February 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

Closed session starts at 6:00 pm

Regular meeting starts at 7:00 pm

6:00 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:  Santa Clara County APN(s): 562-23-007
Agency Negotiator: Allen Ishibashi, Sr. Real Property Agent
Negotiating Party: Ismael Benhamida, Broker, Marcus & Millichap
Under Negotiation: Purchase Terms

2. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
Title of Employee:  Acting General Manager

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

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 February 14, 2018 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Board Policy 3.10 – District Grantmaking Program (R-18-19)

Staff Contact: Melanie Askay, Grants Specialist, Administrative Services
General Manager’s Recommendation: Approve Board Policy 3.10 – District Grantmaking Program as a Replacement to the Resource Management Grant Program.

4. Establishment of a Post-Employment Benefits Section 115 Trust to Pre-Fund a Portion of Future Pension Obligations (R-18-21)

Staff Contact: Andrew Taylor, Finance Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the adoption of the Public Agencies Post-Employment Benefits (Section 115) Trust as administered by Public Agency Retirement Services to provide an alternative investment strategy for pre-funding pension obligations, and authorizing the General Manager or designee to execute all documents necessary to establish the trust.

5. Contract Amendment with O.C. Jones and Sons, Inc., for an additional $82,110.62 for the fabrication and installation of pre-cast concrete barriers for the Mount Umunhum Road Project (R-18-17)

Staff Contact: Zachary Alexander, Capital Project Manager III
General Manager’s Recommendation: Amend a contract with O.C. Jones and Sons, Inc., for the Mount Umunhum Road Project in the amount of $82,110.62, for a total not-to-exceed contract amount of $5,846,782.62, for the fabrication and installation of 672 feet of pre-cast concrete barriers on Mount Umunhum Road.

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.

6. Americans with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan Update (R-18-20)

Staff Contact: Whitney Berry, Planner II and Gretchen Lausten, Planner III
General Manager’s Recommendation: Receive a presentation and provide input on the District-wide American’s with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan Update. No Board action required.

INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM

• Project Update for the Cooley Landing Park Business and Operating Plan Project and Upcoming Open House Event at the Education Center

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

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).