California Tahoe Conservancy Board meeting
September 15, 2022
MEETING OF THE CALIFORNIA TAHOE CONSERVANCY BOARD
Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.
Location: The Landing Tahoe, Lakeview Ballroom
4104 Lakeshore Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(Location details provided below)
This Board meeting will be conducted in person at The Landing Tahoe and broadcast virtually via the Zoom Webinar platform, with an option to connect by phone. Members of the public may join the meeting via any of the following:
Join the meeting in person at The Landing Tahoe:
The Board will meet in the Lakeview Ballroom, located to the right of the entrance.
COVID information for in-person participation: Mask requirements will adhere to the most recent state and local guidance for indoor settings.
Join the meeting using Zoom Webinar:
Join the meeting by telephone: (669) 900-6833, (669) 444-9171, (253) 215-8782, (346) 248-7799, (719) 359-4580, (564) 217-2000, (646) 931-3860, (929) 205-6099, (301) 715-8592, (309) 205-3325, (312) 626-6799, or (386) 347-5053
The webinar ID is 871 3212 7071.
Public participation: The public is welcome to participate in the meeting by observing and providing comments. You may provide written comments prior to the Board meeting by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. During the meeting, you may provide oral comments in person or virtually via the Zoom Webinar platform. You can find additional information on public participation and ways to provide public comment on the Conservancy website at https://tahoe.ca.gov/public-participation-guide-for-conservancy-board-meetings/.
1. Roll Call
2. Consent Items
a. Approval of June 16 Minutes (action) (Resolution 22-09-01)
b. Approval of June 23 Minutes (action) (Resolution 22-09-02)
3. Executive Director’s Report
4. Chair’s Report
5. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
6. Exchange and Transfer of Conservancy Lands with City of South Lake Tahoe (action):
Consideration and possible authorization of a land exchange (Exchange) to transfer approximately 7.3 acres of Conservancy land to the City of South Lake Tahoe (City) and receive approximately 180 acres of City-owned land, and conduct all other necessary steps to execute the Exchange.
CEQA consideration: categorical exemptions, common sense exemption
7. Climate Resilience Dashboard Grant Award (action):
Consideration and possible authorization of a grant of up to $150,000 to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency to create the Climate Resilience Dashboard.
CEQA consideration: categorical exemption
8. Public Access and Recreation for All Grants (action):
Consideration and possible adoption of the following four resolutions:
1) Resolution 22-09-05.1 authorizing a grant of up to $100,000 to Adventure Risk Challenge for the Tahoe Community Leadership Program;
2) Resolution 22-09-05.2 authorizing a grant of up to $150,000 to Gateway Mountain Center for Youth Environment and Adventure Camps;
3) Resolution 22-09-05.3 authorizing a grant of up to $99,000 to the Lake Tahoe Unified School District for the South Tahoe Environmental Education Program; and
4) Resolution 22-09-05.4 authorizing a grant of up to $100,000 to the Tahoe Rim Trail Association to improve inclusivity and accessibility on the Tahoe Rim Trail system.
- Categorical exemptions:
- Resolution 22-09-05.1 Grant to Adventure Risk Challenge for the Tahoe Community Leadership Program
- Resolution 22-09-05.2 Grant to Gateway Mountain Center for Youth Environment and Adventure Camps
- Resolution 22-09-05.3 Grant to Lake Tahoe Unified School District for the South Tahoe Environmental Education Program
- Resolution 22-09-05.4 Grant to the Tahoe Rim Trail Association to improve inclusivity and accessibility on the Tahoe Rim Trail system
9. Racial Equity Strategic Plan Amendment (action):
Consideration and possible approval of the Racial Equity Strategic Plan Amendment to the Conservancy’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan.
CEQA consideration: not applicable
10. Board Member Comment
11. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
Schedule/General Meeting Information: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Conservancy Board Chair. Items are numbered for identification purposes and will not necessarily be considered in this order. Members of the public intending to comment on agenda and non-agenda items may be asked to use the meeting sign-in sheet before the start of the meeting. The Board Chair may limit the amount of time allocated for public comment on particular issues and for each individual speaker. All Board materials, such as Board books and Board packets, exhibits, PowerPoint presentations, and agenda materials, are hereby made a part of the record for the appropriate item.
Discussion Items: Discussion items or tours involve staff presentations and updates; no Board action will be taken. (Gov. Code, § 11122.)
Consent Items: Consent items are expected to be routine and non-controversial. Recommendations will ordinarily be acted on without discussion. If any Board member, staff member, or other interested party or member of the public requests discussion of a consent item, it may be removed from consent and taken up in the regular agenda order, or in an order determined by the Board Chair.
Meeting materials: Meeting materials will be available on the Conservancy website in advance of the meeting. Hard copies will also be available at the meeting. For additional information, please contact the Conservancy at email@example.com or (530) 542-5580.
Technical assistance: For technical assistance in joining the meeting by telephone or Zoom Webinar link, please contact the Conservancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (530) 543-6028.
Reasonable accommodation: Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact the Conservancy at email@example.com or (530) 542-5580 no later than five (5) working days prior to the meeting.
Use of Electronic Devices: Board members accessing their laptops, phones, or other electronic devices may use the equipment during the meeting to view the meeting materials which are provided in electronic format. Any use of these devices for direct communication employed by a majority of the members of a state body to develop a collective concurrence as to action to be taken on an item is prohibited.
Recording: Conservancy Board meetings are recorded electronically.
Cover photo by California Tahoe Conservancy