February 9, 2016 - 2:00pm

A G E N D A 

2:00    MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT LEGISLATIVE, FUNDING AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 

    ROLL CALL

COMMITTEE MEMBERS: CYR, HANKO, RIFFLE

    ADOPTION OF AGENDA

    ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
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.    Selection of Chair for Calendar Year 2016

2.    Approve Legislative, Funding, & Public Affairs Committee Meeting Minutes:
September 8, 2015

3.    Legislative Briefing (R-16-09)

Staff Contact: Shelly Lewis, Public Affairs Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation:  No action required.

4.    Preview of Preserve Structure Inventory Project  (R-16-11)

Staff Contact:  Shelly Lewis, Public Affairs Manager                
General Manager’s Recommendation:  Receive a presentation from the Volunteer Program Manager to review the GIS-based Preserve Structure Inventory Project, which identifies the following items found in the preserves: memorial and honorary benches, trails, plaques, and other named sites, and unmarked benches, bridges, and other hardscape items. 

5.    Consideration of Constituent Memorial Bench for the late David G. Hysinger (R-16-10)

Staff Contact:  Shelly Lewis, Public Affairs Manager                
General Manager’s Recommendation: Consider Mr. Vaughn Hysinger request for a constituent memorial bench in one of the District’s preserves in memory of his late son, David Hysinger. If recommended by the Committee, the request would be forwarded to the Board of Directors for approval.

6.    Draft Board Policy “Positions on Ballot Measures and Legislative Advocacy” (R-16-12)

Staff Contact:  Shelly Lewis, Public Affairs Manager                
General Manager’s Recommendation:  Review and discuss the draft Positions on Ballot Measures and Legislative Advocacy policy and consider recommending approval by the Board of Directors.

3:30    ADJOURNMENT

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