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Get updates The Open Space Advisory Committee is appointed by the City Council and serves as an advisory body directly to the City Council.  The specific charge of the committee is to: 
  • Prioritize land at risk for development based upon the Priority Property List developed by the Open Space Task Force; and
  • Based upon the prioritization of the Priority Property List recommend potential properties for preservation; and
  • Advise the City Council regarding opportunities and resources available for establishing a secure funding source for open space acquisition, permanent preservation, and maintenance for properties contiguous to the City limits; and
  • Provide a forum for input from the community regarding open space issues which are consistent with the Committee's charge; and
  • Seek partnerships with other open space advocacy groups for the purposes of sharing information on funding sources and ways to permanently preserve open space; and
  • Prepare and submit an annual Work Program for approval by the City Council.



Sally Scholl
Term Expires: July 2024
Diana Korpi
Term Expires: July 2024
Bob Peoples
Term Expires: July 2023
Henry Perezalonso
Term Expires: July 2023
Seth Adams
Non-Governmental Organization 
Term Expires: July 2024
Jaideep Vijayakar
Alternate Member
Term Expires: July 2024
Eric Wallis
Planning Commissioner
Julia Oseland
Parks & Community Services Commissioner


Keith Haase - Parks and Community Services Program Manager
(925) 973-2605 
[email protected]


Assembly Bill 361 suspends certain provisions of the Brown Act, allowing public meetings to be held by teleconference. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public. Committee Members will not be physically in attendance but will be available via video conference.

There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. It is recommended that anyone wishing to view and/or participate in the meeting, download the Zoom application,, before the start of the meeting. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment (for topics not on the agenda), in addition to each of the agenized items.

If you would like to submit written public comment via email, please do so by 7:30 a.m. on the day of the meeting to [email protected].  Please include “Public Comment and the date of the meeting” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to comment on. Written comments submitted will be provided to Committee Members prior to the start of the meeting. Written public comment will not be read aloud during the meeting. If you wish to make your comments heard, you must participate in the Zoom meeting.

There will be zero tolerance for any person addressing the Committee making profane, offensive and disruptive remarks, or engaging in loud, boisterous, or other disorderly conduct, that disrupts the orderly conduct of the public meeting.

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING: Monday, January 9, 2023, at 8:30 a.m.

LOCATION: City Hall, 1st Floor Training Room, 7000 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon


1. To view or participate in the meeting through Zoom

Livestream online at: 

Webinar ID: 

Use the “Raise Your Hand” button to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to three minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.   To listen or participate in the meeting by telephone, dial: +1 (669) 900-6833 

Webinar ID: 

Use *9 on your telephone to raise your hand and request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to three minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.