March 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

Special Meeting begins at 6:00pm; Regular Meeting begins at 7:00pm

A G E N D A

6:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT

ROLL CALL

1. Alma College Cultural Landscape Rehabilitation Plan Informational Presentation and Tentative Approval (R-16-33)

Staff Contact:  Lisa Bankosh, Planner III, Planning Department         
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Provide feedback on proposed cleanup, minimal rehabilitation actions, and phasing of the Alma College Cultural Landscape Rehabilitation Plan
2. Tentatively approve the proposed cleanup and selective rehabilitation actions, which will be brought back at a later date for final Board approval as part of the Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve Plan.

  ADJOURNMENT

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

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
The Board President 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 Board of Directors on items not on the agenda. If you wish to address the Board, please complete a speaker card and give it to the District Clerk. Individuals are limited to one appearance during this section.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY

• Informational Presentation regarding the Farmland Futures Initiative by Walter Moore, President of the Peninsula Open Space Trust

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. Approve Board Meeting Minutes:
March 9, 2016

2. Approve Claims Report

3. Revisions to Board Policy 4.02 Titled “Improvements on District Lands” (R-16-34)

Staff Contact:  Sheryl Schaffner, General Counsel        
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution Amending Board Policy 4.02, “Improvements on District Lands”.

4. Board Policy Titled “Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion” (R-16-35)

Staff Contact:  Steve Abbors, General Manager and Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk
General Manager’s Recommendation: Approve the “Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion” policy for inclusion in the Board Policy Manual.

BOARD BUSINESS
The President will invite public comment on agenda items at the time each item is considered by the Board of Directors. Each speaker will ordinarily be limited to three minutes. Alternately, you may comment to the Board by a written communication, which the Board appreciates.

5. Appointment of Tyler Barshow as a Peace Officer (R-16-28)

Staff Contact:  Gordon C. Baillie, Management Analyst II
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District appointing Tyler Barshow as a Peace Officer.

6. Calendar Year 2015 Field Enforcement Activity Report and Ten-Year Field Activity Summary (R-16-23)

Staff Contact:  Gordon C. Baillie, Management Analyst II 
General Manager’s Recommendation: No action required.

7. Information Services and Technology - Philosophies, Strategies and Tactics for Delivering Value (R-16-32)

Staff Contact:  Garrett Dunwoody, Information Services and Technology Department Manager 
General Manager’s Recommendation: No action required.

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 factual information; request staff to report back 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
• Legislative, Funding, and Public Affairs Committee meeting on March 15, 2016
• Real Property Committee meeting on March 22, 2016
B. Staff Reports
C. Director Reports

ADJOURNMENT

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at the District Administrative Office - 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, CA 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.

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).