Public Comment: For subjects not listed on this agenda, the public will be invited to speak under the "PUBLIC
COMMENTS" section of the regular meeting agenda. For specific agenda item(s), speakers will be invited to
address the Board at the time the item is being considered. All speakers, including anyone using simultaneous
translation equipment, are allowed two (2) minutes to present comments. Speakers using a translator will
receive twice the allotted time. Individuals wishing to present more detailed information are encouraged to
submit comments in writing. Written comments are included in the record for meeting(s), and as such, are
available for public inspection and may be posted to the District’s website.
Electronic Devices: All electronic devices such as cell phones, smartphones, tablets and similar-sounding
devices, shall be placed on mute, vibrate or silent mode during Board meetings pursuant to District Ordinance
Order of Agenda Items: The Board may discuss any item listed on this agenda and in any order.
Availability of Agenda Related Materials: Written agenda related materials for all open session regular meetings
are available to the public 72 hours prior to the meeting or at the time the materials are distributed to a
majority of the Board. Written materials presented at a meeting by staff or a member of the Board will be
available to the public at that time, or after the meeting if supplied by an outside party. Agenda related
materials are available on the District’s website or by contacting the District Secretary’s Office.
Wheelchair Access and Assistive Listening Devices: Due to existing shelter-in-place orders related to the spread
of the Coronavirus, in-person public meetings are prohibited. Meetings can be accessed by telephone or Zoom
video conference. A live audio stream of the meeting and an archive of past meetings can be accessed via the
Alternative Formats/Interpreters: Written materials in appropriate alternative formats or disability related
modification/accommodation must be made three business days in advance of the meeting to help ensure
availability. Subject to availability, sign language and foreign language interpreters will be provided upon
request with 72-hour notice. Please direct requests for disability related modification or accommodation
and/or interpreter services to Linda A. Nemeroff, District Secretary, 1600 Franklin Street, Oakland, California,
94612 or call (510) 891-7201. To access a recording of the current agenda by telephone, dial (510) 891-7200.
District Ordinance No. 13 prohibits non-service animals at District facilities unless specifically authorized by law.
To accommodate individuals with severe allergies and environmental illnesses, meeting participants should
refrain from wearing scented products to the meeting.