9:00 - 2:00, 375 Beale St, San Francisco

Meeting Agenda



San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority  

Independent Citizens Oversight Committee  


April 6, 2023, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 


Bay Area Metro Center 

375 Beale Street, 1st Floor, Ohlone Room (107)

San Francisco, CA 94105 


For additional information, please contact: 

Sara Haugen, Clerk of the Oversight Committee: (510) 286-4093 


A PDF of the agenda can be found here: https://www.sfbayrestore.org/sites/default/files/2023-03/Agenda_OC_Mtg_04-06-23_4.pdf


Agenda and attachments available at: 




1. Call to Order  

Dr. Terry Young, Vice Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 


2. Determination of Quorum  

Sara Haugen, Clerk of the Oversight Committee 


3. Public Comment  

Each speaker is allowed three minutes. 


4. Introductions and Announcements  


5. Approval of Oversight Committee Meeting Minutes of May 23, 2022  

Item 5: Draft Meeting Minutes for May 23, 2022  


6. Oversight Committee Operations  

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager 

A. General Information 

B. Selection of Chair and Vice Chair 

C.Formation of Ad Hoc Subcommittee  


7. Review Annual Report, Financial Report & Audit, Staff Work Plan, and Program Budget  

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager 

Sara Haugen, Project Manager 

Item 7, Attachment 1:  Draft Annual Report of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, FY 21/22 

Item 7, Attachment 2:  FY21/22 Work Plan and Budget Approved at the June 18, 2021 Governing Board Meeting 

Item 7, Attachment 3:  San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report for the year ended June 30, 2022 

Item 7, Attachment 4: Annual Report Summary, FY 21/22 

Item 7, Attachment 5: Presentation of the Draft Annual Report, FY 21/22 


8. Project Selection and Management Overview  

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager  

Item 8, Attachment 1:  Presentation of Measure AA Grant Selection Criteria and Funded Projects for FY 21/22 

Item 8, Attachment 2: Presentation of Authority Program Updates 


9. Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) Update  

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager  

Item 9: 2022 BRRIT Annual Report 


10. Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) Update 

Tony Hale, Program Director for Environmental Informatics, San Francisco Estuary Institute 

Item 10, Attachment 1:  WRMP Summary Handout 

Item 10, Attachment 2:  Full WRMP Plan 

Item 10, Attachment 3:  SFBRA Staff Recommendation for the Science Elements of the WRMP for San Francisco Bay 

Item 10, Attachment 4: WRMP Priority Monitoring Sites Networks Memo 

Item 10, Attachment 5:  Standard Operating Procedures for WRMP Indicators 1 & 3   


11. Discussion of Report and Potential Recommendations  

Terry Young, Vice Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

Item 11: Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Annual Review Letter FY 20-21  with FY19-20 Letter as Attachment

A. Areas of Focus from FY 20/21 Report 

  • Financial Management 

  • Project Selection, Management, and Implementation 

  • Project Tracking and Communications 

  • Looking to the Future 

B. Areas of Focus for FY 21/22 Report 


  1. Oversight Committee Meeting Schedule and Next Steps  

Terry Young, Vice Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 

A. Future Meeting Schedule 

  • Tuesday, May 23rd  

  • Monday, June 26th  

B. Next Steps 


  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