November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

A G E N D A

2:00 MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL

COMMITTEE MEMBERS: CYR, HOLMAN, KISHIMOTO

  ADOPTION OF AGENDA

  ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
The Committee Chair will invite public comment on items not the agenda.  Each speaker will ordinarily be limited to three minutes; however, the Brown Act (Open Meeting Law) does not allow action by the Committee on any item not on the agenda. If you wish to address the Committee, please complete a speaker card and give it to the District Clerk. Individuals are limited to one appearance during this section.

1. Approve October 22, 2019 Planning and Natural Resources Committee Meeting Minutes
2. Science Advisory Panel Topics (R-19-149)

Staff Contact: Kirk Lenington, Natural Resources Manager
General Manager’s Recommendations: Forward to the full Board of Directors the following two topics, unless amended by the Planning and Natural Resources Committee:
• How can the District effectively monitor changes in plant and animal populations at the landscape scale?
• What are the benefits (biodiversity, ecosystem services, survival rate, mitigation effectiveness, etc.) and costs of restoration planting compared to seeding or other revegetation options? How does this vary by species?
If desired, select one additional topic from the list in the report to establish the first year of scientific review work for the Science Advisory Panel.

 ADJOURNMENT

TO ADDRESS THE COMMITTEE:  The Chair will invite public comment on agenda items at the time each item is considered. You may address the Committee concerning other matters during Oral Communications.  Each speaker will ordinarily be limited to three minutes. Alternately, you may comment to the Committee by a written communication, which the Committee appreciates.

*Times are estimated and items may appear earlier or later than listed. Agenda is subject to change of order.

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