Open Space Committee

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The membership of this Committee shall consist of a minimumof five (5) and a maximum of nine (9) members.

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month
Time & Place: 9:00 am; Los Altos Hills City Council Chambers

 


City Council Liaison: Council Member Gary Waldeck

Current Members

  Term Expires     Term Expires
Roger Spreen (Chair) 4/15   Sharen Schoendorf 2/18
George Clifford 2/15   Jean Struthers 4/15
Nancy Couperus 4/15   Wendie Ward 7/17
Karen Lemes 10/15   Susan Welch 11/16
Alice Sakamoto 3/18      

Associate Member

Kit Gordon  
   

Open Space Committee Agenda and Minutes

More Information

 

The Charges to and Duties of this Committee shall be:

  • To advise and assist the City Council and Staff in implementing the policies and goals of the Open Space and Conservation Elements of the General Plan, specifically with respect to acquisition and maintenance of voluntary conservation easements and open space;
  • To make recommendations at subdivision, site development, Planning Commission and City Council meetings regarding the acquisition and maintenance of voluntary conservation easements and open space;
  • To advise and assist the work for the preservation, restoration and enhancement of the open space within the Town for the use and enjoyment of all residents;
  • To study and recommend ordinances and resolutions relating to the acquisition, construction, maintenance and use of open space within the Town, including the identification of properties for which preservation is recommended;
  • To communicate Town policies and procedures regarding open space and open space preservation if advised to do so by the City Council;
  • To provide support to conservation education programs and to provide informational forums and programs to the public regarding open space if advised to do so by the City Council; and
  • To develop relationships with neighboring towns and regional entities to identify mutually beneficial open space opportunities.

Updated: July 15, 2014

 

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