June 13, 2018 - 6:00pm

Study 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 – STUDY SESSION

ROLL CALL

1. 2018 State of California Legislative Session – Board of Directors Briefing on Matters of Interest to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (R-18-56)

Staff Contact: Joshua Hugg, Governmental Affairs Specialist
Acting General Manager’s Recommendation:  Receive and discuss the 2018 State of California Legislative Session update from the District’s legislative consultants - Public Policy Advocates, LLC and Environmental and Energy Consulting.

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 May 23, 2018 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Call District Elections in Wards 1, 2, 5, and 6 and Request Election Consolidation Services from Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties (R-18-57)
Staff Contact: Jennifer Woodworth, District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager
Acting General Manager’s Recommendations:
1. Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District calling an election and requesting election consolidation services – Santa Clara County, Wards 1, 2, and 5.
2. Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District calling an election and requesting election consolidation services – San Mateo County, Wards 5 and 6.
3. Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District calling an election and requesting election consolidation services – Santa Cruz County, Ward 2.
4. Reconfirm Board Policy 1.07 (Board Elections) regarding a maximum of 200 words per candidate statement, payment of candidates’ statements and, if required by the respective county, translations of candidates’ statements pursuant to the Elections Code of the State of California, in those wards where two or more candidates have qualified to appear on the ballot.
5. Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District authorizing not listing any unopposed candidate for election on the November 6, 2018 ballots of Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties.

4. Temporary Appointment of Interim General Counsel for the end of Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (R-18-58)
Contact Person: Jed Cyr, Board President
Board President’s Recommendation:  Appoint Gary Baum. Esq., as Interim General Counsel for the period June 17, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

5. Resolution in Support of the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018  (R-18-59)
Staff Contact: Joshua Hugg, Governmental Affairs Specialist
Acting General Manager’s Recommendation: Consider adoption of a resolution in support of the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018 put forth by citizens’ initiative on the ballot for the November 6, 2018 statewide general election.

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. Approval of the General Manager’s Employment Agreement (R-18-61)
Contact Person: Jed Cyr, Board President
Board President’s Recommendation: 
1. Appoint Ana Ruiz to be the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District General Manager effective June 13, 2018.
2. Adopt a resolution approving the General Manager’s Employment Agreement.

7. Consideration of the Controller’s Report on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget (R-18-62)
Staff Contact: Michael L. Foster, Controller
Acting General Manager’s Recommendation:  Approve the Controller’s Report on the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget.

8. Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget and Capital Improvement and Action Plan (R-18-63)
Staff Contact: Carmen Narayanan, Budget & Analysis Manager
Acting General Manager’s Recommendations:
1. Adopt a resolution approving the FY2018-19 Budget and Capital Improvement and Action Plan.
2. Approve three new positions in the Visitor and Field Services business line.
3. Approve two new positions in the Finance and Administrative Services business line.
4. Approve elimination of one existing position in the Finance and Administrative Services business line.
5. Adopt a resolution approving the Classification and Compensation Plan.

INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM

• Mount Umunhum - East Summit Closure and Visitation Update 

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).