November 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

A G E N D A

5:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT – CLOSED SESSION

ROLL CALL

1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  Verde Road, Half Moon Bay, CA, Portion of San Mateo County APN 066-270-030
Agency Negotiator: Michael Williams, Real Property Manager
Negotiating Party: John and Maureen Giusti, Property Owners
Under Negotiation: Terms and conditions of Property Transfer

ADJOURNMENT

6:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT – STUDY SESSION

ROLL CALL

1. Annual Bond Disclosure Training for the Board of Directors, Members of the Disclosure Working Group, and Contributors (R-18-130)

Staff Contact: Andrew Taylor, Finance Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive the annual training on Bond Disclosure obligations, responsibilities, and potential liabilities.  No formal Board action required.

ADJOURNMENT

7:00 REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT

 

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
The Board President will invite public comment on items not on the agenda.  Each speaker will ordinarily be limited to three minutes; however, the Brown Act (Open Meeting Law) does not allow action by the Board of Directors on items not on the agenda. If you wish to address the Board, please complete a speaker card and give it to the District Clerk. Individuals are limited to one appearance during this section.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

CONSENT CALENDAR
All items on the Consent Calendar may be approved without discussion by one motion. Board members, the General Manager, and members of the public may request that an item be removed from the Consent Calendar during consideration of the Consent Calendar.
1. Approve October 24, 2018 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Fiscal Year 2018-19 Quarter 1 Budget Amendments (R-18-128)

Staff Contact: Carmen Narayanan, Budget & Analysis Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a resolution approving the proposed Fiscal Year 2018-19 Quarter 1 Budget amendments (revenues and expenses) 

4. Lease exchange between Communications & Control, Inc., and Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District to receive a Radio Equipment Lease near Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve in exchange for a Master Communication Lease at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve.  (R-18-133)

Staff Contact: Allen Ishibashi, Sr. Real Property Agent
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Determine that the recommended actions are categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), as set out in the report.
2. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the lease exchange with Communications & Control, Inc.
5. Amendment to the Classification and Compensation Plan (R-18-134)

Staff Contact: Candice Basnight, Human Resources Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a resolution amending the Classification and Compensation Plan to reflect current market levels for the following four positions:  Volunteer Program Manager, Docent Program Manager, Senior Real Property Specialist, and Senior Property Management Specialist.

BOARD BUSINESS
The President will invite public comment on agenda items at the time each item is considered by the Board of Directors. Each speaker will ordinarily be limited to three minutes. Alternately, you may comment to the Board by a written communication, which the Board appreciates.

6. Update on Actions of Mutual Interest taken by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and Lehigh Hanson Heidelberg Cement during the Past Year (R-18-127)

Staff Contact: Matt Baldzikowski, Senior Resource Management Specialist, Natural Resources Department
General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive a presentation from the President of West Region - Lehigh Hanson Heidelberg Cement. No formal Board action required.

7. Review and acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Financial Report (R-18-132)

Staff Contact: Stefan Jaskulak, Chief Financial Officer
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Review and accept the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Financial Report
2. Approve a resolution to create a new Committed for Future Acquisitions and Capital Projects Fund and to transfer a total of $13 million from the General Fund Unassigned Fund balance as follows:
a. $9 million to Committed for Infrastructure Fund;
b. $3 million to Committed for Future Acquisitions and Capital Projects Fund; and
c. $1 million to Committed for Capital Maintenance Fund.
Time Certain – To Be Heard No Earlier Than 8:30 P.M.

8:30 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT FINANCING AUTHORITY

ROLL CALL

1. Acceptance of the Annual Financial Report of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Financing Authority for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 (R-18-131)

Staff Contact: Andrew Taylor, Finance Manager
Controller’s Recommendation: Accept the Annual Financial Report.

  ADJOURNMENT

  RECONVENE THE REGULAR MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT

8. Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Year End Report (R-18-129)

Staff Contact: Ana María Ruiz, General Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: No Board action required for review of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Year End Report.

9. Interview Process for Interviewing Applicants to Fill the Ward 7 Vacancy (R-18-135)

Staff Contact: Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk/ Assistant to the General Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Review the process for interviewing applicants for the Ward 7 Vacancy.
 
INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM

• Continued Coordinated Monitoring in accordance with the Guadalupe River Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load for mercury
• Constituent Bench Policy – final revisions consistent with Board direction
• Permitting for Mt Umunhum
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – Reports on compensable meetings attended. Brief reports or announcements concerning activities of District Directors and staff; opportunity to refer public or Board questions to staff for information; request staff to report to the Board on a matter at a future meeting; or direct staff to place a matter on a future agenda. Items in this category are for discussion and direction to staff only. No final policy action will be taken by the Board.

A. Committee Reports
B. Staff Reports
C. Director Reports
ADJOURNMENT

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at the District Administrative Office - 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, CA 94022.

Regular Meeting agendas are posted 72 hours prior to the meeting. Special Meeting agendas are posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the District Clerk at (650) 691-1200. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

Minutes usually are not available until two to four weeks after a Board meeting. Please note that formal meeting minutes are not taken at Committee meetings or some Special Meetings of the Board (that is, study sessions or public workshops).