View from Russian Ridge Preserve to Mindego Hill by Karl Gohl

Legislative, Funding and Public Affairs Committee

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  81033918349).

2.  Members  of  the  public  may  provide  written or  oral  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.    

•  All written  comments  or  requests  to  speak  must 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






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

1. Approve the February  2, 2021 Legislative, Funding, And  Public  Affairs  Committee  Meeting Minutes.

2. Legislative  Positions  for  Consideration by  the  Midpeninsula  Regional  Open Space  District (R-21-35)

Staff  Contact:  Joshua  Hugg, Governmental  Affairs  Specialist

General  Manager’s  Recommendation:  Receive Legislative  Positions  Report  and provide  feedback on bill selections  for  priority action.


TO ADDRESS  THE  COMMITTEE : Public  comment  on agenda items  at  the  time  each item  is  considered by the  Legislative, Funding, and Public  Affairs  Committee. Written public  comments  will  be  provided to the Committee  prior  to the  meeting and posted on the  District’s  website  at Comments  that  are less  than 250 words  and  are  submitted online  or  to the  District  Clerk  at   will  be  read into the  record. Please  visit  to learn more.

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  on  the  District’s website at


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).