April 16, 2020 - Special Meeting of the Board of Directors


APRIL 16, 2020, 11:00 am (closed session), 1:30 pm (public open session)


Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order No. N-29-20 and the Alameda County Health Officer’s current Shelter in Place Order, effective March 31, 2020, the East Bay Regional Park District Headquarters will not be open to the public and the Board of Directors and staff will be participating in the Board Meeting via phone/video conferencing.

Members of the public can listen to the meeting in the following way:

  1. Via the Park District’s live audio stream, on the Park District’s YouTube channel, which can be found at:

Public comments may be submitted one of two ways:

  1. Via email to Yolande Barial Knight, Clerk of the Board, at
    Email must contain in the subject line public comments – not on the agenda or public comments – agenda item #.

  2. Via voicemail at (510) 544-2016. The caller must start the message by stating public comments – not on the agenda or public comments – agenda item # followed by their name and place of residence, followed by their comments.

Comments received during the meeting and up until the public comment period on the relevant agenda item is closed, will be provided in writing to the Board of Directors, included transcribed voicemails. All comments received by the close of the public comment period will be available after the meeting as supplemental materials and will become part of the official meeting record. However,to ensure that the Board Members will be able to review your comments prior to the close of the meeting, please submit your public comment by no later than 4:00pm Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Please try to limit your written comments to no more than 300 words.

The Park District cannot guarantee that its network and/or the site will be uninterrupted. To ensure that the Park District receives your comments, you are strongly encouraged to submit your comments in writing in advance of the meeting. 

For future meetings, the Park District is exploring additional ways for the public to submit comments.

If you have any questions about utilizing the audio stream, please contact the Clerk of the Board Yolande Barial Knight at or 510-544-2020. Please contact Clerk’s office before 4:00pm on Wednesday April 15, 2020.

The Board of Directors of the East Bay Regional Park District will hold a virtual meeting which will be live audio streamed at
commencing at 11:00 a.m. for Closed Session and 1:00 p.m. for Open Session on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

The full Agenda for the meeting is available here. Times for agenda items are approximate only and are subject to change during the meeting.

A copy of the background materials concerning these agenda items, including any material that may have been submitted less than 24 hours before the meeting, is available for inspection on the District’s website (, the Administrative Building reception desk, and at the meeting.

Agendas for Board Committee Meetings are available to the public upon request. If you wish to be placed on the mailing list to receive future agendas for a specific Board Committee, please call the Clerk of the Board’s Office at (510) 544-2020.

District facilities and meetings comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If special accommodations are needed for you to participate, please contact the Clerk of the Board as soon as possible, but preferably at least three working days prior to the meeting.

Yolande Barial Knight | Clerk of the Board
(510) 544-2016