April 24, 2019 - 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 Legal Counsel – EXISITNG LITIGATION (Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1))
     Name of Case: Scranton v. Prokofyeva and  Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
     Superior Court Case Number 19CV345161

2. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  Potential addition to Long Ridge OSP (San Mateo County APN: 085-160-160 and portion of Santa Cruz County APN: 088-051-37)
Agency Negotiator: Allen Ishibashi, Sr. Real Property Agent
Negotiating Party: Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America
Under Negotiation: Price and terms

3. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  San Mateo County APNs 081-060-100, 081-060-120
Agency Negotiator: Brian Malone, Assistant General Manager
Negotiating Party: Erik and Doniga Markegard
Under Negotiation: Lease terms

ADJOURNMENT

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

ROLL CALL

REPORT ON RETURN FROM CLOSED SESSION (IF NECESSARY) (The Board shall publicly state any reportable action taken in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code section 54957.1)

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

SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY
• Introduction of staff
O Miguel Ojeda, Farm Maintenance Worker

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 April 9, 2019 and April 10, 2019 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Award of an Engineering Contract for the Deer Hollow Farm White Barn Structural Stabilization Project at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve (R-19-49)

Staff Contact: Leigh Guggemos, Capital Project Manager III, Engineering and Construction Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Authorize the General Manager to enter into contract with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., of Emeryville, California for $149,000.
2. Authorize a 15% contingency of $22,350 to be expended only if necessary to cover unforeseen conditions, for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $171,350.

4. Award of an Engineering Contract for a Structure Stabilization Assessment of the La Honda Creek Redwood Cabin, La Honda Creek White Barn, and Sierra Azul Beatty Property Home (R-19-51)

Staff Contact: Tanisha Werner, Capital Project Manager III, Engineering & Construction Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Authorize the General Manager to enter into contract with ZFA Structural Engineers, of San Francisco, California for a not-to-exceed base contract amount of $366,978.
2. Authorize a 15% contract contingency of $55,047 to be reserved for unanticipated issues, thus allowing the total contract amount not-to-exceed $422,025.

5. Approval of a commemorative rock with plaque for Dr. Frances Conley at Long Ridge Open Space Preserve (R-19-50)

Staff Contact: Carmen Lau, Public Affairs Specialist I
General Manager’s Recommendation: Approve the recommendation from the Legislative, Funding, and Public Affairs Committee to install a commemorative rock with plaque for conservationist and significant supporter Dr. Frances Conley, who wishes to honor her late parents, Konrad and Kathryn Krauskopf, at Long Ridge Open Space Preserve.  

6. Amend Contract for Fire Ecology Services: Wildland Fire Resiliency Program Development (R-19-52)

Staff Contact: Coty Sifuentes-Winter, Senior Resource Management Specialist, Natural Resources
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Authorize the General Manager to amend the multi-year contract with Spatial Informatics Group, LLC of Pleasanton, California, to provide additional fire ecology services in the amount of $194,755, for a new not-to-exceed contract amount of $296,005 (original contract is $101,250).
2. Authorize a 15% total contingency of $44,400, to be awarded only if necessary to cover unforeseen conditions, for a new total contract amount not-to-exceed $340,405.

7. Written Response to CAL FIRE and Woodside Fire Protection District

Staff Contact: Brian Malone, Assistant General Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Approve the written response to CAL FIRE and Woodside Fire Protection District.

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.

8. Administrative Office Project – Schematic Design and Cost Estimate Update (R-19-48)

Staff Contact: Felipe Nistal, Senior Capital Project Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Review updated progress on the schematic design and associated cost estimate to reconfigure and repurpose the recently purchased office building located at 5050 El Camino Real, and provide feedback to inform the final design work and revisions to the schematic design.  No formal Board action required.
 
INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM

• Legislative Actions Update to Board
• La Honda Preserve Forest Management Plan

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.

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