View from Russian Ridge Preserve to Mindego Hill by Karl Gohl
Additional Information

The Hawthorns Area Public Access Working Group site tour will be held in person. Members of
the public who would like to attend this tour, please arrive promptly at the location stated above 
by 9:00 a.m. Because this is a walking tour, we will not be able to accommodate latecomers.

Due to the limited amount of parking on site, please click on this RSVP link no later than 5:00
p.m. August 22, 2023, so that we may address parking needs. For additional information, please 
refer to the Site tour instructions document enclosed in the packet.

Members of the public may submit written comments to be provided to the Public Access Working 
•  Written comments may be submitted via the public comment form at: comment.
•  Any comments received after the deadline will be provided to the Public Access Working Group 
after the meeting.

Agenda Packet
Meeting Agenda



□ Bryna Chang, Interest Area Representative
□ Tyler Feld, Interest Area Representative
□ David Smernoff, Interest Area Representative
□ Charles Krenz, Interest Area Representative
□ Rachel Oslund, Interest Area Representative
□ Karen Vahtra, Interest Area Representative
□ Margaret MacNiven, Ward 6 Director
□ Sarah Wernikoff, Vice Mayor
□ Scott Mosher, Ward 1
□ Vivian Neou, Ward 2
□ Wilma (Willie) Wool, Ward 3
□ Sandy Sommer, Ward 4
□ Jeff Greenfield, Ward 5
□ Helen Quinn, Ward 6
□ Kerry De Benedetti, Ward 7


1. Welcome / Agenda Overview

2. Working Group Business

   1. Public comment
   2. Review and approve the July 27, 2023 meeting summary
   3. Walking tour of property
   4. Discussion
   5. Public comment
   6. Closing comments


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

Meeting minutes are generally available 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). See Midpen meeting minutes.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the District Clerk at or 650-691-1200. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.