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Governing Board

Dave Pine, Supervisor, County of San Mateo, Chair
John Gioia, Supervisor, County of Contra Costa, Vice Chair
Kathrin “Kate” Sears, Supervisor, County of Marin
Aaron Peskin, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Susan Gorin, Supervisor, County of Sonoma
Vinnie Bacon, Council Member, City of Fremont
Karen Holman, Director, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Kate Kriozere, Staff Counsel

Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Amy Roach, Chief Counsel 

Meeting Agenda

DATE: October 02, 2020
TIME: 11:00AM – 1:00PM
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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Call to Order

1. Roll Call

2. Public Comments (Information)

3. Board Member Announcements (Information)

4. Chair’s Report (Information)

5. Executive Reports
    A. Board Meeting Schedule (Action)
    Item 5A: Proposed 2021 Governing Board Meeting Schedule 
    Attachment 1: Resolution 73 Adopting the 2021 San Francisco Bay Restoration  Authority Governing Board Meeting Schedule

B. Expenditures under Executive Officer’s Delegated Authority (Information)
     Item 5B: Quarterly Report on Expenditures under Delegated Authority

C. Communications Update

6. Approval of Summary Minutes of July 17, 2020 (Action)
   Item 6: Summary Minutes for July 17, 2020

7. Independent Citizens Oversight Committee’s Annual Review of Conformance with Measure AA (Information)
Cindy Darling, Chair, Oversight Committee
Item 7: Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Annual Review Letter, Fiscal Year 2018/2019 

Grant Items (Action) 

8. Oakland Shoreline Leadership Academy Project
Consideration and authorization to disburse up to one hundred eighty thousand dollars ($180,000) to West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project to host a community-led shoreline habitat restoration planning process in Alameda County and to provide local residents from economically disadvantaged communities information and training to enable them to meaningfully engage in the planning process. [Linda Tong]

9. Invasive Spartina Removal and Tidal Marsh Restoration Project
Consideration and possible Restoration Authority authorization to disburse up to four million dollars ($4,000,000) to the California Invasive Plant Council for the continued eradication of invasive cordgrass (Spartina spp.) and enhancement of critically important tidal marsh and mudflat habitat throughout the entire nine county San Francisco Estuary. The project includes invasive Spartina monitoring, treatment, native Spartina revegetation, CA Ridgway’s rail monitoring, and community outreach and job training in partnership with the regional San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project led by the State Coastal Conservancy and US Fish and Wildlife Service. [Marilyn Latta]

10. Formation of Ad Hoc Committee to Select Oversight Committee Members (Action) 
Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager

11. Advisory Committee Chair’s Report to the Board (Information)
Luisa Valiela, Chair, Advisory Committee

12. 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