wide Whole Park Access A3 & A4                                                                  100,000           100,000
Fire Reduction EIR                                                                                        20,000            20,000
District Wide Fuels & Fire Management                                                                    100,000           100,000
District Wide Voice/Data Wiring                                                                           42,000            42,000
District Wide Telephone Replacement                                                                       12,000            12,000
District Wide Update Master Plan                                                                          75,000            75,000
District Wide Preliminary Design Project                                                               2,548,063        2,548,063
Quagga Mussel Response                                        291,891                                     85,452           377,343
Hayward Shoreline Spartina Control                                                          4,738                            4,738
Point Pinole Black Rail Bird Habitat                                                       34,000                           34,000
Chabot Fuel Break Management                                                               80,000                           80,000
Chabot Fuel Break Management                                                               60,000                           60,000
Sibley/Claremont Fuel Management                                                           65,000                           65,000
Sibley/Claremont Fuel Management                                                           40,314                           40,314
Wildcat/Alvarado Fuel Management                                                           47,741                           47,741
Wildcat/Alvarado Fuel Management                                                           90,000                           90,000
Claremont Cyn Whipsnake Monitoring                                                         25,000                           25,000
Crown Beach Replace Picnic Tables                                                           25,000                          25,000
MLK Jr Oakland Sports Field Fence                                                             654                              654
Brooks Island Enhance Tern Nesting*                                                        10,000                           10,000
Point Pinole Restore Grassland & Plants                                                     6,000                            6,000
Wildcat/Alvarado Watershed Sediment Study                                                  24,700                           24,700
Bort Meadows Install Vault Toilets*                                                        50,000                           50,000
Temescal Sealcoat Parking Lot*                                                             12,787                           12,787
Redwood Fuel Tank Remediation                                                                              70,000           70,000
Totals                                                  $ 1,441,891 $ 34,056,081 $ 896,263 $ 3,698,515 $ 40,092,750
Note: Projects that end in an astersik *, are new this year.
The "Other" category may include transfers from the Mitigation Fund, assistance from the Regional Parks Foundation, or private
parties.




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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                           BUDGET TRANSFERS

                                   All Appropriated Funds

      To Fund                      From Fund                 Amount                            Purpose
General Fund            Ardenwoo d/ Coyote Hills Trail   $       40,000     Augment Coyote Hills Regional Pk Budget
                        Mitigation Fund                           5,000     Mo rgan Te rritory Feral Pig Control
                                                                 45,000
Grant                   Measure WW Bond Proceeds              9,000,000     WW Local Grants

Captial Project Fund    General Fund                            146,000     Computer Network Infrastructure
                        Measure CC Fu nd                         21,329     ML K Jr Tid ewater Improvements Phase 2
                                                                150,000     Wetland Trail Development
                                                                  9,000     Wildcat/Alvarado Toilet & Sewer Improv
                                                                140,000     Point Pinole ADA Play Structure
                        Mitigation Fund                         125,000     Breuner Marsh Restoration
                        Measure AA Bond Proceeds                  5,000     Stonebrae Property
                                                             18,557,081     Future Prelimina ry Acquisitions
                                                                174,000     Future Prelimina ry Acquisition Studies
                        Measure WW Bond Proceeds                100,000     Breuner Marsh Restoration
                                                             15,000,000     Future Prelimina ry Acquisitions
                                                                220,000     Future Prelimina ry Acquisition Studies
                                                             34,647,410
Other Than Asset Fund   General Fund                            100,000     District Wide Paved Road s & Tra ils
                                                                100,000     District Wide Whole Park Access
                                                                300,000     District Wide Whole Park Access A1
                                                                100,000     District Wide Whole Park Access A3 & A4
                                                                 20,000     Fire Reduction EIR
                                                                100,000     District Wide Fue ls & Fire Management
                                                                 42,000     District Wide Voice/Data Wiring
                                                                 12,000     District Wide Telepho ne Replacement
                                                                 75,000     District Wide Upda te Master Pl an
                                                              2,548,063     District Wide Preliminary Design Project
                                                                 85,452     Quagga Mussel Response
                                                                 70,000     Redwood Fuel Tank Remediation
                        Measure CC Fu nd                          4,738     Hayward Shoreline Spartina Control
                                                                 34,000     Point Pinole Black Rail Bird Habitat
                                                                 80,000     Chabot Fuel Break Management
                                                                 60,000     Chabot Fuel Break Management
                                                                 65,000     Sibley/Claremont Fuel Management
                                                                 40,314     Sibley/Claremont Fuel Management
                                                                 47,741     Wildcat/Alvarado Fue l Manage ment
                                                                 90,000     Wildcat/Alvarado Fue l Manage ment
                                                                 25,000     Claremont Cyn Whipsnake Monitoring
                                                                 25,000     Crown Beach Replace Picnic Ta bles
                                                                    654     ML K Jr Oakland Sports Field Fence
                                                                 10,000     Brooks Island Enhance Tern Nesting*
                                                                  6,000     Point Pinole Restore Grassland & Plants
                                                                 24,700     Wildcat/Alvarado Wtrshed Sediment Study
                                                                 50,000     Bort Meadows Install Vault Toilets*
                                                                 12,787     Temescal Sealco at Parking Lot*
                                                              4,128,449

2002 Refunding Bonds    General Fund                        1,149,200       Debt Service
Measure AA Bonds        General Fund                           13,500       Debt Service
Measure WW Bonds        General Fund                            4,500       Debt Service
                        Total All Transfers In           $ 48,988,059


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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                 BUDGET TRANSFERS

     From Fund            To Fund                 Amount                        Purpose
General Fund      Capital Project Fund        $      146,000   Computer Network Infrastructure
                  Other Than Asset Fund              100,000   District Wide Paved Roads & Trails
                                                     100,000   District Wide Whole Park Access
                                                     300,000   District Wide Whole Park Access A1
                                                     100,000   District Wide Whole Park Access A3 & A4
                                                      20,000   Fire Reduction EIR
                                                     100,000   District Wide Fuels & Fire Management
                                                      42,000   District Wide Voice/Data Wiring
                                                      12,000   District Wide Telephone Replacement
                                                      75,000   District Wide Update Master Plan
                                                   2,548,063   District Wide Preliminary De sign Project
                                                      85,452   Quagga Mu ssel Response
                                                      70,000   Redwoo d Fuel Tank Remediation
                  2002 Refunding Bonds             1,149,200   Debt Service Fees
                  Measure AA Bonds                    13,500   Debt Service Fees
                  Measure WW Bonds                     4,500   Debt Service Fees
                                                   4,865,715
Measure CC Fund   Capital Project Fund                21,329   MLK Jr Tidewater Impro vements Phase 2
                                                     150,000   Wetland Trail Development
                                                       9,000   Wildcat/Alvarado Toilet & Sewer Improv
                                                     140,000   Point Pinole ADA Play Structure
                  Other Than Asset Fund                4,738   Hayward Shorel ine Spartina Control
                                                      34,000   Point Pinole Black Ra il Bird Habitat
                                                      80,000   Chabot Fuel Break Management
                                                      60,000   Chabot Fuel Break Management
                                                      65,000   Sibley/Claremont Fuel Management
                                                      40,314   Sibley/Claremont Fuel Management
                                                      47,741   Wildcat/Alvarado Fuel Manageme nt
                                                      90,000   Wildcat/Alvarado Fuel Manageme nt
                                                      25,000   Claremont Cyn Whipsnake Monitoring
                                                      25,000   Crown Beach Replace Picnic Tables
                                                         654   MLK Jr Oakland Sports Field Fence
                                                      10,000   Brooks Island Enhance Tern Nesting*
                                                       6,000   Point Pinole Restore Grassland & Plants
                                                      24,700   Wildcat/Alvarado Wtrshed Sediment Study
                                                      50,000   Bort Meadows Install Vault Toilets*
                                                      12,787   Temescal Sealcoat Parking Lot*
                                                     896,263
Hills Trail       General Fund                        40,000   Augment Coyote Hills Regio nal Pk Budget

Mitigation Fund   General Fund                         5,000   Morgan Territo ry Feral Pig Control
                  Capital Project Fund               125,000   Breuner Ma rsh Restoration
                                                     130,000
Proceeds          Capital Project Fund                 5,000   Stonebrae Property
                                                  18,557,081   Future Preliminary Acqui sitions
                                                     174,000   Future Preliminary Acqui sition Studies
                                                  18,736,081
Proceeds          Grant                            9,000,000   WW Local Grants
                  Capital Project Fund               100,000   Breuner Ma rsh Restoration
                                                  15,000,000   Future Preliminary Acqui sitions
                                                     220,000   Future Preliminary Acqui sition Studies
                                                  24,320,000

                  Total All Transfers Out     $   48,858,059



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BUDGET OVERVIEW                                                                                                 FUND BALANCES


                                                  BEGIN                                                                      PROJECTED
                                                    ED ND
                                             ESTIMAT FU             2010                                      END PROJECTED FUN BA
                                                                                                                               D LANC E
 FUND GROUPS                                      ALA E
                                                B NC              SOURCES             2010        USES               LA
                                                                                                              FUND BA NCE     CHANGE
 General Fund:
   Reserved for Encumbrances                 $      1,265,339 $                   - $                     - $      1,265,339 $             -
   Reserved for Consumable Supplies                  460,873                      -                       -         460,873                -
   Reserved for Prepaid Expenditures                   61,305                     -                       -           61,305               -
   Designated for Economic Uncertainty              9,574,000                     -                       -        9,574,000               -
   Designated for Disaster Recovery                 1,410,177                     -                       -        1,410,177               -
   D                 UD
    esignated for EBM Vehicles                       148,872                      -                       -         148,872                -
   Designated for Election Costs                      651,000                    -                      -            651,000              -
   Undesignated Authorized Expenditures            60,915,203          102,842,036           (102,812,534)        60,944,705         29,502
 General Fund Total                          $     74,486,769 $        102,842,036 $         (102,812,534) $      74,516,271 $       29,502
 Special R     e
          evenu Funds:
   220 Two County LLD                        $       500,000 $           3,725,000 $           (3,724,265) $        500,735 $            735
   221 East Contra Costa County LLD                  600,000               634,000               (683,712)          550,288          (49,712)
   222 Five Canyon ZB                                  40,000              38,300                 (44,753)           33,547           (6,453)
   223 Dublin Hills ZB                                 20,000              15,500                  (8,259)           27,241            7,241
   224 Walpert Ridge ZB                                30,000              61,000                 (83,049)            7,951          (22,049)
   225 Thomas Ranch ZB                                 50,000               4,300                 (13,797)           40,503           (9,497)
   226 Measure CC                                   1,500,000            2,940,000             (1,875,382)         2,564,618      1,064,618
   227 Stone Valley ZB                                 10,000               4,600                  (5,265)            9,335             (665)
   228 Sibley Volcanic ZB                              40,000              18,500                 (20,255)           38,245           (1,755)
   253 Gifts/Dickson                                3,200,000              65,000                 (58,491)         3,206,509          6,509
   254 Ardenwood/C  oyote Hills Trail                300,000               10,000                 (40,000)          270,000          (30,000)
   255 MLK Jr. Intern Program                         60,000               11,000                       -            71,000           11,000
   257 Mitigation                                   7,400,000             190,000               (273,694)          7,316,306         (83,694)
   258 Eastshore State Park                         3,000,000             160,000                 (55,168)         3,104,832        104,832
   270 Measure WW Local Grant                              -             9,000,000             (9,000,000)                 -               -
 Special R     e
          evenu Funds Total                  $     16,750,000 $        16,877,200 $           (15,886,090) $      17,741,110 $      991,110
 Debt Service Funds:
   810 2002 Refunding Bonds                  $              - $         1,205,600 $            (1,205,600) $               - $            -
   812 AA 1998 Refunding/Series D Bonds            17,000,000          31,608,800             (30,612,097)        17,996,703        996,703
   813 Measure WW Bonds                             7,522,000               4,500              (2,848,937)         4,677,563      (2,844,437)
 Debt Service Funds Total                    $     24,522,000 $        32,818,900 $           (34,666,634) $      22,674,266 $    (1,847,734)
       al
 Intern Service Funds:
   552 Workers' Compensation Fund            $      1,500,000 $          2,727,000 $           (3,089,262) $       1,137,738 $     (362,262)
   554 Major Equipment Replacement                  8,000,000             906,535              (1,012,000)         7,894,535       (105,465)
   555 General Liability Fund                        500,000             1,454,500             (1,451,072)          503,428           3,428
   556 Employee Benefits                                   -             2,844,200             (2,844,200)                 -               -
       al
 Intern Service Funds Total                  $     10,000,000 $          7,932,235 $           (8,396,534) $       9,535,701 $     (464,299)
 Capital Projects Funds:
   333 Capital Projects Fund                 $     26,719,150 $        35,672,410 $           (36,980,921) $      25,410,639 $    (1,308,511)
       Designated for Land Acquisitions             5,900,606                 -                (1,025,000)         4,875,606 $    (1,025,000)
       Designated for Fire Claims Recovery           380,245                  -                       -             380,245 $              -
   335 Measure AA Bond Proceeds                    33,000,000              300,000            (18,736,081)        14,563,919     (18,436,081)
   336 OTA Projects Fund                            5,621,152            4,420,340             (4,274,483)         5,767,009         145,857
   337 Measure WW Bond Proceeds                    80,000,000 $          1,000,000            (24,320,000)        56,680,000     (23,320,000)
 Capital Projects Funds Total                $    151,621,152 $        41,392,750 $           (85,336,485) $     107,677,417 $   (43,943,735)
     D
 GRAN TOTAL                                  $ 277,379,921.04 $ 201,863,121.00 $ (247,098,277.00) $ 232,144,765.04 $ (45,235,156.00)



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FINANCE AND
MANAGEMENT
SERVICES
                                         AGENDA
                                     REGULAR MEETING
                                    BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                             EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                   Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       3.     FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES DIVISION

              a.      Authorization to Restructure the CalPERS Debt Associated with
                      the Safety Employees Pension Pool               (Rubaloff/Collins)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager and the Board Finance Committee (by unanimous vote) recommend that
the Board of Directors authorize staff to proceed with the restructuring of the CalPERS side fund
debt associated with the safety employees pension pool in order to save approximately $700,000
in the District’s operating budget, under the conditions described below.

REVENUE/COST

The CalPERS side fund debt obligation is currently $8,864,442 and is being repaid by the District at
a 7.75% annual interest rate, with the remaining amortization period of 9 years. This action will
refund the CalPERS debt using General Fund unreserved/undesignated fund balance, allowing the
District to effectively restructure this debt internally as an inter-departmental loan.

This restructuring will save the District approximately $700,000 in 2010 interest costs that would
otherwise need to be appropriated from the General Fund in the annual budget. The resulting
increase in interest expense appropriation would consequently require further reductions in
employee wages and benefits and other expense categories to balance the 2010 budget. The
amortized debt principal payment will continue to be recognized as a benefit expense in the Public
Safety Division during the remaining amortization period.

BACKGROUND

When the District effected the change of safety employees’ pensions to CalPERS, the small size of
the unit and the terms of the contract established that an equalizing payment was required to join
the safety pooled plan. This was necessary to bring all pooled agencies to a similar level of
financial commitment. The regular employees plan was not a part of a pool, and therefore not
subject to a similar payment. The safety plan payment was calculated based on the change in
Public Safety pensions to a 3% @ 50 formula, the selection of level percent of salary payment
methodology, and the transfer of all active safety employees to the CalPERS plan. The amount of
this obligation as of December 31, 2009 will be $8.9 million.
This CalPERS liability has a 7.75% interest rate and a 2019 final payment date. The annual
contribution rate is adjusted each year based upon an amortization schedule and expected District
projected payroll. Debt service is not level, but will increase as public safety salaries increase.
Projected total debt service is $13,169,000.        Additionally, the CalPERS pooled liability is
structured in such a way that if actual employee compensation exceeds the expected
compensation, our annual payment will rise, but the additional amount will go into the pool and
will not reduce the District’s outstanding balance. This is not in the District’s long-term financial
interest.

In March, staff requested that the Board authorize the issuance of pension obligation bonds to
refund this debt, with the restriction that the refunding must achieve a net present value savings of
3%. Although staff has explored many options, due to the poor functioning of the credit market,
even with our AAA credit rating, no vehicle was available during 2009 which could refund the
CalPERS debt and achieve the required net present value savings.

In considering the agency-wide reductions in expenditures necessary to meet the declining tax
revenues for the 2010 Budget, staff again examined the value to the District of repaying the
CalPERS debt and the future cost savings associated with reducing this interest expense. Taken
into consideration were the current and projected levels of the General Fund
unreserved/undesignated fund balance, the uncertainty of future State action against the District’s
revenue sources, the continued decline in assessed valuations and the resultant decrease in
property tax revenue.

The recent confirmation that the 2009/10 ERAF shift implemented by the State has been mitigated
by the securitization of the District’s receivable from the State, following the successful sale of the
California Communities JPA bonds, means that the District will not need to use General Fund
reserves to fund the $7.5 million ERAF revenue shortfall. This provides the District with more
financial depth and further reduces the chance of incurring adverse future consequences from the
CalPERS side fund loan restructuring.

The 2010 projected General Fund fund balance, less reserved and designated amounts, is
approximately $58 million. This accumulated fund balance serves a number of ongoing needs and,
beyond compliance with accounting standards, retaining a positive balance provides a cushion
against interruptions or delays in tax receipts, bond or other debt reimbursements, and funding
extraordinary tax payments, encumbrances, and other non-predictable expenses.             Major
considerations include:

   •   Retaining three months of operating reserves ($25 to $35 million)
   •   Review and adjustment of designations for various reserves to meet fiduciary
       requirements, increasing financial obligations and risks ( up to $16 million)
   •   Repayment of the CalPERS debt ($9 million)

Finally, based on a comparison of estimated return rates for District investments (between .4%
and 1%) and the CalPERS loan (7.75%), it was calculated that over the next 9 years, the total
annual General Fund interest expense budget savings, that will result from this refunding, will
greatly exceed the potential investment revenue that might otherwise be earned on the retained
cash balances, making this a sound financial decision.
Therefore, based upon thoughtful weighing of the potential future uncertainties, and the known
benefits, staff recommends that the Board authorize the restructuring the $8,864,442 CalPERS
side fund debt associated with the safety employees pension pool.

ALTERNATIVES

No alternative recommended.
                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                 RESOLUTION NO. 2008 – 12 -

                                        December 1, 2009

         AUTHORIZATION TO RESTRUCTURE THE CALPERS DEBT ASSOCIATED
                  WITH THE SAFETY EMPLOYEES PENSION POOL

       WHEREAS, the District currently has an outstanding obligation with CalPERS related to
the establishment of safety employees pensions in the amount of $8,864,442; and

       WHEREAS, the current obligation has nine remaining years with an interest rate of
7.75%, and a 2010 interest cost to the General Fund of approximately $700,000; and

        WHEREAS, due to the recent sale of bonds by the California Communities JPA to
mitigate the impacts of the State’s suspension of Proposition 1A protections, the District does
not need to use the General Fund to make up for the $7.5 million takeaway of property taxes
by the State, thereby allowing the District to retain a sufficiently conservative level of funding in
the District’s general fund as a buffer against future uncertainties;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the East Bay
Regional Park District hereby authorizes staff to proceed with the steps necessary to pay off
the CalPERS debt associated with the safety employees pension pool including any necessary
appropriations and the establishment of appropriate accounting measures required to
accurately track, record, and amortize this benefit expense over nine years; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the General Manager is hereby authorized and
directed on behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and
to do such acts as may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of the
resolution.

      Moved by Director                   , seconded by Director                                 and
              st
approved the 1 day of December, 2009 by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
LAND DIVISION
                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       4.     LAND DIVISION

              a.     Authorization to Purchase Fee Interest in the 221± Acre Fox Ridge
                     Manor Property: Black Diamond Mines to Round Valley Trail
                                                                         (Wenninger/Doyle)

RECOMMENDATION

The General Manager recommends that the Board of Directors authorize the purchase of fee title
interest from Weston Cook, et al., in 221± acres of land known as “Fox Ridge Manor,” located on
the north side of Briones Valley Road approximately 1,000 feet west of Deer Valley Road in the
Antioch area of unincorporated Contra Costa County.

REVENUE/COST

The property owners have agreed to sell the property for $1,760,000, which is less than its
appraised fair market value of $1,960,000. Staff has agreed to cooperate with the Sellers on a
receipt of a donation of the $200,000 difference. Pursuant to Resolution No. 2009-1-13 approved
January 13, 2009, an option payment of $325,000 ($250,000 from the District and $75,000 from the
East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy) has already been released to the Sellers. The
balance of funding for the purchase will come from the East Contra Costa County Habitat
Conservancy, which will contribute another $1,435,000 from various funding sources. Additional
acquisition costs will be funded from Measure AA Interest, Diablo Metro Area. Close of escrow is
scheduled to occur before December 31, 2009.

       TRANSFER FROM:
         Designated for Land Acquisition
         Measure AA Interest, Diablo Metro Area
             (CIP 229900BAAI)                                     $ 40,500

       TRANSFER TO: Black Diamond to Round Valley/Fox Ridge Manor
         Capital Project Account 2163
             Well Closure                                    $ 10,500
             Fencing                                           30,000
                                          Total              $ 40,500
BACKGROUND

On March 15, 2005, by its Resolution No. 2005-3-48, the Board of Directors authorized staff to
begin negotiations with Weston and Christine L. Cook, Stephen C. and Venancia Herrick, Bradley L.
and Luann Warren, and Donald and Kimberly Parscal (collectively the “Partners”). Together the
Partners owned the 221± acre subject property located on the north side of Briones Valley Road
near its intersection with Deer Valley Road. The Partners obtained approval from Contra Costa
County to subdivide the property into five 5-acre residential lots with a 196± acre remainder. As a
condition of development, the Partners were required to donate a conservation easement and
floating trail easement over the remainder parcel to the East Bay Regional Park District.

On August 2, 2005, by its Resolution No. 2005-8-152, the Board of Directors authorized the
acceptance of the donated easements, which was to have occurred upon recordation of the
subdivision’s final map. However, the Partners encountered numerous challenges and were unable
to obtain final approval of their subdivision. Donald and Kimberly Parscal have since sold their
interest in the property, and the remaining Partners decided to list the property for sale. One of
the Partners, Weston Cook, had a particular interest in preserving the property’s natural resources
and offered to sell it to the Park District.

Known as “Fox Ridge Manor,” the property consists of natural, rolling grassland with spectacular
views of the surrounding hills. The site also contains a narrow valley bottom and the Briones Valley
Creek channel which traverses the southerly portion of the property. The parcel is vacant and
unimproved with the exception of several wells, developed to serve the future homesites, and a
network of fire trails.

The subject property lies within an area designated in the East Contra Costa County Habitat
Conservation Plan as high-priority habitat for a number of rare and endangered species, including
California tiger salamander and Western burrowing owl. It is also believed to be located within one
of the primary movement corridors for the San Joaquin kit fox. The property contains two special-
status plants: crownscale (Atriplex coronata var. coronata) and heartscale (Atriplex cordulata). Besides
possessing natural, scenic and open space values, the property is strategically located between
Cowell Ranch State Park and Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve and contains roughly 1.5 miles
of a regional trail connection. It also lies within the general area designated for Deer Valley Regional
Park on the District’s Master Plan Map.

The proposed subdivision would have resulted in multiple creek crossings and fragmentation of
sensitive habitat. Acquisition of fee interest in Fox Ridge Manor will provide opportunities for
seasonal wetland restoration, as well as restoration of more than 1.5 miles of riparian habitat. This
property is a high-priority acquisition for the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy, which
in addition to funding most of the acquisition has agreed to provide an endowment for the District’s
ongoing maintenance. Staff recommends that the property be landbanked until the restoration and a
land use plan can be completed. Operational impacts will be minimal until the property is opened to
the public.

ALTERNATIVES

No alternatives are recommended.
                              ACQUISITION EVALUATION

                     Black Diamond Mines to Round Valley Regional Trail
                                Fox Ridge Manor Property

Site Description: The 221.63+-acre irregularly shaped Fox Ridge Manor property is located
on the north side of Briones Valley Road approximately 600’ west of Deer Valley Road in the
unincorporated Antioch/Brentwood area. The former Cowell Ranch, now owned by the State
of California for a future park, just touches the southeast corner of this property. The south
portion of the Roddy Ranch Conservation and Floating Trail easement area is a half mile to the
northwest of this property with Black Diamond Regional Preserve approximately 2½ miles
further northwest. Although this property is not immediately adjacent to Park District lands it
falls within the general alignment of the Park District Master Plan’s Black Diamond to Morgan
Territory Regional Trail and the future Deer Valley Regional Park.

The south portion of this property is level along Briones Valley Road leading to rolling hills to
the north. The vegetation is primarily grassland dotted with oak trees on the central north hill
area. Elevations range from 250’ up to 540’. Briones Valley Creek is a narrow, deeply incised
seasonal drainage which meanders across the property parallel to the road at the base of the
hills. Another small narrow seasonal drainage runs along the northern boundary and
transforms into scattered seasonal wetlands.

Access to the property south of Briones Valley Creek is from Briones Valley Road, a narrow
rural paved public road that intersects with Deer Valley Road to the east. The creek does not
have any crossings. Historically access to the area north of the creek has been from a 60’ wide
roadway easement located north of the northerly property line. However, there is no
evidence of a legal right to gain access to this property from the easement.

There are no existing buildings on the property. Electricity and telephone services are available
to the site from Briones Valley Road. There is no natural gas available. There is an existing
windmill, non-functioning apparently due to deferred maintenance, and a water well. In the
vicinity of the windmill, there are water troughs, fenced corrals, and debris piles that once may
have been structures. The perimeter fencing is wooden posts and barbed wire. The property
along Briones Valley Road was once proposed for a four-lot minor subdivision. The property
owners drilled a well on each of the proposed four lots. The wells ranged in depth from 105’
to 140’; only two of the wells proved to be good, providing approximately 10 - 12.5 gallons per
minute.

Recently a neighboring rancher was allowed to graze cattle in exchange for fence repair. This
informal arrangement ended August 31, 2009. Another neighboring horse facility had also been
informally allowed to spread horse manure on a portion of the property. The property owner
ended that informal arrangement with the horse facility as of the end of September 2009; no
further manure will be placed on the property.

This property is located within Contra Costa County’s jurisdiction and is outside the Urban
Limit Line, so it cannot be considered for any urban land use until 2020. The zoning is “A-2,”


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general agriculture, which allows five-acre minimum parcels. This zoning is consistent with the
General Plan designation of “AL” Agricultural Lands. In 2005, the County approved a minor
subdivision comprised of four five-acre parcels and a remainder lot that was to be dedicated to
a public agency for open space and trail use with a conservation easement. The Park District
was proposed to receive the dedication. However, establishing acceptable water wells and
septic systems for all the approved lots proved to be problematic, so the subdivision did not go
forward. The property is also located within the East Contra Costa Habitat Conservation
Plan/Natural Communities Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP) and is identified as an acquisition
priority under the plan. Acquisition of the property will help meet HCP/NCCP biological
objectives to protect core habitat.

Acquisition Criteria: This acquisition:
  • Implements the adopted Park District’s Master Plan.
  • Helps maintain an equitable parkland distribution of facilities and programs throughout
      the District.
  • Possesses significant natural or created resources.
  • Presents an acquisition opportunity.
  • Helps complete existing parks, eliminates operational problems, and provides a buffer to
      protect trails, wildlife corridors and the visual integrity where necessary in existing
      parks.
  • Requires immediate acquisition in order to avoid likely significant additional difficulties
      or costs or in the total loss of the site to other uses.
  • Facilitates coordination with the joint plans of other public agencies.
  • Qualifies for state and federal grants and funds from other sources.
  • Requires a minimum of development and maintenance.

Natural Resources: The property supports California annual grassland species. Briones
Valley Creek and an unnamed drainage along the north side of the property are ephemeral and
are the primary hydrologic features onsite. There are several small irregularly shaped
depressions onsite that support seasonal wetlands, some of which are seasonally saturated alkali
wetlands. Flat areas of the site have been seasonally disked in the past, and as a result, some
grassland communities have limited species diversity. A change to seasonal grazing by cattle or
sheep could greatly enhance and restore these areas.

The property is located near the eastern terminus of Briones Valley. This region is ranked as
an acquisition priority under the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural
Community Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP). Acquisition of the property will help meet
HCP/NCCP biological objectives to protect movement routes for San Joaquin kit fox between
the Briones Valley and Cowell Ranch, and protect western burrowing owl breeding habitat and
California tiger salamander estivation habitat.

Planning Issues:
       Master Plan: This acquisition will be an expansion of an existing parkland or trail and is,
therefore, consistent with the Master Plan 2007 Regional Parkland and Trail Map.




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       Land Use Planning: There is no trail corridor study for Black Diamond to Round Valley
Regional Trail, as it is designated as a “Potential EBRPD Regional Trail” on the Master Plan 2007
Regional Parkland and Trail Map. This is the first acquisition for this new trail. The property
will be held in landbank until habitat restoration, a trail corridor study and environmental
impact report are completed.

CEQA Compliance: This acquisition is exempt from CEQA requirements under Sections
15061(b)(3), 15316, and 15325 of the State CEQA Guidelines, the transfer of ownership of the
land to preserve open space; and Section 15304, minor alterations of land with respect to
grazing activities.

Public Safety:
       Police: History/Issues: The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department’s record data
does not show any specific criminal activity listed at this location since there is no street
address listed. However, juvenile parties, illegal street races and several arson fires have been
known to occur along Briones Valley Road after hours, especially during the warmer months.
Stolen vehicles have also been located along the adjacent roadways by the Sheriff’s Department
and California Highway Patrol.

Hazards/ Policing Issues: The south portion of this property is flat along Briones Valley Road
allowing for easier access. The property has rolling hills leading to the north with grassland and
oak trees. Elevations range from 250’ to 540’. Briones Creek is a narrow, deep seasonal
drainage which runs the length of the property. Trespass violations would most likely be the
majority of incidents within this property.

Current Patrol Requirements: The property is accessible by patrol vehicles via a narrow rural
asphalt paved public road that intersects with Deer Valley Road. The creek does not have any
vehicle crossings. Access to the area north of the creek has been from a 60’ wide roadway
easement located north of the northerly property line. Since the property is primarily
undeveloped, there are minimal requirements for additional policing at this time. Periodic
checks by the beat officer, volunteer units and Air Support Unit will likely suffice.

Future policing requirements:
   • The establishment of open trails will result in increased hiking, biking and equestrian
       activities that will likely bring an increase in medical calls for service.
   • Boundary signs should be erected so the property will be clearly identifiable for
       jurisdictional purposes. District gates and locks should be installed to prevent vehicular
       trespassing and vandalism. Ordinance 38 signage should be posted at trailhead
       entrances for education and enforcement purposes.
   • At this time, a minimum of two patrol checks per day will have an equivalent of 0.2
       F.T.E. anticipated.

       Fire: This 221-acre acquisition lies roughly half way between Black Diamond and Round
Valley Regional Parks Park, and abuts Briones Valley Road near Deer Valley road, west of
Brentwood in eastern Contra Costa County. Private property adjoins on all sides, with
spacious homes on large parcels and horse properties to the south and east of the acquisition.


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The area is classified as State Responsibility Area (SRA) for fire protection, and is within the
State’s Direct Protection Area. In actuality, mutual aid initial attack fire suppression resources
would arrive first from East Contra Costa Fire Protection District stations in Brentwood. They
would be on scene within 5 minutes. Cal Fire engines, crews, dozers and air resources would
also be dispatched, with the earliest Cal Fire resources arriving from their Sunshine Station
within 5 to 7 minutes. EBRPD would respond with one or two engines, water tender and
overhead personnel from the closest staffed stations, either Station 1 (Tilden), Station 8
(Contra Loma), Station 3 (Ozol Property) or all of them. During the day, response time would
be between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on from which station they were dispatched. The
EBRPD helicopter would arrive within 15 minutes from the Hayward Air Unit.

The parcel is located within the State’s “High” Fire Hazard Severity Zone. A wildland fire
would be of high intensity and cause substantial damage to infrastructure improvements, such as
fences, corrals and powerlines located on the property. Depending on the wind direction,
private homes and other structures would be threatened to the north, south and east. In the
past three years, EBRPD has responded to 4 and 5 fire incidents each within Black Diamond
and Round Valley Regional Parks. We can expect a similar pattern of 1 or 2 fires per year in
this new acquisition as well, especially once it is opened to full public use.

Hazardous materials responses will be the responsibility of EBRPD. However, District records
indicate there have been no hazmat responses to either park in the last three years. This is a
low rate of occurrence, compared with other District parks. One could expect a similar low
occurrence level in this new addition.

In the past three years, EBRPD fire department personnel responded to 18 medical incidents in
Black Diamond Regional Park and 5 at Round Valley. The Round Valley medical response rate
is more likely to characterize medical response activity in the new acquisition as well. This is a
low rate of medical response frequency when compared with other parks in the region.

Given the above, the additional firefighters needed to provide the current level of fire, medical
and hazmat response and protection to future acquisitions can be estimated by the following
formula:

.00055 firefighters/acre x 221 acres x 1.1 Fire Hazard Severity Factor x 1.0 Medical Response
Frequency Factor x 1.0 HazMat Response Frequency Factor = .13 Firefighter FTEs

This additional .13 FTE will be needed beginning in 2010.

Recommendations:
   • If structures are developed, conduct hazard mitigation and annual defensible space
     clearances around the structures, in compliance with State PRC 4291.
   • Continue to strengthen mutual aid relationships with Contra Costa County, its
     protection district, as well as with the State of California’s CalFire to ensure adequate
     emergency response times.
   • If grazing is removed from the parcel, determine fuels management needs and strategies.



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   •   Cooperate with county and state fire agencies to ensure neighbors and the visiting
       public is aware of the risks, hazards, responsibilities and defensible space requirements
       to minimize fire losses in the wildland-urban interface.

Recommendation for Land Bank Status: Yes              X       No____

Site Cost Estimate:
   Acquisition Estimate:    $1,760,000
      Funding Source:        $ 250,000    EBRPD
                           $ 1,510,000    East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy

       Development/Improvement Comments and Estimate:
          • There is an underground cistern near the debris pile that is partially filled in with
             dirt and covered with a pallet. This will need to be closed properly.
          • There are three or four areas where the creek channel abuts Briones Valley Rd.
             Rip-rap was placed to reinforce the road shoulder, but major storm events may
             create issues in the future.
          • Access to the northern portion of the property is restricted by the creek that
             runs west to east the entire length of the property. Securing an easement or
             other access agreement allowing entry from the north would be beneficial.
          • To allow a more effective grazing operation, water development in the northern
             portion of the property will be needed.

       Maintenance and Operational Estimate:
                    Fencing and Gates                 $ 60,000
                    Cleanup and Well Closures         $ 10,500
                                  Total*              $ 70,500

              Annual Estimate: $18,045**
              Total Five-Year Projection: $90,225

       Grazing Program Annual Revenue Estimate: $3,584

Timing: Escrow is to close by December 31, 2009.

* For HCP projects maintenance and operational estimates are subject to shared funding
between the District and the HCP. Other than the initial clean up costs, this acquisition
through a cumulative effect will increase the need for additional staff and equipment.
** Estimate is based upon the current adjusted annual Land Base Operating Cost Methodology.

10/27/09
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                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                RESOLUTION NO.: 2009 – 12 -

                                       December 1, 2009

      AUTHORIZATION TO PURCHASE FEE INTEREST IN THE 221± ACRE FOX RIDGE
        MANOR PROPERTY: BLACK DIAMOND MINES TO ROUND VALLEY TRAIL

       WHEREAS, the Board of Directors authorized negotiations with Don Parscal, et al. by its
Resolution No. 2005-3-48 approved on March 15, 2005; and

       WHEREAS, under direction given by the Board of Directors, staff has negotiated an
agreement for option, purchase and sale of certain real property adjacent to Black Diamond Mines
Regional Preserve in the Antioch area of unincorporated Contra Costa County; and

        WHEREAS, the 221± acre property may be acquired for $1,760,000, which constitutes a
partial donation of $200,000 of its appraised fair market value; and

        WHEREAS, the District and East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy (ECCCHC)
have already released an option payment of $325,000 to the Sellers; and

       WHEREAS, ECCCHC will contribute an additional $1,435,000, which is the balance of the
purchase price, and

       WHEREAS, the source of a portion of said funding will be a grant through an agreement with
the California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) which requires that the subject property be held
and used for conservation purposes and not be sold, transferred or used as security for any debt
without the written consent of WCB; and

       WHEREAS, acquisition of this parcel aids in important resource protection goals by
protecting and restoring habitat for protected species and extending a wildlife corridor; and

      WHEREAS, under CEQA and the District’s Environmental Review Manual, this project is
Categorically Exempt and therefore not subject to preparation and processing of environmental
documentation;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Directors of the East Bay Regional
Park District hereby authorizes the purchase of the Fox Ridge Manor property and authorizes the
transfer of $40,500 from Designated for Land Acquisition-Measure AA interest (229900BAAI) to
Black Diamond-to-Round Valley Trail/Fox Ridge Manor (CIP2163), as shown on the attached Budget
Change form, to fund the following costs:

               Well Closure                              $ 10,500
               Fencing                                     30,000
                                              Total      $ 40,500
        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the General Manager is hereby authorized and directed, on
behalf of the District and in its name, to execute and deliver such documents and to do such acts as
may be deemed necessary or appropriate to accomplish the intentions of this resolution.

      Moved by Director                       , seconded by Director                            and
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adopted this 1 day of December, 2009 by the following vote:

FOR:

AGAINST:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:
                                    EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                              BUDGET CHANGE FORM

          NEW APPROPRIATIONS                                             BUDGET TRANSFERS
     From New Revenues                                       X Between Projects
                                                               From Another Department

      DECREASE BUDGET
                                             AMOUNT            INCREASE BUDGET ACCOUNT                 AMOUNT
             ACCOUNT
 Account Name: Expense: Capital                               Account Name: EXPENSE: Capital
 Project—Acquisition- Designated                              Project—Land Acquisition—Black
 Acquisitions- Measure AA Interest                            Diamond to Round Valley - Fox Ridge
                                                              Safety & Security Project-Well Closure




 Account # 333-6330-000-7010/                $    40,500.     Account #: 333-6330-000-7010/            $   10,500.
 229900 DSLF-100                                              216301DSLF -502
                                                              Account Name: EXPENSE: Capital
                                                              Project—Land Acquisition—Black
                                                              Diamond to Round Valley - Fox Ridge
                                                              Safety & Security Project-Fencing




                                                              Account #: 333-6330-000-7010/            $   30,000.
                                                              216301DSLF -504

REASON FOR BUDGET CHANGE ENTRY:

As being presented at the Board of Directors meeting on December 1, 2009 the General Manager recommends
that the Board of Directors authorize the transfer and appropriation of $40,500 Designated for Land funds from
the project designated for acquisition to the Fox Ridge Manor Safety & Security phase project. This budget will
allow for the costs of fencing and well closure on the property.




                               As Approved at the Board of Directors Meeting on:              12/01/2009
                                                                                     Date:
                                                       Board of Directors Resolution      No. 2009-12-
        Posted By:                                                                      Date:



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BOARD AND STAFF
REPORTS
                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

        5.    BOARD AND STAFF REPORTS

              a.      Actions Taken By Other Jurisdictions Affecting the Park District
                                                                               (O'Brien)

City of Dublin – Dublin Hills Staging Area

On November 10, 2009, the Dublin Planning Commission approved the Site Development
Review for the East Bay Regional Park District Trailhead, Restroom Facilities, and Maintenance
Staging area on a 1.9-acre site within the Schaefer Ranch development area. The staging area
and trailhead will provide access to the Pleasanton Ridge to Las Trampas section of the
Calaveras Ridge Trail through Dublin Hills with a spur trail providing access to Donlon Point.
The staging area provides picnic tables, parking for 25 vehicles, and a roundabout area to
accommodate horse trails as well as maintenance and emergency vehicles. The staging area and
facilities were included in the Vesting Tentative Tract Map approved for the Schaeffer Ranch
Development in August of 1998. The facilities will be dedicated to the District once the
improvements are constructed.

California’s Fiscal Outlook: FY 2010/11 Budget

The State Legislative Analysis Office (LAO) has forecast that General Fund revenues and
expenditures indicate that a significant General Fund budget problem of $20.7 billion exists
between now and the time the Legislature enacts a 2010/11 state budget plan. The budget
problem consists of a $6.3 billion projected deficit for FY 2009/10 and a $14.4 billion gap
between projected revenues and spending in 2010/11.
GM COMMENTS
                                         AGENDA
                                     REGULAR MEETING
                                    BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                            EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                   Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.       BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

         6.     GENERAL MANAGER’S COMMENTS

STAFF PRESENTATION

At the Board meeting, Unit Manager Anne Rockwell will make a presentation on the Regional
Trails and Alternative Work Program.

PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION

From October 20th- November 10th, 2009, the Division handled 396 service calls and 655 total
incidents. Highlights are included below:

Police

There were 25 arrests made throughout the District for a variety of felony and misdemeanor
offenses including DUI, weapons possession, drug possession, violation of court restraining
orders, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication. Officers issued 196 citations for Ordinance
38 violations, vehicle code violations, and parking violations. Officers also handled 123 field
interviews (contacts without citations or arrests).

Some of the cases that officers investigated include:

     •   Alameda Creek Trail: On October 27, Ofc. Christopher Feliciano responded to a
         report of a man passed out on the trail. The subject was found with several empty beer
         cans around him and was arrested for public intoxication.

     •   Anthony Chabot: On October 19, Ofc. Ryan Lehew contacted a vehicle with two
         occupants who were in violation of park curfew. One subject was found with several
         prescription pills that were not prescribed to her, and she was arrested.

     •   Black Diamond: On October 22, Ofc. David Claeys performed a vehicle stop. One
         subject had a warrant in the amount of $10,000 for repeated obscene or threatening
         phone calls and was arrested.

     •   Carquinez Strait: On October 21, Sgt. Dale Davidson & Ofc. Christopher Spencer
         responded to a report of a fire and burn victim. The victim had attempted to cut and


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    steal copper wire from a PG&E transformer. He was airlifted to UC Davis Medical
    center for treatment. The estimated damage was around $15,000.

•   Crockett Hills: On October 26, Sgt. Dave Phulps & Ofc. William Granados responded
    to the park residence on a report of a burglary. Several items, estimated at around
    $3,000 in value, had been stolen.

•   Del Valle: On October 30, Ofc. Timothy Raymond performed a vehicle stop and
    discovered marijuana and several drug paraphernalia items. The driver failed the field
    sobriety tests and was arrested.

•   Hayward Shoreline: On October 20, Lt. Jon King & Ofc. John Silveria responded to a
    report of an assault. The victim had a small laceration on his forehead and explained
    that he was beaten by a group of males. The suspects fled the scene once law
    enforcement arrived and no one was arrested.

•   Martin Luther King Jr.: On October 21, Ofc. Joseph Scott made contact with a suspect
    who was driving a vehicle with an expired registration. He was in possession of a gun
    and burglary tools. The suspect was arrested and found to have an outstanding felony
    warrant in the amount of $20,000.

•   Martin Luther King Jr.: On November 4, Ofc. Giorgio Chevez responded to a report of
    suspicious circumstances in the parking lot. The suspect, who had fled the scene,
    returned and was arrested for kidnapping, sexual battery, and preventing the victim
    from calling for assistance.

•   Martinez Shoreline: On October 19, Ofc. Gary Silva contacted three people in the
    parking lot who were in violation of park curfew. One subject showed signs of being
    intoxicated and was arrested for disorderly conduct. She was on probation for the
    same violation.

•   Outside Agency Assist – Oakland: On October 20, Sgt. Tyrone Davis took a report
    from a District employee who experienced an attempted robbery while on the way to
    work. The suspect was located and interviewed, but no arrest was made.

•   Point Isabel: On October 27, Sgt. Dale Davidson and Ofcs. Christopher Spencer and
    Chad Word located and recovered a vehicle that was reported stolen.

•   Tilden: On October 25, Ofc. William Granados contacted two subjects who were
    acting suspiciously near their vehicle. One person was arrested for possession of
    burglary tools, possession of a controlled substance, and probation violation.

•   Quarry Lakes: On October 28, Sgt. Dale Davidson made a vehicle stop and contacted
    two suspects. As Sgt. Davidson was issuing a citation and was in possession of both
    suspect’s drivers licenses, the driver drove the car away. The vehicle was later stopped



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       again and one person was arrested for driving under the influence and evading a peace
       officer.

   •   Wildcat Canyon: On October 26, Ofc. Timothy Raymond made contact with two
       people in the parking lot. One was on probation for burglary. A search of the person
       turned up burglary tools, and he was arrested.

Fire Operations

Fire Response

On October 11, Firefighters assisted Oakland Fire with a smoldering stump in the area of
Grizzly Peak Boulevard and Sibley.

On October 15, Firefighters extinguished a smoldering campfire located at the Tilden
Horseshoe Camp.

On October 20, Firefighters assisted Oakland Fire with two separate smoke investigations in
the area of Grizzly Peak Boulevard.

On October 30, Lifeguard Services provided CPR/AED training to Fire Department staff
members at the Trudeau Center.

On November 2, Firefighters responded to a report of smoke on Redwood Road near East
Ridge Trail. Nothing was located.

Fuels Management

District-wide

   •   On October 22, the District Fire Department completed its FEMA-funded Monterey
       Pine Removal Project along the East Ridge Trail in Redwood Park. Approximately 130
       large trees that were diseased, decadent, hazardous, or impeding the trail were
       removed from the site.

   •   On October 23, the District Fire Department completed its FEMA-funded ladder fuel
       reduction project in Anthony Chabot along homes near City Stables.

   •   On October 29, the District Fire Department conducted an 18-acre prescribed burn at
       Pt. Pinole in support of a Stewardship Department/University of California research
       project.

   •   On October 30, CAL Fire crews and District fire staff completed the brush clearing
       project near Anthony Chabot.




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   •   On November 5, the Fire Department completed its tree planting and restoration
       project as a follow-up to the eucalyptus tree thinning near the Nejedly Staging Area
       along Carquinez Scenic Drive.

Medical/Accident/Injury

District firefighters responded to 28 medical/accident related emergencies throughout the
District. The responses ranged from health-related problems to bicycle accidents, fall victims,
and personal injuries.

On September 10, Anthony Chabot Park Rangers, Helicopter Pilot Kevin Iacavoni, and
Volunteer Flight Paramedic Jared Apperson responded to a report of a person down on a trail
near Anthony Chabot Park. Upon their arrival, CPR was being performed by an off-duty
Firefighter Paramedic from the San Ramon Fire Department. With well-trained staff and the
right equipment on scene, the victim was revived and transported to the hospital.

Lifeguard Services

   •   Meetings to improve lifeguard service delivery, hiring methods, emergency response, and
       swim facility features have been conducted with various District departments and have
       generated several projects that will be completed prior to the next lifeguard service season.
   •   Lifeguard season dates for 2010 have been drafted and are under review by various
       departments. Dates should be published in January.




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                                       Event Calendar
                                       November 3, 2009
                             District Sponsored Events
                                                                      Sponsoring
       Date        Day       Event                        Location    Organization

       11/27/09      Fri     Turkey Day Hikes             various     EBRPD

       12/5 & 6    Sat-Sun   Christmas at Ardenwood       Ardenwood   EBRPD




Updated 10/22/09                                                                     1 of 1
 Start Date                          Organization        Event Name

12/3/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                     Chabot College      Chabot Fire
                                     Fire Technology     Training(So.
                                     Class               County Corp
                                                         Yard)
12/4/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                     Chabot College      Chabot Fire
                                     Fire Technology     Training(So.
                                     Class               County Corp
                                                         Yard)
12/5/2009
Park: Ardenwood Historic Farm
                                     EBRPD               Christmas at
                                                         Ardenwood

Park: Contra Costa Regional Trails
                                     Leukemia &          Marathon
                                     Lymphoma            Training for Team
                                     Society's Team in   in Training
                                     Tr
Park: East Shore State Park
                                     Students Run        Student Run
                                     Oakland             Train Emeryville
                                                         Marina (to Bay
                                                         Trail)

Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                     Chabot College      Chabot Fire
                                     Fire Technology     Training(So.
                                     Class               County Corp
                                                         Yard)
12/6/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                     Chabot College      Chabot Fire
                                     Fire Technology     Training(So.
                                     Class               County Corp
                                                         Yard)
12/7/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                     Chabot College      Chabot Fire
                                     Fire Technology     Training(So.
                                     Class               County Corp
                                                         Yard)
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/8/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/9/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/10/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/11/2009
Park: Ardenwood Historic Farm
                                  EBRPD             Holiday Splendor -
                                                    Patterson House
                                                    Tours

Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/12/2009
Park: Contra Loma Regional Park
                                  Antioch Delta     33rd annual
                                  Kiwanis/Holiday   holiday run and
                                  Run               walk
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/13/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
12/14/2009
Park: Lake Chabot Regional Park
                                  Chabot College    Chabot Fire
                                  Fire Technology   Training(So.
                                  Class             County Corp
                                                    Yard)
BOARD COMMITTEE
REPORTS
                                    AGENDA
                                REGULAR MEETING
                               BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                        EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                              Tuesday, December 1, 2009


C.    BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

      8.    BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

            a.     Alameda County Special Districts Association - (9/16/09) (Siden)


A summary of the September 16, 2009 meeting of the Alameda County Special Districts
Association is attached. These minutes were received in the November 4, 2009, ACSDA
meeting packet.
                                    MEETING SUMMARY
                            ALAMEDA COUNTY CHAPTER – CSDA
                              Wednesday, September 16, 2009
                         Livermore Area Recreation and Park District


Attendees:
AC Transit                                             Rocky Fernandez
Alameda County Agriculture (also representing ACMAD)   Gregory Gee
Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District             Jim Kohnen
Alameda County Public Works Agency                     Janice Thoni
Alameda County Vector Control Services District        Lucia Hui, Daniel Wilson
BART                                                   Roddrick Lee, John McPartland
Castro Valley Sanitary District                        Timothy McGowan, Roland Williams
Dublin San Ramon Services District                     Bert Michalczyk, Georgean Vonheeder
East Bay Economic Development Alliance                 Bruce Kern
East Bay Municipal Utility District                    Greg, Chan Katy Foulkes
East Bay Regional Park District                        Erich Pfuehler, Carol Severin, Doug Siden
Hayward Area Recreation & Park District                Louis Andrade, Rita Shue
Livermore Area Recreation and Park District            Tim Barry, Maryalice Faltings, David Furst,
                                                       John Lawrence, Gretchen Sommers,
                                                       Beth Wilson
Livermore, City of                                     John Marchand
LAFCo                                                  Mona Palacios
Oro Loma Sanitary District                             Frank Sidari, Jason Warner
Union Sanitary District                                Richard Currie
Zone 7 Water Agency                                    Dick Quigley

Meeting Summary:

1. ACSDA President, and East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Board Member, Doug
   Siden called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.

2. President Siden welcomed visitors and attendees, and asked them to introduce themselves
   and share highlights of the summer.

3. Welcome
   3.1 Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) Board President, Maryalice
       Faltings, introduced City of Livermore Vice Mayor John Marchand. Mr. Marchand
       welcomed everyone to Livermore and expressed the view that there is no higher
       calling than public service.

   3.2   Roddrick Lee introduced John McPartland from Livermore, who is the new BART
         board member who spoke briefly.

   3.3   ACSDA Vice President and General Manager, LARPD, Tim Barry, welcomed the
         group and gave a slide presentation on LARPD and its services.

4. Unveiling of new Alameda County Special Districts Banner. President Siden unveiled the
   new Chapter banner and announced that ACSDA will receive the 2009 Chapter of the Year
   Award at the CSDA Annual Conference the week of Sept. 21.
5. Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeff Wisoff, Principal Deputy, Principal Associate Director National
   Ignition Facility and Photon Science, spoke about the National Ignition Facility (NIF), which
   began operations in Livermore in March of this year. Dr. Wisoff explained that NIF’s goals
   include finding solutions on earth for permanent energy renewal. His video presentation,
   “National Ignition Facility—Bringing Star Power to Earth,” demonstrated the Laser Inertial
   Fusion Energy (LIFE) process and provided a virtual tour of the facility.

6. Special Presentation: “The Community Economic Benefits of the New National Ignition
   Facility.” Presented by Rob White, Director of Economic Development for the City of
   Livermore. Mr. White said that NIF has given the city the opportunity to tell what it is trying to
   accomplish. He also talked about the features of Livermore that make it an interesting hub
   for opportunity, including the Livermore Science & Technology Center.

7. Special Report: “The Impact of the State of California Budget on Special Districts.: Eric
   Pfuehler, EBRPD Legislative Administrative Manager and member, CSDA Legislative
   Committee. Mr. Pfuehler talked about Prop. 1A and the applications for exemption, noting
   that the securitization process is very complicated. He said there is a stalemate on moving
   anything on water policy for the state. He also reported that California Forward is working to
   open up and reform the processes of California government and the Bay Area Council is
   discussing a constitutional convention. Lastly, Mr. Pfuehler said that he thinks there will be a
   healthcare reform package this year.

8. Updates:
   8.1 California Special Districts Association: Jim Kohnen, Board Member. Mr. Kohnen
       reported that the ballots for the CSDA Board election will be counted today. He said
       there is much going on in Sacramento and invited the districts to attend the CSDA
       conference next week.

   8.2   East Bay Economic Development Alliance: Bruce Kern and Doug Siden. Mr. Kern said
         the EDA is trying to bring Contra Costa County special districts on board in order to
         promote the economic vitality of the region. He said EDA continues providing
         information to improve the districts’ understanding of the current economy. He talked
         about commercial properties and assessments and the impact of this on property
         taxes. He listed a number of upcoming events. President Siden asked how many are
         attending CSDA conference and invited all who go to help accept the Chapter of the
         Year Award when it is presented.

   8.3   LAFCo: Representatives Katy Foulkes (Chair) and Ayn Wieskamp, Alternate Louis
         Andrade and Executive Director Mona Palacios. Ms. Foulkes reported that LAFCo met
         last week and approved annexation of a parcel to Livermore and approved new rates
         for applications. Ms. Palacios said the new fees are listed on the LAFCo website,
         noting that each special district and the counties will get new rates and, hopefully, dues
         will decrease. The LAFCo annual conference will be held Oct. 28-30 in Yosemite. Ayn
         Wieskamp was unable to attend the meeting.

   8.4   East Bay Regional Park District Advisory Committee: Roland Williams, Alameda
         County Special District Representative and General Manager of Castro Valley Sanitary
         District. Mr. Williams stated that he had been away on business and personal travel
         and did not attend that last meeting. He said he will report next month.

9. Organizational Business
   Minutes of the July 8, 2009 Meeting: President Siden distributed minutes from the July 8
   meeting.



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   Officer’s Report: President Siden distributed agenda from the July 27 Executive Committee
   meeting and talked about the Chapter of the Year award and the ACSDA newsletter.
   Finance: Tim Barry referred to the most recent financial reports, noting there has not been
   much activity; the current balance of the account is $3,280.13.

10. Next Meetings (Wednesday, 8:00-10:00 a.m.)
    November 4            Oro Loma Sanitary District, San Lorenzo
    January 13            East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland

11. 20th Annual Dinner Meeting. President Siden said this meeting will mark ACSDA’s 20th
    Anniversary. The date of the dinner is Thursday, March 25, 2010.

12. Other Significant Dates:
    Sept. 22-24, 2009 CSDA 40th Annual Conference and Exhibitor Showcase
    Friday, Oct. 16, 2009    East Bay Economic Development Alliance
                             General Membership Meeting
    Friday, Jan. 8, 2010     Legislative Reception & Vision Awards

13. Announcements: Rocky Fernandez of BART announced that public hearings are being held
    regarding proposed changes to BART; he asked the group to spread the word. President
    Siden thanked Livermore Vice Mayor John Marchand for attending and also first-time
    meeting attendees

14. Drawing: Prizes donated by the Host LARPD – won by David Furst, LARPD and Frank
    Sidari, Oro Loma Sanitary District

15. Adjournment at 10:00 a.m. followed by tour of Robert Livermore Community Center,
    conducted by Tim Barry.

Respectfully Submitted,



Gretchen H. Sommers
Administrative Assistant, LARPD




Districts/ Membership Represented: 18
Districts not represented (5)
            • Alameda County Water District
            • City of Alameda Health Care District
            • Eden Township Healthcare District
            • Fairview Fire District
            • Washington Township Healthcare District




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                                 QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE
                         CONTRA COSTA SPECIAL DISTRICTS ASSOCIATION

Date:        Monday, July 20, 2009

Time:        10:00 a.m. Meeting
             12:00 p.m. Lunch

Location:    Pleasant Hill Community Center
             320 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill

Lunch:       $24.00 (meal optional - immediately following meeting)

                                                   AGENDA

10:00 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions (Please keep the your District's introductions under two minutes)

10:15 a.m.   Approval of April 20, 2009, minutes

10:20 a.m.   Committee Updates:

             A.     Program Committee
                    Paul Soltow, West County Wastewater District
             B.     Bylaw Committee
                    Sherry Sterrett, Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District
             C.     Membership Directory Committee
                    Stan Caldwell, Mt. View Sanitary District

10:40 a.m.   CCSDA's Recommendation for Proposed Revisions to the CSDA By-Laws

10:55 a.m.   LAFCO Representative Report:
                Dwight Meadows, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District

11:05 a.m.   Legislative Committee Report
               Stan Caldwell, Mt. View Sanitary District

11:15 a.m.   East Bay Regional Park District – Park Advisory Committee Report
               E. J. Shalaby, West County Wastewater District

11:25 a.m.   CCSDA Financial Report:
               Mark Cornelius, Snyder, Cornelius & Hunter

11:35 a.m.   California Special Districts Association Activities Update:
               Sherry Sterrett, Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District

11:45 a.m.   Mayors’ Conference Report:
               John Burgh, Contra Costa Water District

11:55 a.m.   Other Business:

             Next scheduled CCSDA meeting:
                    October 19, 2009
                    6:00 p.m. (Dinner immediately following meeting)
                    Pleasant Hill Community Center
                    320 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA

12:00 a.m.   Adjourn
                                    AGENDA
                                REGULAR MEETING
                               BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                        EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                              Tuesday, December 1, 2009


C.    BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

      8.    BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

            b.     Contra Costa County Special Districts Association - (7/20/09) (Radke)


A summary of the July 20, 2008 meeting of the Contra Costa County Special Districts
Association is attached. The District received these minutes on October 19, 2009.
                  CONTRA COSTA SPECIAL DISTRICTS ASSOCIATION
                                 July 20, 2009


MINUTES

The quarterly meeting of the Contra Costa Special Districts Association was held at 10:00 a.m.
on July 20, 2009, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center in Pleasant Hill. Chairperson
Bette Boatmun led the meeting with 29 members in attendance, representing 14 special
districts.

Call to Order:

Chairperson Boatmun called the meeting to order at 10:06 a.m. Introductions and comments
followed with each representative giving an update on their respective agencies.

Adoption of Agenda:

There were no changes to the agenda.

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of April 20, 2009, were approved.

Committee Updates:

      Program Committee

      Paul Soltow, West County Wastewater District, had wanted to have today's meeting at
      West County Wastewater District in order to view their new solar energy system.
      However, because of a miscommunication, this did not come to fruition. It was
      suggested to have a guest speaker presentation on how the future is looking for the
      Peripheral Canal and the Delta. It was also suggested to have a guest speaker
      presentation on recycled water. Mr. Soltow asked that members forward their ideas for
      guest speakers to either Tom Williams, Ironhouse Sanitary District, or to Mr. Soltow.

      Bylaw Committee

      There was no presentation. The Committee will begin revising the Bylaws in the
      Fall of 2009.

      Membership Directory Committee

      David A. Requa, Dublin-San Ramon Services District, and his staff have been working
      diligently to update the Membership Directory. They are contacting special districts for
      updated information. Mr. Requa read the "Early History of Contra Costa Special
       Districts Association" section that will be included in the Directory. The Directory is
       approximately 70% completed. Prior to distribution, the Directory will be distributed to
       each special district for review.

West Nile Virus and Mosquito & Vector Control Activities in Contra Costa County

Chairperson Boatmun introduced Craig Downs, Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control.
Mr. Downs has 27 years with the District, nine years as General Manager.

West Nile virus is a viral disease of birds that is transmitted from bird to bird by mosquitoes.
Horses are susceptible to West Nile virus and about 1/3 of the horses that develop symptoms
will die. Most people who contract the virus will have few or no symptoms and will recover
completely. About 1 in 150 people who contract the disease may develop serious
complications. Elderly people are more at risk of these complications. There is currently no
vaccine or specific treatment available.

Reporting of dead birds is important in order to help predict where the virus will spread and it
also gives Mosquito & Vector Control a six week window as to when it may show up in
humans. Certain birds, especially crows, ravens, jays, hawks, owls and sparrows/finches, are
highly susceptible to West Nile virus. Frequently dead birds are the first indication of virus
transmission in a particular area. If you find a bird that has died recently (within 24 hours) with
no obvious cause, the California Department of Health Services requests that you call
1-877-WNV-BIRD to report it. If the bird is a candidate for testing, they will arrange for a
District technician to pick it up.

How do you protect yourself?

       Clean up any standing water on your property that might breed mosquitoes (unkempt
       pools/spas, buckets, old tires, clogged gutters etc.)
       Keep window and door screens in good repair
       Avoid being outside around dusk when mosquitoes are active
       If you need to be outside, wear long sleeves and pants and use an insect repellent

CCSDA's Recommendation for Proposed Revisions to the CSDA Bylaws

A memo from the CSDA regarding the proposed Bylaws Amendments was distributed. It is
important to note that most of the changes in the 2009 revision of the Bylaws are the re-
arrangement of wording. Notable changes are:

       The Election and Bylaws Committee has been given the authority to set the timing of
       the dates for the nomination and election of directors and the meetings of the members.
       Thirty day notices have been changed to forty five days.
       A brief paragraph describing the responsibilities of each of Standing Committee.
It is recommended that the changes be adopted. Ballots are due on July 31, 2009 at 5:00 PM.

LAFCO Representative Report:

Dwight Meadows, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District, reported that the Fire and
Emergency Medical Services are the last Municipal Service Reviews (MSRs) to be completed.
The reviews of the Reclamation Districts have been completed. George H. Schmidt has been
chosen to fill LAFCO's Special District Member Alternate position.

Legislative Committee Report:

Stan Caldwell, Mt. View Sanitary District, distributed the CSDA Bill Index dated 07/17/09.
Special Districts need to be prepared for Prop 1A suspension.

East Bay Regional Park District – Park Advisory Committee Report:

E. J. Shalaby, West County Wastewater District, distributed Park Advisory Committee meeting
minutes for March and April. The District Board is reviewing the 1997 Master Plan, and
recommendations from the Park Advisory Committee will play a major roll in the revisions.
As environmental remediation projects are completed, additions to the Bay Trail additions will
begin.

CCSDA's Financial Report:

Mark Cornelius reported that the group’s finances are in good shape. Pat Keeble has cashed
the $3,000 check for 2005-2007 newsletters.

Savings Account – Ending Balance $8,618.93
Checking Account – Ending Balance $1,313.29

California Special Districts Association Activities Update:

Sherry Sterrett, Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District, attended the July 17, 2009, CSDA
Board Meeting. The possible suspension of Prop 1A and the State Budget were the main
topics for discussion. There is a seat up for election in Region 3 / Bay Coastal (currently held
by Dr. Jim Kohnen, Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District). Ballots for the proposed
2009 Bylaw Amendments are due on July 31, 2009 at 5:00 PM. The CSDA Annual
Conference in Indian Wells, CA, will be held September 21-24, 2009. CSDA Chapters will be
featured at the conference. There is a new CSDA / Chapter Membership Incentive Program.
Ms. Sterrett urged special districts to join. One of the exceptional benefits of joining is the
educational programs offered by CSDA. If you want more information regarding the program,
please contact Ms. Sterrett for an application packet. Ms. Sterrett applauded Contra Costa
LAFCO for joining CSDA. There will be no due increases this year.
Mayors' Conference Report:

John Burgh, Contra Costa Water District, was not available to give the report. Therefore,
Chairperson Boatmun stated that she attend the July conference in Brentwood. The guest
speaker was Congressmen Jerry McNerney.

Other Business

      Barbara Hockett, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, stated that Central Contra
      Costa Sanitary District opposes the proposed statewide private sewer lateral (PSL)
      legislation and wondered if CSDA had taken a position.
      The next CCSDA meeting will be held October 19, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. at the Pleasant
      Hill Community Center.
Adjournment:

There being no further business, Chairperson Boatmun adjourned the meeting at 11:55 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,



Angela Taliani
                                              ECOLOGY COMMITTEE

                                      EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT
                                            2950 Peralta Oaks Court
                                                 Oakland, CA

                                         Wednesday, September 9, 2009
                                          2:00 – 4:00 pm, Board Room

The following agenda items are listed for Committee consideration. In accordance with the Board
Operating Guidelines, no official action of the Board will be taken at this meeting; rather, the Committee’s
purpose shall be to review the listed items and to consider developing recommendations to the Board of
Directors.
                                                 AGENDA
 STATUS TIME ITEM                                                                   STAFF

    (R)      2:00      Finalized 2008 Annual Analysis of Pesticide Use                             (Brownfield)
                       At East Bay Regional Park District

    (I)      2:15       Report on Results of the 2009 Annual Santa Cruz                            (Legard/Theile)
                        Tarplant (Holocarpha inacradenia) Survey in
                        Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

   (D)       2:45       District Response to a Letter from the Pt. Isabel Dog                      (Anderson/Brownfield)
                        Owner Association (PIDO) regarding the Use of a
                        Natural Weed Control Product at Pt. Isabel Shoreline
                        Park

   (D)       3:15       Agenda Items for Next Ecology Committee Meeting –                          (Dotson/Anderson)
                        December 9, 2009

             3:50       Public Comment                                                             (Dotson)

             4:00       Adjournment                                                                (Dotson)

    (R)         Recommendation for Future Board Consideration
    (I)         Information
    (D)         Discussion

    Ecology Committee Members:
    Whitney Dotson – Chair, Carol Severin
    Britt Thorsnes, Gail Broesder, Anne Scheer, Mike Anderson


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                                        AGENDA
                                    REGULAR MEETING
                                   BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                           EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                  Tuesday, December 1, 2009


C.        BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

          8.   BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

               c.     Ecology Committee (9/9/09)                               (Dotson)


Committee Members:           Whitney Dotson, Carol Severin, Mike Anderson, Gail Broesder,
                             Britt Thorsnes

EBRPD Staff:                 Nancy Brownfield, Aileen Theile, Wilde Legard, Gayle Still

Public:                      Sylvia Falcon, Lou Falcon, Jean Peters, Diane Sequoia, Judi Bank,
                             Jean Sweeney, Barbara Koor, Jim Sweeney

A meeting of the Ecology Committee was held on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at District
Headquarters, Oakland, CA. This meeting was called to order at 2:08 p.m. by Chairperson
Whitney Dotson. The following is a summary of the items discussed:

1. Finalized 2008 Annual Analysis of Pesticide Use at East Bay Regional Park       (Brownfield)

This annual report was presented to the Ecology Committee on July 29, 2009. The Committee
members made a number of suggested changes, corrections and additions to the text and
tabular information presented. The recommended changes, corrections and additions have
been made to this finalized version of the 2008 Annual Report. IPM Specialist Nancy Brownfield
requested the Committee to accept the finalized version of the 2008 Annual Report. Chair
Whitney Dotson made the motion to the Committee members to accept the finalized version
of the 2008 Annual Analysis of Pesticide Use at the East Bay Regional Park District. The
Committee members concurred. Director Carol Severin suggested that this report be
presented to the Board of Directors. Assistant General Manager Mike Anderson commented
that the continued low overall trend in pesticide usage over the years is quite an achievement
for a 100,000 acre agency. Sylvia Falcon requested as a matter of better public understanding of
the by-park pesticide usage that Pt. Isabel be separated from that of Miller Knox. Ms.
Brownfield responded that the Committee members agreed with that process of accountability
at the July 2009 meeting for satellite park pesticide usage.




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2.     Report on the Results of the 2009 Annual Santa Cruz Tarplant (Holocarpha macradenia)
       Survey in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park                               (Legard/Theile)

Resource Analyst Aileen Theile and District Botanist Wilde Legard gave a brief history of the
occurrence of the Santa Cruz tarplant (Holocarpa macradenia) in Wildcat Canyon Regional
Park and discussed the results of the 2009 survey conducted on August 5th. Wildcat Canyon
Regional Park is only viable location in the East Bay where this plant exists. The Santa Cruz
tarplant is considered state endangered and federally threatened and yet population numbers in
this park continue to fluctuate year to year since their introduction in 1982. District staff, as
well as volunteers and staff from other public agencies, meet each year for a day to survey
eleven sites to monitor site status and population numbers. The removal of artichoke thistle
and grazing helps to keep the thatch down and the Santa Cruz tarplant seed do best in
disturbed areas. Years with heavy rain causes the grass to grow so much that grazing cannot
keep up. The grass and thatch grow and shade out seeds and therefore reduces the numbers of
Santa Cruz tarplant. This has been a twenty five year experiment and there have always been
some sites that do well, with site six consistently being the best. There is one site where young
trees have shaded out the plants.

3.    District Response to a Letter from the Pt. Isabel Dog Owner Association (PIDO)
      regarding the Use of a Natural Weed Control Product at Pt. Isabel Shoreline Park
                                                               (Anderson/Brownfield)

Assistant General Manager Mike Anderson distributed a July 18, 2009 letter from Pt. Isabel Dog
Owners Association that a natural weed killer, BurnOut II, be considered as a replacement for
Roundup for landscape weed control. IPM Specialist Nancy Brownfield distributed a current
article by the Director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation outlining California
pesticide selection and use by government agencies. Key in this discussion was that the District
is considered an “Agricultural Use” site and as such is restricted to those pesticide products
labeled and manufactured for agricultural use sites. Burnout II is formulated and labeled for
home use sites only. Naturalist Gail Broesder stated she reviewed the Material Safety Data
Sheets (MSDS) for BurnOut II and indicated she would not recommend it because of the
sensitivity some people have when exposed to the active ingredient clove oil. Committee Chair
Whitney Dotson asked if there are any other natural weed killers commercially available as a
Roundup substitute. Ms. Brownfield indicated there are products with less acetic acid and their
efficacy is being evaluated, but they are not yet registered for use in agricultural use sites. Sylvia
Falcon pointed out an article in Scientific American that indicated Roundup is toxic and
alternatives should be explored. She requested a copy of the Committee Minutes when they
are available.

4.    Agenda Items for the next Ecology Committee Meeting – December 9, 2009

At the next Committee meeting, Nancy Brownfield will provide information on the District’s
participation in the local Two County Weed Management Area. The benefits of a coordinated
coalition on invasive and noxious weed control will be discussed. Ms. Brownfield indicated that
the Stewardship department would like to present updates on the Spartina Project and the
Least tern project. Ms. Brownfield advised that union representative to the Ecology Committee,


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Ed Leong, has retired and suggested that a letter of thanks be prepared for Committee Chair
Whitney Dotson’s signature. Gardener Britt Thorsnes has been appointed by the Union as Ed
Leong’s replacement.

5.    Public Comment

Sylvia Falcon stated her concern with the new toilets being constructed at Pt. Isabel to replace
the portable toilets. Large areas were dug up and she wanted to know if there are hazardous
materials present. The area was formerly a dump site. AGM Mike Anderson said he would find
out and report back.

Chairperson Whitney Dotson adjourned the meeting at 3:03. The meeting was reconvened at
3:14 for three residents of Alameda who arrived at 3:10. Jean Sweeny expressed her concern
that Jeff Rasmussen gave his approval to the Boys and Girls Club for the Measure WW money
to be used at a 22 acre rail yard that the City of Alameda has the opportunity of acquiring. She,
along with Jim Sweeny and Barbara Koor, spoke of their desire to see the land preserved with
native plants and trails and not privatized by the Boys and Girls Club.

Director Carol Severin asked if Ms. Sweeny has talked with the Park and Recreation
Department. Ms. Sweeny said she would be meeting with them tomorrow. There is a public
meeting in Alameda on the 15th and she welcomed anyone who would like to speak on their
behalf.

Mr. Sweeney requested the District to make it clear that the Park District was not endorsing
the Boys and Girls Club with Mr. Rasmussen’s letter. Mr. Anderson said he would meet with
Mr. Rasmussen to clarify that the letter was to qualify and not necessarily recommend the Boys
and Girls Club.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:35.




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                                                                       AGENDA
                                                 BOARD LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
                                                       Monday, October 19, 2009
                                                 12:45 p.m., Peralta Oaks Board Room
The following agenda items are listed for Committee consideration. In accordance with the Board Operating Guidelines, no official action of the Board will be taken
at this meeting; rather, the Committee’s purpose shall be to review the listed items and to consider developing recommendations to the Board of Directors.

                                                                          AGENDA

STATUS        TIME                 ITEM                                                                                                 STAFF

              12:45 p.m.           1. STATE LEGISLATION / ISSUES
                                     A. NEW                                                                                             O’Brien/Pfuehler
   (R)                                  a. Proposed Legislation
                                           SB 402 (Wolk)
                                           SB 406 (DeSaulnier)
   (I)                                B. ISSUES
                                         Efforts to Reform State Tax and Budget Policies
                                             • Special Session – Governor’s 21st Century Commission
                                               on Tax Recommendations                                                                   O’Brien/Pfuehler
                                             • California Forward – Proposed Ballot Initiatives
                                             • Bay Area Council – Constitutional Convention Initiatives

                                   2. FEDERAL LEGISLATION / ISSUES
                                     A. NEW N/A
                                      B. ISSUES
   (I)                                    Land and Water Conservation Fund - CPRS                                                       Pfuehler/O’Brien
                                          DC Update
                                             • Transportation Bill
                                             • Senator Feinstein’s Delta Proposal
                                             • Health Care Reform
                                   3. MEASURE WW
   (I)                                Measure WW - Local Grant Program Update                                                           Collins/Rasmussen

                                   4. PUBLIC COMMENTS

                                   5. STATUS OF RECOMMENDATIONS

                                   6. CORRESPONDENCE & ARTICLES
(R) Recommendation for Future Board Consideration
(I) Information
(D) Discussion
                                                                                    Future 2009 Meetings:     November 20       December 18       January 15, 2010
Legislative Committee Members:
Ted Radke, Chair, Doug Siden, Ayn Wieskamp, John Sutter, Alternate
Erich Pfuehler, Staff Coordinator
                                            AGENDA
                                        REGULAR MEETINGS
                                       BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                               EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

                                      Tuesday, December 1, 2009

C.     BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

       8.      BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

               d.      Legislative (10.19.09)                                      (Radke)

The Legislative Committee met at District headquarters on Monday, October 19, 2009.

Present:       Directors:   Ted Radke (Chair), Doug Siden, Ayn Wieskamp
               Staff:       Pat O’Brien, Erich Pfuehler, Dave Collins, Carol Victor,
                            Bob Doyle, Jeff Rasmussen, Ted Radosevich, Sharon Corkin
               Consultants: Doug Houston, The Houston Group
               Public:      N/A

1.     STATE LEGISLATION/ISSUES UPDATE
       A. NEW
          a. Proposed Legislation

            SB 402 (Wolk)
            SB 402 would expand the scope of the Californian Redemption Value (CRV) program, or
            bottle deposit, for beverage containers. Advocate Houston stated this bill would have
            expanded the program to bring in new containers and generate some additional money
            which could be used to support the Civicorps program in the East Bay. The District has
            benefited from Civicorps. Since 1989, the East Bay Conservation Corps has assisted
            EBRPD in establishing recycling stations and conducting public outreach. To date, the
            District has installed 211 recycling bins in 39 parks. On a routine basis, the Conservation
            Corps (now Civicorps Schools) participants have been invaluable in maintaining a
            continued clean recreational experience for park visitors. Advocate Houston added this
            bill also reauthorized the program and although the Governor vetoed this bill, because of
            the expansion of the program, money continues to get collected by the Department of
            Conservation. The Department of Conservation plans to use some of their emergency
            regulatory authority to keep the program going.

            Even though the bill was vetoed by the Governor, the Committee voted unanimously to
            SUPPORT SB 402.

            SB 406 (DeSaulnier)
            The regional land use and transportation law commonly known as SB 375 (Steinberg)
            requires metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) to develop a “sustainable
   communities strategy” (SCS). By adding a one or two dollar fee to vehicle registration,
   this bill would provide a funding source for the regional and local planning required by SB
   375. Advocate Houston stated the Governor vetoed this bill because he has consistently
   held the position that any such fee needs to be approved by a 2/3rd vote of the people.

   Houston also mentioned another bill by Senator Hancock, SB 83, which the Governor
   did sign. It allows up to a ten dollar per vehicle registration increase for broad
   transportation purposes. It is primarily for transportation congestion management. That
   bill only requires a majority vote within a county to enact the fee increase. It could be
   used for District bike trails.

   Despite the Governor’s veto of SB 406, the Committee voted unanimously to SUPPORT.

B. ISSUES
   Efforts to Reform State Tax and Budget Policies
   Advocate Doug Houston stated the Governor has called for a special session on tax
   reform. The Senate met and recognized the special session on taxation, but hasn’t taken
   any further action. Similarly, they acknowledged the special session on water, but have
   not taken any further action. The Legislature wants to make tax reform more
   transparent through the hearing process. Advocate Doug Houston doesn’t think it will
   happen until 2010 as the Legislature is in recess. In addition, most business groups, labor
   and Democrats oppose the proposal, so it is not likely to move forward.

   Legislative Manager Erich Pfuehler stated that Director Ayn Wieskamp is going to
   represent the District at a town hall meeting on reform in Fremont. Pfuehler said it is
   reasonable to believe that some of these items will be on the ballot. General Manager Pat
   O’Brien has met with staff from California Forward and with Bay Area Council Executive
   Director Jim Wunderman. The Bay Area Council appears to have enough money and
   energy to push for a Constitutional Convention ballot initiative.

   O’Brien stated he wants to protect the District’s property tax base. The District was
   given a fair amount of assurance from California Forward that: 1) they don’t want to stir
   up a hornet’s nest with local government; and 2) they wanted to really address the State
   issues. California Forward is not advocating a Constitution Convention, but others are.
   The stated goal of California Forward is to place some budget reforms on the 2010
   ballot. They have a c4, the California Forward Issues Action Fund, which is raising money
   for the ballot campaign. They are likely to have the resources and momentum behind
   them to get some, if not all, of their proposed reforms on the ballot.

   O’Brien also discussed a meeting with Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley regarding
   government reform. Supervisor Miley indicated to O’Brien that he definitely wanted to
   insure Special Districts are protected and involved in the reform process. Miley’s main
   interest is to focus on state issues and how they relate to local government – not
   engaging in a debate amongst local governments. O’Brien commented the Constitution
   Convention proposals seek to limit the scope of what will be discussed, but that may
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        Director Wieskamp questioned if anyone has discussed the criteria for delegates to any
        Constitutional Convention. O’Brien stated it has been discussed, but not settled. He
        commented that Supervisor Miley favored citizens and not elected officials as delegates.

        Director Wieskamp commented that unless you have quite a cross section of people it
        will be difficult to sell to the public. Director Ted Radke said they have to get voter
        approval to even to have an election to call a convention. It has to get on the ballot and
        then approved before the public can even call a convention. Pfuehler stated advocates
        intend for there to be such an initiative on the November 2010 ballot.

        Pfuehler stated there was some discussion at the last CSDA legislative meeting about
        forming a subcommittee to explore this issue. Pfuehler volunteered to participate in the
        subcommittee and report back to the District’s Legislative Committee.

        Pfuehler explained there are two tracks: 1) California Forward has enumerated a set of
        reforms they are probably going to put on the ballot as independent initiatives, and 2) the
        Bay Area Council which is planning to circulate two initiatives: one to allow the citizens
        of California to call for a limited Constitutional Convention and another to actually call
        for the convention. Both groups are working on parallel tracks, they are not trying to get
        in each other’s way, but they are not necessarily the same thing.

2.   FEDERAL LEGISLATION/ISSUES UPDATE
     A. NEW N/A

     B. ISSUES
        Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
        Pfuehler reported that there is some renewed energy to try to fully fund LWCF.
        Congressman Nick Rahall put forward a bill to fully fund it, but the bill relies on oil and
        gas leasing to generate the revenue. Pfuehler stated there is concern among House
        leadership about moving the bill forward because of a potential hostile motion to
        recommit the bill to committee with instructions in regard to oil drilling policy. The
        Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar has said he is supportive of full funding.

        The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has asked affiliate organizations
        like the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) to solicit letters of support for
        LWCF from their Governors. Advocate Houston discussed some meetings he arranged
        with California resource officials and CPRS to discuss LWCF. The goal was to have the
        Governor add his name to a list of governor’s signing onto a letter supporting full funding
        of LWCF. There is interest from the Governor’s office in seeing LWCF fully funded, but
        they are cautious about it being linked to oil and gas drilling.

        D.C. Update
        Transportation Bill
        Pfuehler gave an update about the Federal transportation bill. The District is working to
        secure funding for paved trails. An overhaul of the bill is on hold and a one month
        extension of the old bill was passed to carry the authorization through the end of
        October. There is question about whether it will be extended again for a limited time or
        if reauthorization will begin. The House Transportation Committee Chair Jim Oberstar

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        is adamant about moving a reauthorization as soon as possible. Pfuehler also mentioned
        he discussed reauthorization with Rep. George Miller at the Galindo Creek Dedication.
        Rep. Miller indicated he believes the economy warrants a transportation bill sooner
        rather than later because it will help create jobs. He also indicated the Obama
        Administration has questions about how to pay for it. The District is working with an
        advocate in D.C. to try to secure language in the transportation bill to help the District’s
        paved trail network.

        Water Rights – Senator Dianne Feinstein proposal
        Director Radke raised his concern that the Governor is listening to groups which want
        to move water from the Carquinez Straits south. He also wondered if Senator Feinstein
        might be listening to the same interest groups.

        Pfuehler mentioned Senator Feinstein announced she wanted the Delta to receive the
        same federal designation as the Everglades in Florida. Pfuehler hasn’t seen any details
        about what that means yet. AGM Bob Doyle said her plan will probably include water
        storage as well as a major conservation element.

        Health Care Reform
        Chair Ted Radke spoke with Rep. George Miller who told him the House needed to
        secure about five or six more ‘blue dog’ Democratic votes to pass a health care reform
        package. He expressed confidence they would get the votes.

        Director Wieskamp commented none of the options she has seen seem to regulate
        private insurance companies enough. Without a public option, the private insurance
        companies will continue to restrict access to health care, deny claims and make access to
        care more difficult.

3.   MEASURE WW
     A. Grant Program Update
        Dave Collins provided an update about the Measure WW local grant program process.
        He stated there are a significant number of non-governmental organizations and non-
        profits now providing services which used to be more governmental in nature.
        Recreation services, in particular, are being offered by partnerships between non-profits,
        schools and local agencies. This creates a bit of a challenge for the Measure WW local
        grant program. Specifically, there is a “Private Business Use Limitation for Tax Exempt
        Bonds” requirement. This requirement also applies to non-profits. The limitation is only
        about 5% of funds from the bonds can be allocated to either a business or non-profit
        which partners with a municipality to provide a recreation service. If Measure WW
        funding is going to a project where a non-profit or private entity will be constructing a
        facility, it triggers the 5% limitation. Additionally, if a municipality builds something with
        WW funds and charges fees for use that could trigger the business use limitation. It is a
        fairly intricate challenge for which municipalities need to account.

        The issue has emerged with the City of Alameda, the Boys and Girls Club wants to
        operate an after school recreational/educational facility. The question is would this
        proposal trigger the business use limitation? One Bond Counsel has suggested this
        constitutes a private business use, and triggers the limitation in our bond. The other

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       Bond Counsel says to not worry about it. The District has granted the money to
       Alameda and is no longer responsible. If the City of Alameda chooses to grant it to a
       private business use or a non-profit it is not the District’s responsibility. It has taken the
       District some time to digest this limitation clause, but it has made a significant effort to
       address questions raised by Alameda so they can make their own decision on this
       project. The interested parties in Alameda have communicated their views to the
       District.

       The District is working on a list of frequently asked questions list for the local grant
       program. Some issues on the list will be guideline enforcement, construction projects,
       maintenance and operation contracts, etc.

       Grants Manager Jeff Rasmussen discussed the issue of local grant money for projects on
       school district property. The District’s guidelines say projects on school district property
       should be made available to the broader public after 3:30 PM during the week and all day
       on Saturday. San Leandro, Moraga and Alameda have all proposed projects where school
       districts are providing additional funding. The District will work with these communities
       to ensure the public interest and recreational access needs are adequately met for these
       projects.

4.   PUBLIC COMMENTS – none.




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