NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
DATE: July 15, 2013
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Sierra Room
Carson City Community Center
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701
The Open Space Advisory Committee will work to sustain natural and scenic resources and the long term quality of life in Carson City.
Reporting to the Board of Supervisors, the Open Space Advisory Committee will develop, oversee, and support the Open Space Program by working in concert with staff and the public to acquire, interpret, preserve, and enhance natural landscape, agriculture, and cultural resources while balancing the needs of the public’s opportunities for passive recreation.
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
Members of the public who wish to address the Open Space Advisory Committee may come forward and speak on matters related to the Committee. Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic. If your item requires extended discussion or action, please request the Chairperson to schedule the matter for a future meeting. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.
1. ACTION ON APPROVAL OF MINUTES
2. MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA
Agenda Management Notice - Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.
Note: Items scheduled at a specific time cannot be heard earlier than the scheduled time per Open Meeting Law requirements.
3. MEETING ITEMS
A. For Possible Action: Regarding the proposals to increase public safety on trails including the decommissioning of socially created trails around the waterfall. (Juan F. Guzman / Mark Kimbrough)
B. For Possible Action: Regarding making recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for the
2013-14 budget for the Open Space Program. (Juan F. Guzman)
C. Discussion only regarding the increase of motorized use within non-motorized areas of the Vicee Canyon and the V&T Trail between Combs Canyon Road and Ash Canyon Road. (Juan F. Guzman / Jeff Potter)
D. For Possible Action: Regarding the availability and possible dates for the Committee to hold one or more field trips to open space properties. (Juan F. Guzman)
E. Discussion only regarding activities and projects in the Carson River area – Andersen/Lloyd’s Diversion, Ducks Unlimited, Carson River Work Day, and NRCS grant for Silver Saddle Ranch irrigation and pasture (Juan F. Guzman / Ann Bollinger / Toby Welborn)
F. Discussion only regarding trail projects – Ash Canyon to Kings Canyon, Carson River Trail from Morgan Mill Road River Access Area, V&T north of Combs Canyon Road to the Hospital, Waterfall, and Clear Creek Trailhead. (Juan F. Guzman)
G. Discussion only regarding other projects – BLM Resource Management Plan, Federal Lands Bill, fuels reduction, NDEP grant for Ash Canyon Road, U.S. Forest Service graphite mine exploration permit, volunteers, and weeds. (Juan F. Guzman / Ann Bollinger)
H. Discussion only regarding activities and programs associated with “July is Parks & Recreation
Month.” (Roger Moellendorf / Meagan Soracco / Mitch Ames / Kurt Meyer)
4. NON-ACTION ITEMS
A. Reports only -No action or discussion among members or with staff will take place on these items.
Status report and announcements from Staff.
Members’ announcements and requests for information.
5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Activity here will be limited to placing new matters on future agendas only. No discussion, consideration, or action will be pursued by the members or staff concerning the proposed future items during this meeting.
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public who wish to address the Open Space Advisory Committee may come forward and speak on any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item and allowable under the Open Meeting Law. Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic. If your item requires extended discussion or action, please request the Chairperson to schedule the matter for a future meeting.
7. ACTION ON ADJOURNMENT
If you would like more information about any of the agenda items listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item you are interested in at (775) 887-2262.
The Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance. If special assistance or arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Parks and Recreation Department by calling (775) 887-2262 or in writing at 3303 Butti Way, Building #9, Carson City, Nevada 89701.
This agenda and supporting materials are available at www.carson.org and at the Carson City Parks and Recreation Department located at 3303 Butti Way, Building #9, Carson City, Nevada, 89701.
In accordance with N.R.S. 241.020, this agenda has been posted before 9:00 a.m. three working days
before the day of the meeting at the following locations:
City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street
Carson City Parks & Recreation Department, 3303 Butti Way, Building #9
Carson City Planning and Community Development, 108 East Proctor Street
Carson City, Nevada