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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DAY: Monday

DATE: April 15, 2013

TIME: 6:00 P.M.

LOCATION: Sierra Room
Carson City Community Center
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701

VISION
The Open Space Advisory Committee will work to sustain natural and scenic resources and the long term quality of life in Carson City.

MISSION
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.


AGENDA
CALL TO ORDER


ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF QUORUM

CITIZEN COMMENTS
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 Discussion and Possible Action: To present a resolution expressing gratitude to Teri Green-Preston for her years of service as a member of the Open Space Advisory Committee. (Juan F. Guzman / Bruce Scott)

Citizen Comments

B. For Discussion and Possible Action: To Review and approve the Carson City / Nevada Division of Forestry Wildfire Protection Plan and the associated funding amount and make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to approve the plan. (Roger Moellendorf / Tom Tarulli)

Citizen Comments

C. For Discussion and Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding the available options towards the Potter property transaction containing approximately 22 acres of land located near the southwest corner of Ormsby Boulevard and Kings Canyon Road, APNs 9-014-05 and 3-151-25. (Juan F. Guzman / Julian Potter)

Citizen Comments

D. For Discussion and Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding the consideration of potential property transactions of Potter APNs 009-014-05 and 003-151-25, Erickson (APNs 010-011-22 and 010-011-23, and Hamm (APNs 007-091-66 and 007-293-29 (Juan F. Guzman / Roger Moellendorf)

Citizen Comments

E. For Discussion and Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors a presentation and proclamation for Invasive Species Awareness Week, May 20 – May 26, 2013. (Ann Bollinger / Margie Evans)

Citizen Comments

F. For Discussion and Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors adoption of a resolution for the naming of open space properties within Carson City. (Ann Bollinger)

Citizen Comments

G. For Discussion and Possible Action: Regarding the proposed Open Space Advisory Committee bylaws. (Roger Moellendorf)

Citizen Comments

H. For Discussion and Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors approval of the tentative 2013-14 budget for the Open Space portion of the Quality of Life Initiative.
(Juan F. Guzman / Roger Moellendorf)

Citizen Comments

I. Discussion Only regarding National Trails Day. (Juan F. Guzman)

Citizen Comments

J. Discussion Only regarding river activities/updates/etc. (Juan F. Guzman / Toby Welborn)

Citizen Comments

K. Discussion Only regarding trail projects – Ash to Kings, Carson River Trail from Morgan Mill Road River Access Area, Eagle Valley Creek Trail Segment, V&T north of Combs, and Waterfall. (Juan F. Guzman / Ann Bollinger)

Citizen Comments

L. Discussion Only regarding other projects –Andersen/Lloyd’s Diversion, Ducks Unlimited, fuels reduction, Federal Lands Bill, NDEP grant for Ash Canyon Road, NRCS grant for Silver Saddle Ranch irrigation and pasture, and volunteers. (Juan F. Guzman / Ann Bollinger)

Citizen Comments

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.

Citizen Comments

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. CITIZEN 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
Last updated: 8/14/2013 10:51:02 AM