Special Meeting begins at 5:00 p.m.; Regular Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
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5:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT – CLOSED SESSION
1. CLOSED SESSION: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
Title of Employees: Controller
CLOSED SESSION: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS. Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency designated representatives: Board of Directors
Unrepresented Employees: District Controller
7:00 REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT
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
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 September 14, 2016 Minutes
2. Approve Claims Report
3. Agreement with Grassroots Ecology (formerly Acterra Stewardship) for Native Planting and Interpretive Work at Cooley Landing (R-16-116)
Staff Contact: Tina Hugg, Senior Planner, Planning Department
General Manager’s Recommendation: Enter into an agreement with Grassroots Ecology in the amount of $90,000 to manage volunteer service projects for native plant restoration and interpretive work during a three-year period at Cooley Landing Park, which includes portions of Ravenswood Open Space Preserve. The full scope of work is eligible for Measure AA reimbursement.
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.
4. Public Hearing to Receive Public Comments on the Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report (R-16-117)
Staff Contact: Lisa Bankosh, Planner III, Planning Department
General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive public comments on the Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report.
• Highway 17 Wildlife Crossing and Bay Area Ridge Trail Crossing Open House, Summary of Public Comments, and Next Steps
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
B. Staff Reports
C. Director Reports
*Times are estimated and items may appear earlier or later than listed. Agenda is subject to change of order.