January 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

Special Meeting begins at 5:00pm; Regular Meeting begins at 7:00pm

A G E N D A

5:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT
 
ROLL CALL
 1. Selection of Preferred Option for the New Administrative Main Office Project  (R-17-08)
Staff Contact: Tina Hugg, Senior Planner, Planning Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:  Select one of the Facilities Ad Hoc Committee’s recommendations regarding proposed options for a new Administrative Office:
1. Majority recommendation: Construct a new, three-story office building at the existing location with a rooftop common area.
2. Minority recommendation: Construct a new, two-and-a-half story office building, with half of the third floor to be used as non-office/common area, e.g. meeting room, kitchen, cafeteria, and the other half as an open rooftop common area.
 
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 on 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
• Introduction of staff
O Jay Marvin, Ranger
O Kyle Shank, Ranger
O Ashley Ryder, Ranger
 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 January 11, 2017 Minutes
 2. Approve Claims Report
 3. Appointment of Board of Directors Standing Committee Members and District Representatives to the Governing Board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Financing Authority for Calendar Year 2017 (R-17-14)
Staff Contact: Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager
Board President’s Recommendation: Approve the Board President’s appointments to the Board Standing Committees and the Governing Board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Financing Authority, as well as approve the appointments of Board representatives to other bodies, and determine the compensation status for attendance at Board Committee meetings.
 4. Contract Amendment with PGA Design, Inc., for Additional Design, Engineering, and Permitting Services for the Sears Ranch Parking Area at La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve (R-17-02)
Staff Contact:  Lisa Bankosh, Planner III, Planning Department
General Manager’s Recommendation: Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract amendment with PGA Design, Inc., for additional services related to the Sears Ranch Parking Area Project at La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve in the amount of $42,626, for a total not-to-exceed contract amount of $123,821.
 
 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. Adoption of a Resolution Certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report, Making Certain Findings of Fact, Approving a Statement of Overriding Considerations and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan, and Approving the Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve Plan including the Bear Creek Stables Site Plan and the Alma College Cultural Landscape Rehabilitation Plan (R-17-15)
Staff Contact: Lisa Bankosh, Planner III, Planning Department
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (District):
• Certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report
• Adopting the Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations
• Approving a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan
• Approving the Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve Plan including the Bear Creek Stables Site Plan and the Alma College Cultural Landscape Rehabilitation Plan
 6. Fiscal Year 2016-17 Quarter 2 District Budget Amendments (R-17-16)
Staff Contact: Nicole Gonzales, Finance & Budget Analyst II
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a resolution approving the proposed FY2016-17 Quarter 2 District Budget amendments, and affirming the adopted FY2016-17 District Budget by fund. 
 7. Measure AA Bond Oversight Committee Appointment (R-17-13)
Staff Contact: Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Appoint a member to serve on the Measure AA Bond Oversight Committee to serve the vacant term expiring December 31, 2020.
 
 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.

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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).