View from Russian Ridge Preserve to Mindego Hill by Karl Gohl

Planning and Natural Resources Committee

Additional Information


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 83047034786).

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 minutes for the June 15, 2021 Planning and Natural Resources Committee meeting.

2. Hawthorns Area Draft Vision and Goals (R-21-112)

Staff Contact: Alex Casbara, Planner III, Planning Department

General Manager’s Recommendation: Review and comment on the Draft Vision and Goals for the Hawthorns Area. No Committee action required.


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).