January 11, 2017 - 6:00pm

Special Meeting starts at 6:00pm; Regular Meeting starts 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 – CLOSED SESSION 
 
ROLL CALL
 
1. CLOSED SESSION: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
    Title of Employees:  General Manager
 
2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to 54956.9(b): (one potential case)
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
6:30 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT
 
ROLL CALL
 
1. Proclamation for Assemblymember Rich Gordon in Appreciation for his Support of the District
 
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
 
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 December 14, 2016 Minutes
 
2. Approve Claims Report
 
3. Agreement with Esri for GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Software Licenses (R-17-03)
 
Staff Contact: Casey Hiatt, GIS Program Administrator 
General Manager’s Recommendation: Authorize the General Manager to enter into an Esri Small Municipal and County Government Enterprise License Agreement for the total amount of $114,189 to access a comprehensive suite of GIS software licenses. 
 
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.
 
4. Election of the Calendar Year 2017 Officers for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors (R-17-04)
 
Staff Contact: Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager 
General Manager’s Recommendation: Elect Officers of the Board of Directors for Calendar Year 2017.
 
5. Filling the Volunteer Ombudsperson Role with a Pool of three Qualified Volunteers (R-17-05)
 
Staff Contact: Jenny Villegas, Public Affairs Assistant
General Manager’s Recommendation: Appoint Lisa Zadek of Half Moon Bay, Kristen Yawitz of Belmont, and Bob Rosenberg of San Jose to serve as a pool of volunteer ombudspersons.
 
6. Legislative Items for 2017 (R-17-06)
 
Staff Contact: Joshua Hugg, Legislative/External Affairs Specialist
General Manager’s Recommendation: Discuss and consider directing the General Manager to pursue the legislative priorities outlined in the staff report and to provide the Board with updates throughout the year and seek future Board approvals as necessary in accordance with Board Policy 1.11 “Positions on Ballot Measures and Legislative Advocacy.”
 
7. Options for Filling a Vacancy on the Measure AA Bond Oversight Committee (R-17-07)
 
Staff Contact: Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Direct staff to schedule a special meeting to interview applicants from among the applicant pool previously considered to fill a vacancy on the Measure AA Bond Oversight Committee.
 
INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM
 
Summary of the December 13, 2016 Facilities Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
 
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
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
*Times are estimated and items may appear earlier or later than listed. Agenda is subject to change of order. 

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).