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SANTA CLARITA VALLEY FACILITIES FOUNDATION

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									                   SANTA CLARITA VALLEY FACILITIES FOUNDATION
                                      SPECIAL MEETING
                                         March 23, 2009

                                            MINUTES
                                           (Unapproved)

                                        I – PRELIMINARY

A. Call to Order

   The Special Meeting of the Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation was called to order by
   President Richard A. Patterson at the Foundation office, 26308 Spirit Court, Santa Clarita,
   California, at 5:12 p.m.

B. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum
   Board Members present:

   Mr. Richard Patterson, President
   Mr. Gary Condie, Vice President
   Mr. Marc Emmer, Member (via teleconference from Ft. Collins, Colorado)
   Ms. Kris Hough, Member
   Mr. Jaime Castellanos, Member

   Board Members absent:
   Mr. Steve Sturgeon, Member

   Guests:

   Mr. Rob Gapper, Chief Operations Officer, Hart District
   Mr. Bob Lee, Consultant
   Mr. Dan Goetz
   Ms. Teresa Todd

C. Approval of Agenda

   A motion was made and duly seconded to approve the agenda as presented.

        Motion: Condie          Second: Castellanos                      Record of Board Vote:
                                                                             Carried:     4-0


D. Approval of Minutes

   A motion was made and duly seconded to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting of January
   26, 2009 as presented.

        Motion: Castellanos     Second: Condie                           Record of Board Vote:
                                                                           Carried:       4-0
Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation
Meeting Minutes of March 23, 2009
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                                       III – SPECIAL ITEMS

A. Nomination of Director

   Mr. Condie and Mr. Emmer, the Nomination Selection Committee, introduced Mr. Dan Goetz as
   the nominee to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Mr. John Hassel. Mr. Goetz’ support of
   education, dedication to community service, and professional background were highlighted. Mr.
   Goetz graciously accepted the nomination.

Mrs. Hough arrived at 5:17 p.m.

   A motion was made and duly seconded to accept the nomination of Mr. Dan Goetz to the Board of
   Directors.

        Motion: Emmer             Second: Condie                          Record of Board Vote:
                                                                           Carried:        5 -0

Mr. Goetz was welcomed to the Board.

B. Election of Officer(s)

   Mr. Condie stated that since Mr. Hassel served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board, it was
   necessary to fill the vacant position. He nominated Mr. Emmer to serve in this capacity.

   A motion was made and duly seconded to appoint Mr. Marc Emmer to serve as
   Secretary/Treasurer, effective immediately.

        Motion: Condie            Second: Hough                           Record of Board Vote:
                                                                           Carried:        6 -0

C. Amendment to Resolution No. 07/08-03 – Certification of Signatures

   A motion was made and duly seconded to approve the amendment to Resolution No. 07/08-03 –
   Certification of Signatures adding Mr. Dan Goetz as a Director and removing Mr. John Hassel
   effective March 23, 2009.

        Motion: Castellanos       Second: Hough                           Record of Board Vote:
                                                                           Carried:        6 -0

D. Update on 2008 Annual Report

   Ms. Todd handed out a draft version of the 2008 Annual Report for review and comment. The
   Communications Committee of Ms. Hough and Mr. Emmer recommended a budget of up to
   $3,000 to implement a marketing plan. A motion was made and duly seconded to approve the
   initial budget of $3,000. The motion was amended to increase the budget to an amount not to
   exceed $6,000 to implement a marketing plan.
Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation
Meeting Minutes of March 23, 2009
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        Motion: Goetz            Second: Castellanos                      Record of Board Vote:
                                                                           Carried:        6 -0

E. Property Tax Assessment Appeal

   Mr. Patterson indicated that the Los Angeles County Tax Assessor’s Office is processing
   approximately 30,000 appeals, which is creating lengthy delays in issuing responses. The Board
   will be updated on the status of the Foundation’s appeal for reduction in assessed valuations at a
   future meeting.

                                     II – PUBLIC COMMENTS

There were no public comments.

                                     I-A – CLOSED SESSION

A. Real Property Transaction – Government Code Section 54956.8. Real Property: Potential land
   acquisition of Tentative Tract Map No. 062000 and a portion of Tentative Tract Map No. 060030
   (Sterling Gateway) for a senior high school site located in the Castaic area to be utilized by the
   William S. Hart Union High School District. Conference with Real Property Negotiator: Richard
   Patterson. Under Negotiation: Terms and conditions.

   Six Board members, Mr. Gapper, Mr. Calvert, and Mr. Lee were present. No action was taken.

B. Real Property Transaction – Government Code Section 54956.8. Real Property: Potential land
   acquisition for junior high and senior high school sites, to be utilized by the William S. Hart
   Union High School District, located in the northeastern portion of Santa Clarita in the County of
   Los Angeles (Sierra Highway Project). Conference with Real Property Negotiator: Richard
   Patterson. Under negotiation: Terms and conditions.

   Six Board members, Mr. Gapper, Mr. Calvert, and Mr. Lee were present. No action was taken.

C. Real Property Transaction – Government Code Section 54956.8. Real Property: Approximately
   70 acres owned by the Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation located in the County of Los
   Angeles (TTM 52475). Conference with Real Property Negotiator: Richard Patterson. Under
   Negotiation: Terms and conditions.

   Six Board members, Mr. Gapper, Mr. Calvert, and Mr. Lee were present. No action was taken.

                                       IV – ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned by consensus at 7:10 p.m.

								
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