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Get updates The Open Space Advisory Committee is appointed by the City Council and serves as an advisory body directly to the City Council.  The specific charge of the committee is to: 
  • Prioritize land at risk for development based upon the Priority Property List developed by the Open Space Task Force; and
  • Based upon the prioritization of the Priority Property List recommend potential properties for preservation; and
  • Advise the City Council regarding opportunities and resources available for establishing a secure funding source for open space acquisition, permanent preservation, and maintenance for properties contiguous to the City limits; and
  • Provide a forum for input from the community regarding open space issues which are consistent with the Committee's charge; and
  • Seek partnerships with other open space advocacy groups for the purposes of sharing information on funding sources and ways to permanently preserve open space; and
  • Prepare and submit an annual Work Program for approval by the City Council.

MEETING INFORMATION

MEMBERS

Lorraine Kalich
Term Expires: July 2022
Aparna Madireddi 
Term Expires: July 2022
Jian Yao 
Term Expires: July 2021
Jon Miklos
Term Expires: July 2021
VACANT
Non-Governmental Organization 
Term Expires: July 2022
Bob Peoples
Alternate Member
Term Expires: July 2022
Eric Wallis
Planning Commissioner
 Don Birnbaum
Parks & Community Services Commissioner


STAFF CONTACT 

Kathi Heimann, Parks and Community Services Director 
(925) 973-2611 
kheimann@sanramon.ca.gov

Public Comment Instructions

On June 16, 2020, the Health Officer of Contra Costa County issued Order No. HO-COVID19-18 that directed that all individuals living in the county to shelter at their place of residence except that they may leave to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in certain essential activities and work for essential businesses and governmental services.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, this meeting may utilize teleconferencing. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public. Committee members will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.

There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to shelter in place and access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during the Public Comment period (for topics not on the agenda), in addition to each of the agendized items. 

This Committee meeting will be conducted on the web-video communication platform, Zoom. In order to view and/or participate in this meeting, members of the public will need to download Zoom from its website, www.zoom.comIt is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the meeting complete the download process before the start of the meeting.

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING: Open Space Advisory Committee - August 10, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

HOW TO VIEW THE MEETING REMOTELY

1.  Livestream online at: https://cityofsanramon.zoom.us/j/97964316766

           Webinar ID:  979 6431 6766

2.  For audio access to the meeting by telephone, use the dial-in information below:

+1 (669)900-6833  or

Webinar ID: 979 6431 6766

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING REMOTELY

1.  Provide live remote public comments: https://cityofsanramon.zoom.us/j/97964316766

From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

 Webinar ID:   979 6431 6766

To supplement a PC, Mac, tablet or device without audio, please also join by phone: +1 (669)900-6833

To comment by video conference, click the “Raise Your Hand” button or *9 on your telephone to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to 3 minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.  Provide public written comments prior to the meeting by email to ctoman@sanramon.ca.gov.

If you are submitting public comment via email, please do so by 7:30 a.m. on Monday, August 10, 2020 to ctoman@sanramon.ca.gov. Please include “Public Comment 8/10/2020” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to speak on. Public comments submitted will be read during Public Comment and will be subject to the regular three-minute time restriction.