February 26, 2020 - 5:00pm

Special meeting begins at 5 p.m.; Regular meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Approved Minutes: 

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. Historic Structures – Review of Other Agency Policies and Practices (R-20-20)

Staff Contact: Tina Hugg, Senior Planner, Planning
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Review and discuss other park and open space agency policies and best practices related to the disposition of historic structures/buildings.
2. Based on a comprehensive review of internal policies and practices, confirm that no Board Policy changes are warranted; instead, the General Manager will proceed with making administrative procedural improvements and clarifications consistent with existing Board Policy, as stated in this report.

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 12, 2020 Minutes

2. Claims Report

3. Award of Contract to Coastwide Environmental Tech, Inc., for the Abatement and Removal of Select Dilapidated Non-Historic Structures at Bear Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve (R-20-21)

Staff Contact: Leigh Guggemos, Capital Project Manager III, Engineering and Construction Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Authorize the General Manager to enter into a contract with Coastwide Environmental Technologies, Inc., of Watsonville, California, for a base amount of $402,000.
2. Authorize a 15% contingency of $60,300 to be reserved for unanticipated issues, bringing the total contract to a not-to-exceed amount of $462,300.

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.

4. Toto Ranch Rangeland Management Plan and Grazing Lease in Tunitas Creek Open Space Preserve (R-20-09)

Staff Contact: Lewis Reed, Rangeland Ecologist/Botanist, Natural Resource Department and Omar Smith, Senior Property Management Specialist, Land & Facilities Services Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Approve a Resolution adopting the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Program for the Toto Ranch Rangeland Management Plan in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
2. Adopt the Toto Ranch Rangeland Management Plan.
3. Amend the Toto Ranch Preliminary Use & Management Plan to reflect the adoption of the Rangeland Management Plan.
4. Approve a Resolution authorizing the General Manager to enter into a new, five-year conservation grazing lease with an option for a five-year extension at Toto Ranch with Erik and Doniga Markegard.
 
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

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