May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

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

5:00 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT – STUDY SESSION

ROLL CALL

1. Review of the San Mateo Coastal Annexation Area Service Plan and Commitments (R-17-66)

Staff Contact: Ana Ruiz, AICP, Assistant General Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive a presentation to review significant District commitments under the San Mateo Coastal Annexation Area Service Plan including a Case Study to understand how these commitments are being met. No Board action required.

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 Dave Jaeckel, Management Analyst II
   o Alysha Carabetta, District Ranger
   o Zuha Lambert, Volunteer Program Lead

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 May 10, 2017 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Proposed purchase of the Peninsula Open Space Trust (Conley) Property as an addition to Long Ridge Open Space Preserve, located on Shingle Mill Road in unincorporated San Mateo County (Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 085-170-020, 085-170-290, and 085-170-310) (R-17-29)
Staff Contact: Michael Williams, Real Property Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation:
   1. Determine that the recommended actions are categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), as set out in the staff report.
   2. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the purchase of the Peninsula Open Space Trust (Conley) property for $500,000 with a corresponding authorization for a Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget increase of the same amount.
   3. Adopt a Preliminary Use and Management Plan for the Peninsula Open Space Trust (Conley) property, as set out in the staff report.
   4. Withhold dedication of the Peninsula Open Space Trust (Conley) property as public open space at this time.

4. Proposed Purchase of the HR2LG, LLC (Kahn) property as an addition to Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve located off Hicks Road in unincorporated Santa Clara County (Assessor’s Parcel Number 575-11-008) (R-17-59)
Staff Contact: Allen Ishibashi, Senior Real Property Agent, Real Property Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:
   1. Determine that the recommended actions are categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), as set out in the staff report.
   2. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the purchase of the Kahn property at a cost of $550,000, with corresponding authorization for a Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget increase of the same amount.
   3. Adopt a Preliminary Use and Management Plan for the property, as set out in the staff report.
   4. Withhold dedication of the Kahn property as public open space.

BOARD BUSINESS / PUBLIC HEARINGS
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. Consideration of the Controller’s Report on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget (R-17-69)
Staff Contact: Michael L. Foster, Controller
General Manager’s Recommendation: Approve the Controller’s report on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget.

6. Proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget & Action Plan Initial Review and Public Hearing (R-17-72)
Staff Contact: Stefan Jaskulak, Chief Financial Officer/Director of Administrative Services
General Manager’s Recommendation: Review and hold a public hearing on the Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 Budget and Action Plan, as reviewed and recommended by the Action Plan and Budget Committee in preparation for adoption at the June 14, 2017 regular meeting of the Board of Directors.

7. Delegation of Authority to the General Manager to review and discretionarily approve technical designs, plans and specifications for construction and engineering projects (R-17-43)
Staff Contact: Sheryl Schaffner, General Counsel
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution delegating to the General Manager the authority to review and discretionarily approve technical designs, plans and specifications for construction and engineering projects.

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 information; request staff to report 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

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT – CLOSED SESSION

ROLL CALL

1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  City of Campbell, Assessor’s Parcel Number 412-32-014
Agency Negotiator: Allen Ishibashi, Senior Real Property Agent
Negotiating Party: Brent Dressen, Colliers International
Under Negotiation: Terms and Conditions

2. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  Santa Clara County APN: 170-64-119
Agency Negotiator: Allen Ishibashi, Sr. Real Property Agent
Negotiating Party: Wellington Park Investors
Under Negotiation: Purchase Terms

3. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  Santa Clara County APN: 170-04-054
Agency Negotiator: Allen Ishibashi, Senior Real Property Agent
Negotiating Party: Pearlman Properties
Under Negotiation: Purchase Terms

4. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54956.8)
Property:  Santa Clara County Assessor’s Parcel Number 562-08-003
Agency Negotiator: Michael Williams, Real Property Manager
Negotiating Party: Val Lopez, Amah Mutsun Land Trust
Under Negotiation: Conservation Easement

ADJOURNMENT

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at the District Administrative Office - 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, CA 94022.

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