9:00 - 11:30 - Teleconference

Meeting Agenda


San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority  

Independent Citizens Oversight Committee  


April 29, 2021, 9:00 am – 11:30 am 


A PDF of the Agenda can be found here.


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  1. Call to Order  

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 


  1. Determination of Quorum  

Virgilio Cuasay, Clerk of the Oversight Committee 


  1. Public Comment  

Each speaker is allowed three minutes. 


  1. Introductions and Announcements  

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 


  1. Approval of Oversight Committee Meeting Minutes of March 22, 2021  

Item 5: Draft Meeting Minutes for March 22, 2021  


  1. SFBRA Overview of Grant Program and Round 4 Update 

Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority 

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority 

Item 6: Overview Memo and Project Table on Grant Round 4 as Presented to the Governing Board on April 16, 2021 


  1. Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) Update 

Amy Hutzel, Deputy Executive Officer, State Coastal Conservancy 
Luisa Valiela, San Francisco Bay Program Lead, EPA Region 9 

Item 7: Presentation on the Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team 


  1. Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) Update 

Caitlin Sweeney, Director, San Francisco Estuary Partnership 

Tony Hale, Program Director for Environmental Informatics, SFEI 


  1. Review of the Draft Report and Recommendations to the Governing Board; and Discussion of Possible Changes to Report 

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

Item 9:  Draft Report to Governing Board   


  1. Oversight Committee Meeting Schedule and Next Steps 

Paul Jones, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee General Information 


  1. Adjourn  



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

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Taylor Samuelson no later than three days prior to meeting.  

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Taylor Samuelson at Taylor.Samuelson@scc.ca.gov