10:00 - Bay Metro Center/Alternate Location (Members of the public may attend in-person or by teleconference)

Meeting Agenda


San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Advisory Committee Meeting 

April 14, 2023, 10 am – 12 pm 

PDF of the agenda can be found here.

Bay Area Metro Center 

375 Beale St., Yerba Buena Room, 1st Floor 

San Francisco, CA 94105 

Advisory Committee meetings will be conducted in a hybrid format. To maximize public safety while maintaining transparency and public access, members of the public can choose to participate either virtually via Zoom, by phone, or in person at the locations listed below. Physical attendance at any site listed below requires that all individuals adhere to the site’s health guidelines including, if required, wearing masks, health screening, and social distancing.  

  • Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, California 94105, 415-352-3600 
  • Santa Rosa Junior College, 1501 Mendocino Ave, Doyle Library, Room 140, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, (707) 524-1614 
  • San Jose Valley Water, Room A-143, 5750 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118, (408) 265-2600 

Note: Each location listed above is open to the public and is ADA accessible.  

Members of the public may dial into the teleconference and view the presentation on the internet via Zoom with the following steps: 

Zoom Meeting Link: https://bayareametro.zoom.us/j/83973572995  

Or One Tap Mobile: US: +13462487799,,83973572995#  or +17193594580,,83973572995# 

Or Telephone:  US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 719 359 4580  or +1 253 205 0468 

Webinar ID: 839 7357 2995 

International Numbers Available: https://bayareametro.zoom.us/u/kedNHPeUYV  


Public attendees watching virtually should connect to Zoom if they intend on making comments. Comment functionality is not available for public attendees connecting through Webcast. Members of the public can make comments during the meeting by using the “Raise Hand” function in Zoom at the appropriate time(s) in the meeting. Public comments will be taken at the beginning of the meeting and end of the meeting. Additional information on ways to provide public comments on agenda items is available on the Authority’s website on the Meetings tab


  1. Call to Order  

Jessica Martini-Lamb, Chair 


  1. Determination of Quorum  

Sara Haugen, Clerk of the Advisory Committee 


  1. Public Comment  

Public comment on both agenda and non-agenda items is welcome. 


  1. Brief Reminder of Ground Rules and Voting Procedures (INFORMATION)  

Jessica Martini-Lamb, Chair 


  1. Approval of Advisory Committee (AC) Meeting Minutes of February 10, 2023 (ACTION) 

Item 5: Draft Meeting Minutes for February 10, 2023 


  1. Chair’s Report from March 3, 2023 Governing Board Meeting (INFORMATION)  


  1. Recommendation on AC Chair and Vice Chair for 2023-2025 (ACTION) 

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager 


  1. Annual Report Update (INFORMATION)  

Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer 

Item 8: Draft Annual Report of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, Fiscal Year 2021-2022 


  1. Community Grants Cohort Update (INFORMATION) 

Sara Haugen, Project Manager 

Item 9: Presentation on Community Grants Cohort Update 


  1. Grant Programs Update (INFORMATION)  

Sara Haugen, Project Manager 


  1. Project Update: Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project (INFORMATION)  

Paul Detjens, AC Member, Retired from Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District 

Item 11: Presentation on the Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project 


  1. Announcements (INFORMATION) 


  1. Public Comment  

Public comment on both agenda and non-agenda items is welcome. 


  1. Adjourn  


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