NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
DATE: March 16, 2015
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. FOR POSSIBLE 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 Discussion and Possible Action: To elect a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Open Space Advisory Committee for 2015. (Ann Bollinger)
B. Presentation and discussion only on the wetlands enhancement project at the old Buzzy’s Ranch property by Mr. John Ranlett with Ducks Unlimited. (Rich Wilkinson)
C. Presentation and discussion only regarding a research project by students in the Wilderness Ethics class at Sierra Nevada College on the Carson River Canyon Open Space. (Ann Bollinger)
D. For Discussion and Possible Action: To support the efforts of the Eagle Valley Trails Committee. (Ann Bollinger)
E. For Discussion and Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors the transmittal of a letter to the Bureau of Land Management providing comments on the Carson City District Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. (Ann Bollinger and Rich Wilkinson)
F. Discussion only regarding a process to select a project(s) for submission to the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act’s Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas grant program. (Roger Moellendorf)
G. For Discussion and Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors approval of the FY 2015-2016 budget for the Open Space Program. (Roger Moellendorf and Ann Bollinger)
4. NON-ACTION ITEMS
A. Reports only -No action 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. FOR POSSIBLE 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.
To request a copy of the supporting materials for this meeting contact Kaja Anderson-Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (775) 887-2262.
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 Planning Division, 108 East Proctor Street
Carson City Parks & Recreation Department, 3303 Butti Way, Building #9
Carson City, Nevada