August 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

Consistent with Governor Gavin Newsom's Executive Order N-29-20, the Governor has allowed local legislative bodies to hold public meetings via teleconference and to make public meetings accessible telephonically or otherwise electronically to all members of the public seeking to observe and to address the local legislative body or state body to avoid public gatherings, and has suspended all contrary provisions of the Brown Act.

THIS MEETING WILL BE VIA TELECONFERENCE ONLY

1. The meeting can be viewed in real-time at: https://openspace.zoom.us/j/85282307455 or listen to the meeting by dialing  (669) 900-6833  or (346) 248-7799 (Webinar ID 85282307455). 

2. Members of the public may provide written comments by submitting a public comment form at: https://www.openspace.org/public-comment

AGENDA

MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT PLANNING & NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL

COMMITTEE MEMBERS: HOLMAN, KERSTEEN-TUCKER, 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. Beatty Parking Area and Trail Connections Project at Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve (R-20-83)

Staff Contact: Leialani Hufana, Planner II, Planning Department
General Manager’s Recommendation:
1. Accept a revised project scope for the Beatty Parking Area and Trail Connections Project to only pursue at this time a permit-only parking area that would close during the rainy season when newt migration occurs and select one of the following concept plan options for this revised project scope:
Option 1: Vehicular-Only Permit Parking
Option 2: Vehicular and Equestrian Permit Parking
2. Forward to the Board of Directors the Committee-supported concept plan and project scope that would serve as the proposed project description to initiate environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

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).