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Board of Directors - Board Retreat

Additional Information

Consistent  with Governor  Gavin Newsom's  Executive Order  N-29-20, the  Governor  has  allowed local legislative  bodies  to hold public  meetings  via teleconference  and to make  public  meetings  accessible telephonically  or  otherwise  electronically  to all  members  of  the  public  seeking to observe  and to address  the local  legislative  body  or  state  body  to avoid public  gatherings, and has  suspended all  contrary  provisions  of  the Brown  Act.



1. The  meeting can be  viewed in real-time  at:  or  listen to the  meeting by  dialing (669)  900-6833 or  (346)  248-7799 (Webinar  ID  83458423036).

2.  Members  of  the  public  may  provide  written comments  by  submitting  a public  comment  form at:  

  • Comments on matters  not  on the  agenda must  be  submitted prior  to the  time  the  board president  calls for  public  comments.    
  • Comments on agenda items  must  be  submitted prior  to the  time  public  comment  on the  agenda item  is closed.    
  • All comments  shall  be  subject  to the  same  rules  as  would otherwise  govern speaker  comments  at  the board of  directors  meeting.    
  • Electronic  comments  on agenda may  only  be  submitted via the  public  comment  form. Comments  via text or  social  media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)  will  not  be  accepted.    

Any  comments  received after  the  deadline, will  be  provided to the  Board after  the  meeting.

Meeting Agenda

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This  portion of  the  agenda is  for  members  of  the  public  to comment  on items  not  on the  agenda; however, the  Brown Act  (Open Meeting Law)  does  not  allow  action by  the  Board of  Directors  on items not  on the  agenda. Individuals  are  limited to one  comment  during this  section.



Public  comment  on agenda items  at  the  time  each  item  is  considered by  the  Board of  Directors. Written public  comments  will  be  provided to the  Board prior  to the  meeting and posted on the  District’s  website at The  names  of  all  commenters  will  be  read into the  record.

1. Board Self-Evaluation and Discussion of Board Governance Policies

Staff  Contact:  Ana Ruiz,  General  Manager

General  Manager’s  Recommendation:  No Board action required.


*Times  are  estimated and items  may  appear  earlier  or  later  than listed. Agenda is  subject  to change  of  order.

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.

Written  materials  relating  to  an  item on  this  Agenda  that are  considered  to  be  a  public record  and are  distributed to Board members  less  than 72 hours  prior  to the  meeting, will  be  available  for  public  inspection at  the  District’s Administrative  Office  located  at 330  Distel Circle,  Los  Altos,  California  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.

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at the District Administrative Office - 5050 El Camino Real, Los Altos, CA 94022

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).