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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, President, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Kate Kriozere, Staff Counsel

Meeting Agenda

DATE: December 04, 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 (Information)

6. Approval of Summary Minutes of October 02, 2020 (Action)
   Item 6: Summary Minutes for October 02, 2020

7. Montezuma Wetlands Update (Information)
Jim Levine, Montezuma Wetlands LCC
Item 7: Montezuma Wetlands Presentation

Grant Items (Action) 

8. Long Beach Restoration Design Project
Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to five hundred fourteen thousand and five hundred dollars ($514,500) to the City of San Leandro to conduct environmental studies and community engagement, prepare a 35% conceptual design, identify permitting needs and estimate cost for the restoration of Long Beach located in Alameda County. [Erica Johnson]

9. Hayward Marsh Restoration Project
Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to the East Bay Regional Parks District to conduct environmental studies and prepare environmental documentation under CEQA, conduct community engagement, develop design alternatives, prepare a 35% conceptual design of the preferred alternative, and prepare permit applications for the Hayward Marsh Restoration project. [Erica Johnson]

10. Acceptance of Audited Financial Statements and Reports for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 (Action)
Kathy Lai, Lead Engagement Partner, Crowe, LLP
Brian Mayhew, Treasurer  
Item 10, Attachment 1: Presentation on FY19-20 SFBRA Financial Reports and Year End Audit Results 
Item 10, Attachment 2: Audit Results and Required Communications
Item 10, Attachment 3: SFBRA Audited Financial Statements FY19-20

11. Appointment of New Advisory Committee Member and Formation of an Ad Hoc Committee to Recommend New Advisory Committee Members (Action)
Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager
Item 11: Resolution 74 to Appoint a New Member to Represent the San Francisco Bay Trail

12. Appointment of Oversight Committee Members (Action)
Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager
Karen Holman, Governing Board Member; Ad Hoc Committee Member
Item 12: Resolution 75 to Appoint New Members to the Oversight Committee

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

14. 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