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

Meeting Agenda

Date: December 8, 2017

Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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

Click for a printable version of the agenda or the meeting packet.

  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 (3 min)

Each speaker is allowed three minutes.


  1. Announcements (INFORMATION) (5 min)


  1. Approval of Advisory Committee (AC) Meeting Minutes of October 13, 2017 (ACTION) (3 min)

Item 5: Meeting Minutes for October 13, 2017


  1. Staff’s Report from September 8, 2017 Governing Board Meeting (INFORMATION) (5 min)


  1. Bay Restoration 101: Restoration Pilot Projects (INFORMATION) (45 min)

Roger Leventhal, Senior Engineer, Marin County Flood Control & Water Conservation District

Item 7: References for Multi-Benefit Habitat Restoration Pilot Projects

Attachment 1: Novato Creek Case Study Abstract



  1. Review Working Group’s Recommendation and Consider Appointing Ad Hoc Committee(s) (ACTION) (45 min)

Item 8: Report of the Working Group on Setting 2018 Goals for the Advisory Committee

Attachment 1: Summary of Brainstorming Session from October 13, 2017 Meeting


  1. Set AC Meeting Schedule for 2018 (ACTION) (5 min)

Item 9: Proposed 2018 Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule


  1. Meeting Process Check-In: What’s Working, What’s Not (3 min)

Chair Valiela


  1. Public Comment (3 min)


  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