Date of Formation: November 1972
Enabling Legislation: Section 5500 et seq. of the CA Public Resources Code
Services Provided: Acquisition of open space land; protection, restoration, and enhancement of natural resources; planning for and management of land for low-intensity recreational use by the public
Area: 556 square miles
Population: 705,528 (US Census 2010)
Sphere of Influence: Boundaries encompass northern and western portions of Santa Clara County (Palo Alto south to Los Gatos and west to the Santa Clara/San Mateo/Santa Cruz County lines), southern and coastal San Mateo County (southern border of Pacifica to San Carlos and south to the San Mateo/Santa Clara/Santa Cruz County lines), and a small portion of northern Santa Cruz County
Board of Directors
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is governed by a seven-member board of directors elected to four-year terms by the public in their respective wards.
The board of directors meets regularly the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.
All meetings are held either at the District Administrative Office, 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, CA 94022 or at a Coastside location. See Board Meetings on the district website for the current meeting place.
Meeting time is 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted in the agenda. Future agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to regular meetings and 24 hours prior to special meetings
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
330 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA 94022