State of California " The Natural Resources Agency
Edumnd G. Brown Jr., Governor
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission
Lisa Ann L. Mangat, Director
COMMISSION MEMBERS E. Theodore Cabral, Chair Kevin Litwin, Vice Chair Tom Lemmon Eric Lueder Kevin Murphy Edward Patrovsky Paul Slavik
Meeting of the
OFF-HIGHWAY MOTOR VEHICLE RECREATION COMMISSION
November 16, 2017
Cal Expo, Building D
Sacramento, CA 95815
The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Public Comment Period for Items Not on the Agenda (3b)(3c) will be held at 11:00 a.m.
The Commission will take a lunch break at 12:00 p.m.
I. CALL TO ORDER
A. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Roll Call
C. Director’s Opening Remarks
II. AGENDA MANAGEMENT (1)(2)(3a)(3c)
III. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
IV. TRANSFORMATION UPDATE
V. LEGISLATION – California and Federal
VI. INFORMATIONAL REPORT Statewide Off-Highway Motor Vehicle and Over Snow Vehicle Recreation Study Proposed Scope of Work
VII. COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS Commissioners’ Reports on any interactions they have had since the last Commission Meeting
VIII. AD HOC COMMITTEE REPORTS
IX. PROGRAM REPORTS
B. U.S. Forest Service
C. Grants Program
X. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
A. Election of Officers for 2018 Motion and Vote Motion and Vote
B. Approval of the 2018 Commission Meeting Dates OHMVR Commission Meeting Agenda (November 16, 2017)
XI. CLOSED SESSION1 at approximately 12:00 to discuss litigation. Conference with legal counsel to confer with and receive advice regarding litigation that has been initiated formally. [Government Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)]:
• Sustainability Parks Recycling and Wildlife Legal Defense v. California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission and California Department of Parks and Recreation [Case No. 34-2016-80002492]
• Friends of Tesla Parks, et al. v. Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. [Case No. 34-2016-80002494]
• Connolly Ranch, Inc. v. Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. [Case No. 34-2016-80002495]
• County of Alameda v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. [Case No. 34-2016-8002496]
• Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, et al. v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. [Case
(1) Unless the agenda is revised by majority vote, the Commission will proceed through the agenda in order until the agenda is completed. The Commission may take action following presentation, public comment, and Commission discussion of those matters listed under Business Items. [Gov. Code §§ 11122, 11125 (a) and (b)]. The agenda will be interrupted at approximately 11:00 a.m. for public comment on items not on the agenda. The Commission will take a lunch recess at approximately 12:00 p.m.
(2) CLOSED SESSION1 may be called to discuss pending and/or potential litigation as permitted by Government Code section 11126 et seq. Conference with legal counsel to confer with and receive advice regarding pending litigation when discussion in open session would prejudice the position of the Commission. [Gov. Code § 11126(e)(1) & (e)(2)(A)].
(3) PUBLIC COMMENT
(a) Agenda items: The Chair will entertain public comment as the Commission takes up agenda items. Comments will be limited to three (3) minutes. Those individuals wishing to comment on agenda items should fill out the green “Public Comment - Agenda Items” form and submit it to the Commission recording secretary.
(b) Public comment period for all items not on the agenda: Those persons wishing to address the Commission on items not on the agenda during the 11:00 a.m. public comment period should fill out the blue “Public Comment Form for Items Not on the Agenda” form and submit it to the Commission recording secretary.
(c) Written materials: Members of the public presenting written or graphic materials as part of their public comments to the Commission are requested to provide fourteen (14) copies to the Commission recording secretary.
Visual aids: Members of the public presenting visual aids (projected media) as part of their public comments to the Commission are requested to submit the material(s) to the OHMVR Division five (5) days prior to the scheduled meeting. The Division reserves the right to decline to show photographs that violate personal privacy (photos without a release from the person/people shown in the photograph) or other valid reason in the opinion of the Division and its legal counsel.
1 The Commission may conduct a closed session pursuant to state law. The closed session is not open to the public. Commissioners will adjourn to an adjacent room for the closed session, and at the conclusion of the closed session the Commission will reconvene in open session to provide an account of any reportable events as required.