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Open Space Advisory Board

About the Open Space Advisory Board.

 

Relevant Legislation for the Open Space Advisory Board:

  • Amending the Open Space Trust Fund Ordinance
  • Duties of the Open Space Board
  • Establishing an Acquisition Priorities List
  • Open Space Acquisition Priorities
  • Reserve 2% of the General Obligation Bonds
  • PART 2 CONDUCT FOR BOARD MEMBERS

    2.1 Conflict of Interest:  A Board member must acknowledge a personal or business financial interest in an item on the agenda as a conflict of interest and shall notify the Board of that conflict and offer to recuse himself or herself from any discussion or vote concerning that item. After hearing the explanation, the Board shall decide if this conflict rises to the level where the member should be recused

    2.2 Contact with Interested Parties:  Board members may not discuss with any property owner or agent, any interest that property owner has in any discussion or decision regarding property acquisitions considered by the Board.  Property owners shall provide information for the Board's consideration only through the property acquisitions process managed by the Real Property Division of the City, pursuant to ordinances or resolutions or decisions taken by the City Council.          

    2.3 Communication through the Chair: to prevent duplicate requests going to various agency staff, the preferred process for a Board member to request information is through the Board chair who will then make the request to the Board secretary.

Meeting Minutes:

 

Open Space Acquisitions:

MEETING AGENDA

OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD

August 23, 2016

Los Duranes Community Center

2920 Leopoldo Rd NW

Albuquerque NM 87104

1:30 PM

 

Members

Loren Hines

Janet Saiers

Rene Horvath

Michael Jensen

Chris Green

Alan Reed

Don Couchman

 

 

  1. 1:30 PM Call to order and Introductions                                                           Chair, Hines

 

  1. 1:31 PM Action: Approval of Agenda                                                   Board

 

  1. 1:35 PM Action: Approval of minutes                                                   Board

 

  1. 1:40 PM Public comment                                                                                   Public

 

  1. 1:50 PM Announcements and Correspondence                                     Board

 

  1. 2:00 PM Bernalillo County Open Space Report                         Colleen Langdon-McRoberts,                   

                                                                                                                                   Bernalillo County Open Space

 

  1. 2:15 PM Real Property Report:                                                  Don Britt, COA Real Property

 

  1. Access easements on State lands Don Britt, COA Real Property

 

  1. 2:45 PM Action: Adopt Part 1 Procedures for Board Meetings              Board

 

 

  1. 3:00PM Action: Location for regularly scheduled monthly                   Board

                                    meetings of the OSAB

 

  1. 3:15PM Action:  Preferred trail alignment for                                       Board

phase 3 of the Bosque trail

            

  1. 3:30 PM Adjournment                                                                          Board

 

                   

Next board meeting to be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If you have a disability and you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Open Space Division at 452-5200

 

ABOUT THE OPEN SPACE ADVISORY BOARD:

Board/Commission
Open Space Advisory Board
Authorization
Ordinance (14-13-3-7)
Meeting Time/Location
Fourth Tuesday of Month at the location stated in posted agenda
Purpose
A board composed of seven citizen volunteers appointed alternately by the Mayor and City Council, which meets at least once monthly to implement a broad range of duties required by City ordinances, policy resolutions and administration of the open space system. Major concerns of board include investment policy for the Open Space Trust Fund, Acquisition of selected Additional open space lands, maintenance of the existing system, plans for improvements such as trails, revegetation, or visitor access, and coordination with the Bernaillo County open space system. Consistent with the requirements of the Open Meetings Act, all meetings of the Board are advertised in advance and are open for public participation.
Composition

(1) Study data, including ecological data, which should guide the adoption and amendment of open space plans and programs, maintain liaison and seek input from citizen interest groups including especially the Open Space Task Force.

(2) Advise the EPC, the Mayor, and the City Council as to an appropriate city open space program, which advice shall include:

(a) Implementation of adopted open space plans;

(b) Priorities for the acquisition of "major public open space" or "public easement or rights" implementing the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan;

(c) Basic policies on management of city-owned open space; and

(d) Criteria for evaluating proposals for significant physical changes and installations on and adjacent to open space lands;

(e) Evaluation of proposals to install extraordinary facilities on city-owned open space; and

(f) Evaluation of proposals to sell, lease, exchange, or otherwise dispose of open space exchange lands or other lands acquired with open space funds.

(3) Annually make recommendations to the EPC, the Mayor, and the City Council on updating the open space program, including land acquisition and other open space capital improvements.

(4) Periodically review open space plans in consultation with citizen interest groups, especially the Open Space Task Force. Advise the EPC, the Mayor, and the City Council on needed new plans and plan amendments, ranging from detailed project plans to the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan. Make recommendations for the annual proposed city planning program.

(5) Upon request, advise or assist the Mayor in negotiations for open space land acquisition.

(6) The Board's recommendations shall be consistent with the conditions imposed on expenditure of interest of the Permanent Fund for Open Space as specified in §§ 4-2-3-1 et seq. and the conditions imposed on the expenditure of monies from the Quality of Life Fund as specified in Resolution 89-1987; the Board's proposals shall also take into account all funding sources available for the Open Space program.

(7) Approve the sale or lease of certain interests in Open Space Exchange Lands, as provided in § 4-2-3-5.
('74 Code, § 7-15-6) (Ord. 10-1983; Am. Ord. 79-1989; Am. Ord. 39-1990)

2016 Membership

Representing Name
Term
1.
At Large Vacant
2.
At Large Mr. Alan Reed
05/01/2018
3.
At Large Mr. Michael J Jensen
05/01/2016
4.
At Large Vacant
5.
At Large Mr. Loren J. Hines
05/01/2017
6.
At Large Ms. Janet W. Saiers
05/01/2017
7.
At Large Mr. Griffin Lechner
05/01/2016

 

2015 Membership
Representing Name
Term
1.
At Large Mr. Rodger J. Sack
05/01/2015
2.
At Large Mr. John Kwait
05/01/2015
3.
At Large Vacant
05/01/2013
4.
At Large Vacant
05/01/2016
5.
At Large Mr. Loren J. Hines
05/01/2014
6.
At Large Ms. Janet W. Saiers
05/01/2014
7.
At Large Mr. Griffin Lechner
05/01/2016