California Poppies growing on top of a lichen-covered rock, looking down on a green Coyote Valley with blue Santa Cruz Mountains in the distance

Public Information

Ensuring Openness, Transparency, and Accountability

OUR PLEDGE

The Open Space Authority is committed to being an open, transparent, and accountable government agency. The Authority encourages public participation in decision-making processes, regularly communicates information about what the Authority is working on, and provides access to public records.

Transparency

Upcoming Public Meetings

Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what the Authority is doing. This agency, Board and Staff, is committed to providing information rapidly in forms that can be readily accessed.

 

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS

The Open Space Authority is committed to providing prompt and courteous access to public records pursuant to the California Public Records Act. Please download the form below and follow the directions to submit your request. If you have any questions or need help submitting your request, please email the Clerk of the Board or call 408-224-7476.

Make request for public records

PERMIT REQUESTS

The Authority provides opportunities for ecologically sensitive public enjoyment and education on open space preserve lands. If you would like to have an event or activity on Open Space Authority property, please email us your request. If you are not sure your activity requires a permit, read the FAQ Sheet.

DOCUMENTS

For access to more information please visit the document library to download items such as Board Meeting Packets, polices, reports, financials, press releases, and brochures. If you have any questions or need help finding a document, please email the Clerk of the Board or call 408-224-7476.

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