11:00 - Teleconference

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Governing Board

Dave Pine, Supervisor, County of San Mateo, Chair 
John Gioia, Supervisor, County of Contra Costa, Vice Chair 
Aaron Peskin, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Susan Gorin, Supervisor, County of Sonoma 
Karen Holman, Director, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Sophie Hahn, Councilmember, City of Berkeley 
Sally Lieber, Councilmember, City of Mountain View
Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Kate Kriozere, Staff Counsel

Meeting Agenda

DATE: April 16, 2021
TIME: 11:00AM – 1:30PM
LOCATION: Teleconference

TELECONFERENCE INFORMATION: Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20 issued by Governor Gavin Newsom on March 17, 2020, certain provisions of the Brown Act are suspended due to a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consistent with the Executive Order, this Authority meeting will be conducted by teleconference and internet, with no physical public locations. Members of the public may dial into the teleconference and view the presentation on the internet via Zoom with the following steps:

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1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Public Comments (Information)

4. Swearing in New Board Members
    Item 4: Biographies of New Board Members

5. Board Member Announcements (Information)

6. Chair’s Report (Information)

7. Executive Reports
    A. Expenditures under Executive Officer’s Delegated Authority (Information)
    Item 7A: Quarterly Report on Expenditures under Delegated Authority

8. Approval of Summary Minutes of February 12, 2021 (Action)
   Item 8: Summary Minutes for February 12, 2021

9. Grant Round 4 Overview (Information)
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
Item 9: Staff’s Recommendation on Projects to be Considered for Funding in Grant Round 4
Attachment 1: Grant Round 4 Summary Table

10. Community Grants Program Update (Information)
Linda Tong, Grant Program Coordinator
Item 10: Memo on Community Grants Program Progress
Attachment 1: Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Community Grant Recommendation Table

11. GRANT ITEM: Marin City Urban Wetland Restoration: Community Visioning and Awareness Project (Action)
Consideration and authorization to disburse up to $100,000 through the Community Grants Program to Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership, fiscal sponsor for Shore Up Marin City, to conduct a community visioning and planning process to restore a degraded stormwater detention basin into wetland and open water habitat in Marin County. [Linda Tong]

12. Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair of Advisory Committee (Action)
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
Item 12: Resolution 77 Appointing the Chair and Vice Chair of the Restoration Authority Advisory Committee

13. Report on Regional Sediment Strategy (Information)
Scott Dusterhoff, Senior Scientist, San Francisco Estuary Institute 
Letitia Grenier, Resilient Landscapes Program Director, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Item 13: Presentation on Regional Sediment Strategy
Attachment 1: Sediment for Survival: A Strategy for the Resilience of Bay Wetlands in the Lower San Francisco Estuary, Executive Summary

14. Guidance for Grantees on Accepting Mitigation Funds (Information)
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
Item 14: Memo on Use of Mitigation Funds on Property Used for Authority Projects
Attachment 1: San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Grantee Guidance: Restoration and Acquisition Grants - Grantee’s Subsequent Use of Property as Mitigation

15. Adjournment

Note: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Restoration Authority. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Taylor Samuelson no later than five days prior to meeting. Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Taylor Samuelson at Taylor.Samuelson@scc.ca.gov