State of California • The Natural Resources Agency
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission
1725 23rd Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, California 95816
Telephone: (916) 324-5801 • Fax: (916) 324-0271
(Revised February 20, 2018)
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor
Lisa Ann L. Mangat, Director
Kevin Litwin, Chair
Tom Lemmon, Vice Chair
E. Theodore Cabral
Meeting of the
OFF-HIGHWAY MOTOR VEHICLE RECREATION COMMISSION
March 2, 2018
Imperial Palms Hotel & Resort at Barbara Worth
2050 Country Club Drive
Holtville, CA 92250
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
C.Director’s Opening Remarks
II.AGENDA MANAGEMENT (1)(2)(3a)(3c)
III.OCOTILLO WELLS DISTRICT REPORT
IV. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
GENERAL PLAN TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE UPDATE
Commissioners’ Reports on any interactions they have had since the
last Commission Meeting
AD HOC COMMITTEE REPORTS
B.U.S. Forest Service
C.Deputy Director Reports
1.Outreach / Education
2.Law Enforcement / Safety
3.OHV Economic Impact Report
4.Resources and Compliance
5.SVRA General Plans
OHMVR Commission Meeting Agenda (March 2, 2018)
CLOSED SESSION1 at approximately 12:00 noon – 12:45 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 No. 34-2013-80001495]
•Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc., et al., v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. [Case No. 2:17-cv-8733]
(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)].
(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.
1The 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.