February 12, 2020 - 7:00pm

Special meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.; Regular Meeting begins at 7 p.m.

A G E N D A

TELECONFERENCE NOTICE Pursuant to Government Code Section 54953, Subdivision (b), the Special meetings will include teleconference participation by Director Siemens from 69 Ellenwood Ave., Los Gatos, CA 95030. This Notice and Agenda will be posted at the teleconference location. Accessibility to and public comment from this address shall be provided as required by Government Code Section 54954(b)(3).

5:30 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT – CLOSED SESSION

ROLL CALL

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

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 Liliana Price, Capital Project Manager III

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 22, 2020 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Budget Amendments for Quarter 2 to the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020 (R-20-16)

Staff Contact: Carmen Narayanan, Budget & Analysis Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt a resolution approving the proposed Quarter 2 budget amendments (revenues and expenses) to the adopted budget for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020. 

4. Award of Contract for California Native Plant Species Propagation Services (R-20-18)

Staff Contact: Amanda Mills, Resource Management Specialist II, Natural Resources
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Determine that the recommended actions are categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act, as set out in this report.
2. Authorize the General Manager to enter into a contract with Grassroots Ecology of Palo Alto, California to provide California native plant propagation services in an amount not to exceed $160,000 over four years.

5. 2020 Legislative Program (R-20-17)

Staff Contact: Joshua Hugg, Governmental Affairs Specialist
General Manager’s Recommendation: Adopt the 2020 Legislative Program as recommended by the Legislative, Funding, and Public Affairs Committee, with any final changes from the Board of Directors, to set the legislative priorities and policies for Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

6. Contract Amendment for engineering services with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. for the Mount Umunhum Radar Tower Repair Project (R-20-19)

Staff Contact: Zachary Alexander, Capital Project Manager III, Engineering and Construction Department
General Manager’s Recommendation: Authorize a contract amendment in the amount of $89,975 with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., of Emeryville, California to provide construction documents, construction administration, and as-built drawings for the Mount Umunhum Radar Tower Repair Project, bringing the contract to a not-to-exceed grand total amount of $213,830.

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.

7. Administrative Office Project – Project Update (R-20-15)

Staff Contact: Jason Lin, P.E., Engineering and Construction Department Manager
General Manager’s Recommendation: Review and provide feedback on the current project design reflecting 50% complete construction documents to reconfigure and repurpose the 5050 El Camino Real building in Los Altos, California as the main administrative office for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM

• Radar Tower Roof Repair Peer Review

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).