10:00 am – 12:30 pm, Teleconference

Meeting Agenda

San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Advisory Committee Meeting
June 5, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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1. Call to Order
    Chair Luisa Valiela, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


2. Determination of Quorum
    Maggie Jenkins, Clerk of the Advisory Committee

3. Public Comment
    Each speaker is allowed three minutes.


4. Approval of Advisory Committee (AC) Meeting Minutes of December 13, 2019 (Action)

Item 4: Draft Meeting Minutes for December 13, 2019

Attachment 1: Discussion of Need for Targeted Project Selection


5. Chair and Vice Chair’s Report (Information)


6. Staff Work to Date to Address Equity Recommendations from the Advisory Committee (Information)
    Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager

Item 6: Presentation on Incorporation of Equity Recommendation from the Advisory Committee


7. Recommendations on Next Steps for Economically Disadvantaged Communities (EDCs) (Action)
    Dr. Ana Alvarez, EDC Ad Hoc Subcommittee Lead

Item 7A: Presentation on Equity Recommendations

Item 7B: Report of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Recommendations to Benefit
Economically Disadvantaged Communities (Revised)

Appendix 1: Ad Hoc Subcommittee on EDCs Meeting Notes, February 15, 2019

Appendix 2: Ad Hoc Subcommittee on EDCs Meeting Notes, August 30, 2019

Appendix 3: Ad Hoc Subcommittee on EDCs Meeting Notes, September 19, 2019


8. Update on the Annual Report (Information)
    Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer

Item 8: Annual Report of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, Fiscal Year 2018-2019


9. EcoAtlas Dashboard for Performance Measures (Information)
    Maggie Jenkins, Sea Grant Fellow, State Coastal Conservancy
    Cristina Grosso, San Francisco Estuary Institute

Item 9: EcoAtlas Dashboard Presentation


10. Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program Update (Information)
      Heidi Nutters, San Francisco Estuary Partnership

Item 10: Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program Presentation


11. Brainstorming Session on AC Priorities for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (Information)
      Chair Luisa Valiela

12. Announcements (Information)


13. Public Comment


14. Adjourn in Honor of Bruce Wolfe

Note: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Advisory Committee. 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.