California Indian Pink (Silene laciniata subsp. Californica)

Board of Directors

California Indian Pink (Silene laciniata subsp. Californica)
Date
Additional Information

Special Meeting at 5 p.m.

Regular Meeting at 7 p.m.

 

Consistent with Government Code section 54953(e), and in light of the declared state of emergency, the meeting will not be physically open to the public and all members will be teleconferencing into the meeting via a virtual platform. To maximize public safety while still maintaining transparency and public access, members of the public can listen to the meeting and participate using the following methods.

THIS MEETING WILL BE VIA TELECONFERENCE ONLY

1. The meeting can be viewed in real-time at: https://openspace.zoom.us/j/83950463502 or listen to the meeting by dialing (669) 900-6833 or (346) 248-7799 (Webinar ID 839 5046 3502)

2. Members of the public may provide written or oral comments by submitting a public comment form at: https://www.openspace.org/public-comment

  • 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. Requests to provide oral comments may be made by leaving a message at 650-772-3614.
  • Any comments received after the deadline, will be provided to the Board after the meeting.

5:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT - STUDY SESSION

ROLL CALL

1.   Science Advisory Panel Findings on the Topic of Recreation, Part II: Impacts of Open Space Recreation and Use Management Frameworks (R-21-158)

Staff Contact: Sophie Christel, Management Analyst I, Natural Resources Department

General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive a presentation on the Science Advisory Panel findings on Part II of the Recreation topic. No Board action required.

ADJOURNMENT

 

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

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

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.

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.Claims Report

2.Annual Dedication Report of Certain Lands of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (R-21-159)

Staff Contact: Michael Williams, Real Property Department Manager

General Manager’s Recommendation:

1.Accept the annual report on the status of dedicated interests in lands of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District held for public open space purposes.

2.Adopt a Resolution dedicating interests in certain District lands for public open space purposes.

3. Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Financial Report (R-21-163)

Staff Contact: Andrew Taylor, Finance Manager

General Manager’s Recommendation:

1.Review and accept the Fiscal Year 2020-21 (FY21) Annual Financial Report.

2.Adopt a resolution approving the transfer of a total of $7.0 million from the General Fund Unassigned Fund balance consisting of: $3.5 million to the Committed for Infrastructure Fund; $1.75 million to the Committed for Future Acquisitions and Capital Projects Fund; and $1.75 million to the Committed for Capital Maintenance Fund.

4. Award of contract with Balance Hydrologics for sediment-source inventory and water-quality plan development services in the Pescadero-Butano and San Gregorio Watersheds(R-21-160)

Staff Contact: David Liefert, Water Resources Specialist, Natural Resources Department

General Manager’s Recommendation: 1.Authorize the General Manager to enter into an agreement with Balance Hydrologics of Berkeley, CA, to provide sediment-source inventory and water-quality plan development services in the Pescadero-Butano and San Gregorio Watersheds for a base contract amount of $203,681.

2. Authorize a 15% contingency of$30,552 to cover unforeseen tasks beyond the current scope for a total not-to-exceed contract amount of $234,233.

5. Award of Contract to Ecast Engineering Inc., for the reconstruction of a spring box and waterline at the Stevens Canyon Ranch Property in Saratoga Gap Open Space Preserve. (R-21-161)

Staff Contact: Josiah Mackessy, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, Land and Facilities Service Department

General Manager’s Recommendation: 1.Authorize the General Manager to enter into a contract with Ecast Engineering Inc., to complete water infrastructure work for a base contract amount of $119,046.2.Authorize a 10% contingency of $11,905 to be reserved for unanticipated issues, bringing the total not-to-exceed contract amount to $130,951.

BOARD BUSINESS

Public comment on agenda items at the time each item is considered by the Board of Directors.

6.Update on items of mutual interest related to Lehigh Hanson Heidelberg Cement and Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (R-21-162)

Staff Contact: Aaron Hébert, Senior Resource Management Specialist

General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive a presentation by a representative from Lehigh Hanson Heidelberg Cement. No Board action required.

INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDA

•Dog Waste Receptacle Update

•Alma Bridge Road-Related Newt Mortality Study Results and Update on Beatty Parking Lot and Trails Project

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

 

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, 2021 (R-21-168)

Staff Contact: Andrew Taylor, Finance Manager

Controller’s Recommendation: Accept the Annual Financial Report.

ADJOURNMENT

 

*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 - 330 Distel Circle, 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).