10:00 - 12:30 Elihu Harris Building, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612

Meeting Agenda

Date: May 4, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor, Room 11, Oakland, CA 94612

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  1. Call to Order

Chair Luisa Valiela, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


  1. Determination of Quorum

Anna Schneider, Clerk of the Advisory Committee


  1. Public Comment

Each speaker is allowed three minutes.


  1. Announcements (INFORMATION)


  1. Approval of Advisory Committee (AC) Meeting Minutes of March 9, 2018 (ACTION)

Item 5: Meeting Minutes for March 9, 2018


  1. Chair’s Report from April 11, 2018 Governing Board Meeting (INFORMATION)



  1. Report from Staff on Lessons Learned from First Grant Round and Request for Feedback on Staff’s Proposed Revisions to the Grant Program Documents (INFORMATION)

Matt Gerhart, Restoration Authority Program Manager

Kelly Malinowski, Restoration Authority Project Manager

Item 7: Staff Memo to Advisory Committee on Lessons Learned and Proposed Revisions

Attachment 1: Overview of Round 1 Grant Recommendations (Staff Memo to the Governing Board)

Attachment 2: Draft Round 2 Grant Program Guidelines (Redline Version)

Attachment 3: Draft Round 2 Request for Proposals (Redline Version)

Attachment 4: Draft Round 2 Grant Application (Redline Version)


  1. Report from Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Performance Measures (INFORMATION)

Roger Leventhal, Marin County Flood Control & Water Conservation District (Subcommittee Lead)

Item 8: Report of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Performance Measures


  1. Recommendation to Governing Board on Funding Coordinated Permitting Proposal (ACTION)

Amy Hutzel, Deputy Director, SFBRA

Sahrye Cohen, Regulatory Project Manager, US Army Corps Engineers

Item 9: Draft Proposal for Coordinated Permitting


  1. Remaining AC Meetings in 2018 (INFORMATION)

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

  • June 29, 2018: Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, Yerba Buena Room, First Floor, San Francisco CA 94105
  • October 5, 2018: Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street, Rm. 11, Oakland, CA 94612


  1. Meeting Process Check-In: What’s Working, What’s Not

Chair Valiela


  1. Public Comment


  1. Adjourn


Note: 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 reasonable accommodation can be directed to Taylor Samuelson at (510) 286-4182 or Taylor.Samuelson@scc.ca.gov or at the Restoration Authority:


c/o State Coastal Conservancy

1550 Clay Street, 10th Floor

Oakland, CA 94612