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January 8, 2013

A regular meeting of the Successor Agency of the City of San Ramon was held on January 8, 2013 at 4:32 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 2222 Camino Ramon, Chair Clarkson presiding. 
PRESENT:  Agency Members Livingstone, O’Loane, Perkins, Vice Chair Hudson, and Chair Clarkson.
STAFF PRESENT:  City Manager Greg Rogers, Deputy City Attorney Alicia Poon, Administrative Services Director Eva Phelps, and Agency Secretary Patricia Edwards.

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Penny McCreary led those present in the pledge of allegiance.

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The Agency Secretary noted that there were no announcements. 

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(#5.1) Minutes of the December 11, 2012 regular meeting.

Mbr. Livingstone’s motion to adopt the December 11, 2012 regular Successor Agency minutes was seconded by Vice Chair Hudson and passed 5-0.

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(#6.1) Resolution No. SA 2013-001 – Authorizing a License Agreement with the Vintner Homeowners’ Association, Inc. to Allow the Temporary Use of the Property Located at 9000 Alcosta Boulevard for the Purposes of Parking Automobiles on the Property.

The Vintner Homeowners’ Association has agreed to pay a monthly fee of $200 for use of the Successor Agency property located at 9000 Alcosta Boulevard.  Vice Chair Hudson asked how the payment would be made.  Deputy City Attorney Alicia Poon responded that the total sum will be made in one payment.   Vice Chair Hudson stated that the Homeowners’ Association will continue to pay the $200 monthly fee if the carport replacement project requires an extension.

Mbr. Livingstone’s motion to adopt Resolution No. SA 2013-001 was seconded by Vice Chair Hudson and passed 5-0.

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(#8.1) Resolution No. SA 2013-002 – Approving the Due Diligence Review on All Other Funds (Excluding the Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund) of the Former San Ramon Redevelopment Agency.

The staff report was presented by Administrative Services Director Eva Phelps.  On September 25, 2012, the Agency approved the use of Burr, Pilger, Mayer, Inc. to perform the Successor Agency’s Due Diligence Review required by AB 1484.  The auditors completed their examination of the financial records of all other funds (excluding the Low and Moderate Housing Income Fund) of the former San Ramon Redevelopment Agency.  She summarized the eleven Procedures, Results, and Attachments of the Review.  The results of the Review determined that there is no unobligated balance of cash or cash equivalents available for allocation to taxing entities. 

Mbr. Perkins discussed the Assets transferred to the Successor Agency that are available to distribute to affected taxing entities (Attachment C) and the Funds retained by the Agency to satisfy the 2012-13 Recognized Obligation Payment Schedules (ROPS) obligations (Attachment D).  Ms. Phelps stated that the Agency has less money than it needs to fulfill its obligations.  The Agency continues to get tax increment funds and will build reserves to have sufficient funding for future debt.  Mbr. Livingstone asked who paid for the accounting.  Ms. Phelps stated that the auditor’s $25,000 fee was paid out of the Agency’s administrative cost allowance.

Ms. Phelps outlined the next step in the process which is to submit the Review to the Oversight Board for approval.    There were no public requests to address this item. 

Mbr. Perkins asked if the state has responded to the Agency’s Due Diligence Review of the Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund of the Former San Ramon Redevelopment Agency.  Ms. Phelps stated that the Review was approved.  She noted that the state had several questions regarding the 2006 tax allocation bond proceeds.

Mbr. Perkins’ motion to adopt Resolution No. SA 2013-002 was seconded by Vice Chair Hudson and passed 5-0.

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Roz Rogoff, resident, stated that the process is very confusing and asked where the Mudd’s property fits into the process.  She questioned who is making the decision regarding the steps which will govern the sale of the property and the final approval of the sale.  The Oversight Board represents the taxing agencies.  The Board’s function is to secure the maximum proceeds from the sale of Redevelopment Agency assets.  Mbr. Perkins stated that he expects that the state will have a say in the decisions of the Successor Agency and the Oversight Board.

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At 4:55 p.m., there being no further business, Chair Clarkson adjourned the meeting.

Dave Hudson, Vice Chair
Patricia Edwards, Agency Secretary

Approved at the January 22, 2013 Successor Agency meeting 4-0-1-0; Clarkson absent.

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